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Today's Features

  • New Events

    Mar. 12 - Carrollton Main Street Program sponsors the Luck ‘O the Pop event in downtown Carrollton during regular business hours. In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, merchants will be offering special sales and customers can register for a “pot of gold” valued at $55.

    Regular events

    Thursday, March 10

    Carrollton Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. at the First National Bank basement.

  • Once upon a time I had $3 pants.

    Dark, forest-y green rayon pinstriped dress slacks, with teeny flecks of black in the fabric. Regularly $45 marked down to $14.29 with an additional 30 percent off, then another 70 percent off -- $3 pants!

    I was so excited about my purchase that when I got them home I immediately put them in a place of honor in my closet and sat on my bed to admire my precious find.

  • Well it’s that time of year. High school basketball tournaments are under way. The NCAA tourneys are getting kicked off. It’s an awesome time of year! But there is one thing that we all know for sure. Most sports teams have a star player. Get the ball to him and he’ll score. Get him up at bat with two men on base and he’ll hit a homerun.

  • The Arbor Day Foundation is making it easy for everyone to celebrate the arrival of spring by planting trees.

    Everyone who joins the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation in March 2016 with a $10 donation will receive 10 free white flowering dogwood trees through the Foundation’s Trees for America campaign.

    White flowering dogwoods will add beauty to your home throughout the year, they are known for their showy spring flowers, scarlet autumn foliage and red berries that attract song birds during winter.

  • NEW EVENTS/PROGRAMMING

    March 14, noon: Lunch Time Make & Take:  Painted Rocks!  (adults)

    March 14, 3:30 p.m.: 4-H Knitting

    March 16, 6:30 p.m.:  Bill Chapman will to talk about his newest book, The Celtic Lambeg.  

    March 17, 5:30-7:15 p.m.: Snap Ed sponsored by the Extension Service

    REGULAR PROGRAMMING

    Every fourth Monday at noon: 4th Monday Book Group

    Every Wednesday at 3:30 p.m.: Legos!

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservations to eat lunch the following day.

     

    Thursday, March 10: Cards and Games, 8:30 a.m.; Matter of Balance, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, 12:30 p.m.

  • Many of the items thrown in the trash have value.

    Plastic and glass bottles, aluminum and steel cans, old newspapers and used cardboard boxes have a cash value, but in Kentucky, these items are thrown away more often than being recycled. 

    According to the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection, Kentucky only recycles about a third of our solid waste (aka trash). 

  • March is National Nutrition Month, a celebration of eating smart for better health. This year’s theme is Savor the Flavor of Eating Right, reminding us that food gives us more than just the varying nutrients it contains.

    Sharing meals with friends and family, passing along traditions, and enjoying the taste of our favorite foods – these are all ways that food means more than just what we eat. Savoring the flavor encourages us to practice mindful eating, too.