Today's Features

  • 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.


    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


    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.

  • Grass tetany, also known as spring tetany, grass staggers, wheat pasture poisoning, winter tetany or lactation tetany, is due to a low level of magnesium (Mg) in the blood.  The amount of magnesium in the blood is completely dependent on the amount obtained from the daily diet. 

  • As the snow falls and winter’s cold breeze hits your face, you can’t help but dream of summer when you can finally trade in those snow boots for flip -flops and walks on the beach. However, with the joy of summer comes some not so exciting realities like overspending. From family vacations to those extra classes at the gym to get that summer body, spending can increase rather drastically if you’re not careful. But don’t fear, summer saving can be easy with the help of a few easy tips.