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  • Cool weather brings the time to cook up a pot of chili

    Hello again my friends. I’m looking out the window as I type this month’s article, watching the cool rain stream down the windowpane.

    The calendar says it’s fall, and I must say it now officially feels like it. Cool, wind and leaves changing colors have brought the feeling of what’s to come. While cold and snow might still be on their way, the foods of fall are already here.

  • Froman club discusses Hadley pottery at Halloween meeting

    October meeting of the Caby M. Froman club was held at General Butler State Resort Park. Julia Steelman was the hostess of the day, and all members enjoyed Halloween decorations and treats.

    Sandra Thomas, president, opened the meeting with the reading of “The World We Make,” by Arthur Grand Walton.

    Roll call was taken by members giving a Kentucky Fact for their response.  All recited the Lord’s Prayer before lunch was served.

  • Stark attends state court clerk meeting

    Carroll County Circuit Court Clerk Laman Stark participated in the 2014 Circuit Court Clerks Fall College Sept. 23-25 at the Administrative Office of the Courts in Frankfort.  The college included 14 hours of continuing education credit.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of Oct. 16, 2014

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com

     

    Thursday, Oct. 16: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Oct. 17: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; senior breakfast; bingo at Fairview Place, 9:30 a.m.; fashion show at Bon Worth, VF Outlet, 11 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  • Readers on vacation | Oct. 16, 2014, Roberts
  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Oct. 16, 2014

    Thursday, Oct. 16: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class 6 p.m.; Animal Tales, (animal science with live animals), 6 p.m.

    Friday, Oct. 17: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.

    Saturday, Oct. 18: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; garden pizza party, 11 a.m. until noon; magic tournament, 1-4 p.m.

    Monday, Oct. 20: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; Kynect assistance, 3-6 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

  • Wulf to lecture in Vevay on ‘The Brother Gardeners’

    Andrea Wulf weaves an engaging tale of historical happenings, both through her writings and as an accomplished lecturer. As part of her fall tour in the United States, she will be speaking at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Technology and Education Center, 708 W. Seminary St., Vevay, Ind.

  • Brennan of Sanders wins historic rifle in raffle
  • Tennis fundraiser

    Carroll County High School will host a tennis tournament Oct. 24-26, at the county park. Cost is $10 per person for singles and $5 per person for doubles. There will be mixed doubles play if enough people sign up. There will be three age categories: middle school,  high school and adult.

    To sign up, contact CCHS tennis head coach Juan Fernandez by calling (859) 240-1462 or emailing at juanm.fernandez@ge.com, or pick up a form at the high school.

  • saiah walk set for Sparta Saturday

    Isaiah’s 1/2-A-Heart 5K Run/Walk will be held at 9 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 11, beginning and ending at Sparta City Park on Hwy. 35, Sparta, Ky. Race day registration begins at 8 a.m. and costs $25. Make checks payable to God’s Special Little Hearts, Inc. All proceeds will benefit Isaiah Columbia, a nine-year-old Owen County boy who was born with a severe congenital heart defect called Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. For more information, contact Darlene at (859) 308-9731.