The Circuit Court Clerks of Kentucky made 2013 a record year in the fight to save lives. With more than 900 Kentuckians on the waiting list for an organ transplant the need is greater than ever. The circuit clerks and their driver’s license staff make a significant impact by asking important questions while residents obtain a license or ID.
Friday, Jan. 31: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; knit and crochet, 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 1: Walk-Away the Pounds, 9 a.m.; Kentucky Federated Women’s Club Annual Student Art Contest for the Fifth District, drop off entries, call the library for more information; game day, 1-4 p.m.
Kroger’s Relay for Life “Cutie Pie” contest is being held through Feb. 15. Kroger shoppers will be able to vote for their favorite cutie by dropping money into cups that corresponds with the photo. Bring in your cutie’s favorite photo with name, age and parents’ phone number (age limit is birth to three years).
Carrollton Police Officer Keith R. Dews graduated from basic training at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training Jan. 24.
Twenty-four officers from 19 agencies across the state made up Class 450. They completed 18 weeks of training, which consisted of nearly 770 hours of recruit-level-officer academy instruction. Major training areas included homeland security, law offenses and procedures, vehicle operations, firearms, investigations, first aid/CPR, patrol procedures, orientation for new law enforcement families and mechanics of arrest, restraint and control.
God’s Special Little Hearts and the Owen County Homemakers will host the ninth annual Walk for Awareness of Congenital Heart Defects event from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Owenton First Baptist Church Family Life Center, 213 North Main Street in Owenton, Ky. The event is free to attend.
A special recognition walk for CHD survivors and families of angels will be held at 3 p.m.
If you are thinking I seem to always start with a weather-related quote, well you might just be correct.
I don’t know for sure if that’s true or not as I didn’t go back and look at the first line of all my articles, so I’m not going to say one way or another. I will say this — it’s cold! Yes, bitter cold. Perfect weather for staying in and cooking up something delicious.