Carroll County Emergency Management reminds you to take time now to get your home ready for the winter season by following these tips:
1.Have your heating systems checked by a professional annually. This will ensure that your system is working safely and efficiently which, in turn, will save you money. If you heat by wood, clean your fireplace or stove. Have your chimney flues checked for any buildup of creosote and then cleaned to lessen the risk of fire.
General Butler State Resort Park will present a dinner theater production featuring singer, entertainer and impressionist Kevin Adams on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 6:30 p.m. Adams has been entertaining for more than 20 years and can do more than 100 voices and impressions including Elvis, Louis Armstrong, Willie Nelson, Sonny and Cher, and many more.
Bob and I had the pleasure of hosting our dear friends from Virginia this past weekend. We were a respite stop for them, since Brenda just lost her mother of 93 years, a few days before. Bob and I had made the trip to Anderson, Ind., my hometown, to pay our respects.
While we were there, she asked if they could stay with us on their way home because she needed some relaxation. What a wonderful compliment and what a special pleasure to provide some precious relaxation for them.
Carrollton Rotary Club and Down on Main Street restaurant will co-sponsor a pancake breakfast from 7-10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19 with all proceeds going to Carroll County Food Pantry. Club members will cook and serve at the restaurant and have invited local “celebrities” to join in.
The Caby M. Froman Club gathered at the Burley Room of General Butler State Resort Park for their October meeting. Mrs. Lonnie Sundermeyer served as hostess for the event. Fall decorations and fine china decorated the tables.
President Sandra Thomas paid tribute to fall with two readings. The first was “The Great Harvest” by M. Cox followed by “October Smiles at You” by Garnett Shultz.
Premiere Antique, Coin and Currency Buyers will be at General Butler State Resort Park, 1608 US Hwy. 227 in Carrollton, Tuesday Nov. 1 through Friday, Nov. 4, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.; and Saturday, Nov. 5, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
For further information call 217-523-4225.