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  • Relay for Life event Feb. 19 at Kroger

    Kroger Relay for Life team will have a bake sale and a raffle for a six-foot University of Kentucky Christmas tree, Saturday, Feb. 19, starting at 10 a.m. Tickets for the Christmas tree raffle will be on sale $1 for one ticket or $5 for six tickets.
    Just a reminder that the Cutie Pie Contest will end Feb. 14, so please get to Kroger and vote for the cutie pie of your choice.
    A photo of the winners will be taken and trophies will be awarded for both boys and girls on Feb. 19.
    All proceeds from these events will go to the American Cancer Society.

  • SENIOR CALENDAR

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026.

    Wednesday, Feb. 9, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; massage, 10:30 a.m.; grief presentation with Amy Merrit, 10:30 a.m.
    Thursday, Feb. 10, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; advisory meeting, 9:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; biscuits and gravy, 11:30 a.m.
    Friday, Feb. 11, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; advocacy calls, 9:30 a.m.; nutrition with Grace, 10 a.m.
    Monday, Feb.14, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; Valentines’ bingo, 10 a.m.

  • Lonnie offers a delicious recipe for tuna casserole

    As I may have mentioned in a previous column, I am trying to master the technique of preparing recipes based on exactly what I have in my pantry and refrigerator. It  isn’t easy, however, it is becoming a lot of fun for me.
    When I used to work as a nurse, it was not unusual for a doctor to go shopping in our sample supply cabinet. We used to laugh a lot about that because the doctor would go through each shelf and place items in a little brown paper bag. It was fun to watch because we knew that he/she was doing everything to help cut costs for the patient.

  • Competing To Lose Weight

  • SENIOR CALENDAR

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026.

    Wednesday, Feb. 2, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9.a.m.; Rummy tournament, 9:30 a.m.; massage, 10:30 a.m.
    Thursday, Feb. 3, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.
    Friday, Feb. 4, Commodity pick-up, 8:30 a.m.; Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.
    Monday, Feb. 7, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; movie day with refreshments, 9:30 a.m., Euchre, 9:30 a.m.
    Tuesday, Feb. 8, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; bingo, 10 a.m.; aging in place, 11 a.m.

  • Beatles tribute band in concert at Butler Feb. 12

    General Butler State Resort Park, Perfect Harmony Weekend Dinner theatre presents Eight Days A Week. This Beatles tribute band recreates the Beatles sound, truly capturing the excitement, high energy and feeling that the Fab Four created. They deliver a show that is comparable to the national touring bands with all the excitement.

  • Rotarians observe Awareness Week

    The Carrollton Rotary Club’s 30 members are joining in with the bigger world-wide organization’s more than 1.2 million business, professional and community leaders to celebrate Rotary Awareness Week.

    President Mark Smith invites local residents to attend one of the club’s weekly meetings, held at noon on Wednesday  in the lodge at General Butler State Resort Park.

  • Woman’s Club sponsors Sat. art show at library

    The Carroll County Public Library, 136 Court Street in Carrollton, will host  a Student Art Show and Open House this Saturday, Feb. 5.
    The public is invited to come view artwork created for the juried art show by students from schools in Carroll, Grant, Boone, Kenton and Campbell counties during the library’s regular business hours, 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.
    The event is sponsored by the General Federation of Womans Clubs and the Kentucky Federation of Womans Clubs Fifth District Womans Clubs.

  • Airman Stewart graduates from basic training in Texas

    Air Force Airman Marcus S. Stewart graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
    He is the son of Lora Stewart of Knox Lillard Road, Sanders, Ky.

  • Births

    Trisha Boaz would like to announce the birth of her daughter, Madison Marie Patterson, born Jan. 10, 2011, at Baptist Hospital Northeast in LaGrange, Ky. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Debbie Patterson of Carrollton and Clayton Patterson of Ghent, Ky.