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  • Shoberts celebrate 65 years on Dec. 25

    Hugh Shobert from Norman, Okla. was in the Army and stationed at Fort Knox when a friend arranged a blind date for Hugh with Leoma Lawrence who lived and operated her own beauty shop in St. Matthews, near Louisville. They were married by the justice of the peace on Dec. 25, 1945, in Jeffersonville, Ind.
    Leoma sold her beauty shop  and they drove to Fort Ord in Monterey Bay, Calif. where Hugh was then stationed. Hugh was discharged from the Army, February 6, 1946.

  • Ministerial association helps over 450 children

    Volunteers gathered Wednesday, Dec. 15, to wrap gifts for the Community Christmas Project. The gifts were distributed Friday.  
    The Kentucky Road Runners, a bike group that does outstanding charity work of different types throughout Kentucky, assisted the group with the wrapping project. The Kentucky Road Runners also donated a truckload of toys for the Community Christmas Project, which is held through the  Carroll County Ministerial Association.

  • Readers on Honeymoon
  • Service Recognized
  • Lonnie says ‘don’t sweat small stuff of holidays'

    Only three days until Christmas; I hope you are not getting overly tired and stressed out from all of your shopping and cooking. This is a good time to re-think your strategy for your big meal. Maybe you have your Christmas dinner on Christmas Eve, which can also make a bigger rush to get everything done.

  • Caby M. Froman Club

    Friday, Dec. 10, Mrs. Nancy Jo Grobmyer once again graciously opened her home to the Caby M. Froman Club for their annual Christmas celebration.  Mrs. Grobmyer began with a welcome for her fellow members and her two guests, Mrs. Mary Jo Mylor and Mrs. JoAnna Hammond.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar - Week of Dec. 15, 2010

    Wednesday, Dec. 15: Walk away the pounds, 9:30 a.m.; Wednesday @ One featuring a Christmas handbell concert with Kathie Fink.

    Thursday, Dec. 16: Walk away the pounds, 9:30 a.m.; music makers, 10 a.m.; story hour, 1:30 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Dec. 17: Walk away the pounds, 9:30 a.m.; family movie, “Despicable Me,” 3:30 p.m.

    Saturday, Dec. 18: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; magic tournament, 1-4 p.m.; family movie, “Cats & Dogs,” 2 p.m.

  • Carroll County Senior Calendar - Week of Dec. 15, 2010

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

     

    Wednesday, Dec.15, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; massage, 10:30 a.m.; b-day, 11:30 a.m.; 12 days of X-mas, 11:30 a.m.; Bunk-O Tournament, 1 p.m.

    Thursday, Dec. 16, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; 12 days of X-mas, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Dec. 17,  Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; healthy eating with Jessie, 10:30 a.m.; 12 days of X-mas, 11:30 a.m.; Christmas pot luck lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Dirty Santa game, 1 p.m.

  • FFA competes in regionals

    Four members of the Carroll County FFA Chapter competed in a welding competition sanctioned by the Northern Kentucky Region of FFA, held in the Carroll County High School agriculture mechanics lab. The members competing included Billy Mertz II, Jordan Gibson, Ronnie Knight and Travis Spenneberg.

    The competition was won by the Spencer County FFA Chapter, but the contest was not given to them. They beat Carroll County only by 0.32 of 1 point. Spencer County scored 231.34 to Carroll County’s 231.02.

  • Boozer, Rose to wed Dec. 31

    Sam and Kim Boozer of Chattanooga, Tenn. announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Amber Dawn Boozer to Brian Keith Rose, son of Lisa Ann Hughes of Carrollton and the late Tommy Rose.
    The wedding will be held 8 p.m., Friday, Dec. 31, 2010, at Talon Winery, 7086 Tates Creek Road in Lexington, Ky. A reception will be held in their honor immediately following.
    All family and friends are invited to attend.