Taxes can be a tricky thing. We all know they are a necessary evil. It becomes tricky to determine how much is necessary and how much is evil. Local taxes represent approximately 85 percent of the Carroll County Public Library’s budget. This is how we are able to open our doors every day to serve our community. For us, I put a lot more weight with the necessary part of taxes.
Christian Academy of Carrollton junior Nate Newcomer has become Carroll County’s latest Eagle Scout, joining recent local scouts Logan Underwood and Eric Popp as recipients of the award.
Newcomer participated in Cub Scouts through second grade primarily in Harriett, Tenn., where his family lived before moving to Carroll County. He became involved in Boy Scout Troop 131 in the sixth grade.
Newcomer and his family moved to Carroll County in 2005, when his father became pastor of Whites Run Baptist Church in Easterday.
The University of Dubuque honored 10 alumni Saturday, Oct. 15, during an Alumni Recognition Breakfast held on the campus’ Myers Center Green. Among those honored was Rev. Timothy Polley (C’08, MDiv’11), of Carrollton, Kentucky. He was one of two who received the University’s Volunteer Recognition Award.
The Splendid Sampler, sampler blocks are a great way to learn new quilting skills one block at a time. Work at your own pace. New block patterns will be available each week at Carroll County Public Library. Tutorials for new techniques will be held during PHd afternoons. Ask Patricia for more details. For more information call (502) 732-7020.