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  • 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.

  • Try a Blackberry Jam Cake for holiday entertaining

    It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Are you ready?

    Our Christmas will be very simple this year and I am so glad. The last few years have been so busy with my catering that I did not have much time to do things for others.

    This year is already different. I have been baking up a storm, but only so that I may give special gifts to my friends. I am having so much fun.

  • Carroll County Senior Calendar - Week of Dec. 8, 2010

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

     

    Wednesday, Dec. 8, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; massage, 10:30 a.m.; home made creations, 10:30 a.m.; 12 days of X-mas, 11:30 a.m.

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

    Friday, Dec. 10,  Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; advocacy calls, 9:30 a.m.; nutrition with Grace, 12 p.m.; 12 days of X-mas, 11:30 a.m.

  • Relay events planned

    Festival of Homes

    Carroll County Middle School will feature “Festival of Homes”  to benefit Relay for Life on Thursday, Dec. 9, from 5-9 p.m. Homes featured will be Ms. Debbie Robby and Mr. and Mrs. Joey Vance. Also featured are Highland House Bed and Breakfast, David Hendren’s Sycamore Plantation and J T Ellis Banquet Hall.

    Tickets are $5 each and may be purchased at First National Bank, Carrollton Federal Bank, The Cutting Edge Hair Salon, KFB Insurance (Todd Grace’s office) and Butler Park Gift Shop.

  • CCHS band, choir set Winter Concert

    The Carroll County High School Band and Choir will be performing their annual winter concert on Sunday, Dec., 12 at 2 p.m. in the high school gymnasium.

    The concert will include performances by the high school concert band, jazz band, steel band and choir.

    Selections will include some overtures for band along with Christmas music of Russia.