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  • Readers on vacation | Marksberry, July 3, 2014
  • Livesay, Cockrum wed June 7

    Gary and Lynn Livesay, formerly of Carrollton, announce the marriage of their daughter Evan Louise to Curtis L. Cockrum of Denver, Colo.

    The bride is the granddaughter of the late Doug and Kate Chapman and the late Rev. Paul and Mary Louise Livesay.

    The couple was married on Saturday, June 7, 2014, in Gold Hill, Colo.

  • Craft Corner at Housing Authority

    Children living at the Housing Authority of Carrollton have the opportunity to partcipate in crafts, food and other activities every Wednesday in June and July at the housing authority office. Executive Director Ray Clem and his staff, in cooperation with Carroll County 4-H Agent Joyce Doyle, 4-H members, members of the Extension Homemakers, Fairview Place manager Chet Mitchell and community members are sponsoring the program.  Pictured June 25, children made beaded keychains, paracord bracelets and helped fix lunch.

  • Raker, Buscher family plans reunion at Hunter’s Bottom

    On July 26, the descendants of Ernst and Mary E. (Buscher) Raker are gathering for a reunion picnic at the St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, in Hunter’s Bottom, Hwy. 36, in Carroll County.  Come about 11 a.m. and eat around noon.

    Please bring some goodies to share and any historical mementos of the family to “show and tell.”

    Any descendants of Johann and Clara (Buscher) Strautmann and Henry and Marie (Buscher) Titkemeyer are invitred.  Other Buscher families also welcome.

  • Carroll County Arts Board hosts Progressive Dinner

    Carroll County Arts Board will hold its second annual Progressive Dinner Saturday, July 19. Tickets are $30 and will be on sale at The News-Democrat and from Patricia Hersey at the Carroll County Public Library.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of July 3, 2014

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com

     

    Thursday, July 3: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, July 4: Closed for the 4th of July Holiday.

    Monday, July 7: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; free massage, noon to 3 p.m.; TOPS Support Group meets, 4:30 p.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | July 3, 2014

    Thursday, July 3: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, July 4: Closed for the Fourth of July holiday.

    Saturday, July 5: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; game day, 1-4 p.m.

    Monday, July 7: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.; artist reception for Jimmy Supplee, 6 p.m.

  • Readers on Vacation | Beck family, June 26, 2014
  • Recipes are a guide to be adjusted as needed

    Hello once again my friends. Here we are, rolling right along into summer, firing up the barbecues and grilling to our hearts desires. Everyone knows I love grilling just as much as the next person — maybe slightly more than that. I wanted to go a little different route though.

    Anyone who keeps up with my articles or has been to my cooking classes knows that instead of teaching a specific recipe, I tend to teach techniques far more. This article is going to be an example of that, sort of the teach to fish rather than giving a fish if you will.

  • Out-of-service flags burned during Legion ceremony

    The officers and members of American Legion Post 41 held a ceremony June 19, to honorably retire those American flags that are no longer serviceable. Burning has been the approved method of disposing of such flags for a long time. 

    After a brief ceremony officiated by Commander Raymond Meadows to retire about 1,000 flags that have flown proudly throughout the community or have been placed on the graves of fallen comrades, they were destroyed by burning.