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  • Carroll County Public Library | Nov. 17, 2016

    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. Tutorials for new techniques will be held during PHd afternoons. Ask Patricia for more details at (502) 732-7020.

    NEW EVENTS/PROGRAMMING

    Friday, Nov. 18: Board of Trustees meeting, noon

    Friday, Nov. 18: PHd’s 2-4 p.m.

    Saturday, Nov. 19: Adoption Awareness Program, Annie, sponsored by students from Cartmell Elementary STPL, 2 p.m.

  • Senior Calendar | Nov. 17, 2016

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.

    Thursday, Nov. 17: Cards, games and color therapy, 8 a.m.; walk with ease, 9 a.m.; arthritis exercise, 9:15 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.; shopping/ Walmart and Kroger, 2 p.m.

  • Applications available for USDA’s conservation stewardship program

    Starting in November, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service will accept and process applications for enrollment in the Conservation Stewardship Program, the nation’s largest conservation program. Applications will be made available in local service centers.

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  • Scouting for Food begins Saturday, Nov. 12

    It’s that time of the year when the hungry of the community are fed through donations of non-perishable food. Boy Scouts, Cubs from Troop 418, Girl Scouts, Brownies and high school volunteers will hit the streets in Carrollton and Carroll County as the 31st annual Scouting for Food project begins Saturday, Nov. 12.

  • Fill out media survey for chance to win money

    Win a $4,000 grand prize! Take our survey at www.pulsepoll.com and tell us about your media usage and shopping plans. Your input will help this paper help local businesses. Thank you! 

  • Closings

    Carroll County Circuit Court, Carroll County Public Library and Carroll County Senior Center are closed Friday, Nov. 11, for Veterans Day.

  • Open Enrollment ends Dec. 7

    Medicare Open Enrollment began Oct. 15, and ends Dec. 7, and is the time when Medicare beneficiaries can review their current coverage and options for next year. It is important that people not make the mistake of keeping their current coverage without comparing other options first.

  • Bailey graduates basic training

    PFC Jadyn Bailey graduated from the Army National Guard 1-34 Delta Co. “Hell Hounds” Platoon at Fort Jackson, S.C. She left on Aug. 15, and graduated Oct. 27.

    Bailey is now participating in AIT training for human resources at Fort Jackson, where she will be stationed for the next eight months. She will be serving the National Guard through the Louisville branch, training one weekend per month and two weeks during the summer. She will attend Morehead State University.

  • Free family history class Nov. 19

    Would you like to know more about your roots? Where you came from? Are you related to someone famous? If finding out more about your family history interests you, attend a free family history class Saturday, Nov. 19, at 501 Main St., Carrollton. Drop in any time from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

    The event will include family search information, resources and handouts, as well as information on the Trimble County Historical Society, Catholic Church cemetery records and Indian heritage information.