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  • Readers On Vacation | Tharp, Hann
  • Operation Christmas Shoebox

    Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Collection began this week. Please stop by First Baptist Church in Carrollton if you would like to help fill a box and provide a small $7 fee to be shipped to a child.

    Boxes may be picked up at the church during business hours or in the evening during the following collection times: Nov. 17, 5:30-7:30 p.m.;

    Nov. 18, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Nov. 19, 4-6 p.m.; and Nov. 20, 1-5 p.m.

  • Chili fundraiser

    Worthville Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a chili dinner from 5-8 p.m. Nov. 19, at the firehouse, 446 Hwy. 467 in Worthville. The cost is $5 per person. The fire department also will be accepting donations of new hats, gloves, scarfs, etc., for needy children in the area. 

  • Energy and Environmental Cabinet Secretary visits Nucor Steel Gallatin
  • Tour of homes highlights historic residences

    Step inside some of the magnificent homes in Carrollton during the first Christmas Tour of Homes Dec. 3-4.

    The Masterson House, Butler Turpin House and nine other private homes will be on this year’s tour.

    Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism is sponsoring the tour and the $10 tickets are only available at the Tourism office, located at 515 Highland Ave.

    Tour dates are from 1-6 p.m. on both dates. Guests will be able to use their tickets on Saturday or Sunday in any order, but can only visit each site once. Tickets are non-refundable.

  • Honoring Veterans
  • Scouts return with volunteers to collect food Saturday

    Help feed the hungry of our community. Area Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, Brownies and community volunteers return to the streets of Carrollton at 9 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 19, to collect donated non-perishable food items in the second weekend of the annual Scouting for Food project.

  • 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.