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  • Dressin’ up for Halloween
  • Kids helping kids in ‘Operation Shoebox’

    The First Baptist Church of Carrollton is participating this year in “Operation Christmas Child Shoebox,” a program sponsored by an international Christian relief organization.

    Participants first determine an age group for a girl or a boy to help – they are ages 2-4, 5-9 and 10-14.

    Then, they fill a shoebox with age-appropriate toys and other items – small toys, stuffed animals, jump ropes, balls, T-shirts, coloring books and crayons – even soap, toothbrushes and toothpaste.

  • Armory unit families selling yellow ribbons

    The Family Readiness Unit of the Carrollton National Guard Armory is selling yellow ribbons to be displayed in front of homes and businesses throughout the community in honor of the deployed unit and its members.

    Ribbons are $5 each; larger custom ribbons also can be made. The money will go toward sending care packages to the soldiers while they are deployed.

  • Froman Club meets at Keeneland track

    The Caby M. Froman Club held its October meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 10, in the Lexington Room of Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Ky. 

    Harriet Cason was hostess for the event, during which 10 members and two guests enjoyed a luncheon, a beautiful day and racing. 

    The next club meeting is Friday, Nov. 2, in the Burley Room at the lodge at General Butler State Resort Park. Sally Diuguid will serve as hostess.

  • Red Cross blood drive Nov. 7 at CCHS

    During November, a time to give thanks and celebrate Veterans Day, the American Red Cross invites eligible donors to give blood and honor those who have served our country in the U.S. armed forces.

    Carroll County residents are encouraged to donate blood from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, at Carroll County High School.

    All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients.

  • Family welcomes son | Oct. 31, 2012

    PFC Cody Maiden and Ashley Dodson announce the birth of their son, Haylon West Maiden, born Thursday, July 5, 2012, at St. Elizabeth South Hospital. Haylon weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 20¼ inches long.

    He was welcomed home by his sister Stefany and his brother Ian, his Uncle Zack Maiden and Aunt Britnee Maiden.

    Haylon’s dad, Cody, left Oct. 9, to train with the National Guard in Fort Jackson, S.C. He’ll be home in December for two weeks and then on to Fort Sill, Okla., for more training.

  • Readers on vacation - Oct. 31, 2012
  • Honor Guard teaches scouts flag ettiquette
  • Retired teachers discuss benefits, insurance plans provided by KRTS

    The Carroll County Retired Teachers Association met  Oct. 26 for lunch at Two Rivers Restaurant at General Butler State Resort Park lodge. Eight members were present.

    During the meeting held after lunch, Secretary Velma Hunt read the minutes and president/treasurer Cassandra McBurney gave the treasurer’s report. She reported that the local group has a total of 29 members.

  • Carroll County Senior Center - Oct. 31, 2012

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

     

    Wednesday, Oct. 31: Halloween bingo party with Williamstown Senior Center, 10 a.m.

    Thursday, Nov. 1: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, Nov. 2: Commodity pick-up, 8 a.m.; all day card games and billiards.

    Monday, Nov. 5: Let’s play spades.

    Tuesday, Nov. 6: Bingo, 9:30 a.m.

    Wednesday, Nov. 7: Nutrition with Grace, 10:30 a.m.