Are you hot? I’ve got some great ideas to help keep you cool, while preparing some great meals for your July 4 celebration.
First of all, get lots of ice made ahead and stored in your freezer to serve with those wonderful teas and fruit drinks. Drinks served in big pitchers or punch bowls with lots of ice just yells out …drink me!
While the Independence Day holiday will surely ignite many spectacular fireworks extravaganzas, the American Red Cross is counting on donors to spark the nation’s blood supply. The Red Cross reminds eligible donors that the need for blood is constant, especially during holiday timeframes – like Independence Day – when eligible donors have even less time in their busy schedules to give.
Blood donation opportunities in Carroll County are:
Carroll County Clerk Alice Marsh has received a $1,575 grant from the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives (KDLA) to preserve and manage local government records. KDLA is an agency of the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.
Sixty-six grants have been awarded for a total of $1,321,474 from fiscal year 2012 Local Records Grant Program funds. During the program’s 26-year history, a total of more than $19 million has been distributed across Kentucky and included grants to all 120 counties.
Shane and Rita Power of Owenton would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Makenzie Brooke Power, born Monday, March 26, 2012, at 11:43 p.m. at Frankfort Regional Hospital in Frankfort, Ky. She weighed 5 pounds 11 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Melba Taylor of Carrollton, and John and Charlotte Carter of Trimble County.
Paternal grandparents are Scott and Joan Power of Owenton.
Great-grandparents are Katherine Carter of Carrollton and Eula “Poppy” Perkins of Owenton.
What’s for dessert? This is the question I always get whenever I cook a meal.
I must admit I like dessert too — maybe too much — after all, that’s one of the very first things I ever learned to cook at age nine. So, it just might be inevitable that people will ask me that very important question.