My husband loves rice. Through the almost 40 years that we have been together, he has not missed telling his beloved rice story every time I make rice.
When he was a boy in South Dakota, his parents would go to town (they lived on a farm) and leave Bob behind with his grandfather. The story goes like this: “I like rice, my Grandpa liked rice and when my parents went to town, he would fix himself some rice in a copper bottom pan, just like the one we have and never offer me any of it. He would eat it right out of the pan. I like rice.”
The Kentucky Autism Training Center at the University of Louisville is offering a workshop for parents, educators and other professionals to help them create a supportive, positive environment for those with autism.
The workshop, “Supporting Autism 24/7,” will be at General Butler State Park on April 2 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and includes a lunch buffet and snacks.
Carrollton Main Street Association, Friends of Butler and Carroll County Girl Scouts are joining forces to help clean up Carroll County. On March 24, 2012, at 4 p.m., these groups will be meeting at Cartmell Elementary School’s parking lot to clean up the highway in designated Adopt-a-Highway spots located in Carrollton.
The Girl Scouts are celebrating their centennial anniversary this year. As part of that celebration, troops around the country are trying to give back to their local communities.
The Carrollton Woman’s Club met at Pats’ Place, Tuesday, March 6 at 7 p.m. with Fifth District Gov. Karen Moreland from Williamstown as the guest, along with both Sandra Thomas and Julia O’Neal from the Ghent Woman’s Club.
Nancy Jo Grobmyer was hostess at the meeting and gave a devotional reading quotation from “The Wisdom of Women.” Karen Claiborne, vice-governor of Fifth District was also at the meeting.
I have mentioned in many of my past columns, with very fond memories, of the years we lived in Henryville, Ind.
Words cannot describe what my whole family feels about the devastation they have gone through, and yet they have picked themselves up and are going forward as best they can. Even though we moved many times when our children were growing up (due to job transfers), our children consider it their hometown.
The Kroger Relay for Life team thanks all the cutie pies that participated in this year’s Cutie Pie Contest. They raised $500 for the cause.
First place girls: Brinna Stark, daughter of Timmy and Mallory Stark; second place, Evangeline Reynolds, daughter of Steve and Brittany Reynolds; and third place, Chloe Jean Harlamert, daughter of Samantha and Vince Harlamert.
First place boys: Dawsen Roden, son of John and Jennifer Roden; second place, Darian Beach, son of James and Amy Brown; and third place, Brayden Chambers, son of Johnny Chambers.