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.
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.
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.
There has been a change in dates for the artist reception for the Hispanic Arts and Crafts event at the Carroll County Public Library. The date has been changed to 6 p.m. Nov. 9. to include our Friday Night Music Series with Vanessa Birchfield and bass guitarist, Ritchie Chubb.
La fecha para la recepción del artista se ha cambiado desde el 2 de noviembre a las 6 en la tarde hasta el viernes, el 9 de noviembre a las 6 en la tarde.
I’m back! I know. It’s a surprise to me as well, but here I am doing what I love to do, writing this column.
The sale of our house fell through and we were disappointed; however life does go on and there are reasons for everything. In this process, I have redecorated our house with all of our own things and that is very good.
In September, we visited the new home of my high school friends in Virginia, then drove further south to Charleston, S.C., where we met my cousin and his wife from California.