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  • Library offers ‘perks’ to seek item returns

    Carroll County Public Library is offering some free “perks” this holiday season.

    The entire month of December will be Amnesty Month. Below are the details:

    • An overdue item returned with a non-perishable food item will have fines forgiven.

    • Lost items.  Two non-perishable food items will have fines/processing fees forgiven and 50 percent of the replacement value forgiven.

    • One non-perishable food item will forgive any outstanding fines, if all items have been returned.

  • After trials, chicken and dumplings recipe is ready

    A friend asked if I knew of a really good recipe for the old-fashioned type of chicken and dumplings, the kind Cracker Barrel  makes. 

    I’ve been searching for something like that too because I’ve tried many recipes and I haven’t been very satisfied. After some time, through the help of my friend, Mary, and combining recipes, I think I’ve got it.  Try them and see what you think. They are easy to make and much better than the Bisquick kind.  I give you:

    Slick Chicken and Dumplings

  • Carroll County Public Library - Dec. 7, 2011

    The following activities are scheduled this week at Carroll County Public Library, Court Street in Carrollton. For additional, information, call (502) 732-7020.

     

    Wednesday, Dec. 7, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Dec. 8 , Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; yoga class, 9:45 a.m.; one stop job search, 10 a.m.-noon; music makers ages 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, ages 4-6 years, 1:30 p.m. GED help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class, 6 p.m.

  • 2011 A Christmas Carroll winners
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  • Stuffing recipe is one to share for the holidays

    I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving, I certainly did.  Most of my family lives in the Indianapolis area, so we usually go there. We have so much fun together.

    I always remember the family meals we had when we were very young, and what I continually reflect on is all the laughter. I am proud to say, especially since I am now the ‘older’ generation, that we have certainly carried on the tradition.

  • Carroll County Senior Center - Nov. 30, 2011

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

    Wednesday, Nov. 30, Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; mystery trip and lunch, 9:30 a.m.

    Thursday, Dec. 1: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, Dec. 2: Commodities, 8:30 a.m.; euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; movie day, “Rudolph”, 9:30 a.m.; bean soup with cornbread, 11:30 a.m.

  • Celebrate the holidays at Butler Park

    General Butler State Resort Park holds its winter festival programs Saturday, Dec. 3.

    The morning begins with Breakfast with Santa, 8-10:30 a.m. in the Two Rivers Restaurant. (Regular  buffet prices apply.)

    From 9-11 a.m., there will be a pottery workship. Katrina’s School of Dance in Carrollton will perform at 11 a.m.

    On Saturday evening at 7 p.m., there will be a holiday concert featuring David Stahl and Freedie Helm on the messanine in the lodge.

    For more information, call (502) 732-4384.

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