Gallatin County High School freshman Maggie Stephenson has been accepted into the People to People Student Ambassador Program. She is the daughter of Tina Stephenson of Warsaw, Ky., and Bob Hacker of Madison, Ind.
The program was started by President Eisenhower after World War II to help build back the relations between the countries damaged during the war and to enlighten U.S. students of the different cultures of the world. Students must be recommended by a teacher or coach for the program and be interviewed by People to People before being accepted.
Rachel and Paul Blackburn announce the birth of their daughter, Cami Rae Blackburn, born Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, at Baptist Health Hospital in LaGrange, Ky. She weighed 6 pounds 9.5 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.
Sister Albany, 10, and brother Trenton, 6, helped welcome her home.
Maternal grandparents are Scott and Tina Hoffman and Roger Simmons of Carrollton and maternal great-grandparents are Vernon and Joan Simmons of Carrollton and Arnold and Linda Tilley of Madison, Ind.
Area Boy and Cub Scouts, Brownies and community volunteers return to the streets of Carrollton at 9 a.m., Saturday, Nov, 23, to collect donated non-perishable food items in the second weekend of the 27th annual Scouting for Food project.
Rock and Roll is going to the dogs (and cats) at this benefit concert at TKay’s Blues and More, Main Street, Carrollton at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29. Four musicians will donate their time and talent giving all tips and contributions to help Carroll County Animal Support.
Mark Louden plays classic rock, Blues and original songs; Jimmy Mundane plays Rasta-Billy and Americana; Tim Pearson plays country music and Donnie Wright plays Southern rock.
First Baptist Church in Carrollton is again organizing Operation Christmas Child Shoebox locally, as part of the world’s largest Christmas project of it’s kind.
Organizers say the shoeboxes demonstrate God’s love in a tangible way to needy children in 88 different countries, including the Unites States. Last year they were able to reach 92.8 million children around the globe.