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  • Event - Nov. 2, 2011

    Premiere Antique, Coin and Currency Buyers will be at General Butler State Resort Park, 1608 US Hwy. 227 in Carrollton, Tuesday Nov. 1 through Friday, Nov. 4, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.; and Saturday, Nov. 5, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    For further information call 217-523-4225.

  • Carroll County Public Library - Oct. 26, 2011

    Carroll County Public Library will display quilts during the month of October. Other events planned are:

    Wednesday, Oct. 26, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Creative Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Oct. 27, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m.; music makers, age 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, age 4-6, 1:30 p.m.; Ghost Stories, Bill Watson, Storyteller, 6:30 p.m.

    Friday, Oct. 28, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10:30 a.m.

  • Rotary conducts coat drive

    The Carrolton Rotary Club asks local residents to donate clean and gently used or new coats for their neighbors who are in need as the winter months approach.

    Drop-off points are Carroll County Memorial Hospital administration office Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; First Baptist Church back entrance, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Relevant Church, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-noon; and Carrollton United Methodist Church back entrance, Monday-Thursday, noon-3 p.m.

  • Project Comfort blitz planned for Saturday

    A team from Dow Corning, Carrollton helped winterize homes for seniors to support “Project Comfort,” an annual effort to help those in need, organized by the Ministerial Association of Carroll County and coordinated by Bill Welty.

    Activities included caulking storm windows, installing weather stripping, repairing gutters, trimming trees and shrubs, as well as building a new crawl space door and repairing a garden gate.

     

  • Carroll County Senior Center - Oct. 26, 2011

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

     

    Wednesday, Oct. 26: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.

    Thursday, Oct. 27: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; SHIP presentation with Sharon Miskell, 11:45 a.m.

    Friday, Oct. 28: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; trip to Belterra Casino, 10:30 a.m.

    Monday, Oct. 31: Halloween bingo, 10 a.m.; fried chicken pot luck, 11:30 a.m.

  • Honored for service
  • Kinmans welcome baby son

    Jamie and Danielle Kinman would like to announce the birth of their son, Kolt Charles Kinman, born Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville, Ky. He weighed 7 pounds 8 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

    Big sister, Kylee Kinman, age four, helped welcome Kolt home.

    Maternal grandparents are Charlie and Dru Maiden of Carrollton.

    Paternal grandparents are Ronnie and Margaret Kinman of Carrollton.

  • Couple welcomes baby daughter| Oct. 26

    Rebecca Gibson and Dustin Conrad would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Gracie Ann Conrad born Aug. 13, 2011, at Suburban Hospital in Louisville, Ky. She weighed 7 pounds 4 ounces and was 20 ¼ inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Jay and Ruthann Gibson of Worthville.

    Paternal grandparents are Yolanda Conrad of Turners Station and Andy Mefford of Carrollton.

  • Peppermint patties make tasty addition to cake

    I recently had a call regarding leaving meat in the microwave overnight and whether you can still eat it. Unfortunately, the answer is no. The microwave provides a warm environment for bacteria to grow and even though it may smell okay, you don’t actually know what bacteria has grown.

  • Four generations watch parade