Features http://www.mycarrollnews.com/features/todaysfeatures en CFD goes door to door for Crusade http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/cfd-goes-door-door-crusade <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/crusade_9910.jpg" alt="Carrollton Fire Department volunteer firefighters, their family members and others traveled door to door in Carrollton May 17, to collect funds for the Crusade for Children. In addition to the door to door collections, CFD will be hosting a concert May 27, at the Carroll County Fairgrounds and a golf scramble June 3, to raise money for Crusade." title="Carrollton Fire Department volunteer firefighters, their family members and others traveled door to door in Carrollton May 17, to collect funds for the Crusade for Children. In addition to the door to door collections, CFD will be hosting a concert May 27, at the Carroll County Fairgrounds and a golf scramble June 3, to raise money for Crusade." align="left" hspace="6" /> Fair exhibits, shows offer options for youth, adults http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/fair-exhibits-shows-offer-options-youth-adults <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/agherbst_christin_189.jpg" alt="Christin Herbst" title="Christin Herbst" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Carroll County Fair begins next week, and there are a plethora of opportunities to showcase the talents of youth and adults alike in Carroll County through 4-H and Open exhibits.</p> <p> Flip through the fair catalog and consider entering exhibits. Exhibit departments range from art, photography, and floral arrangements to foods, textiles and horticulture. Carroll County Fair catalogs are available at the Extension Office.</p> Financial considerations for women: Planning for life’s major event http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/financial-considerations-women-planning-life%E2%80%99s-major-event <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/jansen_cathy_8.jpg" alt="Cathy Jansen" title="Cathy Jansen" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> This is the second part to last weeks article Financial Considerations for Women</p> <p> Life events such as marriage, divorce, remarriage, or widowhood all have specific financial considerations for women. Last week we talked about planning for retirement. This week we are talking about financial matters when life throws you a curve ball.</p> <p> Marriage</p> Teen council members’ projects strengthen community http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/teen-council-members%E2%80%99-projects-strengthen-community <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/doylejoyce_4-h_rgb_64.jpg" alt="Joyce Doyle" title="Joyce Doyle" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Leadership. What is it? When you look up leadership in a Google search you will get more than a million results. I believe a leader must be able to interact, communicate and influence others. That is what members of the Carroll County Teen Council are doing. I am so fortunate to work with these teens who are growing in this area and making a difference in our community.</p> Community Calendar | May 25, 2017 http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/community-calendar-may-25-2017 <p> New events</p> <p> Friday, May 26</p> <p> Guardian Dance, Sponsored by Team Robbins will be held from 6-10 p.m. at Camp Kysoc. Dress in your Sunday best. Music provided by 7 Day Sacrifice. Cost is $7 per person, $10 per couple or $15 per family. Snacks will be provided. No alcohol. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society/Relay for Life.</p> <p> English Baptist Cemetery meeting will be held 6 p.m. at the cemetery. If it&rsquo;s raining please meet at the Baptist church.</p> <p> Saturday, May 27</p> Church News | May 25, 2017 http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/church-news-may-25-2017 <p> Worthville United Pentecostal celebrates its 96th anniversary</p> <p> The Worthville United Pentecostal Church will be celebrating its 96th church anniversary on Memorial Day, May 29. Homecoming and pastoral installation service will be at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Ken Raggio of Beaumont, Texas preaching. A dinner will be served following the service. &nbsp;</p> <p> Rev. Raggio will also be preaching at the 2 p.m. service on Sunday May 28. &nbsp;Everyone is invited to attend.</p> <p> CAYR dinner</p> The smallest word is the greatest challenge http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/smallest-word-greatest-challenge <img src="http://www.mycarrollnews.com/sites/www.mycarrollnews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/white_chris_cton_1st_baptist_16.jpg" alt="Rev. Chris White" title="Rev. Chris White" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> One of the more influential words in the New Testament is also the shortest: If.</p> <p> We find it most prominently in the call of Jesus in Luke 9:23. &ldquo;If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.&rdquo;</p> Senior Calendar | May 25, 2017 http://www.mycarrollnews.com/content/senior-calendar-may-25-2017 <p> The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com.</p> <p> Breakfast is served 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.</p> <p> Thursday, May 25: Cards, games, and color therapy, 8 a.m.; CC Cooperative Extension Service/Pretty Places in Small Spaces, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 a.m.</p>