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Today's Features

  • The Carroll County Public Library held its 17th annual Nutcracker Tea on Dec. 9. Hot tea and finger foods were on the tables for children.

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Lunch is served daily at 11:30 a.m., breakfast is served 8 a.m. Monday and Wednesday only, reservations are required by 11:30 the day before. Cards, Wii, cornhole, games, puzzles, color therapy, massages, TV viewing, walking and exercise equipment available daily. In addition:

  • Joe and Sandy Beall of Ghent are hosting “Santa Claus is Coming to Ghent”: Friday, Dec. 15, Saturday, Dec. 16, and Monday, Dec. 18, through Thursday, Dec. 21, from 6-8 p.m. at their home 704 Liberty Street in Ghent.

    Cookies and cocoa will be served, as well as a shop for handmade gifts. 

  • The Westside Fire Department will hold a “Six-foot stocking raffle” Saturday, Dec. 23. Tickets are $1 each or $5 for six. For more information call Mark White (502) 525-8041 or Brenda Tucker (502) 663-1287.

  • Alena and Garland Frazier of Eminence would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Mariah Fennell of Bedford to Bradford Smith of Bedford, son of Janice and Wayne Smith of Bedford.

    The bride is a graduate of Eminence Independent Schools and Morehead State University.

    The groom is a graduate of Trimble County Schools and JCC College.

    The wedding will take place June 24, 2018, at Eminence First Presbyterian Church. 

  • The Carrollton Police Department will host a training session on church security and how to handle an active shooter for area pastors and church leaders. The training will be from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at city hall. CPD Chief Mike Willhoite will administer the training.

  • The Carroll County Public Library is located at 136 Court Street in Carrollton. Every day after school from 3:30-5 p.m., the community room is open to tweens and teens to relax, visit with friends and enjoy activities, snacks, games, Netflix, etc.

    The library is open Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. until 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.; and closed on Sundays. For more information call (502) 732-7020 or fax (502) 732-7122.

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  • In this era of advanced vaccine technology and long-acting, expensive, powerful antibiotics, why do chronic pneumonia cases continue to occur?

    Dr. Michelle Arnold, Ruminant Extension Veterinarian for the UK Veterinary Diagnostic Lab, provides more information.

  • Thinking about the holidays and how excited we are as parents and grandparents, yet at the same time trying to determine how much we need to budget can be stressful.

    Even if they do not earn money, children influence the family’s budget with their needs and wants. This is especially true during the holiday season when their wants tend to outweigh needs, which makes the season a perfect time to begin talking to your children about money management.