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Today's Features

  • Did you receive a new camera for Christmas, want to learn more about the camera you have or is there one sitting around collecting dust because you do not know how to operate it?

    The Carroll County Public Library is offering free photography classes on Jan. 13, and Jan. 27, from 10 a.m until noon.

    The classes will cover basic camera functions, understanding camera settings, image composition, managing light, image storage and printing. The classes are open to all skill levels.

  • The recent onslaught of below-freezing temperatures that occurred between Dec. 24, 2017 and Jan. 6, 2018, may have inconvenienced many local residents, but it was a mild situation compared to harsh weather conditions endured by our antecedents a century ago.

  • Thursday, Jan. 11

    Carrollton Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. at the First National Bank basement.

    Carroll County Water District No. 1 meets at 3 p.m. at the office, 205 Main Cross St., Ghent.

    Carroll County Tobacco Festival Committee meets, 6:30 p.m., at Welch’s Riverside Restaurant.

    Carroll County Arts Board meets at 1 p.m. at Subway, 1207 Highland Ave.

  • Church security class

    Carrollton Police Department is hosting a Church Security Overview and Training class Tuesday, Jan. 16 from 1-3 p.m. at Carrollton city hall.

    Chief Mike Willhoite will lead the class. He has taught previous classes on church security, as well as attended training sessions.

    The meeting is for pastors and church leadership, as well as all those who would like to learn how to make sure their congregations are up to date on church security methods.

    Revival at Relevant Church Jan. 15-17

  • 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.

    Thursday, Jan. 4: Arthritis exercise, 9:30 a.m.; Chair volleyball, 12:30 p.m.; Shopping Walmart and Kroger, and pay bills.

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

  • Carroll County Lady Panthers traveled to Shelbyville, Ky. to play in the Lady Rockets Legends Holiday Tournament Dec. 20-22. Carroll won one game and lost three, placing seventh in the tournament.

    The Lady Panthers lost a close game to Grayson County, 63-56. Abby Evans led the team in scoring with 22 points. Abigail Aulbach and Andrea Searcy each added 10 points. Hannah McCarty scored nine points. Aulbach and Amelia Napier each had eight rebounds.

  • Thursday, Jan. 4

    Carroll County Arts Board meets at 1 p.m. at the downtown Subway for a special meeting in place of its monthly meeting.

    Carroll County Chamber of Commerce meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.

    Gamblers Anonymous host an open meeting for family members every Thursday at 7 p.m. at Port Royal United Methodist Church, 8230 Port Royal Road.

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth Street.