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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • A few weeks ago I met with a friend who’s a play therapist. She works with troubled, abused and damaged children, letting them play while she observes and does some other stuff — therapist stuff — that helps them express and process their thoughts and feelings.

    There’s a lot more to it, but that’s my reduced-to-bare-bones version of what she does.

  • The plan was to stay in Carrollton for five years, then move back to the family farm near Scottsbluff, Neb.

    But plans change, especially when a young man meets a pretty local girl and falls in love.

    That’s what happened to Scott Nab, who came to work at Dow Corning’s Carrollton Plant in January 1992, right after graduating from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in Rapid City, S.D.

  • 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.

  • As we move into the winter months, we move into the hay feeding period for our livestock.  Regard-less of the livestock species, it is normal to expect hay loss during feeding. However, if hay is stored and fed properly, hay loss can be minimized. 

  • The holiday season is now here, which means good food and festivities. Most of us get busy around the holidays, shopping for gifts, planning parties and visiting family and friends.

    Having a nutritious snack during these busy times helps keep our bodies fueled, supplies essential vitamins and minerals, and prevents us from overeating during main meals.

    Many people think of snacking as an unhealthy habit because when they think of snack food, they think of a candy bar, cookies or a bag of chips.

  • The plan was to stay in Carrollton for five years, then move back to the family farm near Scottsbluff, Neb.

    But plans change, especially when a young man meets a pretty local girl and falls in love.

    That’s what happened to Scott Nab, who came to work at Dow Corning’s Carrollton Plant in January 1992, right after graduating from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in Rapid City, S.D.

  • 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.

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@insightbb.com

     

    Thursday, Nov. 14: All day Deuces Wild Rummy; billiards, 8:30 a.m.;  Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch 11:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon. 

    Friday, Nov. 15: All day Deuces Wild Rummy; All day Deuces Wild Rummy; billiards, 8:30 a.m.; billiards, 8:30 a.m.; Christmas crafts, 8:30 a.m.; Senior breakfast bingo, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  • Thursday, Nov. 14: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Nov. 15: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; library board meeting, noon; make Perler bead coasters, 3:30 p.m.

    Saturday, Nov. 16: Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.; magic tournament, 1-4 p.m.

    Monday, Nov. 18: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.; Court Street Cinema, “Parkland”, 6 p.m.