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Today's Features

  • Have you ever thought that someone was really different than what they really were because of suppositions you made or things someone told you? Have you ever prejudged someone and then learned that they are not like what you thought — at all? Have you ever negatively stereotyped someone because of what they looked like, who they hung out with, or what they stood for and then found that they were actually a better person than what you thought they were? I mean, you even found out you liked them! 

  • The King’s Daughters’ Health Diabetes Care Center will host another free community program from 6-7 p.m. on Thursday, May 15, in the Oak Conference Rooms at the hospital. The name of the program is “Managing Diabetes: Focus on Insulin.”

    Open to the public, the “Managing Diabetes: Focus on Insulin” program targets these topics:

    • Patients who are currently using insulin;

    • Patients who may be nervous or afraid about starting insulin therapy;

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

     

    Thursday, May 15: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, May 16: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, 8:30 a.m.; senior bingo at Fairview Place 10 a.m.; walk with ease, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  • Thursday, May 15: Walk-away the pounds, 9 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, May 16: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; library board meeting, noon; T-shirt quilt demo, 3:30 p.m.

    Saturday, May 17: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; magic tournament 1-4 p.m.

    Monday, May 19: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba!, 5:15 p.m.; Court Street Cinema, “”, 6 p.m.

  • Dana Wesley, Tim McAlister, Kyle McAlister and Todd Dunn invite you to join them in celebrating their parents, Jerry and Jean McAlister and Bill and Barbara Dunn’s, 50th wedding anniversary, 6 p.m., Friday, June 6, at the Old English Schoolhouse in English, Ky.  There will be food, dancing and memories to be shared.

    Mr. and Mrs. McAlister and Mr. and Mrs. Dunn all of Carrollton, held a double wedding ceremony on June 6, 1964, at English Christian Church in English, Ky. officiated by the Rev. Tom Mefford and the Rev. Wallace Randall. 

  • Happy 100th Birthday, Extension!

    Today is a very important milestone. On this day, 100 years ago, the Smith-Lever Act was signed, establishing the Cooperative Extension Service.

    Before the Smith-Lever Act, there were three important acts that paved the way for the purpose of the Extension Service.

  • The Smith-Lever Act creating Cooperative Extension nationwide was signed on May 8, 1914. Today, 100 years later, we will celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Cooperative Extension Service.  Throughout Kentucky, extension offices will be celebrating 100 years of helping people change their lives for the better. 

  • In judging, we play God. A sign of idolatry is the inclination to judge. When people fail to satisfy our demands, we criticize and condemn them in our hearts, if not with our words.

    The truth is that when we judge others – criticize, nit-pick, attack, condemn – we are literally acting like a god. We commit the sin of Lucifer, coveting the judgment seat reserved only for God. Scripture tells us clearly “There is one lawgiver and judge, he who is able to save and to destroy. But who are you that you judge your neighbor?” (James 4:12)

  • Thursday, May 8

    Carrollton Lions Club meeting at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    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.

    Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Carrollton Christian Church.

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

    Friday, May 9