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Today's Features

  • The Community Christmas Angel Tree is now up at Walmart. The deadline to have all of the angels sponsored and gifts returned is Dec. 16. 

    Participants will take a tag, purchase gifts and return the angel tag and gifts to the Walmart customer service counter. Presents will be distributed to local children.

  • Strong. Powerful. Determined. Relentless.

    Carroll County High School senior running back Cameron Rose is all of these things. Carrying the ball just 120 times during the regular season, he amassed 821 rushing yards. He added 148 receiving yards and scored eight total touchdowns (six rushing, two receiving). He also played on both sides of the ball, leading the Panthers in tackles with 73 (62 solo, 11 assisted).

  • Cartmell Elementary students shared Thanksgiving lunch with their family members Thursday, Nov. 19. Principal Jonica Ray said 257 guests attended the event.

  • There were 87 volunteers that came out Saturday, Nov. 20, to collect 3,717 canned goods that were left at residential front doors during the Scouting For Food Drive. The scouts organized the door-to-door collection project.

  • Kathryn Winn Primary School hosted its Thanksgiving dinner Friday, Nov. 20, with 426 guests joining the students for dinner.

  • Richard and Lucy Westrick were married 30 years ago on April 30, 1985, while on their trip to Hawaii. They renewed their vows again on Oct. 30, 2015. It was the same day of the month, but they could not be there in April, so they went in October.

    One of the most amazing things when they had their vows renewed was they found their same favorite judge that married them 30 years before, Judge Michael Town, Lucy said. It was wonderful, she said.

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation.

     

    Thursday, Nov. 26: Closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

    Friday, Nov. 27: Closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

    Monday, Nov. 30: 8:30 a.m., Breakfast;  10:30 a.m., Wheel of Fortune; 11:30 a.m., lunch; 12:30 p.m., Rummy; 4:30 p.m., Friends Helping Friends weight loss support group meets.

  • The holidays are quickly approaching, and with them, the season of great eating. Soon, you’ll have more turkey and dressing than you’ll know what to do with.

    It’s a great idea to save your Thanksgiving leftovers, as it stretches your holiday food dollars and provides quick meals for your family. Leftovers must be stored and reheated safely to prevent foodborne illnesses. Follow these tips to ensure your leftovers are safe to eat: