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Today's Features

  • Whether it’s lower gas prices, tax refunds or anytime you find yourself with extra money, it is important to develop a plan for the money. Below are some scenarios to maximize your benefit of your tax refund or any windfalls you might be experiencing.

  • This year marks the 150th anniversary of the University of Kentucky, and next week is being proclaimed as “UK Week” across the Commonwealth.

    The University of Kentucky was founded on Feb. 22, 1865 as the Agricultural and Mechanical (A&M) College of Kentucky under the Morrill Land Grant Act.

  • We live in a basketball crazy state with the universities of Kentucky, Louisville and Indiana.  Many seasons, these teams are contending for a national championship. Great passion is loosed for all supporters who love their teams. From youth to high school and on to college, people love to root for a winner.

    Life is like a game—and God has a lot to say about life. Life and basketball have a lot in common. Basketball has four quarters: Each quarter has a specific time to it. It takes four quarters to complete a game.

  • Weather permitting, Sanders Baptist Church will host its monthly hymn sing at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 22.

    The congregation and Pastor Hardin Lowe invite the public to attend.  The evening of music and fellowship will include the Sanders Gospel Band and other favorites.

  • 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, Feb. 19: All day, card games, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Feb. 20: All day, card games, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Ky. senior breakfast Bingo at Fairview Place, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  • For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.

     

    Thursday, Feb. 19: Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; GED help, 5 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class. 6 p.m.

    Friday, Feb. 20: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; open at 10 a.m.; library board meeting, noon; teen craft: Pokemon ball, 3:30 p.m.

    Saturday, Feb. 21: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; magic tournament, 1-4 p.m.

  • Feb. 1-13: Artwork may be turned in to the Carrollton Library. The Greater Federation of Woman’s Clubs Kentucky is sponsoring it’s annual Student Art Contest. High School Students may enter art work in the categories of painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography, computer design and crafts. Judging will take place Feb. 14. Artwork will remain on display for the remainder of the month.

    Thursday, Feb. 12

    Carrollton Lions Club meeting at noon at Butler Park lodge.

  • Ash Wednesday Mass at St. John’s Church

    St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 507 Fifth Street in Carrollton will hold a 7 a.m., and a 7 p.m. bilingual mass on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 18. Distribution of ashes will take place after the final blessing in Mass. All are welcome.

    United Methodist holds Ash Wednesday service Feb. 18

    Carrollton United Methodist Church, 310 Highland Ave. reminds us that Feb. 18, is Ash Wednesday and the beginning of the Church’s season of Lent.

  • I seem to challenge people in my articles and so today will be no different.  I am not trying to stir up an argument, but rather am trying to make you think about yourself and God.

    There are plenty of brave, committed and loyal people in this world. We see it in our military, we see movies made about them and we sometimes have them personally in our lives. When seeing these kinds of things, they stir me inside to do better.

  • It’s tax time! If you made about $52,427 or less you can go to a VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) site and have your taxes prepared free.  However, if you can’t find a VITA site or choose to go to a commercial tax preparer, be sure to do the following:

    1. Select a tax preparer that you can contact later in case the IRS has questions about your tax return.