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Today's Features

  • Your Carroll County Extension Service has many programs and activities planned to address your interests and needs. I am sharing some from family and consumer sciences that might interest you. Please stop by our office to check out other opportunities. 

    Champion Food Volunteer

    The Champion Food Volunteer training will be offered in February and March by our Northern Kentucky Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agents.  Next Tuesday, Jan. 15, is the deadline to register for the six-week program.  

  • Wednesday, Jan. 9

    Family Community Pharmacy Program will screen potential clients from 9-11 a.m. at the Northern Ky. Community Action Center, Highland Avenue. Call (502) 732-5253.

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Thursday, Jan. 10

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church.

  • In case you haven’t seen “Les Misérables” — go see it. In case you don’t fully understand the concept of the power of grace and mercy to change a human heart — go see it.

    In case you’re caught up in the drive to make others pay for their wrongs and can’t see your own — go see it.

    I heard it said once that all of life illustrates Bible doctrine, and this movie does just that.

  • City of Carrollton deputy clerk Shannon R. Hoskins has earned the designation of Master Municipal Clerk, which is awarded by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks, Inc.

  • The City of Prestonville hosted its annual Christmas Festival on Dec. 22. Santa came to visit, and there was a lot of fun things to do for the children. Even a few four-legged friends stopped by for pictures with Santa.

    Children received free gifts from Santa and Mrs. Clause, along with photos to cherish.

     

  • Carroll County Public Library  regular children’s programming will resume in February. Call the library (502) 732-7020 for more information. 

     

    Wednesday, Jan. 9: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Jan. 10: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; one stop job search, 10 a.m.-noon.

    Friday, Jan. 11: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10 a.m. until noon; Friday crafts, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

    Saturday,  Jan. 12: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; photography class, 10 a.m. until noon.

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026

     

    Wednesday, Jan. 9: Rummy tournament, 9:45 a.m.

    Thursday, Jan. 10: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.

    Friday, Jan. 11: Nutrition with Grace, 10 a.m.

    Monday, Jan. 14: Ice cream social, noon.

    Tuesday, Jan. 15:Bingo, 9:30 a.m.

    Wednesday, Jan. 16: Birthday flower, 11:30 a.m.

  • Though Becky Tull’s parents resided in Switzerland County, Ind., she would be born in Carroll County, since Tull’s father brought his wife to be with her parents in Carroll County for her delivery. This was fitting, because although Tull would live in many places throughout her life, her roots would be in Carroll County where she was born.

    That was in 1921, and her parents, Herbert and Florence Bell Wood Morgan, would have a total of six children, who Tull would help to raise when her mother died ten years later.