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Today's Features

  • The Carroll County Area Technology Center’s Health Occupation Students of America organization is sponsoring a “pet drive” to collect needed items for the local shelters and Carroll County Animal Support.

    HOSA will distribute these items during a Christmas Gift Giving Party to be held at each shelter.

    “It seems these animals get left out at this time of year and need our help,” adviser Tonya Lindsay, said.

  • Food for Fines will continue through the month of December with proceeds going to the Carroll County Ministerial Association Food Bank. Check at the desk for details of fine amnesty. Please check expiration dates on food items, outdated food will not be accepted.

     

    Monday, Dec. 2: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Tuesday, Dec. 3: Walk-away the pounds; B4K club, 11 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class, 6 p.m.

  • 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, Dec. 5: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Dec. 6: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, 8:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; 12 Days of Christmas, noon.

  • Once the Thanksgiving traditions are complete and the family members have recapped all they’re thankful for, many Kentuckians will turn to sale fliers to plan their Black Friday or Cyber Monday attacks on Christmas shopping.

    The Department of Financial Institutions reminds consumers to spend wisely this holiday season by shopping smarter, saving money and avoiding fraud.

  • David and Willena Finley of Carrollton will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house, 1- 4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 7, at the English School House, 3589 Hwy. 389 in Carrollton.

    Friends and family are welcome.

  • We recently went through the interests of the children that are still on the waiting list of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Carroll County. Lo and behold, these children looking for a new friend are not asking for the world. In fact, most of us are exactly who they need in doses we can deliver.

    For example, a 9-year-old girl writes that she hates to watch TV, but loves to go to Wal-Mart. An 8-year-old boy is very creative, enjoying music, acting and travel. A 10-year-old girl wants to go to Carroll County school events and spend time outside.

  • Thursday, Dec. 5

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

    Friday, Dec. 6

    Caby M. Froman Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County Community Development Corporation meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. every Friday at the Warsaw First Christian Church, 207 W. High St., Warsaw.

    Christian Academy of Carrollton holds its annual Christmas program in the school gym at 7 p.m.

  • Nativity program set for Friday, Saturday

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 501 Main Street in Carrollton will present its fourth Our Savior’s Nativity from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6, and 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.  on Saturday, Dec. 7. Everyone is welcome to attend. Light refreshments will be served. The event is free.

    Hymn sing planned for church in Bedford

    Trimble County Hymn Sing is 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 5, at Bedford Pente-costal Church.

  • As we approach a new year with excitement, we can look back at 2013 you might’ve had a great year maybe things went well. Or maybe, your year was filled with pain, loss, or broken dreams, the great thing is as people with vision we get to start new you have a fresh start in 2014.

  • Since many of you have told me you wished you could create something special for your holiday table, I have planned a special holiday arrangement class from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Monday, Dec. 9, at the Extension office.

    Hav-ing it later in the afternoon may give more of you working outside the home a chance to take this class.

    You may know Sharon Graves of Ghent to be a local artist. She possesses many other talents – including being a certified florist. She will teach us to make a beautiful holiday arrangement.