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Today's Features

  • The Carroll County Cooperative Extension Service hosted its first Legislative Appreciation Breakfast Tuesday, Dec. 6.

    The event, held at the Extension office, was attended by a range of government officials including Joe Williams, central/northern Kentucky field representative for the governor; Sen.Ernie Harris, Carroll County Magi-strates Floyd Bowling and Mark Bates and Carrollton Mayor Gene McMurry.  In addition, members of the Carroll County Extension Council attended.

  • The Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service has been receiving many questions about the articles and recipes for using raw eggs in making eggnog that has been printed in the media.

    I am sharing the following item to inform my readers of the dangers of consuming raw eggs and to help you adjust your favorite eggnog recipes to be safe.   

    Happy, healthy holidays

  • Wednesday, Dec. 7

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

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

    Ghent Planning and Zoning Commission meets at 6 p.m. in Ghent City Hall.

    Thursday, Dec. 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.

  • The following activities are scheduled this week at Carroll County Public Library, Court Street in Carrollton. For additional, information, call (502) 732-7020.

     

    Wednesday, Dec. 7, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Dec. 8 , Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; yoga class, 9:45 a.m.; one stop job search, 10 a.m.-noon; music makers ages 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, ages 4-6 years, 1:30 p.m. GED help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class, 6 p.m.

  • “Whatever you are affirming, you are fertilizing.” That’s been one of the tough parenting lessons that I’ve had to learn over the years. 

    I’m not a farmer. I’m not really even a gardener, even though we grew a few peppers this summer in our backyard. 

  • I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving, I certainly did.  Most of my family lives in the Indianapolis area, so we usually go there. We have so much fun together.

    I always remember the family meals we had when we were very young, and what I continually reflect on is all the laughter. I am proud to say, especially since I am now the ‘older’ generation, that we have certainly carried on the tradition.

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

    Wednesday, Nov. 30, Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; mystery trip and lunch, 9:30 a.m.

    Thursday, Dec. 1: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, Dec. 2: Commodities, 8:30 a.m.; euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; movie day, “Rudolph”, 9:30 a.m.; bean soup with cornbread, 11:30 a.m.