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Today's Features

  • Bring up the Carrollton Fire Department and you can feel the excitement, energy and passion that new Fire Chief Greg Beck brings to his job.

    Carrollton City Council appointed Beck to the post Nov. 12. The position had been open more than a year since Randy Tharp’s retirement in October 2011.

    Beck brings years of training and experience to his new position.

  • What do you say to a family whose loss has given you a second chance at life?

    That’s a question Bedford resident Carla Boyer, 46, has been asking herself since she received a kidney transplant just over two months ago.

    Boyer knows the gender of her donor, though in an effort to protect the family, she prefers to keep that information to herself. She also knows her donor was the same age as she and that this person’s last wish was to donate every viable organ doctors could take.

  • Sunday, Nov. 18

    The organizational meeting for the Community Choir will be held at 3 p.m. at the Butler lodge lounge.

    Wednesday, Nov. 21

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

    Cartmell Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 3:30 p.m. an the school.

    Thursday, Nov. 22 –
    Happy Thanksgiving!

  • Our Savior’s Nativity set for Nov. 30-Dec. 1

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 501 Main Street in Carrollton will be celebrating Our Savior’s Nativity, Friday, Nov. 30 from 6-8 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Come and experience Bethlehem and see what it might have looked like the night of the Savior’s birth.  Numerous nativity scenes will also be on display. If you would like to display your own nativity set please contact Sharon Graves, (502) 523-0663.  Cookies and hot chocolate will be served.

  • The Holiday Bazaar and Craft Show is 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at the National Guard Armory, 1828 U.S. Hwy. 227, Carrollton.

    Santa will be on site to have his picture taken with the little ones. All proceeds from booth rentals benefit the local deployed soldiers.

    For more information, contact Milene McCall (502) 525-3356 after 5 p.m. or send an e-mail to her at mm101@msn.com. It’s a great opportunity to support the troops.

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

    Wednesday, Nov. 21: Thanksgiving dinner provided by the Carroll County Detention Center, noon.

    Thursday, Nov. 22: Closed for Thanksgiving holiday.

    Friday, Nov. 23: Closed for Thanksgiving holiday.

    Monday, Nov. 26: Movie day with refreshments, 9:45 a.m.

    Tuesday, Nov. 27: Sweet tooth bingo provided by the Waters of Clifty Falls, 10 a.m.

    Wednesday, Nov. 28: White elephant auction, 10 a.m.; birthday flower, 11:30 a.m.

  • November is Fine Amnesty Month. Reduce your late-materials fines and support the Carroll County Ministerial Association Food Bank. Fines will be forgive for every overdue item returned with the donation of a nonperishable food item.

    Call the library at (502) 732-7020 for more information.

    Wednesday, Nov. 21: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; close early at 5 p.m.

    Thursday, Nov. 22: Closed for Thanksgiving.

    Friday, Nov. 23: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Black Friday crafts, 3:30-4:30 p.m.