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Today's Features

  • The winter months bring a wide variety of opportunities to extend your knowledge and network with other agricultural producers.

    Kentucky Fruit and Vegetable Conference and Trade Show

    The 2014 Kentucky Fruit and Vegetable Conference and Trade Show will take place Jan. 6-7 in Lexington at the Embassy Suites Hotel.

    Highlights of this year’s meeting include pre-conference tree fruit and small fruit round table discussions.

  • As I go into Cartmell Elementary this month and in January, the students will be given information about the proper way to research and present a speech or a demonstration.

    In February each student will present their speech or demonstration in front of their classmates and community members who volunteer to judge their presentations. If they receive a blue ribbon, they will have the opportunity to continue to the county level and, from there, on to the district and state level. 

  • The holidays are here again! While being active is important in maintaining a healthy weight, “Staying off the SoFAS” has a different meaning and focus in terms of weight management.

  • Thursday, Dec. 12

    Carroll County High School Choir concert at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria.

    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.

    Carroll County Tobacco Festival Committee meets, 6:30 p.m., at Welch’s Riverside Restaurant.

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

    Friday, Dec. 13

  • The Ode To The Inn Keeper

  • 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 Please check expiration dates on food items, outdated food will not be accepted.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.