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Today's Features

  • Calvary Full Gospel Church with Pastor Bimp McAlister and Associate Pastor Mike Stephens will be holding a Gospel Hymn Sing, Saturday, Nov. 5 starting at 4 p.m. at Westside Volunteer Fire Department, 680 Carlisle St. in Prestonville. Free food. Come and enjoy an evening of gospel music, all are welcome to participate. Bring your church group and solos.

  • Lexington, Ky., October 25, 2011- John W. McCauley, FSA State Executive Director, announced that ballots for the 2011 FSA county committee elections will be mailed to eligible voters Nov. 4, 2011. The deadline for eligible voters to return ballots to their local FSA offices is December 5, 2011.

  • People of the Cooperative Extension Service wear many hats in the community:  big ones, small ones, hats that are worn in public, and hats that fit best working behind the scenes.

  • Do you keep a regular daily schedule for your children?  Children need a family schedule they can count on. They should have enough rest and sleep every day. There should be time to eat meals without rushing. Time should be planned to complete homework. Finally, there should be time for enough physically active play that your child freely chooses.

  • Carroll County Public Library will display quilts during the month of October. Other events planned are:

    Wednesday, Oct. 26, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Creative Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Oct. 27, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m.; music makers, age 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, age 4-6, 1:30 p.m.; Ghost Stories, Bill Watson, Storyteller, 6:30 p.m.

    Friday, Oct. 28, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10:30 a.m.

  • The Carrolton Rotary Club asks local residents to donate clean and gently used or new coats for their neighbors who are in need as the winter months approach.

    Drop-off points are Carroll County Memorial Hospital administration office Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; First Baptist Church back entrance, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Relevant Church, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-noon; and Carrollton United Methodist Church back entrance, Monday-Thursday, noon-3 p.m.

  • A team from Dow Corning, Carrollton helped winterize homes for seniors to support “Project Comfort,” an annual effort to help those in need, organized by the Ministerial Association of Carroll County and coordinated by Bill Welty.

    Activities included caulking storm windows, installing weather stripping, repairing gutters, trimming trees and shrubs, as well as building a new crawl space door and repairing a garden gate.

     

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

     

    Wednesday, Oct. 26: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.

    Thursday, Oct. 27: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; SHIP presentation with Sharon Miskell, 11:45 a.m.

    Friday, Oct. 28: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; trip to Belterra Casino, 10:30 a.m.

    Monday, Oct. 31: Halloween bingo, 10 a.m.; fried chicken pot luck, 11:30 a.m.

  • Jamie and Danielle Kinman would like to announce the birth of their son, Kolt Charles Kinman, born Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville, Ky. He weighed 7 pounds 8 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

    Big sister, Kylee Kinman, age four, helped welcome Kolt home.

    Maternal grandparents are Charlie and Dru Maiden of Carrollton.

    Paternal grandparents are Ronnie and Margaret Kinman of Carrollton.