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Today's Features

  • If you are thinking I seem to always start with a weather-related quote, well you might just be correct.

    I don’t know for sure if that’s true or not as I didn’t go back and look at the first line of all my articles, so I’m not going to say one way or another. I will say this — it’s cold! Yes, bitter cold. Perfect weather for staying in and cooking up something delicious.

  • Air Force Airman Nathaniel S. Toevs graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

    Toevs is the son of Rodelyn Cooper of Florence and Ron Kohrmann of Carrollton.

  • 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, Jan. 23: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Jan. 24: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Euchre, 1 p.m.; Bunk-O dinner, 5:30 p.m.

  • For more information, contact the Carroll County Public Library at (502) 732-7020.

     

    Thursday, Jan. 23:  9 a.m.-Walk-away the Pounds; 2-4 p.m.-Computer Walk-in Help!; 4 p.m.-GED Help; 5 p.m.-Homework Help; 6 p.m.-ESL class.

    Friday, Jan. 24:  9 a.m.-Walk-away the Pounds; 3:30 p.m.-DIY Snow Globe.

    Saturday, Jan. 25:  9 a.m.-Walk-away the Pounds

    Monday, Jan. 27:  9 a.m.-Walk-away the Pounds; noon-Fourth Monday Book Group:  Wild; 5:15 pm-Zumba!;  6 p.m.-Court Street Cinema: Captain Phillips.

  • Carroll County Extension Homemakers are hosting “Snowflakes and Soup” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, at the Carroll County Exten-sion office.

    Presi-dent Patty Kost invites all members and friends to come out for a night of making crafts and plenty of different soups for tasty enjoyment.  If you are interested in Extension Homemakers and would like to find out more about the organization, this is a chance to do so.

    Anyone wanting more information should call the Carroll County Extension office at (502) 732-7030.

  • The New Year is a great time to get involved with Kentucky 4-H. With 4-H programs in all 120 counties, there are numerous opportunities near you. You can get involved by participating in a club, enjoying a project, leading a group or becoming a volunteer. In 4-H, the opportunities are endless.

    Some 4-H activities or clubs that you or your child might enjoy participating in are:

  • The countdown to the first day of spring is on: It’s now 57 days.

    With the snowfall and cold temperatures we have seen this week, I am definitely looking forward to welcoming spring with open arms.

    As spring approaches, our thoughts travel to preparing our vegetable garden for the season. You do not need to wait for warm weather to start your vegetable garden.

    Did you know there are several types of vegetables you can start as early as March?