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Today's Features

  • Wednesday, Feb. 22: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga 9:45 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.
    Thursday, Feb. 23: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m.; music makers, 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, 4-6 years old, 1:30 p.m.; GED Help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class, 6 p.m.
    Friday, Feb. 24: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10:30 a.m.; learn to knit, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
    Saturday, Feb. 25: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; game day, 1-4 p.m.; family movie, “Puss in Boots,” 2 p.m.

  • Citi Staffing NA will host a job fair at Carroll County Public Library Wednesday, Feb. 29 from 1-4 p.m. 

    The firm is interested in hiring staff for the position of customer contact representatives at its Florence call center. 

    These positions are the key to their organization’s success. They are the primary point of contact for our customers.

    Many of the representatives answer inbound calls, selling products and services to the card members while others support card members that are past due on their accounts.

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

     

    Wednesday, Feb. 22: Wii games, billiards, cards, TV., exercise equipment, 9:30 a.m.; mystery dessert, 11:30 a.m.

    Thursday, Feb. 23: Wii games, billiards, cards, TV, exercise equipment, 9:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; fried chicken potluck, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Feb. 24: Wii games, billiards, cards, TV, exercise equipment, 9:30 a.m.; let’s play euchre, 10 a.m.

  • Since this column falls just after President’s Day, I decided to continue with my topic from last week on focusing our former presidents Washington and Lincoln.

    I mentioned in my previous column that Lincoln sometimes had a problem even remembering to eat. He ate when his wife, Mary, encouraged him, but was usually so engrossed in problems with politics and power, that he often forgot to eat unless it was put in front of him.

  • Carroll County Extension Homemakers will hold their annual International Luncheon at noon Tuesday, Feb. 28 at the Carroll County Extension office.

    This year’s theme is “A Visit to Brazil.” Guest speaker is Francisco Leité, a Carroll County resident who is originally from Brazil.

    Members are encouraged to attend this annual event. Recipes for some Brazilian dishes are available at the Carroll County Extension office.

    Preventing childhood obesity

  • After several years of pilot tests in states surrounding Kentucky, the seasonal high-tunnel program through the NRCS EQIP program is available in Kentuc-ky. 

    High tunnels are of continuing interest to small vegetable producers because they facilitate direct marketing programs, extend the season, allow farmers to increase income, and allow for popular early-tomato production, which is very popular.

  • Apostolic church sets Feb. 24 soup supper

    Soup supper will be held at First Apostolic Church of Carrollton, 111 Third Street, Friday, Feb. 24 from 4-7:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome, free to public, donations accepted.

    Hymn sing planned Feb. 26 in Sanders

    Sanders Baptist Church will hold their Fourth Sunday Hymn Sing, Sunday, Feb. 26, at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

    Trimble church to hold March 1 hymn sing

  • Wednesday, Feb. 22

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

    Thursday, Feb. 23

    Champions for a Drug-Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.

    Lions Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County Board of Education meets 5 p.m. in the middle school media center.