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Today's Features

  • Carroll County Public Library will display quilts during the month of October.

     

    Wednesday, Oct. 24: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; medicare part D, 10-3 p.m., sign up for an appointment; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Oct. 25: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; music makers, 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, ages 3 1/2-5 years, 1:30 p m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 4 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Oct. 26: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Friday crafts, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

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

     

    Wednesday, Oct. 24, Shingles presentation with free lunch provided by Beringer’s Pharmacy in Warsaw, 10:45 a.m.;  computer help with Amy, 1 p.m.

    Thursday, Oct. 25: Bunk-O 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, Oct. 26: Halloween trivia with Amy, 11 a.m.

    Monday, Oct. 29: Scary movie Monday, 9:30 a.m.; Euchre/Rook, 10 a.m.

    Tuesday, Oct. 30: Sweet tooth bingo provided by the Waters of Clifty Falls, 10 a.m.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 24

    The State Health Insurance Assistance Program offers prescription drug plan comparison assistance for Medicare beneficiaries at Carroll County Public Library. Free. Participants must make an appointment by calling (502) 732-7020.

    Carroll County Fiscal Court holds a special meeting at 9:30 a.m. to open sidewalk project bids.

    Carrollton City Council holds a special meeting at 10 a.m. at city hall.

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets at noon at the General Butler State Resort Park lodge.

  • Church to hold monthly free meal on Oct. 26

    Calvary Full Gospel Church holds its monthly meal, CAYR Dinner, from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26 at Westside Fire Department.

    Methodists to hold Trunk-or-Treat event

    Carrollton United Methodist Church, 310 Highland Avenue, will host Trunk-or-Treat from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31 in the parking lot behind the church.  All children are invited for treats, games, and inflatables.”

    Sanders church plans two nights of music

  • As I sit here with this pen in hand, I am asking my Savior what he would have me say in this great opportunity to address the greatest community in the world to live. 

    First, I believe he would say you are loved by him, forgiven by him, made free by him, and saved by him. We cannot get away from his love because the blood of Calvary is real and everlasting.  Calvary changed everything. His name is Jesus, He did it all for us because of His love for us to make a new way of living without sin.  We do not have to sin any more, his blood has washed us from it.

  • October is an important time for livestock producers to assess their winter hay supplies. 

    With the majority of this year’s hay made, now is the time to determine whether you have enough to get your animals through the winter.  Deter-mining this amount is a rather straightforward task.

    Here is how to get a fairly accurate estimate:

  • Do you like to cook? Share food knowledge with others, read food articles and recipes? If so, you might enjoy becoming a Champion Food Volunteer.

    The six-week Champ-ion Food Volunteer Program provides adults a foundation of knowledge, skills, and competencies in basic nutrition; food safety, handling and preparation; cooking; cooking methods and techniques; food science; and physical activity. Classes will be taught Fridays, Feb. 22-March 22, 2013 from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the Gallatin County Extension office.

  • This sweet boxer mix is named Wrangler. He is in foster care with Carroll County Animal Support.

    Wrangler had an eye injury as a puppy that caused him to lose an eye; but his special need doesn't compare to his special personality. This dog is happy, healthy and full of love.

    He is about 9 months old, neutered, 50 pounds, low to medium energy, house broken and leash trained. Everyone who meets Wrangler is won over by his good nature. He will make someone a great companion.

  • The fifth annual Shop with a Cop Poker Run is Sunday, Oct. 28, beginning at the front entrance to General Butler State Resort Park. Sign-in begins at 9 a.m. and the run will begin at 11 a.m. The cost is $15 for singles, $25 per couple and $5 for extra poker hands.