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Today's Features

  • Wednesday, Dec. 21

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

    AA Big Book study groups meet every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

     Carroll County High School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4 p.m. in the high school conference room.

    Thursday, Dec. 22

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

  • In 2000, the General Assembly created the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board. This board was given the task of distributing fifty percent of the state’s monies received from the Master Tobacco Settle-ment Agree-ment.

    The purpose? To assist agricultural development in the Commonwealth.

  • When you think of herbs to add to a holiday meal, you may only think of sage for sage stuffing.

    Many of the smells and tastes associated with holiday memories come from familiar herbs and spices. Cooking and garnishing with herbs and spices during the holidays add aromas and a special touch to entertaining in your home and gifts from your kitchen. Here are some seasonings for the season:

    • Bay leaves: Adds a woodsy flavor to soups, sauces and roasts; use them for garnishing serving dishes and to make small wreaths for gifts

  • The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety and the Kentucky State Police issued awards at a ceremony held Dec. 8, 2011 to law enforcement officers across the state for their individual contributions to the Commonwealth’s mission of aggressive traffic enforcement.

  • Wednesday, Dec 14, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Wednesdays at One, The Way We Get By, 1 p.m., 10 a.m.-noon; YAH book group, 4 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Dec. 15, 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.; GED Help, 3:30 p.m.; ESL Class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Dec. 16, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; creative Fridays, 10-noon; computer basics, 10:30 a.m.; greasy, grimy grossology, sign-up please!, 3:30 p.m.

  • Kroger Relay for Life bake sale and pictures with Santa will be held, Saturday, Dec. 17, at Krogers in Carrollton.  

    The bake sale will be held from 10 a.m. -1 p.m. and pictures with Santa Claus (donation of $1) from 1-3 p.m. All donations will be given to Relay for Life.
     

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

    Wednesday, Dec. 14, Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; b-day flowers, 11:30 a.m.; 12 days of Christmas, noon.

    Thursday, Dec. 15, Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; nutrition with Grace, 11:45 a.m.; 12 days of Christmas, noon.

    Friday, Dec. 16, Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; PACS nutrition, 10:30 a.m.; 12 days of Christmas, noon.

  • Carrollton Rotary Club will partner with Carroll County Memorial Hospital to begin a fundraising campaign to purchase digital mammography equipment for the hospital.
    The club will revivie the popular Rotary Winter Ball, a black-tie optional event scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 18 at General Butler State Resport Park, according to club member Nick Marsh, chairman of the event.

  • A few years ago, a dear friend gave me a taste of a wonderful quick bread, that I thought was out of this world.

    I was fortunate because Pam Eskew gave me the recipe.  Her mother, Mary Biehl, gave it to her.