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Today's Features

  • In case you have not heard, I have written my first cookbook.

  • CAYR Dinner is 5-7 p.m., Sept 30 at Westside firehouse in Prestonville. All are welcome to share free food, fun and fellowship. The event is sponsored by members of Calvary Full Gospel Church in Prestonville.

  • They tell me that Lock Road once offered a scenic tour past the lock, the lockmaster residences and the bend in the Kentucky River before bringing you to the armory stoplight.

    With the river rising as it does, however, the stability of that road was less and less predictable. Eventually it was closed to through traffic. By the time I moved here, time had reduced the portion of the road past the lock to a wide, dirt trail accessible only on foot.

  • Sanders Baptist Church will host its monthly hymn sing at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 25. The public is invited to attend.

  • The Commonwealth Quartet from the Nashville, Tenn., area, is making its third consecutive trip to the Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth Street, for a concert on Saturday, Oct. 1 at 6 p.m. They also will be singing for  worship service Sunday, Oct. 2 at 11:15 a.m. The southern-style gospel group features one of the best tenors on the road. All are welcome to attend either or both services. Refreshments will be served on Saturday night after the concert in the fellowship hall and a free-will offering will be taken to help with the group’s expenses.

  • Relevant Church is sponsoring a purse party, showcased by Purse Heaven, held at the Relevant Church Family Center, 2505 Highland Ave. in Carrollton, 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 24. Refreshments will be served and 25 percent of all proceeds will benefit the Ladies Ministry at the church.

  • Wednesday, Sept. 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.

    Bingo at American Legion, Fifth Street, Carrollton, every Wednesday. Doors open at 5 p.m. (502) 732-4941. Everyone welcome.

  • It is estimated that one in 133 Americans have gluten sensitivity or celiac disease today.

    Today at noon at the Exten-sion office, Diane Mason, RN, the Boone County Exten-sion agent for family and consumer sciences, will teach a program, “Going without Gluten.” There is no cost to attend. This is the September Extension Homemakers’ lesson, but everyone interested is invited to attend.

  • Judy Chowning of Carrollton is the author is a new children’s book that illustrates the scenery of the Grand Caynon as it delivers a message about the appreciation for privileges of today’s modern world.

    “Jacki and Jo’s Grand Canyon Adventure” is a simple story about a young girl named Jacki Ann, who, in the beginning, was hesitant to take the trip to the Grand Canyon.