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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • General Butler State Resort Park Dinner Theater will present The Best of me Elvis Presley Tribute Act, Saturday, Nov. 10. performed by award-winning Todd Bodenheim from La Grange, Ky. Bodenheim’s most recent award was being crowned Midwest Elvis Tribute 2011.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 17

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

    Thursday, Oct. 18

  • In the spring of 1871, a young man picked up a book and read 21 words that changed his life.

    At the time, this man was a medical student at Montreal General Hospital.

    He was worried about final examinations. He was troubled about what he should do with his life, where he should set up his medical practice and how he would build it.

    The 21 words that changed his life were written by Thomas Carlyle. The man who was worried was William Osler, founder of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Maryland.

  • After last week’s article on mulching and composting yard waste during the fall season, I suspect that your lawns and flower beds are clean as a whistle and ready for planting, right?

    Mulching and composting that yard waste will be an ongoing process during the fall, especially after the high winds we experienced this past weekend.

    The downed leaves will certainly give you plenty of mulching and composting practice.