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Today's Features

  • On July 3, 2012, the Carrollton Woman’s Club met at Pat’s House at 7 p.m. to begin its 98th year in Carrollton. The first organizational meeting was in 1914.

    Karen Claiborne presided at the meeting and gave some of the club history.

    Lil Howe was the first president of the Carrollton Woman’s Club.

    Peggy Barnes is the new president of Kentucky Federation of Woman’s Clubs. Patricia Shoemaker is the new governor of the Fifth District.

    Plans were made for the Fifth District Fall Conference that will be held Sept. 22.

  •   The Kentucky Humanities Council celebrates its 20th anniversary of its Kentucky Chautauqua program with a stop in Carrollton at General Butler State Resort Park Aug. 2.

    The visit is one of five across the state at Kentucky State Parks Aug. 1-5 for the program, which for two decades has helped tell Kentucky’s story through interesting dramatic characters.

  •  Wednesday, July 25

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

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

    Cartmell Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 3:30 p.m. an the school.

    Thursday, July 26

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

  •  Wednesday, July 25: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m.; YAH book group, 3:30 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.; end of summer reading, Mike Hemmelgarn, at CCMS auditorium,  6 p.m.

    Thursday, July 26: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer help, 2-4 p.m.; tin can luminary, 3 p.m.;  GED help, 3:30 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, July 27: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; playtime for children up to age five, 11 a.m.;computer help, 2-4 p.m.; beginning embroidery 3:30-4:30 p.m.

  •  Greetings in the Name of Christ. For my article this month I want to talk to you all about EDGE Outreach. 

    Since 2001, EDGE staff members and volunteers have been distributing and installing water treatment systems for use in developing communities. EDGE seeks to prevent waterborne illness with truly sustainable solutions by training local people, solving problems creatively in the field, and improving developing communities’ self-sufficiency.

  •  Hymn sing planned at Mt. Hermon church

    Trimble County Hymn Sing is held the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. The next meeting will be held Thursday, Aug. 2 at Mt. Hermon Baptist Church.

    Jubilee service planned

  •  On the morning of writing this column, I was blessed with picking peaches from our very own peach tree. Why do I say blessed? I am blessed because one year we had several peaches on the tree one day, and the very next day they were all gone. 

  •  Wednesday, July 18

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

    AA Big Book study groups meets 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, July 19

  •  God reprimands people who gossip, as the Bible says in I Timothy 5:13: “Besides, they get into the habit of being idle and going about from house to house. And not only do they become idlers, but also busybodies who talk nonsense, saying things they ought not to.”