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Today's Features

  • New Year’s is a great time to make a fresh start at living a healthy life. However, anyone can start over on any day of the year. Here are some tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics that we can use to help middle and high school age kids put into practice. As adults, we can be good models by also trying them out ourselves:

    •                  Eat more fruits and vegetables

  • The following offices will be closed Friday, Dec. 30 and Monday, Jan. 2 in celebration of the New Years holiday: Carroll County Clerk’s Office, Carroll County Judge-Executive’s Office, County Sheriff’s Office, Carroll County Parks and Recreation, Carroll County Property Valuation Administrator, Carroll County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office, City of Carrollton offices, including Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism, Carroll County Community Development Corporation, Carroll County Chamber of Commerce, Carrollton Utilities.

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

     

    Thursday, Dec. 29: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; bingo, 10 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, Dec. 30: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; New Year’s Toast with dessert, noon.

  • Adrian and Norma Owen of Ghent, Ky. will celebrate their 60th anniversary on Dec. 29, 2011. Children include the late Sharon Clifton, the late Debra Lane Owen, Anita and John Wood of Milton, Steve and Tina Owen of Ghent, Patty and Johnny Vannarsdall of Carrollton, Sandra McDole of Ghent and Deana Owen of Bedford. The have eleven grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren. They are both graduates of Carroll County High School. They will celebrate at home with family.

  • Wednesday, Dec. 28, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Harry Potter Film Series, “ The Half-Blood Prince”, 2 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.; Court Street Cinema, Glee: The Concert Movie”, 6:30 p.m.


    Thursday, Dec. 29, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m.; Harry Potter Film Series, “The Deathly Hallows, Part 1”, 2 p.m.


    Friday, Dec. 30, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Creative Fridays, 10 a.m. until noon; Harry Potter Film Series”, The Deathly Hallows, Part 2, 2 p.m.

  • I wish you a Happy New Year, and, above all, please stay safe. We spent a wonderful holiday with our four grandchildren from Georgia. What a blast, and thankfully, I had conserved some of my energy before we saw them.  Oh my! But I would do everything all over again in a heartbeat, even being so tired because it was such a joy to be with them.  Special moments!

  • Wednesday, Dec. 28

    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.

    Thursday, Dec. 29

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets 8 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church.

    Friday, Dec. 30

  • Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held the first Thursday each month at 7 p.m. The next meeting will be held Thursday, Jan. 5 at Bedford United Methodist Church.

  • The Rev. James and Rita Kelley would like to announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Raeanna Jo Kelley of Worthville, Ky. to the Rev. Jesse Ray Vandegrift of Sheridan, Ind. son of Carl and Mary Jane Vandegrift of Fairmont, West Virginia.

    The bride-to-be is a 2009 graduate of Carroll County High School and is currently working on her degree in Associate Religion at Union Bible College, in Westfield, Ind. where she is scheduled to graduate in May 2012.