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Today's Features

  • When it comes to life’s circumstances and what goes on each day, how do you respond with gratitude, grit or grouch? And is your response determined by your circumstance or by your character?

    Here is a quiz to assess your response. Let’s start:

    Question 1:You are in the 20 item line at Walmart with your two cans of green beans, one can of Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom Soup and one package of French Fried onions. The person in front of you has a full shopping cart of items. How do you respond?

  • Did you know that Kentucky is the largest cattle producing state east of the Mississippi River?

    As a Common- wealth, that is something to be proud of.

    Kent-ucky is home to about 1.1 million beef cows, and ranks fifth nationally in total number of cattle farms.

    Carroll County, even though small in land size, has about 8,000 cows and calves as reported in the 2010 cattle estimate conducted by the National Agricultural Statistics Service.

  • It’s the holiday season. If you hear, “stay off the SoFAS” during this holiday season, it doesn’t mean to stay off the sofa or get active. “SoFAS” are calories from solid fat and added sugars and is a new term used in the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

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

     

    Wednesday, Nov. 9: Rummy tournament, 9:30 a.m.; luncheon provided by Burlington Pharmacy.11:45 a.m.

    Thursday, Nov. 10: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; biscuits/gravy, 11:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.

    Friday, Nov. 11: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; movie day, 9:30 a.m.

  • Wednesday, Nov. 16, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; creative Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon; YAH book group, “Ship Breaker”, 4 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Nov. 17, 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.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Nov. 18, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10:30 a.m.; after school Lego fun, 3:30 – 4:45 p.m.; Friday night music, Dennis Wheeler, 6 p.m.

  • David M. Perry and Andria Y. Kyle of Carrollton would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Bristol Lynn Perry, born Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, at Baptist Hospital Northeast in LaGrange, Ky. She weighed 6 pounds and was 19.5 inches long.


    Her big sister, Mackenzie Perry, age seven, helped welcome her home.


    Paternal grandparents are Eddie and Sheila Perry of Carrollton.


     Maternal grandparents are Susan M. Kyle of Milton, Ky. and the late David L. Kyle.

  • Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County hosted a roundtable discussion with Rep. Geoff Davis Nov. 10. During that discussion, which lasted for 90 minutes, issues facing the Champions coalition and community on the local level were discussed, as well as some of the initiatives coming out of his Washington D.C. office.  During the discussion, Rep. Davis stressed to the community that he has never seen an initiative for D.C. that worked if it wasn’t owned on the local level. 

  • The Nov. 1 meeting of the Carrollton Woman’s Club was held at Pat’s Place on Seminary Street.

    The program was provided by Grace Angotti, Home Life Chairman.

    Angotti brought Christin Herbst, the new agricultural/4H Extension agent who spoke to them about the importance of family and how important her family had been to her. Both her father and grandfather had been Extension agents in Adair County.