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Today's Features

  • Gail Collins of Carrollton and Mark A. McDonald of Worthville will exchange wedding vows, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, at the Legion Hall in Carrollton with a reception immediately following at 2 p.m.

    The bride to be is the daughter of the late Roy and Ora Mae Taulbee and the mother of Mandy Purvis, Brandy Collins and Mark Collins Jr. She graduated from Carroll County High School and is employed as a Drumoff at Site Services.

  • The fifth annual Disability Awareness Walk will be held Saturday, Nov. 5.

    Registration begins at 11 a.m. and the walk starts at noon in the Wattsy’s House of Iron parking lot. Participants will receive free refreshments and the opportunity to win prizes. Walkers who raise at least $5 in sponsorships will receive a commemorative DAW t-shirt. Ask your family, friends and neighbors to sponsor you in this walk.

  • What wonderful, beautiful weather we have had these past few days. I love to be outside now, but I also like to sit down and reminisce during the fall season. Maybe because it is the time of year we think about home and hearth. Some of it also may have to do with spending time at the Chamber of Commerce banquet and listening to all the “oldies” via Elvis and the juke box last Thursday evening. That certainly brought back many memories and was a great evening.

  • Carroll County Girl Scouts invite all children preschool up to sixth grade to their Halloween costume contest Saturday, Oct. 22 at the front entrance of Butler State Resort Park at 4 p.m.

    Registration begins at 3:30 p.m. Prizes and trophies awarded. The girl scouts will be accepting cat and dog food donations for the registration fee to go to Carroll County Animal Center.
     

  • Kathryn Winn Primary holds its fall festival 3-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29.
    A $5 per child admission or $10 per family admission will help to benefit the school and help raise funds for new playground equipment.

    It will also allow each child the opportunity to have a great time, playing games, touring the haunted house, participating in a costume contest and bouncing in an inflatable.

    Concessions, vendor booths, additional games, a silent auction and a basket auction will also be available but are not included in the admission fee.

  • General Butler State Resort Park will present a dinner theater production featuring singer, entertainer and impressionist Kevin Adams on Nov. 12.

    Adams has been entertaining for more than 20 years and can do more than 100 voices and impressions including Elvis, Louis Armstrong, Willie Nelson, Sonny and Cher, and many more. The show starts at 6:30 p.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library will display quilts during the month of Oct.

    Wednesday, Oct. 19: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; creative Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon; YAH book, Leaving Gee’s Bend by Irene Latham, 4 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Oct. 20: 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.

    Friday, Oct. 21: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10:30 a.m.; Greasy, Grimy, Grossy: Gossology for kids, 3:30 p.m.