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Today's Features

  • If you told someone you were going to walk 60 miles over three straight days, they may raise their eyebrows. But that is exactly what Carrollton resident Brittany Belcher and thousands of other people across the country did to raise money for breast cancer research.

  • “He’s tougher than a pine knot.”

    That’s John Boots’ assessment of his grandson, Colston, 11, who lives with his family in their Harbor Point home in Carrollton.

    Colston Boots, a sixth-grader at Carroll County Middle School, is a rising star on the dirt-bike racing circuit, competing in – and winning – competitions on tracks throughout Kentuckiana.

  • “He’s tougher than a pine knot.”

    That’s John Boots’ assessment of his grandson, Colston, 11, who lives with his family in their Harbor Point home in Carrollton.

    Colston Boots, a sixth-grader at Carroll County Middle School, is a rising star on the dirt-bike racing circuit, competing in – and winning – competitions on tracks throughout Kentuckiana.

  • Carroll County Emergency Management reminds you to take time now to get your home ready for the winter season by following these tips:

    1.Have your heating systems checked by a professional annually. This will ensure that your system is working safely and efficiently which, in turn, will save you money. If you heat by wood, clean your fireplace or stove. Have your chimney flues checked for any buildup of creosote and then cleaned to lessen the risk of fire.

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

     

    Wednesday, Nov. 2: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.

    Thursday, Nov. 3: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; SHIP with Sharon Miskell, 11:45 a.m.

    Friday, Nov. 4: Commodities. 8:30 a.m.; euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.

    Monday, Nov. 7: Euchre, pool, WII game, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Morning muffins provided by New Horizons Assisted Living Facility, 10 a.m.

  • General Butler State Resort Park will present a dinner theater production featuring singer, entertainer and impressionist Kevin Adams on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 6:30 p.m. 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. 

  • Bob and I had the pleasure of hosting our dear friends from Virginia this past weekend.  We were a respite stop for them, since Brenda just lost her mother of 93 years, a few days before.  Bob and I had made the trip to Anderson, Ind., my hometown, to pay our respects.

    While we were there, she asked if they could stay with us on their way home because she needed some relaxation. What a wonderful compliment and what a special pleasure to provide some precious relaxation for them.

  • Wednesday, Nov. 2, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; creative Wednesday, 10 a.m.-noon; quilt class, jelly roll surprise, 1 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Nov. 3, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m.; music makers ages 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, ages 4-6 years, 1:30 p.m.

     Friday, Nov. 4, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10:30 a.m.

    Saturday, Nov. 5, Teen movie, “Captain America”, 2 p.m.

    Sunday, Nov. 6. Change your clocks back, change your batteries.

  • Carrollton Rotary Club and Down on Main Street restaurant will co-sponsor a pancake breakfast from 7-10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19 with all proceeds going to Carroll County Food Pantry.  Club members will cook and serve at the restaurant and have invited local “celebrities” to join in.