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Today's Features

  • Carroll County woodland owners and other interested individuals are invited to attend the Forestry Fall Webinar Series at the Carroll County Extension Office beginning Oct. 1.

    The Forestry Fall Webinar Series is an excellent opportunity for woodland owners and those with an interest in forestry to get a significant amount of information in a relatively short time, without having to drive great distances to attend.

    The webinar will start at 7 p.m., last about one hour, at the Carroll County Extension Office.

    The first topic will be tree identification.

  • Football season is time for good food, tailgating, and family times with lots of good food. With changing weather from cool to warmer temperatures, it can also be a time for the risk of foodborne illness to increase. Keep your family safe from foodborne illness this season by following these on-the-go food safety tips:

    • Carry cold perishable foods in an insulated cooler with several inches of ice or frozen gel packs. Never let raw meat, cooked food or cut fresh fruits or vegetables sit out for more than two hours.

  • Sanders Baptist hosting fall revival Oct. 6-9

    Sanders Baptist Church will host a fall revival in October. The public is invited to attend.

    The event starts with the Sunday worship service at 11 a.m. Oct. 6 and will continue at 7 p.m. each evening through Wednesday, Oct. 9.

    Pastor Dwight Parker of New Liberty Baptist Church will be the featured speaker. There will be special music for each service. 

    Additional information is available by calling Pastor Hardin Lowe at (859) 643-5167.

     

  • The next time you feel like GOD can’t use you, just remember the stories of these people from the Bible:

    Noah was a drunk.

    Abraham was too old.

    Isaac was a daydreamer.

    Jacob was a liar.

    Joseph was abused.

    Moses had a stuttering problem.

    Gideon was afraid.

    Sampson had long hair and was a womanizer.

    Rahab was a prostitute.

    Jeremiah and Timothy were too young.

    David had an affair and was a murderer.

    Elijah was suicidal.

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@insightbb.com

     

    Thursday, Sept. 26: Bunk O, 10 a.m.; deuce’s wild rummy, noon.

    Friday, Sept. 27: Chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; crafts, 10 a.m.

    Saturday, Sept. 28: Ride the ducks and lunch at Tom and Chee, Newport, Ky., cost $15 plus cost of lunch, depart Senior Center at 10 a.m., $15 fee is due when you sign-up. Deadline Sept. 12.

  • Thursday, Sept. 26: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; music makers, 11 a.m.; help with computer: resumes, job applications or bring your computer for a one-on-one tutoring, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.; HealthCare Reform and Medicare, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Sept. 27: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; teen crafts, “Sharpie Tie Die, “ 3:30 p.m.

  • Amanda O’Neal of Carrollton announces the birth of her son, Weston O’Neal, born Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville, Ky. He weighed 7 pounds 5 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Big brother, Walker, age 2 helped welcome Weston home.

    Maternal grandparents are Eugene and Fonda O’Neal; and great-grandparents are Judy May, and Mary and Joe O’Neal all of Carrollton.

  • Carroll County Retired Teachers Association met Friday, Sept. 20, at Pat’s Place. There were 13 members present.

    After enjoying a lunch prepared by Donna Parish and Pat Perkins, President Cassandra McBurney called the meeting to order. The minutes of the May meeting were read by secretary Velma Hunt and approved as read. The financial report was given by the treasurer.