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Today's Features

  • The holidays are a busy time for the Carroll County Detention Center and Jailer Mike Humphrey.

    Humphrey and the detention center organize three holiday events for the Carroll County community.

     On Saturday, Dec. 17 at the National Guard Armory, the center hosts a Christmas dinner for the senior citizens in Carroll County. Food is donated from the Carroll County Fiscal Court, local churches and organizations and prepared by the jail. Volunteers enjoy helping serve the dinner.

  • The Ghent Woman’s Club held its Christmas meeting at New Horizons on Dec. 1.  Chet Mitchell, the executive director, went out of his way to set up the most beautiful table for our Christmas memories program.  He made us feel so very special by decorating  it for us. Thank you Chet. If you haven’t visited New Horizon’s since the new ownership, you just might want to take a look.

  • Communion service set for Dec. 24, 7 p.m.

    Carrollton United Methodist Church 310 Highland Avenue will hold its Christmas Eve Communion Service Saturday, Dec. 24 at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

    Song service planned at Dean Memorial

    Dean Memorial United Methodist Church in Worthville invites everyone to join them in celebrating songs of the season being performed by local talent on Wednesday, Dec. 21 at 6:30 p.m. 

    For additional information, contact Pastor Cecilia Murray at (502) 525-5664.

  • Wednesday, Dec. 21

    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.

     Carroll County High School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4 p.m. in the high school conference room.

    Thursday, Dec. 22

    Champions for a Drug-Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.

  • In 2000, the General Assembly created the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board. This board was given the task of distributing fifty percent of the state’s monies received from the Master Tobacco Settle-ment Agree-ment.

    The purpose? To assist agricultural development in the Commonwealth.

  • When you think of herbs to add to a holiday meal, you may only think of sage for sage stuffing.

    Many of the smells and tastes associated with holiday memories come from familiar herbs and spices. Cooking and garnishing with herbs and spices during the holidays add aromas and a special touch to entertaining in your home and gifts from your kitchen. Here are some seasonings for the season:

    • Bay leaves: Adds a woodsy flavor to soups, sauces and roasts; use them for garnishing serving dishes and to make small wreaths for gifts

  • The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety and the Kentucky State Police issued awards at a ceremony held Dec. 8, 2011 to law enforcement officers across the state for their individual contributions to the Commonwealth’s mission of aggressive traffic enforcement.

  • Wednesday, Dec 14, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Wednesdays at One, The Way We Get By, 1 p.m., 10 a.m.-noon; YAH book group, 4 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Dec. 15, 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.; ESL Class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Dec. 16, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; creative Fridays, 10-noon; computer basics, 10:30 a.m.; greasy, grimy grossology, sign-up please!, 3:30 p.m.

  • Kroger Relay for Life bake sale and pictures with Santa will be held, Saturday, Dec. 17, at Krogers in Carrollton.  

    The bake sale will be held from 10 a.m. -1 p.m. and pictures with Santa Claus (donation of $1) from 1-3 p.m. All donations will be given to Relay for Life.