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Today's Features

  • During the holidays extra tiny tastes of food may not make a difference in the short run, but little bits from now through New Year’s can result in unwelcome weight gains. During the holiday season I find it hard to resist sampling the food I am preparing or baking. Plus, there are more special social occasions with great food. 

    Here are a few strategies to help curb your tendency to take many tiny tastes:

    • Chew gum when cooking or baking.

  • The Agriculture Water Quality Act was passed by the Kentucky legislature in 1994. It states that landowners with 10 or more acres in agricultural production must develop a water quality plan.

    If you farm 10 or more acres or plan to harvest trees on 10 or more acres in Kentucky, then you are required by state law to implement an agriculture water quality plan. 

    This plan documents the best management practices you’re using to protect water resources. 

  • Wednesday, Nov. 30

    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.

    Thursday, Dec. 1

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets 8 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church.

    Friday, Dec. 2

    Caby M. Froman Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

  • An unintended defining moment for basketball great Michael Jordan was his Hall of Fame speech a few years ago.

  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints will hold its second “Our Savior’s Nativity” Friday Dec. 2, 4-8 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 3, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

    Visitors will be able to experience what it might have been like to walk down a street in Bethlehem when Christ was born, and they will see an indoor live nativity. The church, located at 501 Main St., will also display more than 50 individual nativity sets belonging to their friends and neighbors.

  • General Butler State Resort Park holds its winter festival programs Saturday, Dec. 3.

    The morning begins with Breakfast with Santa, 8-10:30 a.m. in the Two Rivers Restaurant. (Regular  buffet prices apply.)

    From 9-11 a.m., there will be a pottery workship. Katrina’s School of Dance in Carrollton will perform at 11 a.m.

    On Saturday evening at 7 p.m., there will be a holiday concert featuring David Stahl and Freedie Helm on the messanine in the lodge.

    For more information, call (502) 732-4384.

  • The Carrollton United Methodist Church organized “The Advent Musical Program.” In its 14th year, the program will feature performers from six different counties in two states, organizer Sharon Hunt said. Connie Goldman, D.M.A. and her husband, Dale, are among the performers. From Carroll County, the following people will be performing: Tony Gossum, Jennifer White, Mary Ellis Coombs, Vicky Meister and Brandon Stewart. Also from Carroll County are Rachel Hunt and Sara Clifton, who will be signing to “Breath of Heaven.”

  • CAYR dinner will be held from 5-7 p.m., Friday Nov. 25 at  Calvary Full Gospel Church at Prestonville Westside Firehouse in Prestonville. There will be free food. The event is open to the public.