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Today's Features

  • At the end of the month, do you wonder what happened to your money? Are you regularly tempted to spend when you have a few extra dollars in your pocket? Spending and savings habits are directly linked to financial stability. Understanding how and where you spend money is important for financial success, especially in tough economic times.

    One important step for managing your household budget is to formulate a spending plan for your money. Use the following steps to develop your family’s spending plan:

  • Feb. 1-13

    Artwork may be turned in to the Carrollton Library. The Greater Federation of Woman’s Clubs Kentucky is sponsoring it’s annual Student Art Contest. High School Students may enter art work in the categories of painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography, computer design and crafts. Judging will take place Feb. 14. Artwork will remain on display for the remainder of the month.

    Thursday, Feb. 5

  • Jesus is described as one who teaches and speaks “with authority.” Jesus is one who can even command evil spirits to depart. Jesus comes with a clear vision and the courage to speak clearly and boldly. With Jesus around things happen.

  • For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.

    Thursday, Jan. 29: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; GED help, 5 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class. 6 p.m.

    Friday, Jan. 30: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Aloha Pillow, learn Hawaiian quilting techniques by making a small pillow in tropical colors, 10 a.m. until noon.

    Saturday, Jan. 31: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; family movie, “Book of Life,” 2 p.m.

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

     

    Thursday, Jan. 29: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-o, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Jan. 30: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; free manicures with Missy Ireland from Burlington Pharmacy, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  • The purpose of insurance is to protect against the unknown by providing financial security when the unexpected happens. Many people receive health insurance through their employers, but individuals who are self-employed, retired or who have too little or unaffordable coverage should purchase insurance on their own.

  • Cold weather is louse weather for livestock. Inadequate nutrition, compromised immune response and shipping stress also favor outbreaks, if there are any infested animals in the herd.

    Biting and sucking lice have been associated with reduced weight gains and general lack of thriftiness during periods of greatest winter stress. These small external parasites can spread quickly through a herd as animals bunch for warmth or when feeding.

  • This Saturday is our 4-H fundraiser, which is a vendor fair at the Relevant Church gymnasium from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. There will be local honey, jewelry, homemade crafts, skin care products, toys, candles, laundry detergent and more items. Please come out and visit our local vendors, which not only benefits them, but the 4-H program as well.