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Today's Features

  • Carrollton One-Stop has relocated to 1209 Highland Ave., Suite E, Carrollton from its previous location at 320 Garrard St.

    The new facility will continue to house Workforce Investment Act services, the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation and the Office of Employment and Training. The office closed for two days last week during the move.

  • Everyone who joins the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation with a $10 donation before Aug. 31 will receive 10 free white flowering dogwood trees through the Foundation’s Trees for America campaign.

    New members of the Arbor Day Foundation also receive The Tree Book. Send a $10 membership contribution to Ten Dogwoods, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, Neb. 58410.or join online at arborday.org/august.

  • They survived. That is the 61 campers and 13 adults and teens that attended 4-H Camp last week.

    It was hot, but we had a great week and I hope that they want to go back next year. We had a great bunch of leaders at camp and three were there for the first time, Levi Underwood, Traci Morgan and Crystal Richards. The other adult leaders were Crystal Franklin, Sharon Hopkins and Kayla Stewart. Our great teen leaders were Haley Hendrick, Nikki Hill, Nicky States, Jamie Glauber, Cameron Logsdon, Conner Dermon and Taylor Hill.

  • With all the ripe summer produce, I have been teaching food preservation workshops to help you learn proper methods of “putting up food” for those cold winter months ahead.

    Last week I concluded teaching the canning workshops.

    In August I have two more workshops scheduled — one on freezing on Tuesday, Aug. 9 and making pickles and relishes on Thursday, Aug. 18. Both of these are all-day workshops from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. A $12 fee will be charged for each workshop, which includes lunch.

  • Wednesday, July 27, Walk away the pounds, 9:30 a.m.; creative Wednesdays, teens welcome, 10 a.m.-noon; stage one drama camp, 1-4 p.m.; summer reading program picnic, 5:30 p.m.

    Thursday, July 28, Walk away the pounds, 9:30 a.m.; stage one drama camp, 1-4 p.m.

    Friday, July 29, Walk away the pounds, 9:30 a.m.; stage one drama camp, 1-4 p.m.

    Saturday, July 30, Extreme couponing, sign-up please, 10 a.m.; National Dance Day event, 10 a.m.; game day, 1-4 p.m.

    Sunday, July 31, Closed.

  • I do not know about you, but I have been busy putting up pickle relish.

    I have cucumbers coming out my ears, and that is remarkable since in the past I have told you how good we are at growing zucchini. 

    I picked a cucumber the other day that must weigh three pounds.  Of course, it wasn’t used for the relish.

  • Solomon was dreaming about his new ministry as king of God’s people Israel. King David, his father, had been a most worthy leader, and Solomon wanted so much to follow in his father’s footsteps and govern well.

    This young king understood the awesome privilege and responsibility he was facing (1 Kings 3:5-9).

  • Wednesday, July 27

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Cartmell Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 3:30 p.m. at the school.

    Bingo at American Legion, Fifth Street, Carrollton, every Wednesday. Doors open at 5 p.m. (502) 732-4941. Everyone welcome.

    Thursday, July 28