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Today's Features

  • Undoubtedly, this winter has been the strongest of the past decade; the snowfall has caused local residents quite a lot of grief while driving to work or on the way to drop children off at school.

    A simple trip to the store became a hazardous feat because of the icy slick roads. Consequently, nobody can declare that the climate of these past months has left them unaffected. It’ll prove difficult to forget the polar vortex that whipped almost every state in the U.S. But it’s easy to ignore God, who granted us life and a reason to live.

  • The Carroll County Circuit Court Clerk’s office will close at noon on Monday, March 31, to allow for the electronic conversion of information. The new court system’s accounts receivable program goes live April 1.  The Accounts Receivable program allows the KYCOURTS case management system to speak electronically to the receipts/bookkeeping system. The judicial branch is required to report money owed to the state general fund and the new AR program makes it possible to file this report.

     

  • American Cancer Society will hold a town hall meeting at 6:30 p.m. on April 3 entitled, “Your Relay Dollars At Work” at the General Butler State Resort Park conference center.

    American Cancer Society representatives and professionals discuss how Carroll County’s Relay dollars are used to benefit those in Carroll County and beyond.

  • Thursday, March 27: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, March 28: Walk-away the pounds. 9 a.m.; let’s make truffles, 3:30 p.m.

    Saturday, March 29: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.

    Monday, March 31: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.; Court Street Cinema, “American Hustle,” 6 p.m.

  • 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, March 27: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, March 28: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; walking program, 10 a.m.; trip to “Our Best” restaurant, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  • The Rev. and Mrs. David and Julia Croucher of Carrollton announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Holly Ann Rose Croucher to Ronnie W. Wineinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald and Shirley Wineinger of North Vernon, Ind.

    The ceremony will be held 1:30 p.m., Saturday, June 28, 2014, officiated by both the bride’s father, and her grandfather the Rev. Dennis Croucher at the First Apostolic Church in Carrollton. A reception will be held immediately after at the General Butler Park Conference Center. Invitations will be sent.

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    Jonica Taylor and Daniel Boyer announce the birth of their daughter, Ava Rae Boyer, born Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville, Ky. She weighed 8 pounds and 5 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Her sisters and brother: Makayla, Jaylyn, and Taylor Sea and Gwen and Colton Boyer helped welcome her home.

  • I wish that I could happily report that as I type this I’m sitting outside, wearing shorts and thoroughly enjoying the warm Kentucky weather. Alas, I’m indoors with a long sleeve shirt and pants and shivering at the thought of going outside at all. Oh well, sooner or later that day and that article will come. Today though, it’s a different subject.

  • One of the 4-H categories is that of leadership.  Wednesday, March 19, nine people from Carroll County Extension attended the “Capitol Exper-ience” event in Frank-fort and on March 20, 21 and 22, seven delegates attended Teen Summit in Jabez.

    Knowing your elected officials, how the government works and the process of creating political change are all important skills necessary for youth to become active members of society.

  • For parents, being a good role model is a constant challenge and a lifelong job. Kids absorb everything their parents say and do, right down to their eating habits.

    Consider these tips for building a healthy foundation for your kids’ eating habits by starting with yourself.