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Today's Features

  • Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of illness and death for North American women and kills more women than all forms of cancer combined. February is Women’s Heart Health Month, and it is a great time for women to start taking better care of their hearts all year round.

    It’s important to know your personal risk for heart disease and family history. Common risk factors for heart disease include elevated blood pressure, high cholesterol levels, smoking, diabetes, a sedentary lifestyle and overweight or obesity.

  • Saturday, Jan. 30

    Carrollton Rotary Club Winter Ball, 6 p.m.-12 a.m. at General Butler State Resort Park Conference Center. The event is in support of JCTC-Carrollton Campus and features music from The Tymes. 

    Wednesday, Feb. 3

    Sanders City Commission will hold its regular meeting at 7 p.m. at the Sanders firehouse, due to scheduling conflicts. All future monthly meetings will be held on regular dates on the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m.

     

    Weekly, monthly activities

  • Many food companies try to persuade people to purchase their brand by marketing with the phrase “Accept no substitutes!” In other words, their product is the best and all others are inferior. In many instances, we will only purchase the “real thing” because we believe the substitutes don’t taste as well. 

  • Carroll County Public Library and Carroll County Panther Tots hosted a “Frozen” party Jan. 13, at the library. An estimated 182 people attended, with 82 children signed up. The event provided a meal catered by Ma Tiller’s Catering and several activities for children ages birth to five years old. Children were encouraged to dress up as their favorite “Frozen” character.

  • New events for January:

    Friday, Jan. 22: Shawl Knitting Workshop I, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

    Monday, Jan. 25:  4-H Knitting (ages 9 and up), 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. 

    Monday, Jan. 25:  Court Street Cinema:  “The Intern,” 6 p.m.

    Friday, Jan. 29:  Shawl Knitting Workshop II, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. 

     

    Regular programming for January: 

    Every Monday-Friday: Walk-away-the-Pounds, 9 a.m.

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation.

     

    Thursday, Jan. 21:, Cards and Games, 8:30 a.m.; bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, noon; chair volleyball, 12:30 p.m.

    Friday, Jan. 22: Cards and Games, 8:30 a.m.; YMCA/Silver Sneakers Splash, gym, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, noon; chair volleyball, 12:30 p.m.

  • Kroger Relay for Life Cutie Pie Contest starts now and will run through Feb. 13. Bring in your cutie’s favorite photo with name, age (birth to three years old) and parents phone number attached. Bring photo and information to the Carrollton Kroger  directly behind the u-scan.

    Customers and family will be able to vote on their favorite cutie by depositing money in corresponding cups with photo number. Girls and boys first place winners will be awarded trophies. Winners will be announced, Sunday, Feb. 14.

  • The BauerFinancial Inc., of Coral Gables, Fla. announced that Untied Citizens Bank & Trust, of Campbellsburg, Ky. has once again earned its coveted 5-Star Superior rating. Earning and sustaining Bauer’s highest rating for the most recent 90 consecutive quarters, United Citizens Bank & Trust has also put itself in the top 10 percent which carries with it the added designation of “Sustained Superiority.”