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Today's Features

  • Wednesday, June 22

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

    AA Big Book study group 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. an the school.

    Thursday, June 23

  • Wednesday, June 22

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

    AA Big Book study group 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. an the school.

    Thursday, June 23

  • Our family has been a busy one this week. We spent June 12 hosting an engagement party for our daughter and her fiancé.

    It was only for the family, but the groom’s family is quite large. It was fun for me because now that I no longer cater, I have the time to do more meals and parties for friends and family, which I love to do.

    Since I did not know the likes and dislikes of the group we were entertaining, I tried to include some very simple, but well-liked foods that I have served over the years. 

  • District Court Judge Thomas M. Funk, who serves Carroll, Grant and Owen counties, attended a Local Rules Seminar on May 17-18 in Louisville.

    The seminar was to help courts update their local rules to comply with the new statewide “Family Court Rules of Procedure and Practice” adopted by the Supreme Court Jan. 1.

  • Jon Becraft, son of Bradley and Ethel Becraft of Sanders, was among 171 students who received bachelor’s degrees during Hanover College’s 178th annual commencement ceremony, held Saturday, May 28, at the Point on the college’s campus.

    Becraft, a theatre major, graduated from Carroll County High School before attending Hanover.

  • It is officially summertime, which means it seems that we are all running in different directions and time seems to be flying at a rate that is unreal in comparison to winter. 

    The sun comes out earlier and stays out later, however that rarely equates to the ability to get more done.  In summertime, we often get so busy that we can forget there are activities going on in our community that we can get involved in. 

  • There will be a Farm Field Day Tuesday, July 12, at the Bob Luckhardt Farm on Pardue Road in Ghent.

    Signs will be at Sharon Road and Hwy. 47 and at Pardue and Sharon roads. I think the road sign may say Purdue Road.

    The day will begin at 6 p.m. and end with a twilight meal. Topics will be seeding techniques, restoring high traffic areas, warm season grasses, winter limit feeding of livestock, watering system options and dead animal composting.

  • Carroll County Extension Homemakers participated in the 2011 Relay for Life Friday, June 17 at the Carroll County Fairgrounds. 

    Sister Teddy Nolan was the lucky winner of the beautiful caring lap quilt made by Home-makers’ president Gloria Lindsay. All funds were  donated to the Carroll County Relay for Life cancer effort.

  • The threat of severe storms Friday night and into Saturday morning didn’t deter the 15 teams participating in this year’s Relay for Life at the Carroll County Fairgrounds.

    County Relay Chairman Scott Niswonger said meteorologists earlier in the week forecast a 60 percent chance of severe thunderstorms, prompting him to call a special meeting with team captains and other Relay official Thursday night to determine options for the annual event, which was held from 7 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday.