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Today's Features

  • Do you keep a regular daily schedule for your children?  Children need a family schedule they can count on. They should have enough rest and sleep every day. There should be time to eat meals without rushing. Time should be planned to complete homework. Finally, there should be time for enough physically active play that your child freely chooses.

  • Carroll County Public Library will display quilts during the month of October. Other events planned are:

    Wednesday, Oct. 26, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Creative Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Oct. 27, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m.; music makers, age 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, age 4-6, 1:30 p.m.; Ghost Stories, Bill Watson, Storyteller, 6:30 p.m.

    Friday, Oct. 28, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10:30 a.m.

  • The Carrolton Rotary Club asks local residents to donate clean and gently used or new coats for their neighbors who are in need as the winter months approach.

    Drop-off points are Carroll County Memorial Hospital administration office Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; First Baptist Church back entrance, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Relevant Church, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-noon; and Carrollton United Methodist Church back entrance, Monday-Thursday, noon-3 p.m.

  • A team from Dow Corning, Carrollton helped winterize homes for seniors to support “Project Comfort,” an annual effort to help those in need, organized by the Ministerial Association of Carroll County and coordinated by Bill Welty.

    Activities included caulking storm windows, installing weather stripping, repairing gutters, trimming trees and shrubs, as well as building a new crawl space door and repairing a garden gate.

     

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026

     

    Wednesday, Oct. 26: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.

    Thursday, Oct. 27: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; SHIP presentation with Sharon Miskell, 11:45 a.m.

    Friday, Oct. 28: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; trip to Belterra Casino, 10:30 a.m.

    Monday, Oct. 31: Halloween bingo, 10 a.m.; fried chicken pot luck, 11:30 a.m.

  • Jamie and Danielle Kinman would like to announce the birth of their son, Kolt Charles Kinman, born Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville, Ky. He weighed 7 pounds 8 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.

    Big sister, Kylee Kinman, age four, helped welcome Kolt home.

    Maternal grandparents are Charlie and Dru Maiden of Carrollton.

    Paternal grandparents are Ronnie and Margaret Kinman of Carrollton.

  • Rebecca Gibson and Dustin Conrad would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Gracie Ann Conrad born Aug. 13, 2011, at Suburban Hospital in Louisville, Ky. She weighed 7 pounds 4 ounces and was 20 ¼ inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Jay and Ruthann Gibson of Worthville.

    Paternal grandparents are Yolanda Conrad of Turners Station and Andy Mefford of Carrollton.

  • I recently had a call regarding leaving meat in the microwave overnight and whether you can still eat it. Unfortunately, the answer is no. The microwave provides a warm environment for bacteria to grow and even though it may smell okay, you don’t actually know what bacteria has grown.