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Today's Features

  • Wednesday, March 16: 9:30 a.m., Walk Away the Pounds; 10 a.m.-noon, sewing room.
     

    Thursday, March 17: 9:30 a.m., Walk Away the Pounds;11 a.m., music nakers, for ages 18 months and up; 1:30 p.m., story hour, for ages from 4-6 years old; 4 p.m., yoga group; 4 p.m., GED help; 5 p.m., homework help; 6 p.m., ESL class.
     

    Friday, March 18: 9:30 a.m., Walk Away the Pounds; 6 p.m., Friday night music, Open Mic Night.
     

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

  • Many parents worry for their families, and especially for their children’s future. But the actual question would be, what is really being done for them?
    We think that having a good job, a good house and a good car, providing them with food, buying them clothes and giving them an education so that they face the future on their own, means that we have accomplished our job as parents. But what about moral principles and, most importantly, what about God’s principles?

  • Carroll County resident Marjorie Bowers conquered her fear of heights by trekking a mountain range in the Tibetan Himalayas.

    Last year, she conquered clostrophobia – fear of tight spaces – by crawling 250 feet down a 3-foot-by-3-foot shaft into the depths of an Egyptian pyramid.

    Now she is fearless, she says with a smile.

    But conquering those fears actually has been more of a serendipitous by-product of her travels to such far-flung, exotic places. Rather, Bowers is attempting to quench her deep thirst for knowledge.

  • The Carroll County Extension Homemakers hosted a tea Feb. 16 for the residents of New Horizons Assisted Living
    Residents were treated to tea, sandwiches and cookies, and former members shared their memories of belonging to the Homemakers Club.
    Stories of days gone by and of hobbies and interests brought smiles to everyone.

  • The News-Democrat

  • Community business leaders can access the knowledge and experience of 11 internationally acclaimed leaders by attending the Chick-fil-A Leadercast at Family Worship Center in Carrollton on May 6.
    The Chick-fil-A Leadercast is a one-day leadership training event broadcast live from Atlanta, Ga. to hundreds of sites throughout the nation, including Carrollton. Speakers for the event include:

  • A 10-hour Kentucky hunters education class will meet from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, March 18, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 19, at the Carroll County Extension Building, 500 Floyd Ave., Carrollton.
    The class is required for all hunters born after Jan. 1, 1975. Topics include survival, first aid, firearm safety, ethics, wildlife identification.
    The class is free to anyone 9 years old or older on the day of the class. Another class is set for Aug. 26-27.
    For information, call (502) 732-5120.

  • I hope you noticed the ad in the paper recently about the sign-up period for the Phase I cost-share money.
    Applications will be taken from Wednesday, March 16, through 4:30 p.m. March 30; they will be available at the Extension Office, and anyone on my mailing list will receive an application in the mail. They will be sent out Tuesday, March 15.
    The sign-up this time has a 25- to 75-percent match, with a limit of $2,500. Receipts dated from Sept. 21 through the end of the program will be eligible.