Today's Features

  • The Republican Party of Carroll County will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. Feb. 26, at the Community Room at 1208 Highland Ave. Lieutenant governor candidate Chris McDaniel is scheduled to speak. He is the running mate of gubernatorial candidate and current Agriculture Commissioner James Comer.

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com.

    Thursday, Feb. 12: All day, card games, billiards, TV, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-o, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.

    Friday, Feb. 13: All day, card games, billiards, TV, starting at 8:30 a.m.; movie day with snacks, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  • The open enrollment period for Affordable Health Care through kynect continues through Feb. 15. For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.

    Thursday, Feb. 12: Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; GED help, 5 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class. 6 p.m.; Valentine Essential Oils Make and Take Class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Feb. 13: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; PHd’s craft class, 10 a.m. until noon.

  • Operation Prom Dress Shop 2015 will be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, at Relevant Church gymnasium. This year’s theme is “The Red Carpet Experience.” Operation Prom Dress is a free event for high school girls looking for a dress for prom. There are more than 1,000 dresses to choose from. Girls have the opportunity to leave with a dress, shoes, purse, jewelry and makeup all for free.

  • February is the month of love thanks to St. Valentine and Library Legislative Day.  This is the time of the year we take our message to Frankfort and let all of our representatives know how much we love our libraries.  We are fortunate to have great representatives that truly understand the value of libraries in our state, but it is always good to remind them.

  • The fifth annual Carroll County Relay for Life pageants will be held from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at Carroll County Middle School auditorium. The event is sponsored by Team Robbins, and all proceeds benefit the Carroll County Relay for Life.

    The pageants are open to everyone and cost $35 per participant, except for the Survivor category, which is free to enter.

  • Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow earlier this week, meaning six more weeks of winter, but there is an upside to that prediction…there are only six more weeks of winter!

    Spring will be here before we know it, and the pests that come with it will be sure to make their presence known as well.

  • At the end of the month, do you wonder what happened to your money? Are you regularly tempted to spend when you have a few extra dollars in your pocket? Spending and savings habits are directly linked to financial stability. Understanding how and where you spend money is important for financial success, especially in tough economic times.

    One important step for managing your household budget is to formulate a spending plan for your money. Use the following steps to develop your family’s spending plan: