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Today's Features

  • We all want to be happy, but many people don’t realize how this affects our spending. We all have things that we need or want to buy that we think will make us happy, and those things often do bring us some pleasure. But maybe we’re not doing ourselves as much of a favor as we think.

    Have you ever bought something because a TV commercial said you need it to be happy? Are you buying something because you are trying to keep up with others? How long will this pleasure really last? How long will something we buy make us happy?

  • Friday, July 1

    Caby M. Froman Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    First Friday on the Courthouse Square features music by Clay Cable, the RiverView Farmers Market and the second Carrollton’s Hottest Dog Contest, 4-7 p.m.

    Monday, July 4
    Independence Day

    Tuesday, July 5

    Kentucky Kruizers meets at 7 p.m. at Welch’s Riverside Restaurant.

    Wednesday, July 6

  • Third Annual English School reunion/bizarre, English, Ky. will be held Oct 1. Setup fee for each booth is $15 and must be in by July 1. Arts and crafts, handmade items only will be featured. Any questions please call (502) 732-5332 or (502) 741-2907 or website: www.schoolhouse1929.com.

  • Friday, July 1, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Carrollton Main Street, First Friday, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

    Monday, July 4, Closed for holiday.

    Tuesday, July 5, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Wednesday, July 6, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; creative Wednesdays 10-noon, teens welcome; Legos at the library, 6 p.m.

  • Misty Brett Abercrombie and James Michael Franklin II announce their plans to wed 4 p.m., July 2, 2011, at Sanders Baptist Church in Sanders, Ky.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Tom and Jeanie Abercrombie of Sanders, Ky.

    The groom-to-be is the son of Jimmie and Linda Franklin of Ghent, Ky.

    A reception will be held at Sanders fire house following the ceremony. All friends and family are welcome.

  • I spent several hours last week preparing my Bible study lessons on the Book of Genesis. It is amazing to compare the story of creation to life as it is today.

    The study on creation helped me, more and more, to see life of God in every one and in every thing. I see the vibration of God’s life everywhere.

    These days, all of us enjoy the sunrise and sunset.

  • Ghent Baptist Church will host Vacation Bible school from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday, June 26, to Wednesday, June 29, for children ages 5-11.

    This year’s theme is “Rev it Up — Full Throttle for God.”

  • Ghent Baptist Church will host Vacation Bible school from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday, June 26, to Wednesday, June 29, for children ages 5-11.

    This year’s theme is “Rev it Up — Full Throttle for God.”

  • WHAS Crusade for Children will hold its annual golf scramble Friday, June 24, at Fairway Golf Course in Wheatley, Ky.

    Cost is $45 per person for teams of four, and a fun-filled day of golf is planned, including free food and drinks, door prizes, a 50/50 split-the-pot raffle, a chipping contest, and more.

    All proceeds will benefit the Crusade for Children.

    For more information, or to sign up your team, call the Carrollton Fire Department at (502) 732-7041 or (502) 525-1943.