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Today's Features

  • Wednesday, May 11

    Family Community Pharmacy Program will screen potential clients from 9-11 a.m. at the Northern Ky. Community Action Center, Highland Avenue. Call (502) 732-5253.

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.

    Carroll County Public Library holds its Wednesdays @ One program, 1 p.m. This month features a program on Lewis and Clark.

    Bingo is held at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall.

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets 8 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church.

  • A few weeks ago, severe storms and tornadoes ravaged Alabama. Many people lost their lives; many more lost their homes and more. 

    It was a story that, like the Japanese earthquake, became so up-close and transparent with the aid of technology. Because of the instant access to details, videos, and nearness of current events today, teenagers and children have the potential to be instantly exposed to the same information that adults once had to wait for once every 24 hours on the 6 o’clock news. 

  • Are you working on your family genealogy and wonder how to dig up more information? This Thursday, May 12, at 6:30 p.m., Carroll County genealogist Jim Graves will teach an intermediate genealogy class at the Carroll County Extension office.

  • The North Central Kentucky Hay Day is Thursday, May 12, at the Henry County Fairgrounds in New Castle. Exhibits will be on display  from 9: a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • As I write this column, it has been the most incredible day and there is more to come tomorrow.

    First, we went to our grandson’s ballgame in Villa Hills, Ky., which is always such fun. Those fellas are so little and cute. Of course, it was cloudy and rainy, but we managed to get through the complete game.

    I also had the pleasure of giving my grandmother’s china to my daughter. Grandmother gave the china, and Mother gave the china to me. Now it was time for me to pass it on.

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

    Wednesday, May 11: Rummy, pool, Wii games, euchre, 9:30 a.m.

    Thursday, May 12: Rummy, pool, Wii games, euchre, 9:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, 9:45 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; biscuits/gravy, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, May 13: Commodity pick-up, 8:30 a.m.; rummy, pool, Wii games, euchre, 9:30 a.m.; nutrition with Grace, 10 a.m.

  • Stamp Out Hunger drive set for Saturday

    Stamp Out Hunger, the annual letter carriers’ food drive, is Saturday, May 14. Please place nonperishable donations in a bag by your mailbox.

    Carriers will pick up donations and deliver them  to the local food pantry.

    Walk to benefit Brain Aneurysm Foundation

  • Kenny and Jenny Winkle of Carrollton, Ky., announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Jenna Winkle, to Willis Kemper, son of Eddie and Vicki Kemper, also of Carrollton.

    The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Carroll County High School and a 2011 graduate of Northern Kentucky University, with a degree in mathematics.

    The groom-to-be is a 2005 graduate of CCHS and a 2008 graduate of Jefferson Community and Technical College, with a degree in applied science. He is an operator for Gallatin Steel.

  • The terms “smart phone” and “app” have become integrated into the everyday language of today’s society. From social networking and games to books and cameras, a wide variety of applications – shortened to apps – are bombarding the market.