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Today's Features

  • By LISA CONNOR

    Special to The News-Democrat

    Eldon Brown’s life began on Oct. 25, 1959 in Covington. He was born to Eldon and Janet Brown. Life for the Brown family was difficult, and it was especially trying to care for a child as rambunctious and as energetic as their little Eldon.  

  • Wednesday, Oct. 14 Angel Food Ministries will take orders from 5-6 p.m. at Milton Baptist Church. Menus have been distributed to Morgan’s, Midway and Riverside. Specials can now be purchased without purchasing items from the main menu. Any questions please call Kate Bowling at (502) 553-5889. Trimble County Middle School Site Bas

  • Wednesday, Oct. 14

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

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County Public Library holds Wednesdays @ One, 1 p.m., featuring Sarah Jane Lynch with her collection of antique dolls and doll quilts.

    AA Big Book study group meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

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    For 12 years, second-graders in Carolee Kunkel’s class at Bedford Elementary School have watched caterpillars turn into monarch butterflies.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 7

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County Public Library holds Wednesdays @ One, 1 p.m., featuring Sarah Jane Lynch with her collection of antique dolls and doll quilts.

    AA Big Book study group meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Ghent Planning and Zoning Commission meets at 6 p.m. in Ghent City Hall.

  • Thursday-Friday, Oct. 8 & 9 Commodity card recertification will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Senior Building. Bring proof of income and information on any changes in your family’s case. Call 255-7514 if you cannot come during those hours. Friday-Saturday, Oct. 9-10 Milton Baptist Church is hosting a “24-Hour Fall Break

  • Saturday, Sept. 26 The Seventh Annual Repair Affair starts with breakfast at 7:30 a.m. at the Senior Citizens Building at Trimble County Park. Anyone may volunteer their time and talents to help repair homes for the elderly and disabled in Trimble County. The Trimble County Klunkers Antique tractor club will host a trail ride beginning at 10 am at David Liters farm on Liberty Rd.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 6 Bedford Rotary Club meets every Tuesday at noon at the Trimble County Public Library. Madison Pediatrics of KDH and Pathways Youth Shelter will present a special program to educate adults to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. or 5:30-8:30 p.m., cost $5 per person. Call Jill Turner at 812-265-0323 for register. Food

  • Wednesday, Sept. 30

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study group meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Bingo every Wednesday night at the American Legion, Post No. 41 at 123 Fifth St. in Carrollton. Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m. All are welcome.

    Thursday, Oct. 1

  • Living out a dream and crossing things off my bucket list is what I have had the opportunity to do for the past two years as I have worked at The News-Democrat.

    As a child of 7 or 8, I produced a hand written newspaper of sorts for my subdivision in Mason, Ohio.  I only put out several editions before I realized how hard it was to hand write several copies every week.

    Next I was the editor of our junior high school newspaper and then worked on my high school yearbook and was editor of the high school newspaper when I was a senior.