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Today's Features

  • One of my favorite children’s book and Christmas TV special is “How The Grinch Stole Christmas.” I have watched this show faithfully for years.
    We all know the story, the Grinch despises the Who’s down in Whoville with their Christmas celebration. The Grinch hates all the “Noise, Noise, Noise” from the toys and their singing.  Then he came up with the “wonderful” idea to stop Christmas from coming.

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

    Wednesday, Dec. 22, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; movie day, 9:30 a.m.; massage, 10:30 a.m.; 12 days of X-mas, 11:30 a.m.
    Thursday & Friday, Dec. 23-24, closed for the Christmas holidays.
    Monday, Dec.27, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; exercise bike challenge, 10 a.m.
    Tuesday, Dec. 28, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; bingo, 10 a.m.

  • Hugh Shobert from Norman, Okla. was in the Army and stationed at Fort Knox when a friend arranged a blind date for Hugh with Leoma Lawrence who lived and operated her own beauty shop in St. Matthews, near Louisville. They were married by the justice of the peace on Dec. 25, 1945, in Jeffersonville, Ind.
    Leoma sold her beauty shop  and they drove to Fort Ord in Monterey Bay, Calif. where Hugh was then stationed. Hugh was discharged from the Army, February 6, 1946.

  • Volunteers gathered Wednesday, Dec. 15, to wrap gifts for the Community Christmas Project. The gifts were distributed Friday.  
    The Kentucky Road Runners, a bike group that does outstanding charity work of different types throughout Kentucky, assisted the group with the wrapping project. The Kentucky Road Runners also donated a truckload of toys for the Community Christmas Project, which is held through the  Carroll County Ministerial Association.

  • Only three days until Christmas; I hope you are not getting overly tired and stressed out from all of your shopping and cooking. This is a good time to re-think your strategy for your big meal. Maybe you have your Christmas dinner on Christmas Eve, which can also make a bigger rush to get everything done.

  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Grain, Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration is informing cattle producers who have done business with Eastern Livestock Company, LLC, of their rights under the bond provisions of the Packers and Stock-yards Act.

  • During the holidays and family gatherings, kitchens are used more than normal. Since the kitchen is a common place for fires to start, now is the time to review safety measures to prevent kitchen fires and know what to do if a fire does start.
    Here are some tips to prevent fires and burns:
    • Do not leave food cooking on the burners unattended. “Unattended cooking” is the “number one” cause of cooking fires.
    • Keep flammable materials away from burners and other heat sources.

  • Friday, Dec. 10, Mrs. Nancy Jo Grobmyer once again graciously opened her home to the Caby M. Froman Club for their annual Christmas celebration.  Mrs. Grobmyer began with a welcome for her fellow members and her two guests, Mrs. Mary Jo Mylor and Mrs. JoAnna Hammond.