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Today's Features

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

    Wednesday, Feb. 2, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9.a.m.; Rummy tournament, 9:30 a.m.; massage, 10:30 a.m.
    Thursday, Feb. 3, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.
    Friday, Feb. 4, Commodity pick-up, 8:30 a.m.; Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.
    Monday, Feb. 7, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; movie day with refreshments, 9:30 a.m., Euchre, 9:30 a.m.
    Tuesday, Feb. 8, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; bingo, 10 a.m.; aging in place, 11 a.m.

  • General Butler State Resort Park, Perfect Harmony Weekend Dinner theatre presents Eight Days A Week. This Beatles tribute band recreates the Beatles sound, truly capturing the excitement, high energy and feeling that the Fab Four created. They deliver a show that is comparable to the national touring bands with all the excitement.

  • The Carrollton Rotary Club’s 30 members are joining in with the bigger world-wide organization’s more than 1.2 million business, professional and community leaders to celebrate Rotary Awareness Week.

    President Mark Smith invites local residents to attend one of the club’s weekly meetings, held at noon on Wednesday  in the lodge at General Butler State Resort Park.

  • The Carroll County Public Library, 136 Court Street in Carrollton, will host  a Student Art Show and Open House this Saturday, Feb. 5.
    The public is invited to come view artwork created for the juried art show by students from schools in Carroll, Grant, Boone, Kenton and Campbell counties during the library’s regular business hours, 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.
    The event is sponsored by the General Federation of Womans Clubs and the Kentucky Federation of Womans Clubs Fifth District Womans Clubs.

  • Air Force Airman Marcus S. Stewart graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
    He is the son of Lora Stewart of Knox Lillard Road, Sanders, Ky.

  • Trisha Boaz would like to announce the birth of her daughter, Madison Marie Patterson, born Jan. 10, 2011, at Baptist Hospital Northeast in LaGrange, Ky. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Debbie Patterson of Carrollton and Clayton Patterson of Ghent, Ky.

  • The other day I started cleaning out my jewelry box, a much dreaded job I must confess. I’ve mentioned to many of my friends that it is something I really must do, so I finally started into it. “Started” is the operative word because I didn’t finish it, although it does look much better. It is not quite the tangled mess it once was, thank heavens.

  • On National Wear Red Day®, Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, millions of Americans will join in the fight against heart disease in women by wearing red to stop heart disease in our lifetime.

    Heart disease is still the No. 1 killer of women, taking the life of one in three women each year. This means women just like you – mothers, sisters and friends – are dying at the rate of one per minute because they don’t know what you know: that heart disease kills.

  • The next meeting of the Carroll County Cattlemen’s Association will be tomorrow night, Thursday, Jan. 27, at 6 p.m. There will be a meal followed by a business meeting. We will be electing officers as part of the meeting. The program will be presented by Dr. Ray Smith and will cover dealing with pastures and hay fields following last year’s drought. If you plan to attend please RSVP to the office at 732-7030 by noon Thursday, Jan. 27 for a meal count.

    Dealing With Your Pastures and Hay Fields after the Drought

  • Wednesday, Jan. 25
    Carrollton Rotary Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.
     Cartmell Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 3:30 p.m. at the school.
    Alcoholics Anonymous meets 8 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church.
    Thursday, Jan. 26
    Champions for a Drug-Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.
    Lions Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.
    Carroll County Board of Education meets 6 p.m. in the Middle school media center.