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Today's Features

  • Care Ministry set for Calvary Full Gospel

    Calvary Full Gospel church will hold its end of the month community supper on the last Friday of each month, at the Westside Fire Department in Prestonville.  This month it will be held on Friday, Jan. 28. Come as you are. There is no fee. Care Ministry is reaching out to those in need and sharing the love of Christ one to another.

     

    Hymn sing set for Sanders church

    Sanders Baptist Church invites the community to its first hymn sing of the new year on Sunday, Jan. 23, at 6:30 p.m.

  • Have you ever grown the perfect tomato? Have you come close to growing a perfect tomato?

    Next Monday, Jan. 24, at 7 p.m. at the Carroll County Exten-sion Office there will be a workshop on growing the perfect tomato. Tim Coolong, Extension vegetable production specialist, will be presenting a program on growing the perfect tomato. When Tim and I were talking about the topic he said he didn’t think he had ever grown a perfect tomato but was sure he could talk about how to do it.

  • Jan. 16-22 is Healthy Weight Week promoting healthy lifestyles for kids and adults. This week is to encourage regular activity and eating right meant to help us develop healthy habits for our entire lifetime.

    What are some key points toward healthy lifetime habits? Just looking at common behaviors in our high speed society can answer this.

  • FEBRUARY
    Feb. 11-13: Perfect Harmony Weekend, General Butler State Resort Park. Weekend for Two. Lodging and Dinner at the Two Rivers Restaurant on Friday.  Well-being workshops to enhance body, mind and spirit.  Saturday Dinner Theater in the evening.   www.generalbutler.com. 866-462-8853 or 502-732-4384.

  • Wednesday, Jan. 12
    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 Tobacco Festival Committee meets, 6:30 p.m., at Welch’s Riverside Restaurant.
    Alcoholics Anonymous meets 8 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church.
    Thursday, Jan. 13
    Carrollton Lions Club meeting at noon at Butler Park lodge.

  • There was a boy who was consistently late coming home from school. One day his parents warned him that he was to be home on time or the next time he was late, he would receive nothing but bread and water at the dinner table.

  • Did you make a New Year’s resolution to lose some weight? Maybe you did, or maybe not. Think about it, would you still like to have fun with friends as you work on losing that extra unhealthy weight in ways you can keep it off?

  • The next Cooking with Shawn class will be Thursday, January 20, at 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office. I’m not sure what the topic will be but it will be good. This will be the last class for a while as Shawn will be having surgery on his elbow (see what extreme whisking will do to you). Classes will begin again when the doctor says he can safely whisk again. I am just giving Shawn a hard time but give him high kudos for his cookbook. Ruth Ann has read it cover to cover and I can’t wait to try some of the recipes.

  • Brittany and Steve Reynolds of Carrollton would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Evangeline Elisabeth Reynolds. She was born Dec. 17, 2010, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison, Ind. and weighed 8 pounds 1.9 ounces. She was 21 inches long.


    Her six year old big sister, Haven Rebecca, and four year old big brother Harley Scott helped welcome her home.


    Maternal grandparents are Mike and Debbie Supplee of Carrollton.


    Paternal grandmother is Rebecca Reynolds of Worthville.

  • Thomas Butcher and Karen Brooks announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Tara Beth Butcher to Paul Michael Warnott, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Warnott.


    The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of Carroll County High School. She is a 2009 graduate of Lexington Community College, Department of Nursing. She is currently employed at UK Hospital in Lexington, Ky.


    The Groom-to-be is a 2003 graduate of Henry Clay High School and is employed at UK Hospital in Lexington.