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Today's Features

  • Step inside some of the magnificent homes in Carrollton during the first Christmas Tour of Homes Dec. 3-4.

    The Masterson House, Butler Turpin House and nine other private homes will be on this year’s tour.

    Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism is sponsoring the tour and the $10 tickets are only available at the Tourism office, located at 515 Highland Ave.

    Tour dates are from 1-6 p.m. on both dates. Guests will be able to use their tickets on Saturday or Sunday in any order, but can only visit each site once. Tickets are non-refundable.

  • Help feed the hungry of our community. Area Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, Brownies and community volunteers return to the streets of Carrollton at 9 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 19, to collect donated non-perishable food items in the second weekend of the annual Scouting for Food project.

  • The Splendid Sampler, sampler blocks, are a great way to learn new quilting skills one block at a time. Work at your own pace. New block patterns will be available each week. Tutorials for new techniques will be held during PHd afternoons. Ask Patricia for more details at (502) 732-7020.

    NEW EVENTS/PROGRAMMING

    Friday, Nov. 18: Board of Trustees meeting, noon

    Friday, Nov. 18: PHd’s 2-4 p.m.

    Saturday, Nov. 19: Adoption Awareness Program, Annie, sponsored by students from Cartmell Elementary STPL, 2 p.m.

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.

    Thursday, Nov. 17: Cards, games and color therapy, 8 a.m.; walk with ease, 9 a.m.; arthritis exercise, 9:15 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.; shopping/ Walmart and Kroger, 2 p.m.

  • Starting in November, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service will accept and process applications for enrollment in the Conservation Stewardship Program, the nation’s largest conservation program. Applications will be made available in local service centers.

  • New events

    Saturday, Nov. 19

    Scouting for Food visits homes in Carrollton and Carroll County to collect non-perishable food donations for the local food pantry. Everyone wishing to donate should have their items outside the front door by 9 a.m. for Scouts to collect.

    A Carrollton Police Department vehicle will be at Kroger for Stuff the Cruiser as part of Scouting for Food Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • The Lord appeared to him from far away. I have loved you with an everlasting love; therefore I have continued my faithfulness to you. (Jeremiah 31:3 ESV)

    Recently, I attended the funeral of a fallen police officer in a very large community.

    As I parked our city’s car among the hundreds of police cars, I was amazed at the sea of blue uniforms in attendance. But what struck me and made the topic of this column is what I heard when I got out of the car. 

  • It’s that time of the year when the hungry of the community are fed through donations of non-perishable food. Boy Scouts, Cubs from Troop 418, Girl Scouts, Brownies and high school volunteers will hit the streets in Carrollton and Carroll County as the 31st annual Scouting for Food project begins Saturday, Nov. 12.