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Today's Features

  • Editor’s note: Nancy Kennedy has been writing an annual psalm of thanksgiving since 1999 when she first started writing her column.

    Dear God,

    Here I am again, my 17th year of making public my thanks and gratitude to you for yet another year of your faithful kindness and goodness to me.

    Lord, you and I have walked together for nearly 40 years, and even when I’ve strayed from the path, you’ve never left my side or dropped hold of my hand, even for a moment.

  • 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. 24: Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

    Friday, Nov. 25: Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

  • 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 at the library each week. Tutorials for new techniques will be held during PHd afternoons. Ask Patricia for more details. For more information call (502) 732-7020.

    NEW EVENTS/PROGRAMMING

    Saturday, Nov. 26, Family movie “Finding Dory”, 2 p.m.

    Monday, Nov. 28, Fourth Monday Book Group, “A Man Called Ove”, by Fredrick Backman, noon.

  • Hello once again my friends. I would love to say wow right now. Wow in that we are already at the holiday season. It seems like yesterday that I was writing about summer foods and grilling and light salads. Now we are talking turkey and ham and all the great holiday food traditions. Unfortunately, one of the traditions that seems to come with the holiday is breaking the food budget.

  • Volunteers loaded up large boxes filled with individual shoeboxes that will be given to children around the world through the Samaritan’s Purse program. Organizer Stacie Darnold said Carroll County donated items and money for 619 shoeboxes. She thanked First Baptist Church for storing the items and McNeal’s Hardward for delivering the boxes to the collection center in Walton.

  • Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Collection began this week. Please stop by First Baptist Church in Carrollton if you would like to help fill a box and provide a small $7 fee to be shipped to a child.

    Boxes may be picked up at the church during business hours or in the evening during the following collection times: Nov. 17, 5:30-7:30 p.m.;

    Nov. 18, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Nov. 19, 4-6 p.m.; and Nov. 20, 1-5 p.m.

  • Worthville Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a chili dinner from 5-8 p.m. Nov. 19, at the firehouse, 446 Hwy. 467 in Worthville. The cost is $5 per person. The fire department also will be accepting donations of new hats, gloves, scarfs, etc., for needy children in the area.