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Today's Features

  • Medicare Open Enrollment began Oct. 15, and ends Dec. 7, and is the time when Medicare beneficiaries can review their current coverage and options for next year. It is important that people not make the mistake of keeping their current coverage without comparing other options first.

  • New events

    Thursday, Nov. 10

    Kathryn Winn Primary holds Veterans Day program at 8:30 a.m.

    Carroll County Middle School holds Veterans Day program at 1 p.m.

    Friday, Nov. 11

    Veteran’s Day

    Cartmell Elementary holds Veterans Day program at 9 a.m. It will include the Carroll County High School Honor Guard, Cartmell choir and a guest speaker. Veterans are invited to a light breakfast at 8:30 a.m.

    Saturday, Nov. 12

  • Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth Street in Carrollton will hold a Fall Festival, 5-7 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 13. Everyone welcome. Lots of games with prizes and chili cook off.

  • Paul’s writing to the Philippian’s said, I don’t want to be self righteous by obeying the law but I desire righteousness that comes by faith in Jesus Christ.

    First, let me say, I don’t believe Paul was saying we no longer need to live a righteous life. When we read Romans 6:1, Paul asked a question: “What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?”

    Then Paul answers the question. “God forbid. How shall we, that are dead to sin, live any longer therein?”

  • PFC Jadyn Bailey graduated from the Army National Guard 1-34 Delta Co. “Hell Hounds” Platoon at Fort Jackson, S.C. She left on Aug. 15, and graduated Oct. 27.

    Bailey is now participating in AIT training for human resources at Fort Jackson, where she will be stationed for the next eight months. She will be serving the National Guard through the Louisville branch, training one weekend per month and two weeks during the summer. She will attend Morehead State University.

  • Would you like to know more about your roots? Where you came from? Are you related to someone famous? If finding out more about your family history interests you, attend a free family history class Saturday, Nov. 19, at 501 Main St., Carrollton. Drop in any time from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

    The event will include family search information, resources and handouts, as well as information on the Trimble County Historical Society, Catholic Church cemetery records and Indian heritage information.

  • 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.

  • 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. For more information call (502) 732-7020.

    New programming

    Saturday, Nov. 12, Pizza Party 11-30-12:30 p.m.

    Monday, Nov. 14, Court Street Cinema, “Captain Fantastic”, 6 p.m.

    Wednesday, Nov. 16, Pathfinder RPG-Rune Lords, 5:30 p.m.

  • Taxes can be a tricky thing. We all know they are a necessary evil. It becomes tricky to determine how much is necessary and how much is evil. Local taxes represent approximately 85 percent of the Carroll County Public Library’s budget. This is how we are able to open our doors every day to serve our community. For us, I put a lot more weight with the necessary part of taxes.

  • Christian Academy of Carrollton junior Nate Newcomer has become Carroll County’s latest Eagle Scout, joining recent local scouts Logan Underwood and Eric Popp as recipients of the award.

    Newcomer participated in Cub Scouts through second grade primarily in Harriett, Tenn., where his family lived before moving to Carroll County. He became involved in Boy Scout Troop 131 in the sixth grade.

    Newcomer and his family moved to Carroll County in 2005, when his father became pastor of Whites Run Baptist Church in Easterday.