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Today's Features

  • In the Nov. 2, edition of The News-Democrat, the Community Hymn Sing announcement was incorrect. Below is the correct information.

    Community Hymn Sing Nov. 18

    Community Hymn Sing will be held at the Milton United Methodist Church, 11100 US Hwy 421 N, in Milton, 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 18. All individuals, duos, groups, and instrumentals are welcome. Love offering will be taken for “Feed the Children” of Trimble County. Refreshments will follow. For more information call (502) 939-1709.

  • Psalm 23:1, 1 Cor. 11:1

    There are annual days that are observed within most of our local churches. We celebrate Choir Day, Missionary Day, Usher Day, Men and Women’s Day, and Senior Day. But when you think about it, these are opportunities for us to look back over the past year and examine whether we have been the men and women, the choir, ushers, missionaries, and seniors, that the Lord requires us to be. If not, then why the celebration.

  • Kenzie Nelson, 17, of Carrollton; Peyton Morgan, 17, of Warsaw and Jordan Blanton, 24, of Bedford are among the top 11 contestants that will compete in the finals of “Shine,” an online television show created and produced by Carrollton native Brandon Stewart.

    The finals will be held Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 11-12 at the Carroll County Middle School auditorium. The doors will open at 7 p.m. both nights, but Sunday will feature a red carpet event beginning at 6 p.m. for the contestants, celebrity guests and judges.

  • Louisville Iron Man competitors faced rain, hail and winds of up to 45 miles per hour Oct. 15, while attempting to race 140.6 miles. The competition tests athletes strength and endurance in swimming, cycling and running.

    Heather Ray of Sligo (formerly of Carroll County) was diagnosed with severe mitral valve stenosis and pulmonary hypertension and was competing in her first Iron Man. Check out the Oct. 12, edition of The News-Democrat to read her full story.

  • The cold Kentucky winds are beginning to blow signaling that it’s time to turn on the furnace. Safety from fire and carbon monoxide poisoning should be your first priority.

    U.S. fire departments responded to thousands of home structure fires in 2016 that involved heating equipment, according to the National Fire Protection Association. Not only are furnaces potential hazards, but many of the fires started from space heaters. Carbon monoxide deaths were another problem.

  • “Volunteers don’t get paid, not because they’re worthless, but because they’re priceless. ~Sherry Anderson

  • Charity benefit ride for Connie Smith, breast cancer awareness will be held Sunday, Nov. 12, starts and finishes at Point Park in Carrollton. Registration from 10-11:45 a.m. Kickstands up at noon. Cost is $20 per person/couple. Food included for riders, there will be $5 a plate charge for non-riders. Bikes, cars, trucks all are welcome. Scheduled stops are: Keepers, Bungalowe Joes and Scribers. A silent auction and raffles with door prizes will be awarded. For more information call Bob Burke (502) 525-9971 or Don Smith (502) 572-6650.