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Today's Features

  • New events

    Thursday, Feb. 9

    Kathryn Winn Primary PTA hosts a Daddy Daughter Dance from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Admission is $5 per couple.

    Friday, Feb. 10

    Carroll County High School basketball hosts a varsity doubleheader against Williamstown. It also is Homecoming Night and Coaches vs. Cancer Night. The boys play at 6 p.m., followed by the Homecoming King and Queen crowning. The girls will take the court at about 8 p.m.

    Saturday, Feb. 11

  • The annual Homecoming Crowning will be held between the Carroll County High School varsity basketball games against Williamstown Friday, Feb. 10. The boys play at 6 p.m. followed by the homecoming crowning and then the girls’ game. 

  • Carroll County Schools and the Carroll County Public Library teamed up for Panther Tots, Jan. 25. The program was based on the book “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie.”

  • It seems like we see the typical donuts and pastries at every work meeting we attend. This can be trouble for individuals trying to maintain a healthy diet, considering a single donut or pastry could contain 300 calories or more. Next time, try serving some healthier food options.

    Below are some suggestions for healthier snacks for any time of day.

    Pass the water. Be sure to have cups on hand for a water fountain or bottled water as a beverage option. Bypass the sugar-sweetened beverages including soda and fruit juices.

  • Last week, we focused our attention on choosing seeds for our gardens. For all gardeners, we aspire to have a successful gardening season—full of bounty and enjoyment. Let us continue the gardening discussion with some helpful tips to keep in mind for your garden.

    Plan your garden on paper before you begin. Draw a scale model of your garden space.

    Plan to plant perennials like asparagus, rhubarb, chives, and horseradish along one side of the garden since they may produce for six to twelve years.

  • New events

    Feb. 3-5

    The Buffalo & The General Winter Photo Workshop, General Butler State Resort Park, call for more information, (502) 732-4384

    Saturday, Feb. 4

    Carrollton Rotary Club Winter Ball at General Butler State Resort Park Conference Center

    Saturday, Feb. 11

    Chocolate Walk, downtown Carrollton

    Perfect Harmony Dinner Theatre at General Butler State Resort Park Conference Center, call for more information, (502) 732-4384

    Regular events

    Thursday, Feb. 2

  • The Port William Historical Society met on Jan. 24, at Pat’s Place with 12 members and a guest speaker, Gary Mathis, in attendance. President of PWHS Deborah Garrett introduced Mathis, who is Executive Director of Carroll County Community Development Corporation and is in charge of grants and economic development. He discussed his work background and his areas of experience. He was very enthusiastic in discussing plans for the city of Carrollton.

  • 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.

  • NEW EVENTS/PROGRAMMING

    Wednesday, Feb. 8: Cake Pops, make and decorate cake pops, after school, 3:30 p.m.

    Wednesday, Feb. 8: Pathfinder RPG-Rune Lords, 5:50 p.m.

    Friday, Feb. 10: PHd’s (projects half done), 2 p.m.

    Monday, Feb. 13: Valentine Book Art, 2 p.m.

    Tuesday, Feb. 14: Valentine Book Art, 3:30 p.m.

    Wednesday, Feb. 15: Pathfinder RPG-Emerald Spire, 5:30 p.m.