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Today's Features

  • On this Christmas Eve, I imagine many families will gather tonight for that annual tradition of reading “The Night Before Christmas.”  It’s one of my favorite traditions from my childhood.  Here is a rendition of the timeless classic called, “The Farmer’s Night Before Christmas.”  Enjoy!

     

    ‘Twas the night before Christmas when down on the farm
    The animals were resting in the warm, cozy barn.

  • Thursday, Dec. 31

    Friends of Butler and General Butler State Resort Park present “New Year’s Eve at the Bad Habit Club,” a slapstick comedy sketch at the conference center. Doors open at 6 p.m., dinner buffet at 7 p.m., play at 8 p.m. and a concert by The Rigbys, a Beatles tribute band. Tickets are $60 per person, $110 per couple or $400 per table of eight, plus taxes. For tickets, call (502) 732-4384.

    Monday, Jan. 19, 2016

  • Years ago I read about a college student in the middle of final exams, distracted and distraught because her mother was ill and she wanted to be home with her.

    The mom assured her daughter that she was fine, that she would be OK. 

    After her last exam, the college student raced home, and as she walked in to see her mom, her mom opened her eyes, smiled -- and died.

    It was the day before the young woman’s 21st birthday.

  • St. John Catholic Church Mass schedule

    The holiday Mass schedule for St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church is as follows: a children’s mass will be said  6 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 24, and at 11:30 p.m., a Midnight Mass will be said.

    On Friday, Dec. 25, there will be mass at 10 a.m.and a Spanish Mass will be offered at noon; and Friday, Jan. 1, 2016, New Year’s Day Mass, will be at 10 a.m.

    Transfiguration Church in Perry Park will celebrate Christmas Mass, Thursday, Dec. 24 at 4:15 p.m. 

  • Well, my friends, here we are. Right here, once again in the middle of the holiday season. Thanksgiving is barely out of sight and Christmas is fast approaching. It’s hard to imagine that 2015 is almost in the rear-view mirror. But, alas, we must move on and, frankly, a delicious time is quickly approaching.

  •  Cake

    1. Phyllis Leach
    2. Mary Anderson
    3. Martha Noffsinger

    Pie

    1. Phyllis Leach
    2. Sara Simmons
    3. Janice Meadows

    Miscellaneous

    1. Rita Stangle
    2. Vicky Hadley
    3. Tiffeny Couch

    Cookies

    1. Phyliss Smith
    2. Shelby Trapp
    3. Phyllis Rose

    Children’s Cookies

  • 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.

     

    Thursday, Dec. 17: 8:30 a.m., Cards and Games; 10:30 a.m., Bunko; noon, lunch; 12:30 p.m., chair volleyball.

    Friday, Dec. 18: 8:30 a.m., Cards and Games; 10:30 a.m., bingo; noon, lunch; 12:30 p.m. chair volleyball.

  • New events for December

    Dec. 17: ESL at Extension Service Office, 5:30-7:15 p.m.

    Dec. 18: Board of Trustees’ meeting, noon-1 p.m.

    Dec. 22, 2015: Holiday Jazz Concert, 6 p.m.

    Dec. 23, 2015: Teen Craft:  Night Before Christmas Gift Basket Ideas, 2 p.m.

     

     

    Regular programming

    (All meet at the library except where noted)