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Today's News

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | March 27, 2014

    Thursday, March 27: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, March 28: Walk-away the pounds. 9 a.m.; let’s make truffles, 3:30 p.m.

    Saturday, March 29: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.

    Monday, March 31: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.; Court Street Cinema, “American Hustle,” 6 p.m.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of March 27, 2014

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@insightbb.com

     

    Thursday, March 27: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, March 28: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; walking program, 10 a.m.; trip to “Our Best” restaurant, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  • Croucher, Wineinger to wed June 28

    The Rev. and Mrs. David and Julia Croucher of Carrollton announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Holly Ann Rose Croucher to Ronnie W. Wineinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald and Shirley Wineinger of North Vernon, Ind.

    The ceremony will be held 1:30 p.m., Saturday, June 28, 2014, officiated by both the bride’s father, and her grandfather the Rev. Dennis Croucher at the First Apostolic Church in Carrollton. A reception will be held immediately after at the General Butler Park Conference Center. Invitations will be sent.

  • Family welcomes baby daughter Dec. 7

     

    Jonica Taylor and Daniel Boyer announce the birth of their daughter, Ava Rae Boyer, born Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville, Ky. She weighed 8 pounds and 5 ounces and was 20 inches long.

    Her sisters and brother: Makayla, Jaylyn, and Taylor Sea and Gwen and Colton Boyer helped welcome her home.

  • Use the correct, and best, knife for the job

    I wish that I could happily report that as I type this I’m sitting outside, wearing shorts and thoroughly enjoying the warm Kentucky weather. Alas, I’m indoors with a long sleeve shirt and pants and shivering at the thought of going outside at all. Oh well, sooner or later that day and that article will come. Today though, it’s a different subject.

  • Student learn of leadership, state government through 4-H

    One of the 4-H categories is that of leadership.  Wednesday, March 19, nine people from Carroll County Extension attended the “Capitol Exper-ience” event in Frank-fort and on March 20, 21 and 22, seven delegates attended Teen Summit in Jabez.

    Knowing your elected officials, how the government works and the process of creating political change are all important skills necessary for youth to become active members of society.

  • Children learn many of their eating habits at home

    For parents, being a good role model is a constant challenge and a lifelong job. Kids absorb everything their parents say and do, right down to their eating habits.

    Consider these tips for building a healthy foundation for your kids’ eating habits by starting with yourself.

  • USDA encourages farmers to register early for FSA

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency Administrator Juan M. Garcia recently recommended that farmers and ranchers who plan to participate in FSA programs register in advance.

    Producers are encouraged to report farm records and business structure changes to a local FSA Service Center before April 15. 
 

    Enrollment for the disaster programs authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill, including the Livestock Indemnity Program and the Livestock Forage Disaster Program will begin by April 15.
 

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | March 27, 2014

    Thursday, March 27

    Champions for a Drug-Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.

    Lions Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County Board of Education meets 5 p.m. in the middle school media center.

    Carroll County High School football boosters meet at 6 p.m. at the high school media center.

    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

  • Lent offers the time to pay it forward

    Who among us does not believe that Jesus Christ gave his life for us on the cross. Who of us would deny this total gift of Jesus for us and our salvation . Who can be indifferent to the incredible love that enabled Jesus to accept crucifixion . Lent is the season our churches set aside to reflect on this divine reality.