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  • Community Calendar | Nov. 26, 2015

    Saturday, Nov. 28

    Shop Small, the Sixth Annual Small Business Saturday to support small businesses will be held in downtown Carrollton. Founded by American Express, Small Business Saturday is a day to celebrate the small businesses that help support their neighborhoods and is held every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. It’s a part of the holiday shopping tradition. Each year shoppers, businesses and public officials come together to ShopSmall and show their neighborhood pride.

    Saturday, Dec. 5

  • Church News | Nov. 26, 2015

    First Apostolic Church service Nov. 29

    The First Apostolic Church, 111 Third Street, Carrollton,  will hold only one service at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29.  The Jubilee Service will consist of congregational and special songs of various types.  After the service there will be a time of fellowship. Everyone is cordially invited to this service.  

  • Gratitude begins with your stuff, not your neighbor’s
  • Readers On Vacation | Westrick
  • Visiting veterans
  • CCRTA met Nov. 20 at Relevant

    Carroll County Retired Teachers Association met Nov. 20, at the Relevant Church gym, with 10 members present.

    In order to have money for the scholarship fund, some of the members prepared and donated the food for lunch. A small fee is charged for lunch, which goes toward the scholarship fund.

    The minutes of the September meeting were read by secretary Donna Wallace and approved. The treasurer’s report was given and approved.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Nov. 26, 2015

    In November and December you can help the Library give to one of three local charities while paying off your fines. From Nov. 16-30 they will accept diapers and baby wipes for the Haven of Hope. Dec. 1-19 they will accept toothpaste and toothbrushes, women’s deodorant and laundry detergent for the NKY Community Action Center of Carroll County. For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.


    New events for this coming week:

    Nov. 27: 10:30 a.m.:  Cookies for Canines (Adult)

  • Keeton offers his tips on cooking wild game

    Hello once again, my friends. As I type this, it’s still in the 60s outside. Who would have thought that in November that would still be the case? As with most things it seems the out of the ordinary is becoming the ordinary. That being said, I’m sure lots of people would certainly take these temperatures all winter long.

  • Rand discusses Thanksgiving holiday traditions nationwide

    This week, our family and friends will gather around the dinner table as they have for generations to celebrate a holiday that is nearing its 400th anniversary.

    As even some of our youngest students can tell us, what is widely considered to be America’s first Thanksgiving took place in 1621, when the Pilgrims and a tribe of Native Americans came together for a three-day feast to give thanks for a successful harvest.

  • Watch out for banking thieves this season

    Kentucky New Era

    The holiday shopping season can make or break many retailers each year, including some in our own community, but it is also a potential bonanza for criminals who prey on busy consumers.

    It is the season of giving — and unfortunately, it is the time for taking.