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Today's News

  • God’s Special Little Hearts hosts 10th annual event

    By MOLLY HAINES

    Landmark News Service

    To look at Abby Lawson today, you wouldn’t know the 9-year-old was born with a hole in her heart or suffered from a mild stroke at the age of five.

    Before becoming the healthy, happy girl she is today, Lawson endured multiple surgeries to correct the small hole in her heart, the result of a congenital heart defect she was born with.

  • The almighty rep: Where do you start?

    In all my years as a fitness professional I have lost track of how many times I’ve been approached with the following question: How many reps should I do?

    When referring to reps, we are talking about repetitions. For example, if you were performing a simple barbell bench press with 100 pounds and you perform the movement 10 times, that would be 10 repetitions. The method I have used to answer this question that I so often get is by first asking another question: What is it that you wish to accomplish?

  • Carrollton art gallery hosts student art show March 12

    River Run Gallery Fun Art Studio in Carrollton will host a benefit student art show/reception from 6-8 p.m.  Thursday, March 12. Students who have attended classes at the gallery in the last eight months can enter up to two pieces of their art.  Art must arrive in the gallery by March 7. 

  • How to identify drug evidence in child’s room

    Carroll County 4-H, in partnership with Carroll County Schools and Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County, will host “Truth and Consequences,” a program geared toward eighth-graders to show the harsh truth of making poor choices and getting involved with drugs and alcohol.

    A parent night will be held at 7 p.m. March 19, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, with special guest Mike Bosse. This event is open to the public.

  • Carroll County Public Library | March 5, 2015

    For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.

    Thursday, March 5: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; Homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, March 6: open at 10 a.m., staff meeting; walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Artist’s reception, 6 p.m., Steve Smith, Jill Mahoney and Howard Williams.

    Saturday, March 7: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; magic tournament, 1-4 p.m.

    Monday, March 9: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; lunch-time, make and take, noon; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

  • Blood drive March 5, 12

    During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross reminds eligible blood donors that by donating blood, donors can become a hero for patients in need.

    Red Cross Month is dedicated to the everyday heroes who support the Red Cross mission by giving blood, volunteering their time, learning lifesaving skills or making a financial contribution.

  • Centenarian celebration March 13

    In honor of Older American’s Month, KIPDA Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living is planning a Centenarian Celebration. The goal is to recognize and honor citizens who live in the KIPDA region who are 100 years old or older.  Exceptions will be made for individuals who are 99 years old, turning 100 this year. 

  • Bee-utiful artwork!
  • Carroll County Senior Center | March 5, 2015

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

    Thursday, March 5: Chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 12:30 p.m.

    Friday, March 6: Trip to “Our Best Restaurant”, 10 a.m.; lunch 11:30 a.m.

    Monday, March 9: Wii bowling, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; TOPS Support Group meets, 4:30 p.m.

  • Lessons from the table

    It is hard for us to appreciate the generosity of Jesus at the Last Supper.