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  • Community Calendar | Dec. 5, 2013

    Thursday, Dec. 5

    Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Carrollton Christian Church

    Friday, Dec. 6

    Caby M. Froman Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County Community Development Corporation meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. every Friday at the Warsaw First Christian Church, 207 W. High St., Warsaw.

    Christian Academy of Carrollton holds its annual Christmas program in the school gym at 7 p.m.

  • Church News | Dec. 5, 2013

    Nativity program set for Friday, Saturday

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 501 Main Street in Carrollton will present its fourth Our Savior’s Nativity from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6, and 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.  on Saturday, Dec. 7. Everyone is welcome to attend. Light refreshments will be served. The event is free.

    Hymn sing planned for church in Bedford

    Trimble County Hymn Sing is 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 5, at Bedford Pente-costal Church.

  • Follow God’s plan in life by fullfilling the calling, direction he has offered

    As we approach a new year with excitement, we can look back at 2013 you might’ve had a great year maybe things went well. Or maybe, your year was filled with pain, loss, or broken dreams, the great thing is as people with vision we get to start new you have a fresh start in 2014.

  • Student of the week: Mason Rose

     What is your favorite thing about school and why? 

    “Math because it is easy.”

    What is your favorite subject and why?

    “Math because it is easy.”

    What is your favorite  book?  

    “Shark Attack”

    What is your favorite movie?  

    “Game Plan”

    Where do you want to go to college?  

    Sullivan

  • School menu | Dec. 5, 2013

    Editor’s note: Items in parenthesis are alternative items being served at Carroll County Middle School.

     

    Thursday, Dec. 5: Lasagna, breadstick, broccoli, prov. blend veggies, grapes and Mandarin oranges; breakfast: Sausage biscuit.

    Friday, Dec. 6: Sloppy Joe with corndog bites, bun, potato wedges, kale, peach cups and fruit cocktail; breakfast: Donuts.

    Monday, Dec. 9: Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, green beans, roll, orange and pineapple tidbits; breakfast: Breakfast pizza.

  • Dads get involved through WATCH D.O.G.S. program

    More fathers are volunteering in the Carroll County School District as a result of the WATCH D.O.G.S. program.  WATCH D.O.G.S. (Dads Of Great Students) is a second-year program at Kathryn Winn and Cartmell Elementary that brings fathers and father figures into the schools to serve as positive male role models for students. 

    “The idea behind WATCH D.O.G.S. is to have father figures be positive role models not only for their own children but also for other students in the school,” Family Ties coordinator Robin Huesman said.

  • Panel’s report doesn’t offer changes in child death reports

    By BETH MUSGRAVE

    Lexington Herald-Leader

    FRANKFORT — An external panel created to review child-abuse deaths and serious injuries did not make specific legislative or policy changes in its first annual report as required by law.

  • Carroll County District Court | Dec. 5, 2013

    Items published in court news are public record. The News-Democrat publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published. Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to the News-Democrat do not imply guilt.

    DISTRICT COURT

    The following decisions were rendered Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, in Carroll County District Court with the Hon. Thomas M. Funk presiding.

    CIVIL

  • Regional runners-up | Dec. 5, 2013
  • Learn the basics of arranging attractive holiday tables

    Since many of you have told me you wished you could create something special for your holiday table, I have planned a special holiday arrangement class from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Monday, Dec. 9, at the Extension office.

    Hav-ing it later in the afternoon may give more of you working outside the home a chance to take this class.

    You may know Sharon Graves of Ghent to be a local artist. She possesses many other talents – including being a certified florist. She will teach us to make a beautiful holiday arrangement.