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Today's News

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of Sept. 26, 2013

    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, Sept. 26: Bunk O, 10 a.m.; deuce’s wild rummy, noon.

    Friday, Sept. 27: Chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; crafts, 10 a.m.

    Saturday, Sept. 28: Ride the ducks and lunch at Tom and Chee, Newport, Ky., cost $15 plus cost of lunch, depart Senior Center at 10 a.m., $15 fee is due when you sign-up. Deadline Sept. 12.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Sept. 26, 2013

    Thursday, Sept. 26: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; music makers, 11 a.m.; help with computer: resumes, job applications or bring your computer for a one-on-one tutoring, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.; HealthCare Reform and Medicare, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Sept. 27: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; teen crafts, “Sharpie Tie Die, “ 3:30 p.m.

  • CCMS volleyball
  • Family welcomes baby son | Sept. 26, 2013

    Amanda O’Neal of Carrollton announces the birth of her son, Weston O’Neal, born Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville, Ky. He weighed 7 pounds 5 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Big brother, Walker, age 2 helped welcome Weston home.

    Maternal grandparents are Eugene and Fonda O’Neal; and great-grandparents are Judy May, and Mary and Joe O’Neal all of Carrollton.

  • Retired teachers group receives project grant

    Carroll County Retired Teachers Association met Friday, Sept. 20, at Pat’s Place. There were 13 members present.

    After enjoying a lunch prepared by Donna Parish and Pat Perkins, President Cassandra McBurney called the meeting to order. The minutes of the May meeting were read by secretary Velma Hunt and approved as read. The financial report was given by the treasurer.

  • Adapt recipes in new ways, different purposes

    Hello once again my friends. It seems that every month we meet here to discuss my favorite topic; food.

    Yes, it’s that time again and for the first time since I’ve been writing this column I’m continuing with a theme. I tend to get lots of questions about how I come up with recipes or how I adapt certain foods to be different for different settings such as a dinner at home one time and a large party the next.

  • 2013 Homecoming Court
  • River walk heads to bid, C’ton entrance signs OK’d

    Significant progress is finally being made on two Carrollton City Council pet projects — the river walk and the new city signs.

    Carrollton City Council approved design plans for the city river walk Monday, allowing them to go out for bid next week. Heritage Engineering Project Manager David Eberenz told council he will have a set of bid specifications at city hall by next Friday.

    The bid will be advertised in next week’s News-Democrat. If contractors would like copies, they will need to contact Heritage Engineering, he said.

  • Visiting with Grandma and Grandpa
  • Have you met ... Nick Sabelhaus

    It seems inspiration can come when we least expect it.

    That’s something Nick Sabelhaus, 23, of Carrollton, has discovered over the past two years. Growing up, the 2008 Carroll County High School graduate had never been interested in physical activity and had no specific goals for his future.

    “I’m a naturally lazy person,” Nick admits.