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Today's News

  • Stay off the solid-fat, added- sugar calories this holiday

    The holidays are here again! While being active is important in maintaining a healthy weight, “Staying off the SoFAS” has a different meaning and focus in terms of weight management.

  • Winter Wonderland

    Thank you to all of our readers who e-mailed snow pictures from this past week!

  • During the holidays, use caution to avoid scammers, thieves

    Christmas should always be a joyous time. Unfortunately, the acts of some tend to diminish the joy that this season brings.  

    At this time of year, some people become desperate and some just prey on the goodness and generosity of others. These people I speak of are thieves and scammers, which technically are one and the same.

    Please be extra cautious this year to not fall for scams.

    At the County Attorney’s office, we get calls every week either asking us if something is a scam or telling us they have been the victim of a scam.

  • CCMS boys take the court
  • Serving those who served

    Members of the Ghent Fire Protection District and their families volunteered their Saturday to give back to the local National Guard unit. The volunteers served Christmas dinner to members of Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 138th Artillery and their families. 

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Dec. 12, 2013

    Food for Fines will continue through the month of December with proceeds going to the Carroll County Ministerial Association Food Bank. Check at the desk for details of fine amnesty. Please check expiration dates on food items, outdated food will not be accepted.

     

    Thursday, Dec. 12: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m. (last one until Feb. 2014); computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Dec. 13: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; knit and crochet, 3:30 p.m.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of Dec. 12, 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, Dec. 12: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon; 12 Days of Christmas, noon.

    Friday, Dec. 13: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, 8:30 a.m.; Dirty Santa game, 10 a.m.; Christmas dinner (Pot Luck), 11:30 a.m.; 12 Days of Christmas, noon.

  • Genelogy offers unique gift ideas

    If eating too much turkey made you sleepy and you missed your chance to gather first-hand history information for your research at Thanksgiving, don’t despair.

    Start planning now to interview family members during get-togethers at Christ-mas and New Year’s.

    Any family get-together can be an opportunity to collecting photos and stories that can help you fill out your genealogical research. After all, you want your family tree to be more than just a list of names and dates.

  • Santa Claus to make annual trip to visit with children in Ghent

    Santa Claus will visit the Beall family house, 704 Liberty Street, Ghent, again this year.

    This year’s schedule is: 6-9 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Dec. 13-14; 6-8 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 15; 6-9 p.m., Friday, and Saturday, Dec. 20-21; and 6-8 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 23-24.

     

    Everyone is welcome to stop by for a candy cane and some hot chocolate.

  • TV winner | Dec. 12, 2013