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Today's News

  • Nancy Jo Grobmyer retires after 37 years

    Friendly. Smart. Levelheaded. Dedicated.


    These are just some of the adjectives used to describe the longest-serving member of Carrollton City Council and first councilwoman in its history: Nancy Jo Grobmyer.


    Grobmyer, 83, is retiring from the post she has held for the past 37 years. Her last council meeting will be Monday Dec. 13. A reception will be held in her honor at 6 p.m. before the meeting at city hall.

  • Geology club gets adventurous

    At Jefferson Community and Technical College Carrollton Campus there is a new organization that is quickly becoming the most adventurous club ever encountered by its students.

    Geology Club, The Geo-Adventurers Chapter, is sponsored by geology instructor Caroline Reisner, formed on the Carrollton JCTC campus on Oct. 14, and signed more than 20 members in its first week.

  • GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

    Girls' High School Basketball scores, Monday, Nov. 29, 2010
    Trimble County 59, Gallatin County 42
    Owen County 74, Grant County 36

  • BOYS' HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL

    Boys' High School Basketball, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010
    Carroll County 46, Williamstown 38

    Gallatin County 48, Collins 44

    Walton-Verona 44, Cooper 43

    Western Hills 57, Owen County 56 (OT)

  • THIS WEEK AT THE LIBRARY

    Wednesday, Dec. 1: Walk away the pounds, 9:30 a.m.
    Thursday, Dec. 2:  Walk away the pounds, 9:30 a.m.; music makers,10 a.m.; story hour, 1:30 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.
    Friday, Dec. 3:  Walk away the pounds, 9:30 a.m.; family movie, “Disney’s A Christmas Carol,” 3:30 p.m.
    Saturday, Dec. 4:  Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; ugly wreath contest, all day; make and take Christmas crafts,10 a.m.
    Monday, Dec. 6: Walk away the pounds, 9:30 a.m.;

  • SENIOR CALENDAR

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026.

    Wednesday, Dec.1, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; rummy tournament, 9:30 a.m.; massage, 10:30 a.m.
    Thursday, Dec. 2, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; decorate the center for Christmas, 9:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.
    Friday, Dec. 3, Commodity pick-up, 8:30 a.m.; cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.
    Monday, Dec. 6, Cards, pool, Wii games, 9 a.m.; Christmas shopping trip, 9:45 a.m.; exercise bike challenge, 10 a.m.

  • Main Street Winner
  • Lonnie offers appetizer ideas for holiday entertaining

    It is Dec. 1 alreadyand only 24 more days until Christmas. Have you started thinking about what you will serve guests for a night of singing Christmas carols or just having a few of your neighbors over for a little get together? To help get you started, I have a few suggestions that have worked well for me, some of my favorites. I give you

    Ham and Cheese Quiche

    Makes 15 appetizers
    1 egg
    1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
    2 Tablespoons small diced cooked ham
    2 Tablespoons small diced red bell pepper

  • SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

    10 a.m. — Entry Deadline for Visions of Sugar Plums fourth annual Dessert Bake-Off
            All food entries must be dropped off at McNeal's in downtown Carrollton by 10 a.m. for judging.
    10 a.m. – 11 a.m. — Make-It and Take-It at Carroll County Public Library
    10 a.m. – 2 p.m. — Our Savior’s Nativity at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
    11 a.m. — Christmas Parade steps off at Marwill Drive and heads for the Courthouse Square

  • Holiday candy workshop set

    We are offering a holiday treat! On Tuesday evening, Dec. 7 from 6 – 8 p.m. I have asked Myrna Holloway to teach a special workshop on making Pulled Cream at our office. If you remember the puffy pillows of delightful sweetness that we associate with Christmas, and would like to learn to make it, please sign up at the Carroll County Extension office by Friday, Dec. 3. Bring an apron and your holiday spirit!