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Today's Features

  • By PEGGY TRINKLE

    Regent, John Guill-Polly Hawkins Craig Chapter of the National Daughters of the American Revolution

  • Carroll County students who have scheduled classes at Jefferson Community and Technical College for the fall semester must attend an orientation. This includes students taking Early Childhood classes.

    Go online and register for an orientation. Please do not delay so that you can choose a date.

    It is essential for all students who are going to JCTC for classes to make time for orientation. The orientation dates are as follows:

    July 6 at 9 a.m.

    July 31 at 9 a.m.

    July 31 at 2 p.m.

    Aug. 1 at 1 p.m.

  • New events

    Wednesday, July 4

    Fourth of July

    Carrollton’s July 4th Family Celebration at Point Park, sponsored by the City of Carrollton and Carroll County Fiscal Court. Music begins at 2 p.m. Arts and crafts vendors, flea market, food vendors and inflatables. Fireworks at 10 p.m. Rain date July 7.

    Friday, July 6

  • To the pastors and those who hold leadership positions in The New Testament Church. We must understand that we are indwelt by the Holy Spirit and that it is God the Holy Spirit that gives spiritual gifts as he sees fit (1Cor. 12:7-11, Ephesians 4:11-12). It is my prayer that this letter be read in its entirety and that the scriptural references be studied in their context and that any disagreement be scripturally supported.

  • Fireworks and Family Fun at Calvary Church

    Calvary Full Gospel Church, 39 Mattick St., Prestonville, is hosting a Fireworks and Family Fun event Sunday, July 1. Free fireworks and food from 7-9 p.m. Everyone is invited. Bring a lawn chair.

    St. John’s, Carrollton Christian, United Methodist host VBS

  • Shelby Bickers, a World War II and Korean War veteran, had no intention of taking a trip to Washington D.C., at the beginning of this month. His granddaughter, however, urged him to take part in the annual D-Day Honor Flight, established to honor those from the “Greatest Generation” that have served.

  • Admittedly, children have been getting a lot of coverage at the library lately. That is a natural by-product of our partnerships with the school system, Summer Reading Program, and the teens that have been hanging out at the library. But that is not all we have going on and we probably need to do a better job of letting everyone know all of the options available to the community.

  • Today marks the first day of summer, so many of us have and will be spending more time outdoors, whether for work or play. As we spend time outside, we may come in contact with chiggers. As a kid running around on the farm (and as an adult), I have had my fair share of chigger encounters.

    So what are these little insects? Let’s learn more…