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Community Calendar

  • Community Calendar | July 6, 2017

    New events

    Thursday, July 6

    Stuff The Cruiser, 3-6 p.m. at Kroger to benefit the Food Pantry of Carroll County. NASCAR driver Ryan Newman will arrive at 6 p.m. to sign autographs.

    NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Buckle Up In Your Truck 225, 7:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Speedway

    Friday, July 7

    First Friday on the Square from 4-8 p.m. in downtown Carrollton. The event will feature the Just Us Band, the Carrollton’s Hottest Dog contest and the RiverView Farmers Market.

  • Community Calendar | June 29, 2017

    New events

    Thursday, June 29

    Carroll County Board of Education meets 5 p.m. in the middle school media center.

    Friday, June 30

    Carroll County Fiscal Court meets at 3:30 p.m. at the courthouse.

    Madison Regatta racing begins with Grand Prix World testing at noon and H-1 Unlimited Testing at 1:15 p.m. Music on the River beginning at 5 p.m. and the Madison Regatta Parade at 7 p.m. For more information, visit www.madisonregatta.com.

    Saturday, July 1

  • Community Calendar | June 22, 2017

    New events

    Saturday, June 24

    Carrollton High School Class of 1965 holds its class reunion at noon at General Butler State Resort Park. The reunion will feature an old-fashioned family picnic and 70th birthday celebration! Bring chairs, a side dish and high school memories. The meat, cake and paper products will be provided. For more information or to let them know you are coming, call Doug Carlisle (502) 732-8737, Bonnie Baker Rogers (423) 892-7499, or Patti Lowe Burgess (502) 514-7100.

  • Community Calendar | June 15, 2017

    New events

    June 16-17

    Relay for Life at the Carroll County Fairgrounds. The event begins at 6 p.m. Friday and ends at 6 a.m. Saturday. See pages 16-17 for more information about the event.

    Saturday, June 17

    Carroll County River Sweep will be held at Point Park in Carrollton. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

    Friends of Butler presents the Backyard Concert Series at the back lawn of the Historic Butler Turpin House. The free concert begins at 7 p.m. and features Whiskey Bent Valley, a folk and bluegrass band.

  • Community Calendar | June 8, 2017

    New events

    Friday, June 9

    Carrollton Utilities Commission will have a special meeting at 9 a.m. at the Carrollton Utilities office.

    June 10-11

    Two Rivers Bass Tournament at Point Park. Cost is $200 for a two-person team. Pre-tournament meeting at 6 a.m. and fishing from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. First place winners guaranteed $6,000. For more information, contact Tourism Director Misty Wheeler, (502) 732-7036.

    Saturday, June 10

  • Community Calendar | June 1, 2017

    New events

    June 2-10

    Carroll County Fair will be held at the Carroll County Fairgrounds.

    Friday, June 2

    First Friday on the Square in downtown Carrollton from 4-8 p.m. The Sounds of Dixieland will perform. The event also will feature the Capture Historic Downtown Carrollton photo contest, sponsored by Carroll County Public Library and The News-Democrat.

    Saturday, June 3

    Kentucky Kruizers Saturday Night Cruise from 4-7 p.m. at Hometown Pizza.

  • Community Calendar | May 25, 2017

    New events

    Friday, May 26

    Guardian Dance, Sponsored by Team Robbins will be held from 6-10 p.m. at Camp Kysoc. Dress in your Sunday best. Music provided by 7 Day Sacrifice. Cost is $7 per person, $10 per couple or $15 per family. Snacks will be provided. No alcohol. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society/Relay for Life.

    English Baptist Cemetery meeting will be held 6 p.m. at the cemetery. If it’s raining please meet at the Baptist church.

    Saturday, May 27

  • Community Calendar | May 18, 2017

    New events

    Saturday, May 20

    KBF Bass Tournament, 6:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Craig’s Creek in Warsaw, Ky. For more information, call Mike Sullivan, (859) 393-7830; Greg Stevens, (502) 727-3474 or Tim Blythe, (502) 541-5315. www.kybassfed.com

    Saturday and Sunday,

    May 20-21

    Lucas Oil Carroll County Open at Point Park, Carrollton. Entry fee is $100. Eighty percent payback and Big Bass Award. Call Billy Brown, (859) 609-0374.

    Friday, May 26

  • Community Calendar | May 11, 2017

    Thursday, May 11

    Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County and Three Rivers District Health Department host a town hall meeting from 6-8 p.m. at General Butler State Resort Park’s convention center. Topics include Carroll County’s overall health and wellbeing and substance abuse and recovery. Guest speakers include Rep. Rick Rand and Ben Chandler of Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky. This event is free and open to the public.

  • Community Calendar | May 4, 2017

    New events

    Friday, May 5

    Pioneer Power Club’s Annual Antique Tractor Show from noon until dark at Point Park. Carroll County Lion’s Club will host a fish fry from 4-8 p.m.

    Christian Academy of Carrollton hosts its K4/K5 graduation ceremony at 7 p.m. in the gym.

    Saturday, May 6