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Community Calendar

  • 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

  • Community Calendar | April 27, 2017

    New events

    Thursday, April 27

    The Red Cross will be hosting blood donation drives from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Three Rivers District Health Department, 401 11th St., in Carrollton and from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Kentucky Utilities, 9485 U.S. Hwy. 42 East in Ghent.

    Carrollton Police Department hosts a mental health education and awareness seminar at 6 p.m. at city hall. The executive director of NAMI Northern Kentucky will provide the training.

    Friday, April 28

  • Community Calendar | April 20, 2017

    New events

    Thursday, April 20

    Kentucky Chautauqua features Hee Haw’s Grandpa Jones, portrayed by David Hurt of Frankfort at 6:30 p.m., on the mezzanine level at General Butler State Resort Park lodge. The event is sponsored by the Carroll County Arts Board and Friends of Butler. Free admission and open to the public.

    The Harlem Wizards play at 7 p.m. in the Carroll County High School gym. Tickets are $7 per person in advance or $10 at the door.

    Friday, April 21

  • Community Calendar | April 13, 2017

    New events

    Saturday, April 15

    Carrollton Main Street Program hosts Easter on the Square, 1-4 p.m. in downtown Carrollton. See pages 8-9 for more information.

    April 28-30

    Civil War Living History at Point Park.

    Regular events

    Thursday, April 13

    Carrollton Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. at the First National Bank basement.

    Carroll County Water District No. 1 meets at 3 p.m. at the office, 205 Main Cross St., Ghent.

  • Community Calendar | April 6, 2017

    New events

    Now until April 19

    Carroll County Public Library invites artists to participate in the Mary Ann Gentry Art Show 2017, “Naturally Mary Ann.” It is open to the public. Artists may submit two items that have never been displayed in previous shows in the following categories: drawing, painting, sculpture and photography. Deadline is Wednesday April 19. The reception will be from 6-7:30 p.m. April 28, and the art will be on display through the month of May.

    Monday, April 10