Community Calendar

  • Community Calendar | July 28, 2016

    New events

    Thursday, Aug. 4

    Ready Fair, 4-6 p.m. at Kathryn Winn Primary. Open house also will be held at Winn and Cartmell Elementary.

    Friday, Aug. 5

    First Friday on the Courthouse Square, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Celebrate National Watermelon Day with demonstrations and the first Watermelon Roll Race. Circuit Clerk’s office v. County Clerks’s office and Carroll County vs. City of Carrollton. Music by Smokin’ Guns from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Regular events

    Thursday, July 28

  • Community Calendar | July 21, 2016

    New events

    Saturday, July 23

    Ghent Bicentennial Celebration begins at 10 a.m. Parade at noon, and bucket brigade at 2 p.m. Event includes vendors, food vendors, music and fireworks at 10 p.m.

    Three Rivers District Health Department presents “Color Run” at Kentucky Speedway. Registration begins at 8 a.m., race at 9 a.m. For more information, call (502) 525-3571.

    Weekly, monthly events

    Thursday, July 21

    Carrollton Homemakers Club meets at 1:30 p.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office on Floyd Drive.

  • Community Calendar | July 14, 2016

    New events

    July 16-17

    Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism hosts the Two Rivers Bass Tournament at Point Park. Big Bass Award of $250 each day by Earl Floyd Ford. Door prizes for teams. First place wins $6,000. Entry fee is $200 for two-person teams. For more information, contact Tourism Director Misty Wheeler, (502) 732-7036.

    Saturday, July 16

  • Community Calendar | July 7, 2016

    New events

    Thursday, July 7

    NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Danica Patrick hosts an autograph session from 10 a.m.-noon at Kroger during “Danica’s Race to Feed the Hungry.” Kroger will be donating $1,000 to the Carroll County Food Pantry.

    Regular events

    Thursday, July 7

    Gamblers Anonymous host an open meeting for family members every Thursday at 7 p.m. at Port Royal United Methodist Church, 8230 Port Royal Road.

  • Community Calendar | June 30, 2016

    New events

    Friday, July 1

    Carrollton Main Street Program hosts First Friday on the courthouse square from 4-8 p.m. Prepare a hot dog and bring it down between 5-6 p.m. to enter Carrollton’s Hottest Dog competition. Winner receives a new grill donated by McNeal’s. Just Us Band will perform, 6-8 p.m. Food, inflatables and River View Farmers Market included.

    Saturday, July 2

  • Community Calendar | June 23, 2016

    New events

    Thursday, June 23

    Carrollton Main Street Program will host a follow up meeting focusing on short-term and long-term goals for downtown Carrollton. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at the second floor courtroom at the downtown courthouse. All are invited to the meeting.

    Saturday, June 25

  • Community Calendar | June 16, 2016

    New events

    Thursday, June 16

    Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County hosts a heroin town hall meeting at 6 p.m. at Ghent City Park. Residents from Ghent, Prestonville, Sanders and Worthville are encouraged to attend.

    Saturday, June 18

    Ohio River Sweep in Carrollton, registration begins at 8:30 a.m., cleanup begins at 9 a.m. Win lots of prizes. Sponsored by the Main Street Program. For more information call 732-5713.

  • Community Calendar | June 9, 2016

    New events

    June 3-11

    Carroll County Fair, held at the fair grounds behind Krogers, in Carrollton, stop in the News Democrat to get your free Carroll County Fair guide booklet.

    Thursday, June 9

    News-Democrat Publisher Jeff Moore and Editor Kristin Beck will be at Kroger from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. offering subscription specials! Also, stop by and sign up for the $50 Kroger card drawing and give Moore and Beck feedback on what you would like to see in the newspaper.

  • Community Calendar | June 2, 2016

    New events

    Now through June 30

    The North Key (Hope) Workshop, 416 Fourth St. in Carrollton is having a yard sale Monday through Friday, (weather permitting) from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., running through the month of June. All proceeds will go to the clients’ summer outings fund. Donations (items to sell or money) are welcome.

    Saturday, June 4

  • Community Calendar | May 26, 2016

    New events

    Friday, May 27

    English Cemetery meeting, 6 p.m.  If raining, meeting will be held at the English Baptist Church, Fellowship Hall.

    Saturday, May 28

    General Butler State Resort Park and Friends of Butler present The Backyard Concert Series. The series kicks off with Leo Night & Nobody’z Bizzness. This free concert begins at 7 p.m. and is held on the lawn behind the Butler-Turpin House.

    Wednesday, June 1