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  • Racing Warriors

    Misty Kinman’s Bear Den scouts recently built two Cub Mobiles and then raced them downhill in the parking lot in front of the Butler-Turpin House. A Cub Mobile is made up of a seat, four wheels and two wooden axles. The rider steers with a rope connected to the front axle–safety blocks keep him from turning too much–and stops by pulling a simple friction brake that drags on the ground.

  • 2015 Easter coloring winners
  • Ribbon Cutting | Innovated Designs
  • Drawing Winner

     

  • Gentry’s artistic nature ran in the family, father also was a painter

    Next month will be the 16th annual art show hosted by the Carroll County Public Library. But this year marks the show’s 10th anniversary as the Mary Ann Gentry Memorial Art Show.

    Jarrett Boyd, who was library director at the time, said she proposed to the board to rename the May event after Gentry “in honor of all the work she had done in the community.”

  • CU to flush hydrants April 21

    Carrollton Utilities will flush fire hydrants on the City of Carrollton water system, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 21. Hydrant flushing is done each year at this time to remove all sediment in the mains and to make sure all hydrants are working properly. Carrollton Utilities suggests laundry should not be washed while crews are flushing the hydrants as some staining of clothes could occur.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Apr. 16, 2015

    The Carroll County Public Library will be presenting the Mary Ann Gentry Memorial Art Show during the months of April and May. For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.

     

    Thursday, April 16: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; Homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, April 17: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Library Board Meeting, noon.

    Saturday, April 18: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; magic tournament, 1-4 p.m.

  • Senior Calendar | Apr. 16, 2015

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com.

     

    Thursday, April 16: Chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 12:30 p.m.

    Friday, April 17: Senior breakfast bingo at Fairview Place, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Volunteer appreciation, 1:30 p.m.; last day to purchase a Derby ticket.

  • Republican Party hosts statewide political candidates

    Republican candidate for Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles and Candidate for Kentucky Attorney General Whitney Westerfield are scheduled to speak at 7 p.m. April 22, at the community room at 1208 Highland Ave. Everyone is welcome to hear the future plans these candidates have for the respective statewide offices.

  • Rotary Club to hold annual pancake breakfast

    The Rotary Club of Carrollton will hold its annual pancake breakfast from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 9. The club raises money to fund scholarships for local high school students. With grant assistance from Rotary District 6710, the club will also fund some Early College and Dual Credit classes for Carroll County High School students.