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  • Smoking cessation classes begin Sept. 12

    Become a non-smoker using the Cooper/Clayton Method to stop smoking. This free 13-week program begins Monday, Sept. 12. Classes start at 12:30 p.m. and are one-hour each week. Classes are held at the Carroll County Health Department, 401 Eleventh St., Carrollton.

    The program uses nicotine patches or gum to minimize withdrawal. They are provided at no cost. Classes provide skills to help students learn to live without cigarettes.

    To register, contact Kara Sanders at the Hope Health Clinic, (502) 225-6711.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Aug. 25,2016

    Now there is a card just for you! Every child can check out up to three items even without a parent signature. Books, audio books, music CDs, magazines and downloadable books from the library’s website are just a few of the things available to every child ages 5-18.

    B4K Club and Music Makers will be on vacation for the month of August. For more information call (502) 732-7020.

    NEW EVENTS/PROGRAMMING

    Friday, Aug. 26: PHd’s (Projects Half Done), 2 p.m.

  • CFD receives 35 year award for fire safety program

    The Carrollton Fire Department has initiated a continuing fire safety program that provides children with educator-approved materials and services made available by the National Fire Safety Council, a 501c3, tax-exempt, non-profit organization dedicated to the safety of children. The fire department has been working with children pre-K through fifth grade in the local schools and daycares since about 1980. Because of this, the National Fire Safety is awarding them a 35-year plaque for their faithful service to the children and parents of Carrollton.

  • State Fair winners
  • Carroll County Senior Calendar | Aug. 25, 2016

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.

    Thursday, Aug. 25: Cards and Games, 8:30 a.m.; walk with ease, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, sponsored by signature of Carrollton, 10:30 a.m. lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.; shopping/Walmart and Kroger, 2 p.m.

  • Tips on what to do with those extra summer veggies

    Hello once again, my friends. As I sit here typing this month’s article, the dog days of summer are in full force. Well, I say that, but this morning it’s 64 degrees with low humidity so what I should say is that the dog days of summer would be in full force. Would be if we had normal weather patterns anymore, that is. What is in full force for certain is that most of us are over our normal summer vegetable routine.

  • Senior Calendar | Aug. 18, 2016

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.

    Thursday, Aug. 18: Day Trip/Senior Expo/Newport on the Levee, 8 a.m.; cards and games, 8:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.; shopping/ Walmart and Kroger, 2 p.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Aug. 18, 2016

    Now there is a card just for you! Every child can check out up to three items even without a parent signature. Books, audiobooks, music cd’s, magazines and downloadable books from the library’s website are just a few of the things available to every child ages 5-18. B4K Club and Music Makers will be on vacation for the month of August. For more information call (502) 732-7020.

    NEW EVENTS/PROGRAMMING

    Friday, Aug 19: Board of Trustees Meeting, noon.

    Saturday, Aug. 20: Game club, 1-4 p.m.

  • Movie Night
  • Ghent celebrates 200 years