Eight members of the Port William Historical Society met June 28, at the Masterson House, one of the oldest surviving two-story brick houses on the stretch of the Ohio River between Pittsburgh, Penn. and Cairo, Ill.
The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: email@example.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, July 14: Cards and Games, 8:30 a.m.; Advisory Council meeting, 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.; Toyota Tour, dinner, 3 p.m.
Families on the Move Walking Club continues, meet every Saturday at 10 a.m. at the library and walk to the River Walk. Count your steps all month long to be eligible for prizes. Sponsored in cooperation with Carroll County Extension Service through a grant from Families on the Move and the University of Kentucky. “On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!, a summer reading program at the library and throughout the community. For more information call (502) 732-7020.
July 14: Eatin’ and Movin’, Carroll County Extension, 11 a.m.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps Commander G. Mark Miller was the 4th Commanding Officer of NOAA Ship “Henry B. Bigelow,” a Fisheries Survey Vessel based in Newport, RI, that conducts oceanographic and fisheries research along the entire eastern seaboard. He will now be reporting as NOAA Liaison to the United States Coast Guard, CG-5PW at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He will be coordinating efforts and policy development to support the USCG’s and NOAA’s Cooperative Maritime Strategy.
Before hitting the track at the Kentucky Speedway Saturday for the Quaker State 400, NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Danica Patrick competed in a grocery cart race July 7, at Carrollton’s Kroger. Patrick joined sponsor Nature’s Bakery’s president and founder Dave Marson and Carroll County representatives in a race to see who could fill up their mini grocery cart the fastest with items in their particular aisle.
The West Virginia Flood Relief effort will have a benefit concert Friday, July 15 from noon to 5 p.m. at Earl Floyd Ford. Headlining the event will be the country duo, Halfway to Hazard.
The duo’s website describes Halfway to Hazard as no-holds barred, nothing held back, pedal to metal, all the way. It is music that is honest, open, gritty and rough around the edges by musicians who make no excuses for who they are or apologies for where they’re from. They’re Halfway to Hazard, and they’re taking the long way home.