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  • Summer Reading Program begins May 15 with kickoff

    I love movies, and many of my life mantras come from John Hughes’ movies. I am not sure what that says about me except my age! But one mantra that has stuck with me lately comes from “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.”

    Ferris reminds us that “life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it.”

    While 2016 could not end fast enough, 2017 is on fast-forward! Believe it or not, it is time to kick off the Summer Reading Program.

  • Derby fun at Fairview

    Fairview Place held its first Derby Run on Saturday, May 6. Each "jockey" had a horse that they named. Residents used their "bingo bucks" to place their bets.

  • Kentucky Afield: Bluegill offer great late spring fishing

    It is Kentucky Derby week, a fantastic time of year. Summer is around the corner and families start to go on summer vacations shortly.

    Taking your kids to catch some hand-sized bluegill is another great aspect of this time of year in our state.

    “A lot of your bigger male bluegill are moving up into the shallows,” said David Baker, Central Fisheries District biologist for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. “It is an excellent time to take kids out and get them excited and hooked on fishing.”

  • Volunteers install new trail signs at Butler Park

    Raise your hand if you are willing to pay $275 plus travel costs to come to Carrollton for a week-long working vacation. Fortunately for General Butler State Resort Park, there are 15 volunteers and several crew leaders from the American Hiking Society who have done just that by giving a week of their time to make improvements to the park’s trails.

  • Naturally Mary Ann

    Scenes from the Mary Ann Gentry Art Show reception Friday, sponsored by the Carroll County Public Library.

  • History comes to life

    Cartmell Elementary students visited the Civil War encampment April 28, at Point Park. The free event was sponsored by Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism. 

  • Carroll County Public Library | May 4, 2017

    It’s time to sign up for the Summer Reading Program: Build a Better World. The kick off party will be held from 4-7 p.m. Monday, May 15. Bouncy house, sno-cones, cotton candy and more. Dinner will be provided for those families who sign up.

    For more information, call Carroll County Public Library at (502) 732-7020.

    Monday, May 8 - Make it and Take it: A paper flower bouquet for Mother’s Day, 2 p.m. Sign up please. Materials provided.

    Wednesday, May 10 - Pathfinder RPG-Rune Lords, 5:30 p.m.

  • Boots, Koehler announce engagement

    Heather Ann Boots and Jay Frederick Koehler, both of Madison, Ind., announce their upcoming wedding at a private ceremony in Maui, Hawaii.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Deborah and Bret West, and Robert Rohrer, all of Madison, and Ellen Rohrer of Carrollton. She is a 1995 honors graduate of Carroll County High School, a 1996 graduate of Jefferson Community College in computers and typing, and a 2010 graduate of Empire Beauty School. She is a homemaker.

  • Caby Froman elects officers

    The April meeting of the Caby Froman Club was held at the Carroll County Library. Hostess for the meeting was president Sandra Scott Thomas.

    A lovely lunch was provided by Thomas and Patricia Hersey.

    April is the annual business meeting and the election of officers for 2017-2018. The newly elected officers are as follows: President Sandra Thomas; Vice-President Nancy Jo Grobmyer; Recording Secretary and Treasurer Pam Froman; Corresponding Secretary and Auditor Patti Burgess; and Committee of Council Harriett Cason, Elizabeth Jones and Ellen van Nagell.

  • City celebrates Arbor Day