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Community

  • Phase 1 application period to run Sept. 29 to Oct. 14

    The Carroll County Agriculture Development Fund Inc. will be taking applications for Phase 1 Cost Share money starting on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 8 a.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office, 500 Floyd Drive, Carrollton.

    These applications will be available until Friday, Oct. 14 at 4:30 p.m. Applications will also be sent through the mail to farmers that are listed on the Extension agriculture database.

    The sign-up has a 25 percent-75 percent match, with a limit of $3,500.

  • Winner's Circle - Sept. 14, 2011
  • Community Christmas donation
  • Day to Save event

    Carrollton, Ky.—VF Outlet, Inc. located in Carrollton will hold a new event called Day to Save, which will take place on Saturday, Oct. 1.

    Day to Save was designed to provide nonprofit organizations a fun and easy way to raise money. Participating organizations will sell Day to Save coupons to the public for $5 each, keeping 100% of the proceeds. Each coupon is $10 off a $10 or more purchase and is valid Oct. 1 only at any VF Outlet location. Groups interested in participating should call Carrollton VF Outlet (502)-732-6666.

  • Rotary Club governor's visit
  • Carroll County Public Library - Sept. 7 2011

    Wednesday, Sept. 7, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; creative Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 8, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; one stop job search, 10 a.m.; music makers, age 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, age 4-6, 1:30 p.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; ESL class 6 p.m.

    Friday, Sept. 9, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.

    Saturday, Sept 10, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; family movie, Cinderella Story-Once Upon a Song, 2 p.m.

    Sunday, Closed.

  • Garden fresh vegetables inspires meatless meal

    After spending time in the hot afternoon sun picking vegetables from my friends’ garden, I wasn’t up to spending a lot of time in the kitchen. However, I had some nice vegetables I don’t have in my garden that would make a lovely meatless dinner.

    Now, I must admit, I am not very good about eating meals without some form of meat. I grew up with grandparents having a big farm and every year we had freshly butchered beef and pork that went directly into our freezer.

  • Pool Party!
  • Carroll County Senior Center - Sept. 7, 2011

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026

     

    Wednesday, Sept. 7: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; rummy tournament, 9:30 a.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 8: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; advisory meeting, 9:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; biscuits and gravy, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Sept. 9: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; nutrition with Grace, 10 a.m.

    Monday, Sept. 12:Euchre, pool, WII game, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; root beer floats, 11:50 a.m..

  • Battle of the Banks seeks pet food donations for CCAS

    It started with a calico kitten dodging vehicles on Hwy. 227 and the Battle of the Banks was born. 

    Anna Skirvin left her teller station at First National Bank of Carrollton to help a defenseless kitten find safety. She called Carroll County Animal Support President Sherry Stamper to see if someone could foster the kitten. CCAS members Cheri Martin and Robin Caldwell Welch drove over to pick up the kitten and proceeded to the veterinary office as the kitten was ill and malnourished.