J.R. Barnes, 12, of Carrollton and a student at Carroll County Middle School is becoming an outstanding entertainer. Barnes recently attended the Vent Haven Ventriloquist Convention at the Airport Marriott Hotel near Florence, Ky. Jeff Dunham, a renowned ventriloquist, was a special guest speaker.
He gave a lecture on how to become a better ventriloquist to more than 650 attendees.
Wednesday, July 31: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 1: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; help with computer: resumes, job applications or bring your computer for a one-on-one tutoring, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 2: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; help with computer: resumes, job applications or bring your computer for a one-on-one tutoring, 2-4 p.m.; Artist reception for Sharon Graves and First Friday, 6 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 3: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; game day, 1-4 p.m.
David A. Smith of Carrollton and Kathy and James Brindley of Carrollton, announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Kristen R. Smith to J. Jourdan See of Carrollton, son of John W. See, of Perry Park, Ky. and Cindy Ellis-Hill of Carrollton.
The bride-to-be is a graduate of Jefferson Community and Technical College and is employed at Beef ‘O’ Brady’s in LaGrange, Ky.
The groom-elect is a graduate of Jefferson Community and Technical College and is employed at North American Stainless in Ghent, Ky.
During the month of July and August, bring dry or canned pet food or kitty litter to the library to reduce or eliminate fines for overdue and lost items. Details are available at the desk. Proceeds go to the Carroll County Animal Support Group. For more information, call (502) 732-7020.
Wednesday, July 24: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; no Zumba tonight; Summer Reading Program finale, prizes, Science and fun, “Silly Safari: animals who live underground, 6 p.m.
David and Mary Jo Willhoite Corley recently celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary. They were married in Madison, Ind. on June 25, 1954. Mr. Corley retired from the United States Air Force and General Butler State Resort Park and currently works for Earl Floyd Ford. Mrs. Corley retired from Carroll County Schools. They have two children, Grace (Randy) Tharp and William (Mary) Corley, four grandchildren: Eric, Melissa, Mark and Tim and two great grandchildren: Haley and Ryan. They reside on Carlisle Road in Carrollton.