Nine teams made up of cancer survivors, families, caregivers, local faith-based groups, businesses and clubs walked 12 hours in the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Carroll County on June 15 and raised more than $86,000.
Thursday, Oct. 4: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; music makers, 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, ages 3 1/2-5 years, 1:30 p. m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 4 p.m.; close at 5 p.m. for the Two Rivers Tobacco Festival.
Carroll County Emergency Management will add six Community Outdoor Warning Systems (COWS) to alert residents and visitors of tornado sightings or warnings.
COWS can save lives during severe weather when a tornado is sighted or a tornado warning is issued. The 19 COWS used by Carroll County Emergency Management could save your life and the lives of your family and friends. They will be activated as soon as a tornado is sighted in Carroll County or a tornado warning is issued by the National Weather Service for Carroll County.
The Carroll County Retired Teachers Association met Sept. 21 at Pat’s Place. Lunch was catered by Donna Parish, who prepared the meal and the fall decor for the tables.
Cassandra McBurney, president of CCRTA, called the meeting to order. First, the club recognized new retiree Debbie Cull. She talked about where she taught and for how many years. CCRTA presented her with a Kentucky Retired Teachers Association pin.
The City of Ghent is asking for help with naming the new park in Ghent. The park and boat ramp is located near Davis Street. The property was donated to the city by Clayton and Ellise Arney July 27, 1984. Call the city office (502) 347-9706 or mail to P.O. Box 333, Ghent, Ky. 41045 or fax to (502) 347-9393.
Relatives Raising Relatives Support Group will meet Thursday, Oct. 4 at the Carroll County Extension Office from 6-7 p.m. The guest speaker will be Passport.
Nearly 70,000 children in Kentucky are living in households headed by grandparents or another relative. Relatives Raising Relatives is a support group that meets on a regular basis and will provide individuals with an opportunity to ask questions, learn about great resources in the community and to meet other caregivers like yourself.