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  • Club learns about new county library services

    The Carrollton Woman’s meeting was held at Pat’s Place Sept. 6 at 7 p.m.

    Carolyn Stout, education program chairman, introduced Carroll County Public Library Director Hillary Arney, who told about the library being funded 85 percent by taxes. She said that so many services are being offered through the library to Carroll County Citizens that it makes it a real bargain.

  • Duncans welcome baby daughter

    Crystal Duncan Taylor of Bedford, Ky. would like to announce the birth of her daughter, Catherine Arianna Duncan, born 4:10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 12, 2011, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville, Ky. She weighed 7 pounds and 4 ounces and was 19.75 inches long.

    Big sister, Mollie Abbigal Gardner, 22 months old, helped welcome Catherine home.
    Maternal grandparents are William and Gladys Duncan of Bedford Ky.; great-grandparents Maureen Duncan and the late Lester “Rusty” Duncan of Carrollton Ky.

  • Orange, tomato join flavors for a delicious dish

    The first time I ever tasted oranges and tomatoes together was in Atlanta, Ga. in 1990. It was totally by accident or fate, whichever you want to call it.  As the first vice-president of the League of Women Voters for Georgia, I was attending a pitch-in luncheon meeting. If my memory serves me right, it was basically a salad luncheon.  I don’t even recall what salad I took, actually, I probably took dessert.

  • Readers on vacation - Sept. 28, 2011
  • Stigers, Shuler to wed Oct. 8

    Alicia Stigers and Michael Shuler announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Owen County High School and is majoring in criminal justice at KCTCS. She is  employed at the Carroll County Detention Center in Carrollton.

    The groom-to-be is a 2008 graduate from Owen County High School and works for Dana Manufacturing in Dry Ridge, Ky.

    The wedding is planned for Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011, at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church in Owenton, Ky.

  • Vegas at the Point
  • Safe Night event
  • Free fall prevention screenings set at NKADD office in Florence Sept. 23

    Free screenings and information on fall prevention are 9-11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 23 for older adults, their caregivers and anyone with an interest in fall prevention. Northern Kentucky Area Development District Office is hosting the event at 22 Spiral Dr. in Florence. Blood pressure screening, medication review, balance and gait testing, safe transfer demonstrations and information on fall prevention, durable medical equipment that can assist with safety in the home and information for the visually impaired will be offered.
    For more information call (859) 692-2480.

  • Carroll County Public Library - Sept. 21, 2011

    Wednesday, Sept. 21, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; creative Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon; Young at Heart Book Group, 4 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 22, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; story hour, age 4-6, 11 a.m.; music makers, age 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; ESL class 6 p.m.

    Friday, Sept. 23, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.

    Saturday, Sept. 24, Dance day, disco, 10 a.m.; game day, 1-4 p.m.

  • Beverly, Bruce reunion set

    The annual family reunion for the families of Beverly and Bruce will be held on Sunday, Sept. 25 at the Lockport Methodist Church, in Lockport, Ky. Potluck lunch begins at 1 p.m.

    For more information call (502) 845-4212