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Community

  • CHURCH NEWS

    Ghent Baptist Church will host Vacation Bible school from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday, June 26, to Wednesday, June 29, for children ages 5-11.

    This year’s theme is “Rev it Up — Full Throttle for God.”

  • Golf scramble to benefit Crusade

    WHAS Crusade for Children will hold its annual golf scramble Friday, June 24, at Fairway Golf Course in Wheatley, Ky.

    Cost is $45 per person for teams of four, and a fun-filled day of golf is planned, including free food and drinks, door prizes, a 50/50 split-the-pot raffle, a chipping contest, and more.

    All proceeds will benefit the Crusade for Children.

    For more information, or to sign up your team, call the Carrollton Fire Department at (502) 732-7041 or (502) 525-1943.

  • SENIOR CENTER CALENDAR

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

    Wednesday, June 22: Rummy, pool, Wii games, euchre, 9:30 fruit facts: berries, 11:45 a.m.

    Thursday, June 23: Rummy, pool, Wii games, euchre, 9:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, June 24: Rummy, pool, Wii games, euchre, 9:30 a.m.; Elk Creek Winery and lunch, 10:45 a.m.

    Monday, June 27: Rummy, pool, Wii games, euchre, 9:30 a.m.; Alzheimer’s presentation, 11 a.m.

    Tuesday, June 28: Rummy, pool, Wii games, euchre, 9:30 a.m.; bingo, 10 a.m.

  • CLUB NEWS

    The Carrollton Woman’s Club held its annual luncheon June 7 at General Butler State Resort Park.

    Vice Governor Karen Claiborne of the 5th District and Alice Long were guests. Hostesses for the meeting were Carolyn Stout and Dorothy Buckner.

    Following the luncheon, two officers were installed by the vice-governor: Judy Keith as treasurer and Nancy Ellis, secretary.

  • REUNIONS

    The descendants of Ernst and Mary E. (Busher) Raker are planning a reunion picnic at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 30, at Lions Acres in Milton, Ky.

    The Raker family came to America from Hannover, Germany, settling in 1888 in the  Hunters Bottom area of Carroll and Trimble counties. The couple had eight children, who married into the Bulthaup, Obertate, Hoffmeyer, Diekmann, and Thieman families. Other descending family names include Bushman, Nordholt. Steele, Denny, Detmer, Schafer and Meier.

  • ENGAGEMENTS

    Mike and Jennie Mauser of Clarksville, Tenn., announce the engagement  of their daughter, Lauren Elizabeth Mauser, of Carrollton to Eric Ferguson of Oldham County, Ky.

    The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Carroll County High School. She is majoring in disaster science and management at Louisiana State University in Eunice, La.

    The groom-to-be is the son of Leslie and Barry Ferguson of Westport, Ky. He is a 2005 graduate of Oldham County High School and recently was awarded an assistantship in the master’s program studying soil physics at LSU.

  • ENGAGEMENTS

    Diana Downey Mattingly and Timothy Davis announce their plans to wed at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 21, 2011, at the English Christian Church in Carrollton, with Brother Gary Cotto officiating.
    The bride-elect is the daughter of Alice Downey of Carrollton and the late Jerry Downey. She is the mother of Amiee, Chelsey and Christopher.
    The groom-to-be is the son of Jeanette and John Wolfe of Oaktown, Ind., and the late Jimmy Davis.
    A reception will immediately follow the ceremony. The couple will reside in Carrollton.

  • Funk attends seminar on family court rules

    District Court Judge Thomas M. Funk, who serves Carroll, Grant and Owen counties, attended a Local Rules Seminar on May 17-18 in Louisville.

    The seminar was to help courts update their local rules to comply with the new statewide “Family Court Rules of Procedure and Practice” adopted by the Supreme Court Jan. 1.

  • Becraft earns degree from Hanover College

    Jon Becraft, son of Bradley and Ethel Becraft of Sanders, was among 171 students who received bachelor’s degrees during Hanover College’s 178th annual commencement ceremony, held Saturday, May 28, at the Point on the college’s campus.

    Becraft, a theatre major, graduated from Carroll County High School before attending Hanover.

  • First Community Family Event set for Worthville June 23

    It is officially summertime, which means it seems that we are all running in different directions and time seems to be flying at a rate that is unreal in comparison to winter. 

    The sun comes out earlier and stays out later, however that rarely equates to the ability to get more done.  In summertime, we often get so busy that we can forget there are activities going on in our community that we can get involved in.