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  • Harlem Wizards visit Carroll County

    By the numbers

    546 tickets sold

    $4,000 raised for Family Ties resource center

    Sponsors

    Nucor Steel

    PMC Organometallix

    North American Stainless

    First National Bank of Kentucky

    Farmer’s Bank of Milton

    German American Bank

    Angela Franklin KY Farm Bureau Insurance

    McDonald’s

    The Insurance Offices, Brad Horner agent

    General Butler State Resort Park

    Wal-Mart of Carrollton

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  • Grandpa Jones brings country music to Carrollton

    The distinct twang of the banjo echoed through the General Butler State Resort Park lodge, as actor David Hurt brought country musician and comic Louis Marshall “Grandpa” Jones to life. More than 50 people attended the Kentucky Chautauqua presentation April 20, co-sponsored by Carroll County Arts Board and Friends of Butler. The Kentucky Humanities Council provides funding for the statewide Chautauqua program.

  • Carroll County Public Library | April 27, 2017

    Mary Ann Gentry Art Show 2017, “Naturally Mary Ann” open to the public. The MAG show will be exhibiting a special selection of paintings by Mary Ann Gentry recently donated by her family at the reception Friday, April 28, from 6-7:30 p.m. For more information please call: (502) 732-7020.

    NEW EVENTS/PROGRAMMING

    Friday, April 28: Passport Health Plan information session, noon; Mary Ann Gentry Art Show opening, 6 p.m.

    Saturday, April 29: Teen movie: Rogue One: a Star Wars Story, 2 p.m. rated PG-13. 

    REGULAR PROGRAMMING

  • Family donates additional pieces from Gentry’s archive

    Carroll County Public Library recently received additional Mary Ann Gentry art pieces, books and essays that were donated by her son Charlie Baglan. Pieces that show the natural part of Carrollton, Carroll County and Madison, Ind. will be featured in the 2017 Naturally Mary Ann art show that opens Friday, April 28, at the Carroll County Public Library. The artist reception is 6 to 7:30 p.m.

  • Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Three things to consider for spring fishing

    The weather forecast calls for a redbud winter to hit this week. This old saying refers to cold snaps that occur in early April when the redbud trees bloom.

    The up and down nature of spring weather can cause consternation among anglers when planning fishing trips. Concern about the weather is one of three things to consider when planning fishing trips this spring.

    Barometric pressure is key to unlocking fish behavior in spring:

  • Asparagus is nutrient dense, prepared multiple ways

    Harvested during April and May in Kentucky, asparagus is a nutrient-dense vegetable that you can eat raw, lightly boil, steam, stir-fry or grill. It can be seasoned with herbs, butter or Parmesan cheese to enhance its flavor. As you will see in the Plate It Up Kentucky Proud recipe below, it can also be an integral ingredient in many dishes.

    Asparagus is a good source of vitamins A and C, folate and fiber. A half-cup serving of fresh asparagus, which is about six stalks, contains 22 calories, 2 grams of protein and 4 grams of carbohydrates.

  • Carroll County Public Library | April 20, 2017

    Mary Ann Gentry Art Show 2017, “Naturally Mary Ann,” will display an exhibition of a special selection of paintings by Mary Ann Gentry recently donated by her family at the reception, Friday, April 28, from 6-7:30 p.m. The local artwork will be on display through the month of May. For more information please call: (502) 732-7020.

    NEW EVENTS/PROGRAMMING

    Friday, April 21: Board of Trustees Meeting, noon.

    Monday, April 24: Fourth Monday Book Group, discuss “News of the World” by Paulette Jiles, noon.

  • Senior Calendar | April 20, 2017

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.

  • Give blood and help save lives this spring

    Eligible blood donors of all blood types are encouraged to give blood through the American Red Cross this spring to help ensure a sufficient supply for hospital patients.

    Donated blood is perishable and must constantly be replenished to keep up with hospital patient need. Red blood cells are the blood component most frequently transfused by hospitals and must be used within 42 days of donation.