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Community

  • Senior Calendar | Dec. 29, 2016

    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.

    Thursday, Dec. 29: Cards and games and color therapy, 8 a.m.; arthritis exercise, 9:30 a.m.; bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.; shopping at Walmart and Kroger, 2 p.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Dec. 29, 2016

    Fine Amnesty Month, this is the month when you get to clean up fines and help out a neighbor at the same time. Donations will benefit the No. Ky. Community Action Center. For more information call (502) 732-7020.

    New events/Programming

    Thursday, Dec. 29: Family movie, “The Storks”, 2 p.m. and projects half done, PHd’s 2-4 p.m.

    Friday, Dec. 30: Family movie, “Miss Peregrine’s School”, 2 p.m.

    Tuesday, Jan. 3: noon until 6 p.m. Kynect Assistance

    Closings

  • NRCS makes $360,000 available for state conservation projects

    USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service has announced the availability of up to $260 million for partner proposals to improve the nation’s water quality, combat drought, enhance soil health, support wildlife habitat and protect agricultural viability. The funding is being made available through NRCS’ innovative Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) and applicants must be able to match the federal award with private or local funds.

  • Doctor, Doctor
  • Celebrating Christmas

    Christian Academy’s second through 12th-graders performed their Christmas program Dec. 8, in front of family and friends in the school gymnasium. 

  • Feeding the hungry in Carroll County
  • Shop with a cop

    Police, first responders and volunteers helped bring Christmas joy to 57 area children at the annual Shop With A Cop event Dec. 15. Children shopped for shoes, brought to the National Guard Armory by Shoe Sensation in Madison, Ind., before leaving to shop for clothes, toys and other items at VF Outlet and Wal-Mart in Carroll County. Organizer Penny Maiden said $14,001 was spent this year on the children.

  • CCPL Nutcracker Tea

    The Carroll County Public Library held its 16th Nutcracker Tea on Dec. 10. Hot tea and finger foods were on the tables for children. 

  • Estimated value of Carroll donations to fire relief tops $20,000

    Donations worth an estimated $20,000 plus a $1,500 check were taken Dec. 12, to the Jubilee Distribution Center in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., to help in the fire relief efforts.

    Donation organizer George Moore said he collected donations at Wal-Mart for two days, plus local churches also collected donations. “I was shocked” by the amount of donations, he said. Donated items included diapers, clothes, household items, food and water.

  • Sharing their talents

    Carroll County Middle School hosted a band concert, art show and Project Lead The Way open house Dec. 12.