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  • Red Cross to hold March blood drives

    The American Red Cross will hold four area blood drives during March.

    The following are upcoming blood donation opportunities:

    • March 13 at Cornerstone Christian Academy gym, 3850 Frankfort Road, Shelbyville, 1-6 p.m.

    • March 17 at Ballardsville Baptist Church, 4300 S. Hwy. 146, Ballardsville, 2-6 p.m.

    • March 18 at Mt. Byrd Christian Church, 68 Peck Pike, Milton, 2:30-6:30 p.m.

    • March 23 at Southeast Christian Church (Red Cross bus), 6201 Crestwood Station, Crestwood, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of March 6, 2014

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@insightbb.com

     

    Thursday, March 6: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.: Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch 11 a.m.

    Friday, March7: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.: walking program 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  • Worthville firefighters to hold turkey dinner

    Worthville Volunteer Fire Department hosts a turkey dinner beginning at 3 p.m., Saturday, March 22, at the firehouse.
    Proceeds from the dinner will benefit the fire department’s second annual Carroll County Haunted Trail.
    The cost is $5 per plate, and the meal will include turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, green beans, etc. Desserts also will be available for purchase.
    Delivery will be available within 15 miles of the firehouse. For delivery or more information, call (502) 525-6394 or (502) 662-2121.

  • Foundation offers free trees

    The Arbor Day Foundation is making it easy for everyone to celebrate the arrival of spring by planting trees.

    Join the Arbor Day Foundation in March and receive 10 free white flowering dogwood trees. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Foundation’s Trees for America campaign.

    The trees will be shipped postpaid with enclosed planting instructions at the right time for planting between March 1 and May 31.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | March 6, 2014

    Thursday, March 6: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Mother Goose time, 10 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.; Champions Town Hall meeting at Butler Park, 6 p.m.

    Friday, March 7: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Kynect Healthcare, sign up assistance, 9:30 a.m. until noon; knit and crochet, 3:30 p.m.

    Saturday, March 8: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; artist reception, Jennifer and Jessica Leake, 1-3 p.m.; game day 1-4 p.m.

    Sunday, March 9: Daylight Savings Time.

  • Family welcomes baby daughter | Sammy Jane Maiden

    Cody and Ashley Maiden of Glencoe, Ky. announce the birth of their daughter, Sammy Jane Maiden, born Dec. 22, 2013, at 3:31 p.m. at the St. Elizabeth Health Center in Edgewood, Ky. She weighed 7 pounds, 6.5 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Her brothers, Ian, 7, and Haylon, 1, and her sister, Stefany, 9, helped welcome her home.

  • KDH to provide free colon cancer testing kits in March

    March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month and King’s Daughters’ Health is once again providing free, take-home fecal-occult colon cancer screening kits. Kits are available from KDH primary care providers that offer care for adults (family practice/internal medicine).

    To request a free take-home testing kit, patients need to stop by their provider’s office.

  • Event to raise funds for Henderson

    There will be a benefit  for Leona Henderson with chili, games, cake walk, karaoke and a live auction from 4-9 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at Vevay Fire House. Auction items include gift baskets, gift cards and a one night stay at Belterra with two buffet diners and two show tickets. All proceeds will assist with medical expenses for Henderson, who was injured in car accident.  For more information, contact Rebecca McBurney at (502) 525-1209 or (502) 732-4653.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of Feb. 27, 2014

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@insightbb.com

     

    Thursday, Feb. 27: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-o, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Feb. 28: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; walk with ease, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Feb. 27, 2014

    Thursday, Feb. 27: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Feb. 28: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; UFO quilt day, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

    Saturday, March 1: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash at Kathryn Winn Elementary, 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.; genealogy class, 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.; game day, 1-4 p.m.