• English School reunion

    Third Annual English School reunion/bizarre, English, Ky. will be held Oct 1. Setup fee for each booth is $15 and must be in by July 1. Arts and crafts, handmade items only will be featured. Any questions please call (502) 732-5332 or (502) 741-2907 or website: www.schoolhouse1929.com.

  • Carroll County Public Library - June 29, 2011

    Friday, July 1, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Carrollton Main Street, First Friday, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

    Monday, July 4, Closed for holiday.

    Tuesday, July 5, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Wednesday, July 6, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; creative Wednesdays 10-noon, teens welcome; Legos at the library, 6 p.m.

  • Engagement: Misty Brett Abercrombie and James Michael Franklin II

    Misty Brett Abercrombie and James Michael Franklin II announce their plans to wed 4 p.m., July 2, 2011, at Sanders Baptist Church in Sanders, Ky.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Tom and Jeanie Abercrombie of Sanders, Ky.

    The groom-to-be is the son of Jimmie and Linda Franklin of Ghent, Ky.

    A reception will be held at Sanders fire house following the ceremony. All friends and family are welcome.


    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.


    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.


    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.


    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.


    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.