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  • Arbor Day Foundation offers trees to members

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

    White flowering dogwoods will add beauty to your home throughout the year, they are known for their showy spring flowers, scarlet autumn foliage and red berries that attract song birds during winter.

     Everyone who joins the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation with a $10 donation will receive 10 free white flowering dogwood trees through the Foundation’s Trees for America campaign.

  • Main Street hosts event

    Carrollton Main Street Program hosts Luck ‘O The Pop during regular business hours Saturday, March 14. Stop in downtown businesses and pop a balloon for discounts and prizes.

    One lucky person will win a “Pot of gold” worth $55. A Lucky Leprachaun also will be downtown giving away extra balloon pops from noon-4 p.m.

  • Circuit Clerk’s Office closed on March 17

    The Carroll County Circuit Clerk’s Office will be closed on Tuesday, March 17, for an infrastructure upgrade.

    The Administrative Office of the Courts launched the infrastructure project months ago as part of the Kentucky eCourt Program. The eCourt infrastructure upgrade will encompass networks, servers and end-user devices with the goal to replace the courts system’s aging infrastructure and facilitate the expansion of eFiling statewide.

  • Libraries are a valuable asset to the community

    In my humble opinion, libraries are a great and noble institution in our society. 

  • Bevin to visit Carrollton

    Gubernatorial candidate Matt Bevin will speak at 7 p.m. March 18, at the Carroll County Republican Party’s next meeting, held in the community room at 1208 Highland Ave. “This is your opportunity to meet and greet another candidate for governor,” Chairman John Glauber said. “We urge everyone to attend regardless of their party affiliation.”

  • Carrollton art gallery hosts student art show March 12

    River Run Gallery Fun Art Studio in Carrollton will host a benefit student art show/reception from 6-8 p.m.  Thursday, March 12. Students who have attended classes at the gallery in the last eight months can enter up to two pieces of their art.  Art must arrive in the gallery by March 7. 

  • How to identify drug evidence in child’s room

    Carroll County 4-H, in partnership with Carroll County Schools and Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County, will host “Truth and Consequences,” a program geared toward eighth-graders to show the harsh truth of making poor choices and getting involved with drugs and alcohol.

    A parent night will be held at 7 p.m. March 19, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, with special guest Mike Bosse. This event is open to the public.

  • Carroll County Public Library | March 5, 2015

    For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.

    Thursday, March 5: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; Homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, March 6: open at 10 a.m., staff meeting; walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Artist’s reception, 6 p.m., Steve Smith, Jill Mahoney and Howard Williams.

    Saturday, March 7: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; magic tournament, 1-4 p.m.

    Monday, March 9: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; lunch-time, make and take, noon; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

  • Blood drive March 5, 12

    During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross reminds eligible blood donors that by donating blood, donors can become a hero for patients in need.

    Red Cross Month is dedicated to the everyday heroes who support the Red Cross mission by giving blood, volunteering their time, learning lifesaving skills or making a financial contribution.

  • Centenarian celebration March 13

    In honor of Older American’s Month, KIPDA Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living is planning a Centenarian Celebration. The goal is to recognize and honor citizens who live in the KIPDA region who are 100 years old or older.  Exceptions will be made for individuals who are 99 years old, turning 100 this year.