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  • CCMS hosts alumni night

    Carroll County Middle School teacher Will Yager’s seventh-grade Problem Based Learning class will host an alumni night from 5-8 p.m. Jan. 25, at the school.

    Students will offer snacks and a tour of the school. Don’t miss seeing the new addition and having time to catch up with former teachers and classmates.

    Those planning to attend are asked to bring pictures with them of their middle school experience.

    For more information, email William.Yager@carroll.kyschools.us.

  • Fornash wins regional award

    Lifeline Homecare Caregiver Pam Fornash has been named 2015 Regional Employee of the Year.  The award recognizes and celebrates the commitment to service and excellence to that individual whose work in the industry and Lifeline Homecare exemplifies the highest standard of caring from the Northern Kentucky office.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Jan.7, 2016

     New events for January:

     Friday, Jan. 8: Phd’s:  Projects Half Done, 10 a.m. until noon.

    Monday, Jan. 11:  4-H Knitting (ages 9 and up), 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. 

    Wednesday, Jan. 13:  Panther Tot Frozen Party! 5 p.m.

     

    Regular programming for January:

    Every Monday-Friday: Walk-away-the-Pounds, 9 a.m.

    Saturday, Jan. 2/Saturday, Jan. 16:  Magic Tourney, 1 – 4 p.m.

  • Hays family welcomes birth of daughter, Mila

    Deidra and Jimmy Hays of Carrollton announce the birth of their daughter Mila Rayne Hays born 6:14 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville, Ky. She weighed 8 pounds 9 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

    Her big brother, Channing Hays helped welcome her home.

    Maternal grandparents are Greg and Lesa Barr of Carrollton.

    Paternal grandparents are Tina and Tony Meadows of Carrollton, and Dan and Linda Hays of Louisville, Ky.

  • Senior Calendar | Jan. 7, 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.

     

    Thursday, Jan. 7: Cards and Games, 8:30 a.m.; YMCA/Bunco Social bring a dish to share, 10 a.m.; lunch, noon; chair volleyball, 12:30 p.m.

    Friday, Jan. 8: Cards and Games, 8:30 a.m.; YMCA/Silver Sneakers Splash, gym, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, noon; chair volleyball, 12:30 p.m.

  • Community Theatre - New Year’s Eve at the Bad Habit Club

    “New Year’s Eve at the Bad Habit Club” featured a host of local actors. The short play was a part of the New Year’s Eve celebration at General Butler State Resort Park, sponsored by Friends of Butler and the park. The play was directed by Deborah Garrett and Mary Louden. Greg Beck was the technical director. The night also featured a buffet dinner and concert by The Rigby’s, a Beatles tribute band.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Dec. 31, 2015

    Carroll County Public Library is hosting a new Reading Challenge for 2016. Read one book a month (or more) and enter to win prizes all year long. Check after Jan. 2, for details.

     

    New events (listed in order of date of event):

    Friday, Jan. 1 – Closed for New Year’s Day

    Friday, Jan. 8 – Phd’s – Projects half done, 10 a.m.-12 p.m,

  • Recycle Christmas trees

    Kentucky Press News Service

    Help create habitat for fish while disposing of your old Christmas tree this season with Kentucky Fish and Wildlife’s Christmas for the Fishes program.

  • Wright, 8, donates gifts to needy children

    The giving of gifts is a holiday tradition, but this year Savannah Wright, the eight-year-old daughter of Debbie Dixon and Wesley Wright, created her own tradition.

    It started when Savannah decided to re-gift a Winnie the Pooh children’s table that was new in the box.

    “She looked into where she could give the table to someone who could use it,” Dixon said. “Of course, she found more than one child who needed help at Christmas time.”

  • Carrollton Fire Department transported Santa around Carrollton