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  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Oct. 3, 2013

    Thursday, Oct. 3: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers,  11 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m., closing at 5 p.m. for Tobacco Festival.

    Friday, Oct. 4:  9 am-Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; play day, 11 a.m.; closing at regularly scheduled time of 5 p.m.

    Saturday, Oct. 5:  Closed all day for the Tobacco Festival.

    Monday, Oct. 7: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of Oct. 3, 2013

    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, Oct. 3: Billiards, 8:30 a.m.; bunk-o, 10 a.m.; deuce’s wild rummy, noon.

    Friday, Oct. 4: Billiards, 8:30 a.m.; deuce’s wild rummy, 9 a.m.; scary movie day with Halloween treats, 9:30 a.m.; walking with Peg, 10 a.m.

  • Owen Electric rate settlement provides utility with $1 million less than requested 

    The Kentucky Public Service Commission has accepted a proposed settlement in a rate-adjustment case filed by Owen Electric Cooperative Inc.

    Owen Electric reached a settlement with the Kentucky Office of the Attorney General that grants a $4 million increase in annual revenue, which is about $74,000 less than its original request and $1.07 million less than a subsequent revised request. Owen Electric’s annual revenue will increase by about 2.7 percent.

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  • SHIP to aid residents with making open enrollment Medicare plan selections

    Medicare Open Enrollment for Part D and Medicare Advantage plans is right around the corner. 

    Each person or someone they care about who has Medicare, should mark their calendars. 

    Medicare Open Enrollment begins Oct. 15 and ends Dec. 7.

    This is your opportunity to review all Medicare choices and make sure each person has a plan that is right for them for 2014. 

    The SHIP Program will be providing comparison assistance free of charge.  SHIP is a non-profit organization and does not sell insurance. 

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of Sept. 26, 2013

    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, Sept. 26: Bunk O, 10 a.m.; deuce’s wild rummy, noon.

    Friday, Sept. 27: Chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; crafts, 10 a.m.

    Saturday, Sept. 28: Ride the ducks and lunch at Tom and Chee, Newport, Ky., cost $15 plus cost of lunch, depart Senior Center at 10 a.m., $15 fee is due when you sign-up. Deadline Sept. 12.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Sept. 26, 2013

    Thursday, Sept. 26: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; music makers, 11 a.m.; help with computer: resumes, job applications or bring your computer for a one-on-one tutoring, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.; HealthCare Reform and Medicare, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Sept. 27: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; teen crafts, “Sharpie Tie Die, “ 3:30 p.m.

  • Family welcomes baby son | Sept. 26, 2013

    Amanda O’Neal of Carrollton announces the birth of her son, Weston O’Neal, born Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville, Ky. He weighed 7 pounds 5 ounces and was 19 inches long.

    Big brother, Walker, age 2 helped welcome Weston home.

    Maternal grandparents are Eugene and Fonda O’Neal; and great-grandparents are Judy May, and Mary and Joe O’Neal all of Carrollton.

  • Retired teachers group receives project grant

    Carroll County Retired Teachers Association met Friday, Sept. 20, at Pat’s Place. There were 13 members present.

    After enjoying a lunch prepared by Donna Parish and Pat Perkins, President Cassandra McBurney called the meeting to order. The minutes of the May meeting were read by secretary Velma Hunt and approved as read. The financial report was given by the treasurer.

  • Readers on vacation, Harley Davidson | Sept. 26, 2013