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  • Carrollton Police Officer Crowell graduates from basic training

    Carrollton Police Officer Jennifer Crowell graduated from basic training March 28, at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training in Richmond, Ky.

    The 24 officers of Class 452 completed 18 weeks of training, which consisted of nearly 770 hours of recruit-level-officer academy instruction. Major training areas included homeland security, law offenses and procedures, vehicle operations, firearms, investigations, first aid/CPR, patrol procedures, orientation for new law enforcement families and mechanics of arrest, restraint and control. 

  • Residents honored for support of ‘County Seats’ project

    Gov. Steve Beshear, First Lady Jane Beshear and the Governor’s Mansion Centennial Celebration Committee recently recognized Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty Tomlinson and Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism Director Misty Wheeler for their contributions to the “County Seats Legacy Project.” 

  • Annual art show features photos of, with Gentry

    The Carroll County Public Library will present the Mary Ann Gentry Memorial Art Show during the month of May.

    The show consists of framed or mounted paintings, drawings, sculptures, photographs or multimedia items.

    New artists are welcome as well as new pieces from those who have participated in previous years. Only two pieces will be accepted per person.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of April 3, 2014

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

     

    Thursday, April 3: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch 11 a.m.

    Friday, April 4: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; walk with ease, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | April 3, 2014

    Thursday, April 3,: 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.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, April 4: Walk-away the pounds. 9 a.m., artist reception, Greg and Haley Dameron, 5:30-8 p.m.

    Saturday, April 5: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m., game day, 1-4 p.m.

    Monday, April 7: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.; Court Street Cinema, “Saving Mr. Banks”, 6 p.m.

  • Helping make prom dreams come true

     

    The fifth annual Operation Prom Dress event was held March 22, at The Carrollton. This was the biggest year so far, with more than 40 girls walking away with dresses and all the accessories they need to go to prom, all for free. The Carrollton provided the space, DJ service and refreshments free of charge for the event. 

  • Red Cross seeks blood donations

    The Red Cross will hold a blood donation event from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Thursday, April 10 in Ghent, at Kentucky Utilities, (Red Cross Bus), 9485 Hwy. 42 East

    A second blood drive is set for 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 15, at North American Stainless (Red Cross Bus), 6870 Hwy. 42 East.

    The Red Cross must collect enough blood donations every day to meet the needs of cancer patients, trauma victims, organ transplant recipients, premature babies with complications, sickle cell disease patients and others.

  • Office to close on Monday for computer upgrades

    The Carroll County Circuit Court Clerk’s office will close at noon on Monday, March 31, to allow for the electronic conversion of information. The new court system’s accounts receivable program goes live April 1.  The Accounts Receivable program allows the KYCOURTS case management system to speak electronically to the receipts/bookkeeping system. The judicial branch is required to report money owed to the state general fund and the new AR program makes it possible to file this report.

     

  • Town hall meeting planned to discuss use of Relay funds

    American Cancer Society will hold a town hall meeting at 6:30 p.m. on April 3 entitled, “Your Relay Dollars At Work” at the General Butler State Resort Park conference center.

    American Cancer Society representatives and professionals discuss how Carroll County’s Relay dollars are used to benefit those in Carroll County and beyond.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | March 27, 2014

    Thursday, March 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, March 28: Walk-away the pounds. 9 a.m.; let’s make truffles, 3:30 p.m.

    Saturday, March 29: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.

    Monday, March 31: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.; Court Street Cinema, “American Hustle,” 6 p.m.