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  • Carroll County Public Library | Feb. 4, 2016

    Call for student art! Submit your art for display in the library. Work from high school students must be submitted by Feb. 19, for competition in GFWC student art contest of No. Ky. Middle and grade school artists may submit by Feb. 27, for display in March. Please contact Patricia Hersey for more information, (502) 732-7020. Categories: painting, drawing, prints, watercolor, computer design, ceramics, textiles and sculpture.

    New events for February:

     Friday, Feb. 5: Shawl knitting class, 3:30 p.m.

  • Dinner with the First Family
  • Blood donations urgently needed by the Red Cross

    The American Red Cross urgently needs blood donors. Eligible blood donors of all types are needed, especially those with O, AB, B negative and A negative. 

    Upcoming blood donation opportunities:

     

    • Thursday, Feb. 4, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Three Rivers District Health Department, 401 11th St. Carrollton, Ky.

    • Friday, Feb. 5, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Walmart, 200 Floyd Drive Carrollton, Ky.

  • Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow!
  • Enjoy a meal that is both light and hearty this winter

    Hello once again, my friends. As I sit typing this article, I can’t help but look out the window. The snow-covered ground is glistening in the faint light. My first thought when looking out is this: if you can’t get excited about cooking this time of year, when literally nothing else is going on, you might be a lost cause.

  • Relay for Life kickoff, quarter auction

    Relay for Life, Carrollton will kick off the Relay season with a unique Quarter Auction, 6-8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 5, at Carrollton United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 310 Highland Ave. in Carrollton.

  • Blood donations urgently needed

    The American Red Cross urgently needs blood donors. Eligible blood donors of all types are needed, especially those with O, AB, B negative and A negative.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Jan.28, 2016

    New events for January:

    Friday, Jan. 29:  Shawl Knitting Workshop II, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. 

    Saturday, Jan. 30:  Family Movie Day:  “Goosebumps 2015,” 2 p.m.

    Regular programming for February:

    Monday – Friday: Walk-away the Pounds, 9:30 a.m.

    Every Monday and Wednesday: Legos, 3:30 p.m., Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Every Tuesday:  B4K Club, 11 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; Homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

  • Senior Calendar | Jan. 28, 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. 28: Cards and Games, 8:30 a.m.; Cooperative Extension Service, nutrition, 9:30 a.m.; bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, noon; chair volleyball, 12:30 p.m.

  • “Frozen” party

    Carroll County Public Library and Carroll County Panther Tots hosted a “Frozen” party Jan. 13, at the library. An estimated 182 people attended, with 82 children signed up. The event provided a meal catered by Ma Tiller’s Catering and several activities for children ages birth to five years old. Children were encouraged to dress up as their favorite “Frozen” character.