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Community

  • Cyclists raise money for Ride for Missions

    Fifty-three cyclists will pedal through Carroll County on July 22, as a fundraiser for the work of Rosedale Mennonite Missions. These riders are participating in the 12th annual Ride for Missions. This year’s 360-mile route runs from Shelbyville, Ky., to Kidron, Ohio.

  • Law enforcement officers, agencies honored for seat belt, child restraint enforcement

    The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety recently honored law enforcement officers from 122 agencies across the Commonwealth for their efforts to increase the use of seat belts and child restraints in motor vehicles.

    The Governor’s Occupant Protection Awards ceremony was held at the Hyatt Regency in Lexington. Awards were presented to officers with the most occupant protection citations in each agency and division. There are six divisions, broken down by number of officers within the agency, and a division for Kentucky State Police.

  • Milton’s Barnes named to Team Kentucky for 2018 Special Olympics

    Michelle Barnes of Milton has been named to compete as part of Team Kentucky at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games next summer. She will be part of the bowling delegation at the Games, competing in the singles, doubles and team competitions.

    Barnes, 27, has been a Special Olympics athlete for 13 years, competing in track and field, alpine skiing and snowshoeing in addition to bowling. She is making her first appearance ever at a Special Olympics competition above the state level. Barnes is the first athlete from Carroll County ever to compete at the USA Games.

  • Meeting the ‘Real Thing’
  • Caby Froman club celebrates 100 years

    The Caby M. Froman Club began its new year of study at the beautiful Owl Creek Country Club in Anchorage, Ky., on June 9. The members and their guest were all adorned in their hats in honor and respect of club traditions.

    Sandra Scott Thomas, president, welcomed everyone to the meeting and all stood and sang “My Old Kentucky Home.” The blessing was given by Dr. Elizabeth Tharp Jones. The menu for the luncheon was salmon served on a bed of rice pilaf, roasted asparagus, salad, rolls and a decadent dessert of ice cream served with a brownie and sauce.

  • Toombs wins Carrollton’s Hottest Dog
  • Carroll County Public Library | July 20, 2017

    When school’s out, Shakespeare’s in! Explore the theatre arts through imaginative play, visual arts, movement, storytelling, design and more! This one week camp will result in a performance of Much Ado About Nothing, one of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies. Camp Shakespeare will be held July 17-21 every afternoon from 1-4 p.m., Sign-up now please.

    New events

    Thursday, July 20: Camp Shakespeare 1-4 p.m.; Environmental evenings with Faith Kutnicki, an informative series will continue to address environmental topics in July 6 p.m.

  • Senior Calendar | July 20, 2017

    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 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.

    Thursday, July 20: Cards, games and color therapy, 9:30 a.m.; walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; arthritis exercise, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.

  • RACE FEST 2017

    Kroger and Wal-Mart co-sponsored the annual cherry pie-eating contest at Race Fest July 5. This was the first year for a separate children’s competition. The boy and girl (10 and under) who ate the most pie won a bike from Wal-Mart. The top two people in the 11 and over contest won a pair of $109 tickets to the Quaker State 400.

  • CCPL summer reading program ends with Whiz-Bang Science

    The Carroll County Public Library Summer Reading Program ended with a bang, actually a Whiz-Bang. Dr. Dave presented a program called States of Matter: Solids, Liquids, Gases on June 30.

    Summer Reading Program awards were passed out. Hamburgers and hotdogs were served and the children could play on inflatables and have snow cones and cotton candy.