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  • Young racing fan Davis meets favorite driver

    J.T. Davis of Carrollton is a huge NASCAR fan. He watches virtually every Monster Energy Series race that is on television, as well as many of the XFINITY Series and Camping World Truck Series races. He keeps a schedule of the races on his refrigerator, but he can tell you exactly which race is next on the circuit without looking. His favorite driver is Kyle Busch, but if he isn’t racing, he knows which cars Busch owns and cheers for them instead.

    J.T. is also just eight years old.

  • Broken Horn Rodeo
  • Kentucky Afield: Best kayaks for flat water fishing

    A car, truck or sport utility vehicle with a couple of kayaks on the roof with fishing poles visible through the back window is an increasingly common sight on Kentucky highways.

    Sales data shows kayak fishing and related kayak accessories increasing in popularity. Some of this popularity has to do with many baby boomers reaching retirement age and wanting a new hobby.

    Price is another aspect of the rise in popularity of kayak fishing. They are a replacement for a fishing boat for many people scared off by the rising cost of power boats.

  • Carroll County Public Library | June 29, 2017

    New programming

    Thursday, June 29: Architectural Challenge, school age children, 3:30 p.m.; Environmental evenings, 6 p.m.; Last day to add a block

    Friday, June 30: Summer Reading Finale, Whiz Bang Science Show, Everyone welcome; lunch provided after the show and prizes given away!

    Regular events

    Walk away the Pounds, weekdays 9 a.m.

    Zumba, Monday and Wednesdays, 5:15 p.m.

    Tuesdays and Thursdays: ESL Class, 5p.m.

    Summer Reading Preschool Programs, Tuesdays at 11 a.m.

  • DAR meets June 28, in Warsaw
  • Senior Calendar | June 29, 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, June 29: Cards, games and color therapy, 8 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.

  • Thrills and volunteers
  • Demo Derby

    The June 9, demolition derby featured circle races and a youth battery powered car event before the derby. Circle races give definition to ‘swapping paint’ during the races. Below are the youth competing in their event.

  • Readers on Vacation | Crawford Family
  • Carroll County Public Library | June 22, 2017

    Summer Reading Program: Build a Better World will run until June 30. Call (502) 732-7020 for more information.

    New events

    Thursday, June 22: Blocks for Kids, 3:30 p.m., school age children; Environmental Evenings, this informative series will address environmental topics each week with two sessions in June and three in July. Topics will include access to water, the local food movement, animal extinction and more.6 p.m.