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  • Family welcomes baby daughter | Mariah Danielle Martin

    Bobbie and Richard Martin of Carrollton announce the birth of their daughter, Mariah Danielle Martin, born Monday, April 28, 2014, at the University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, Ky. She weighed 5 pounds and 8 ounces and was 17.5 inches long.

    Her big sister and brother, Brittany and Kaleb Martin, helped welcome her home.

    Maternal grandparents are Thelma and Robert Dixon of Carrollton; maternal great-grandparents were the late Patricia Martin, the late Robert Mathew Barnes and the late Fannie and Perry Dixon.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | May 29

    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, May 29: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

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

  • Carroll County Public Library | May 29

    Thursday, May 29: Walk-away the pounds, 9 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, May 30: Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.

    Saturday, May 31: Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.; teen movie: “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”, 2 p.m.

    For more information, call Carroll County Public Library at (502) 732-7020.

  • Readers on vacation | May 29

    A group of News-Democrat readers took a trip to Nashville, Tenn., and posed for a picture with a copy of the newspaper Saturday night on Broadway. From left: (back) Donnie Wright and James Franklin; (front) Teresa Polley, Tina Marie Stout-Smith and Rachel Lynn Troxell.

  • Wright, Shirley to wed June 21

    Darrell and Debbie Wright of Sanders announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Mollie Darrah Wright, to Ryan Douglas Shirley, son of Suann McGuire and Bryan Shirley of Warsaw.

    The bride to be is a 2013 graduate of the University of Kentucky and is a teacher at Carroll County High School. 

    The groom elect is a 2009 graduate of Gallatin County High School and is employed by Heritage Environmental.

  • McAllisters, Dunns celebrate their 50th

    Dana Wesley, Tim McAlister, Kyle McAlister and Todd Dunn invite you to join them in celebrating their parents, Jerry and Jean McAlister, and Bill and Barbara Dunn’s, 50th wedding anniversary, 6 p.m., Friday, June 6, at the Old English Schoolhouse in English, Ky.  There will be food, dancing and memories to be shared.

    Mr. and Mrs. McAlister and Mr. and Mrs. Dunn, all of Carrollton, held a double wedding ceremony on June 6, 1964, at English Christian Church in English, officiated by the Rev. Tom Mefford and the Rev. Wallace Randall.

  • Kroger Relay team to hold yard sale

    Kroger Relay for Life will hold a yard sale beginning at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 24, outside by picnic tables, beside the Kroger pharmacy. There will be lots of items donated by Kroger employees. All proceeds are given to Carroll County Relay for Life.

  • Carroll County Public Library | May 22, 2014

    Thursday, May 22: Walk-away the pounds, 9 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, May 23: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; bottle cap magnets, 3:30 p.m.

    Saturday, May 24: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; teen movie, “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”, 2 p.m.

    Monday, May 26: Closed for Memorial Day.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | May 22, 2014

    Carroll County Senior Center, 110 Sixth St.

    Thursday, May 22: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; Social Security and Medicare presentation with Tim Kinduell, 11 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, May 23: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; movie day with snacks, 9:30 a.m.; walk with ease, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Monday, May 26: Closed.

  • Garvey, Zimmerman to wed June 21

    Michael and Barbara Garvey of Hanover, Ind., announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Allison Craig Garvey to Joel E. Zimmerman, son of Dorrie Zimmerman of Louisville, and the late Eddie Zimmerman.

    The bride to be is a 2010 graduate of Transylvania University and a member of the Delta Delta Delta Sorority. She is employed at NTS Development Company in Louisville. She is the granddaughter of the late James B. and Mary Nell Oney, Joseph Garvey and Jean Lunsford.