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  • Closings | Jan. 14, 2016

    The following places in Carrollton are closed for Martin Luther King’s Day Monday, Jan. 18:

  • Taking control over nicotine

    Four Carroll County residents are now nicotine-free thanks to a smoking cessation sponsored by The Hope Health Clinic.

    Steve and Janet Glauber, Sarah Saulsberry and Gypsy Oak graduated from the class Jan. 4.

    “It was killing me,” Steve said, noting that he suffered from chronic bronchitis and frequent throat irritation from smoking.

  • Senior Calendar | Jan. 14, 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. 14: Day trip: Northern Kentucky Senior Games, Ft. Thomas Center is open

    Friday, Jan. 15: Cards and Games, 8:30 a.m.; YMCA/Silver Sneakers Splash, gym, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, noon; chair volleyball,, 12:30 p.m.

    Monday, Jan. 18: Center is closed for Martin Luther King Day.

  • McArter, Peters to marry in June

    Shelly Hunt of Carrollton and James “Buddy” Earl III and Christina McArter of Carrollton announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsea Michelle McArter to  Jesse Daniel Peters of Milton, Ky.

    Jesse is the son of Jayna and Mike Stewart of Milton and Don Peters of Milton

    The wedding date has been set for June 4, 2016, invitations will be mailed.

     

  • Fornash wins regional award

    Lifeline Homecare Caregiver Pam Fornash has been named 2015 Regional Employee of the Year.  The award recognizes and celebrates the commitment to service and excellence to that individual whose work in the industry and Lifeline Homecare exemplifies the highest standard of caring from the Northern Kentucky office.

  • Watkins couple celebrates 50 years of marriage

    Doris and Bernie Watkins of Owenton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, Saturday, Jan. 9, at the General Butler State Resort Park Conference Center, in Carrollton, given by their niece and nephews, George, Teresa, Ed and Larry Heitzman.

    Among the 100 guests was Mildred Bosley, the 102-year-old mother of the bride.

    Doris and Bernie were married at St. Bernard’s Church in Dayton, Ky. on Jan. 8, 1966.

  • CCMS hosts alumni night

    Carroll County Middle School teacher Will Yager’s seventh-grade Problem Based Learning class will host an alumni night from 5-8 p.m. Jan. 25, at the school.

    Students will offer snacks and a tour of the school. Don’t miss seeing the new addition and having time to catch up with former teachers and classmates.

    Those planning to attend are asked to bring pictures with them of their middle school experience.

    For more information, email William.Yager@carroll.kyschools.us.

  • Fornash wins regional award

    Lifeline Homecare Caregiver Pam Fornash has been named 2015 Regional Employee of the Year.  The award recognizes and celebrates the commitment to service and excellence to that individual whose work in the industry and Lifeline Homecare exemplifies the highest standard of caring from the Northern Kentucky office.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Jan.7, 2016

     New events for January:

     Friday, Jan. 8: Phd’s:  Projects Half Done, 10 a.m. until noon.

    Monday, Jan. 11:  4-H Knitting (ages 9 and up), 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. 

    Wednesday, Jan. 13:  Panther Tot Frozen Party! 5 p.m.

     

    Regular programming for January:

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

    Saturday, Jan. 2/Saturday, Jan. 16:  Magic Tourney, 1 – 4 p.m.

  • Hays family welcomes birth of daughter, Mila

    Deidra and Jimmy Hays of Carrollton announce the birth of their daughter Mila Rayne Hays born 6:14 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville, Ky. She weighed 8 pounds 9 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

    Her big brother, Channing Hays helped welcome her home.

    Maternal grandparents are Greg and Lesa Barr of Carrollton.

    Paternal grandparents are Tina and Tony Meadows of Carrollton, and Dan and Linda Hays of Louisville, Ky.