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  • Volunteers install new trail signs at Butler Park

    Raise your hand if you are willing to pay $275 plus travel costs to come to Carrollton for a week-long working vacation. Fortunately for General Butler State Resort Park, there are 15 volunteers and several crew leaders from the American Hiking Society who have done just that by giving a week of their time to make improvements to the park’s trails.

  • Naturally Mary Ann

    Scenes from the Mary Ann Gentry Art Show reception Friday, sponsored by the Carroll County Public Library.

  • History comes to life

    Cartmell Elementary students visited the Civil War encampment April 28, at Point Park. The free event was sponsored by Carrollton/Carroll County Tourism. 

  • Carroll County Public Library | May 4, 2017

    It’s time to sign up for the Summer Reading Program: Build a Better World. The kick off party will be held from 4-7 p.m. Monday, May 15. Bouncy house, sno-cones, cotton candy and more. Dinner will be provided for those families who sign up.

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

    Monday, May 8 - Make it and Take it: A paper flower bouquet for Mother’s Day, 2 p.m. Sign up please. Materials provided.

    Wednesday, May 10 - Pathfinder RPG-Rune Lords, 5:30 p.m.

  • Boots, Koehler announce engagement

    Heather Ann Boots and Jay Frederick Koehler, both of Madison, Ind., announce their upcoming wedding at a private ceremony in Maui, Hawaii.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Deborah and Bret West, and Robert Rohrer, all of Madison, and Ellen Rohrer of Carrollton. She is a 1995 honors graduate of Carroll County High School, a 1996 graduate of Jefferson Community College in computers and typing, and a 2010 graduate of Empire Beauty School. She is a homemaker.

  • Caby Froman elects officers

    The April meeting of the Caby Froman Club was held at the Carroll County Library. Hostess for the meeting was president Sandra Scott Thomas.

    A lovely lunch was provided by Thomas and Patricia Hersey.

    April is the annual business meeting and the election of officers for 2017-2018. The newly elected officers are as follows: President Sandra Thomas; Vice-President Nancy Jo Grobmyer; Recording Secretary and Treasurer Pam Froman; Corresponding Secretary and Auditor Patti Burgess; and Committee of Council Harriett Cason, Elizabeth Jones and Ellen van Nagell.

  • City celebrates Arbor Day
  • Senior Calendar | May 4, 2017

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026. Manager is Frances Steurer. Breakfast is served at 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday and lunch is served M-F at 11:30. Call to make a reservation.

    Thursday, May 4: 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.; shopping/Wal-Mart and Kroger, 2 p.m.

  • Filling the food pantry
  • Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Coyotes coexist in the urban landscape

    An expansion from its historic range in the interior plains brought the coyote to Kentucky where as recently as the early 1970s sightings of these animals were still considered rare.

    Coyotes are now common across the state but their presence in urban and suburban areas can surprise residents.