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  • Caby Froman discusses Saint Therese of Lisieux

    The Caby M. Froman May meeting was held at General Butler State Resort Park on Friday, May 5, 2017, with President Sandra Scott Thomas presiding.  Sandra greeted the members present with a reading of “Keep This for Me,” a tribute to Mother’s day. 

    The hostess for the meeting was Dr. Elizabeth Jones, whose menu and favors, enticed members with the flavors and customs of Belgium.

  • Senior Calendar | June 8, 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 8:30 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 8: Cards, games and color therapy, 8:30 a.m.; nutrition sponsored by Cooperative Extension Service, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library | June 8, 2017

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

    Thursday, June 8: Marshmallow construction for Teens, 1 p.m.; Marshmallow tower, school age children 3:30 p.m.

    Friday, June 9: Animal Tales Live Animal Show, 11 a.m., all ages, lunch is provided.

    Tuesday, June 13: Marble Run, preschool ages, 11 am.; Marshmallow construction for teens, 1 p.m.;

    Wednesday, June 14: VR Art, teens, 1 p.m.; STEM Stations, 3:30-5 p.m.; Family Night @the Library, Blocks 4 Kidz, 6 p.m.

  • Port William seeks donations for upcoming auction Aug. 12

    The Port William Historical Society met on May 23, at the Masterson House with 22 guests and members in attendance. President Deborah Garrett introduced the guest speaker, Jerry Raisor, curator at the Kentucky Department of Parks. He discussed the history of the Kentucky River as it pertains to geology and commerce.

    The March meeting minutes were read by secretary Cassandra McBurney and approved as read. Treasurer Sam Burgess handed out a copy of the financial report and it was approved.

  • Smiths celebrate 60 years

    Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Smith will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday, June 8, 2017. Ike and Mary Lou were married at the Ghent Baptist Church in 1957 where they are still active members.

    Ike retired as general manager from Kentucky Ladder Company after 42 years. Mary Lou retired after 30 years as secretary of Cartmell School and two years of teaching in Carroll County. They enjoy gardening, traveling and spending time with family and friends.

  • Poole crowned Miss Carroll Co.
  • Owen DAR chapter remembers Vietnam

    The John Guill-Polly Hawkins Craig Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) held their May meeting at the Two Rivers Restaurant, General Butler State Resort Park in Carrollton, Kentucky on May 24.

    In recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, the chapter welcomed Mr. John Osborne of Dry Ridge as its guest speaker.

  • Honoring Our Heroes

    U.S. Army veteran Clay Cable was the featured speaker of the “Honoring our heroes” event. He opened his speech by explaining that the definition of a hero is a common man doing uncommon things. This can be out of fear, out of love or because he or she was ordered to do so. Firefighters, police officers, EMS workers and other first responders are every day heroes.

  • Senior Calendar | June 1, 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 8:30 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 1: 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.

  • Kentucky Gathering performs at Fairview Place