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  • Annual library art show opens April 24

    On Friday, April 24, the Carroll County Public Library, 136 Court Street in Carrollton will unveil its 16th annual Mary Ann Gentry Art Show with an artist reception marking the opening from 6-8 p.m.   It is open to the public.

  • Keeton debates pros, cons of using marinades or rubs on hamburgers

    Hello, once again, my friends. It seems hard to believe that just an article or two ago I was writing and looking out the window as giant snowflakes drifted past the window. Today, I’m writing and sunrays are beaming in, birds are singing and my lawn desperately needs mowing.  If you don’t like the weather around here just give it a few days, it will change.

  • Hydrants to be flushed in Carroll on April 24

    Carroll County Water District will be flushing their distribution mains. Starting on Friday, April 24, the Carroll County zone will be flushed. Gallatin County’s zone will be flushed Monday April 27, and Owen County’s on Tuesday April 28. At this time, customers may experience some discolor in the water due to the high scouring water flow throughout the pipes.

  • Rotary Club to hold annual pancake breakfast

    The Rotary Club of Carrollton will hold its annual pancake breakfast from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 9. The club raises money to fund scholarships for local high school students. With grant assistance from Rotary District 6710, the club will also fund some Early College and Dual Credit classes for Carroll County High School students.

  • Republican Party hosts statewide political candidates

    Republican candidate for Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles and Candidate for Kentucky Attorney General Whitney Westerfield are scheduled to speak at 7 p.m. April 22, at the community room at 1208 Highland Ave. Everyone is welcome to hear the future plans these candidates have for the respective statewide offices.

  • Senior Calendar | Apr. 16, 2015

    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, April 16: Chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 12:30 p.m.

    Friday, April 17: Senior breakfast bingo at Fairview Place, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Volunteer appreciation, 1:30 p.m.; last day to purchase a Derby ticket.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Apr. 16, 2015

    The Carroll County Public Library will be presenting the Mary Ann Gentry Memorial Art Show during the months of April and May. For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.

     

    Thursday, April 16: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; Homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, April 17: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Library Board Meeting, noon.

    Saturday, April 18: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; magic tournament, 1-4 p.m.

  • CU to flush hydrants April 21

    Carrollton Utilities will flush fire hydrants on the City of Carrollton water system, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 21. Hydrant flushing is done each year at this time to remove all sediment in the mains and to make sure all hydrants are working properly. Carrollton Utilities suggests laundry should not be washed while crews are flushing the hydrants as some staining of clothes could occur.

  • Gentry’s artistic nature ran in the family, father also was a painter

    Next month will be the 16th annual art show hosted by the Carroll County Public Library. But this year marks the show’s 10th anniversary as the Mary Ann Gentry Memorial Art Show.

    Jarrett Boyd, who was library director at the time, said she proposed to the board to rename the May event after Gentry “in honor of all the work she had done in the community.”

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