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  • Ohio River Sweep volunteers needed Saturday, June 17

    The Ohio River Sweep 2017 is scheduled for Saturday, June 17, along the shoreline of the Ohio River and many of its tributaries. Volunteers are needed for this massive event. 

    The Ohio River Sweep is a riverbank cleanup that extends the entire length of the Ohio River and beyond. More than 3,000 miles of shoreline will be combed for trash and debris. This is the largest environmental event of its kind and encompasses six states.

  • Easter on the Square

    Carrollton Main Street Program hosted its annual Easter event at the courthouse square Saturday, April 15.

  • Give grill the once-over before lighting up this season

    Hello once again, my friends. It’s hard to believe that we already find ourselves in warm weather, pondering baseball games and camping trips. With all the great sights and sounds of spring we switch our focus to lighter foods and outdoor preparations. In essence its time to pull out the ole grill and fire that baby up. I certainly know the feeling of anticipation when the first warm days arise and the only thing we can think of is burgers or steaks on the grill.

  • Ribbon Cutting | All About Me Boutique
  • Poker run Saturday

    Benefit Ride for Baby Noah will be held Saturday, April 29. Registration is from 10:30-11:45 a.m. at McCool’s Landing in Ghent. The ride begins at noon and will end at McCool’s Landing.

    Noah is the son of Jeff Welch and Melissa Tipton of Ghent. He was born Jan. 18, 2017, with two rare conditions: tracheal esophageal fistula-type H and ateiatic encephlecle. This event is being held as a fundraiser for his medical treatment.

  • Garden Project to give away plants May 15

    Carroll County Neighborhood Center Garden Project will be giving away tomato, pepper, zucchini, cucumber, plants, from 2-3 p.m. Monday, May 15, at 1302 Highland Ave., in Carrollton.

    Stop by or call to sign up for your free plants to start your summer garden. Actual plants may vary at the local neighborhood centers.

    Plants are distributed on a first come, first served basis. Garden project funded by the generosity of the Wal-Mart State Giving Programs.

    For more information call (502) 732-5253. 

  • Senior Calendar | April 27, 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 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, April 27: 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 a.m.; shopping/Walmart and Kroger, 2 p.m.

  • Harlem Wizards visit Carroll County

    By the numbers

    546 tickets sold

    $4,000 raised for Family Ties resource center

    Sponsors

    Nucor Steel

    PMC Organometallix

    North American Stainless

    First National Bank of Kentucky

    Farmer’s Bank of Milton

    German American Bank

    Angela Franklin KY Farm Bureau Insurance

    McDonald’s

    The Insurance Offices, Brad Horner agent

    General Butler State Resort Park

    Wal-Mart of Carrollton

  • Prom Royalty
  • Grandpa Jones brings country music to Carrollton

    The distinct twang of the banjo echoed through the General Butler State Resort Park lodge, as actor David Hurt brought country musician and comic Louis Marshall “Grandpa” Jones to life. More than 50 people attended the Kentucky Chautauqua presentation April 20, co-sponsored by Carroll County Arts Board and Friends of Butler. The Kentucky Humanities Council provides funding for the statewide Chautauqua program.