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  • Carroll County Arts Board hosts Progressive Dinner

    Carroll County Arts Board will hold its second annual Progressive Dinner Saturday, July 19. Tickets are $30 and will be on sale at The News-Democrat and from Patricia Hersey at the Carroll County Public Library.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of July 3, 2014

    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, July 3: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, July 4: Closed for the 4th of July Holiday.

    Monday, July 7: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; free massage, noon to 3 p.m.; TOPS Support Group meets, 4:30 p.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | July 3, 2014

    Thursday, July 3: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, July 4: Closed for the Fourth of July holiday.

    Saturday, July 5: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; game day, 1-4 p.m.

    Monday, July 7: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.; artist reception for Jimmy Supplee, 6 p.m.

  • Readers on Vacation | Beck family, June 26, 2014
  • Recipes are a guide to be adjusted as needed

    Hello once again my friends. Here we are, rolling right along into summer, firing up the barbecues and grilling to our hearts desires. Everyone knows I love grilling just as much as the next person — maybe slightly more than that. I wanted to go a little different route though.

    Anyone who keeps up with my articles or has been to my cooking classes knows that instead of teaching a specific recipe, I tend to teach techniques far more. This article is going to be an example of that, sort of the teach to fish rather than giving a fish if you will.

  • Out-of-service flags burned during Legion ceremony

    The officers and members of American Legion Post 41 held a ceremony June 19, to honorably retire those American flags that are no longer serviceable. Burning has been the approved method of disposing of such flags for a long time. 

    After a brief ceremony officiated by Commander Raymond Meadows to retire about 1,000 flags that have flown proudly throughout the community or have been placed on the graves of fallen comrades, they were destroyed by burning.

     

  • Resting in the nest
  • Robertsons celebrate 60 years

    James and Barbara Way Robertson of Nicholasville, Ky. formerly of Carrollton, Ky. will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary June 27, 2014. They were married in Sumter, South Carolina in 1954. They settled in Kentucky in 1963, along with their two daughters, Theresa and Yvonne. Barbara retired from M&T and Registrat, Jim retired from Western Union and the Postal Service. Barbara was active in the Methodist church in Carrollton, Ky. and is now attending Nicholasville Methodist Jim was active in Ghent Baptist Church and is now attending Nicholasville Baptist Church.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | June 26, 2014

    It’s time for Summer Reading Programs to start and this year the theme is Fizz, Boom, Read! Expect to see some fun science oriented programs for kids and teens. Sign-up for Teen Summer Reading, put your name in the drawing for each book read or program attended and win prizes. For more information call  (502) 732-7020.

     

    Thursday, June 26: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Fizz, Boom, Read, stories and a science experiment, ages 6-11, 11 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of June 26, 2014

    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, June 26: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, June 27: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; ice cream social, (bring your grandchildren), 1:30-3 p.m.