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  • 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.

  • Carroll County Public Library | April 27, 2017

    Mary Ann Gentry Art Show 2017, “Naturally Mary Ann” open to the public. The MAG show will be exhibiting a special selection of paintings by Mary Ann Gentry recently donated by her family at the reception Friday, April 28, from 6-7:30 p.m. For more information please call: (502) 732-7020.

    NEW EVENTS/PROGRAMMING

    Friday, April 28: Passport Health Plan information session, noon; Mary Ann Gentry Art Show opening, 6 p.m.

    Saturday, April 29: Teen movie: Rogue One: a Star Wars Story, 2 p.m. rated PG-13. 

    REGULAR PROGRAMMING

  • Family donates additional pieces from Gentry’s archive

    Carroll County Public Library recently received additional Mary Ann Gentry art pieces, books and essays that were donated by her son Charlie Baglan. Pieces that show the natural part of Carrollton, Carroll County and Madison, Ind. will be featured in the 2017 Naturally Mary Ann art show that opens Friday, April 28, at the Carroll County Public Library. The artist reception is 6 to 7:30 p.m.

  • Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Three things to consider for spring fishing

    The weather forecast calls for a redbud winter to hit this week. This old saying refers to cold snaps that occur in early April when the redbud trees bloom.

    The up and down nature of spring weather can cause consternation among anglers when planning fishing trips. Concern about the weather is one of three things to consider when planning fishing trips this spring.

    Barometric pressure is key to unlocking fish behavior in spring: