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  • Brennan of Sanders wins historic rifle in raffle
  • Tennis fundraiser

    Carroll County High School will host a tennis tournament Oct. 24-26, at the county park. Cost is $10 per person for singles and $5 per person for doubles. There will be mixed doubles play if enough people sign up. There will be three age categories: middle school,  high school and adult.

    To sign up, contact CCHS tennis head coach Juan Fernandez by calling (859) 240-1462 or emailing at juanm.fernandez@ge.com, or pick up a form at the high school.

  • saiah walk set for Sparta Saturday

    Isaiah’s 1/2-A-Heart 5K Run/Walk will be held at 9 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 11, beginning and ending at Sparta City Park on Hwy. 35, Sparta, Ky. Race day registration begins at 8 a.m. and costs $25. Make checks payable to God’s Special Little Hearts, Inc. All proceeds will benefit Isaiah Columbia, a nine-year-old Owen County boy who was born with a severe congenital heart defect called Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. For more information, contact Darlene at (859) 308-9731.  

  • Carroll Count Senior Center | Oct. 9, 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, Oct. 9: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.

    Friday, Oct. 10: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Senior Living Program presentation with Leslie Yocum, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  • Anniversaries | Oct. 9, 2014

    Albert and Alma Beach who reside in Carrollton, Ky., celebrated their 70th anniversary at Butler State Resort Park with two of their children, Leona and Bill Henderson.

  • Engagements | Oct. 9, 2014

    David Hill and Linda Bray of Carrollton, Ky. announce the engagement and October wedding of their daughter, Allison Hill of Carrollton to Alexander Edlin of Elizabethtown, Ky.

    The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Elsie Bray and the Late G.N. Bray. She is a 2007 graduate of Carroll County High School and is employed with the VF Outlet.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Oct. 9, 2014

    Thursday, Oct. 9:  Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; teen, paint a pumpkin, 3:30 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class 6 p.m.

    Friday, Oct. 10: :  Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; PhD’s (Projects Half Done), 10 a.m. until noon; Teen Movie, “The Fault in Our Stars”, 2 p.m.

    Saturday, Oct. 11: :  Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Game Day, 1-4 p.m.

  • Froman club discusses Foster at Goshen

    Caby M. Froman’s September meeting was hosted at the home of Ellen van Nagell Walnut Hills in Goshen, Ky.

    The luncheon and meeting was set outdoors in a majestic setting of late summer foliage and flowers. The lunch consisted of fresh corn salad garnished with blueberries and fresh vegetables, cottage cheese, grilled chicken legs and hot rolls.

    The religious study was the continuation of the “People’s Bible” chapters 5 and 6, given by Sally Diuguid.

  • Riding for scholarships
  • Pickleball workshop offered Saturday at Butler Park

    General Butler State Resort Park will host a Pickleball Workshop from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 4 at the tennis courts next to the lodge. Tom and Linda Irwin from Lawrenceburg, Ind., will be the instructors. The program is designed for adults. Cost is $3 per person.

    Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in communities in the Southwest and Southern states. The sport puts less stress on the body than activities such as tennis or racketball.