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  • Kentucky Speedway hosts a Laps for Charity event

    Speedway Children’s Charities and Kentucky Speedway is hosting the Laps for Charity benefit Sept. 20 from 6-8 p.m.

    Participants can take three laps in their personal vehicle around the 1.5 mile superspeedway behind a pace vehicle for $30 and have their picture taken in Victory Lane for an additional $10.

    Laps for Charity is open to the public and no reservations are required.

    Drivers must be 18 years of age or older, and a valid driver’s license and proof of registration is required.

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  • Hughes, May to wed Sept. 10

    Marlene Hughes of Drennon, Ky. and Danny May of Emminence, Ky. would like to announce their upcoming wedding.

    Ms. Hughes is the daughter of Vicky Le Master of Drennon and the late Jack McDowell. Mr. May is the son of Thelma May of Eminence and the late J.T. May.

    The private ceremony will take place, Sept. 10, 2012, and will be by invitation only.

    There will be a reception at a later date.

    The couple will reside in Drennon.

  • Groups hosting golf scramble fund-raisers

    The Worthville Fire Departmentis hosting its first four-person golf scramble Saturday, Sept. 8, at Cardinal Hills Golf Course in Bedford.

    Cost is $40 per player and registration is open until tee time at 8 a.m.

    Winners will receive trophies. Proceeds will be used for the purchase of a tanker truck. For more information, call Ernie at (502) 525-0268.

  • Volunteers, others who serve to be honored

    The Pentecostals of Carrollton invite the public to join the congregation at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9,  to honor volunteers and others who serve the county.

    The church appreciates all that is done by volunteers, law-enforcement officials and others, and wants to say thanks.

    For more information, call Pastor Ron Tiller at (502) 732-8501.

  • Poker run raises $7,700 for community Christmas

    The 2012 “Christmas in August” poker run raised $7,700, with 295 people who participated on 200 motorcycles, and a total of 306 poker hands played. In its three years, this event has raised more than $16,000 for the Carroll County Ministerial Association to use for its community Christmas project benefiting local children and led by Leigh Ann Roberts. Christmas in August Poker run is an annual event held on the third weekend in August.

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  • Carroll County Senior Center - Sept. 5, 2012

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026

     

    Wednesday, Sept. 5: Rummy tournament, 9:45 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 1 p.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 6: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, Sept. 7: Commodity pick-up, 8 a.m.; Euchre/ Rook, 10  a.m.

    Monday, Sept. 10: Euchre/Rook, 10 a.m.; ice cream cookies, noon.

    Tuesday, Sept. 11: Bingo, 9:30 a.m.; aging in place, 11:30 a.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library - Sept. 5, 2012

    Children’s programming will begin the second week of September.

     

    Wednesday, Sept. 5:Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Carroll County Animal Support SNIP sign-up, 10 a.m. to noon; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 6: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.;  GED help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 4 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Sept. 7: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Friday crafts, 3:30-4:30 p.m.; First Friday event: Hot Wheel drags, 6 p.m.

  • Readers on vacation - Sept. 5, 2012