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Community

  • Donation to CCMH
  • 50th Reunion
  • Plaque presented to CCMH honors Marlette’s contributions

    The family of a former chief X-ray technologist donated a plaque in his honor to Carroll County Memorial Hospital.

    Melissa (Marlette) Hazelwood presented the plaque to the hospital’s chief executive officer, Kanute Rarey, in honor of her father, Joe Marlette. 

    Marlette retired from the hospital in 1999 after a 36-year career. He started out as an orderly and a lab technician, eventually, rising to chief X-ray technologist in the radiology department.

  • Relay team to hold 5K run/walk

    Carroll County Relay For Life Team Robbins will be kicking off its 2013 fundraising campaign with a 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, Nov. 17, at the back entrance of General Butler State Resort Park, near the stone shelter.

    Registration begins at 7 a.m. with the race beginning at 8 a.m  Registration fee the day of the race is $20, but if you would like to pre-register please contact Haley Franklin at (502) 525-3571 or hayleyfranklin@gmail.com and receive a discounted registration fee of $15.

  • Bake-off returns to A Christmas Carroll on Dec. 1

    Carrollton Main Street Program will again sponsor the 7th annual Visions of Sugar Plums bake-off at A Christmas Carroll on Dec. 1. First, second and third prizes will be awarded in four categories: cakes, pies, cookies and miscellaneous.Plus there is a youth cookie category for 12 and  under.

    The event will be held at McNeal’s, with a range to be given away as the grand prize.

    For information, contact the Main Street program at (502) 732-5713

  • Chamber seeks parade entries

    Carroll County Chamber of Commerce is now seeking entries for the 2012 A Christmas Carroll Parade Dec. 1 at 11 a.m.

    It is free to enter and take part in the parade. The chamber welcomes any business, church, organization or individual wanting to particpate. Prizes will be awarded for the best entries. Contact the chamber for details.

    As a reminder, no entries are allowed to have Santa costumes because the real Santa Claus will be in the parade.

    For information, contact the chamber office at (502) 732-7034 or Cindy Dunn at (502) 732-6669.

  • Carroll County Senior Center - Nov. 14, 2012

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

    Wednesday, Nov. 14: Rummy tournament, 9:45 a.m.

    Thursday, Nov. 15: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; fried chicken pot luck, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Nov. 16: Let’s play Euchre, 10 a.m.

    Monday, Oct. 22: Scary movie Monday, 9:30 a.m.; Euchre/Rook, 10 a.m.

    Tuesday, Nov. 20: Gentiva bingo  9:30 a.m.;

    Wednesday, Nov. 21: Thanksgiving dinner provided by the Carroll County Detention Center, noon.

  • Carroll County Public Library - Nov. 14, 2012

    November is Fine Amnesty Month at Carroll County Public Library. Reduce your fines and support the Carroll County Ministerial Association Food Bank. Return an overdue item and donate  a nonperishable food item to have your fines forgiven. For more information,  call the library (502) 732-7020. 

    Wednesday, Nov. 14: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; student resource fair, 1-6 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.; Carroll County Animal Support, 6-8 p.m.

  • Solving a mystery
  • Florida trip inspires Indian dish

    It’s good to know that after a decade in the restaurant business I can still be surprised by food.

    On a recent trip to Florida to attend a cousin’s wedding, I was treated to some very authentic Indian cuisine. The flavors these foods brought to the table were both unique and delicious, so when I returned home I wanted to recreate what I had just discovered.