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Community

  • Good Citizen award
  • Sounds of Spring
  • Farmer’s Bank wins battle to collect pet food for CCAS

    Battle of the Banks Pet Food Drive with Carroll County Animal Support was held during Kentucky Week of the Animal on April 6-13. The goal to raise public awareness and to provide food for homeless animals in the CCAS foster program.

    Farmers Bank of Milton and First National Bank, main and branch locations participated. The winning total of pet food from Farmer’s Bank of Milton was 1,875 pounds, 10.5 ounces. First National Bank collected 267 pounds of pet food.

  • Derby day
  • Honoring mothers

    We asked readers on Facebook to send us photos of themselves and their mothers and tell us why they are the best. Thank you to all who responded!

  • Eight graduate from KSP citizen’s police academy

    Meredith Russo and Misty Wheeler, both of Carroll County, were among eight citizens from Oldham, Henry and Carroll counties who recently completed the KSP Citizen’s Police Academy at Post 5 in Campbellsburg. Graduates were honored at a ceremony and dinner held at Our Best restaurant in Henry County Monday, April 22.

  • Two dates set for blood donations

    The Red Cross will hold two upcoming blood drive events in Carroll County to prepare for the summer months head.

    The donation opportunities are:

     • 9:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m., May 21 at Dow Corning Corporation, 4770 U.S. Highway 42 East, Carrollton.

    • 11:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m., May 28  at North American Stainless, 6870 Highway 42 East, Ghent.

    A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients.

  • Relay for Life team to hold music event for kids May 18

    Music for the Cure Kids Afternoon, sponsored by Lots of Love Relay for Life Team from 2-5 p.m., Saturday, May 18, at Main and Third streets in Carrollton. 

    Cost is $5 for unlimited jumping on inflatable, $1 face painting. Hamburgers and hot dogs will be available.

    All proceeds to benefit Carroll County Relay for Life and American Cancer Society. For more information, call Tracey Reynolds (502) 525-3885.

  • Firefighter graduates
  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of May 8, 2013

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

    Wednesday, May 8: Walk to Point Park, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Rummy tournament, 9:45 a.m.

    Thursday, May 9: Walk to Point Park, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.;  Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.

    Friday, May 10: Walk to Point Park, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Mother’s Day tea, hosted by Fairview Assisted Living Facility, 10 a.m.

    Monday, May 13: Walk to Point Park, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.;  movie day, 9:30 a.m.