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  • Non-calorie sweetner makes for a tasty dessert

    What’s for dessert? This is the question I always get whenever I cook a meal. 

    I must admit I like dessert too — maybe too much — after all, that’s one of the very first things I ever learned to cook at age nine. So, it just might be inevitable that people will ask me that very important question.

  • Learn business fundamentals at upcoming session at library

     If you are thinking about or planning to start your own business, mark your calendar for 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, June 26.

    The Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission is sponsoring a pre-business orientation for that time and date at Carroll County Public Library, 136 Court St., Carrollton. The session will provide information to potential entrepreneurs about an upcoming course offered through the Rekindle Micro-Enterprise Program, which will meet for six consecutive Tuesdays at the library starting July 10.

  • And the crown goes to ... The winners of the 2012 Carroll County Fair Pageants
  • Senior Calendar--June 13, 2012

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

    Wednesday, June 13: Hospice presentation “The Myths”, 10:30 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 11 a.m.

    Thursday, June 14: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; biscuits and gravy, 11:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.

    Friday, June 15: Trip to J.D. Lanier Home and lunch at the Pines restaurant, 9:45 a.m.

    Monday, June 18: Movie day with snacks, 10 a.m.

  • At the Library--June 13th 2012

     Wednesday, June 13: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m.; Mad Science of Ky. at Winn Elementary, 1:30 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, June 14: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; black light t-shirts, 3 p.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, June 15: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basic, 10:30 a.m.: family movie: Born to be Wild, 2 p.m.; learn to knit, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

    Saturday, June 16: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; magic tournament, 1-4 p.m.

  • Relay for Life Events

     Silent and live auctions to be held during Relay

    The annual Carroll County Relay For Life event will take place on Friday, June 15 at the Carroll County Fairgrounds at 7 p.m. 

    A silent and live auction will be a part of the activities scheduled for the evening. If anyone would like to donate an item or a basket for the auctions, bring it to the fairgrounds the day of the event or call (502) 732-5941 for additional information.

    Contestants are needed for activities at Relay

  • Poker run in Gividen’s memory a success

     Editor:

    The Carrollton Lions Club would like to express its gratitude to the following people and groups for their participation and assistance in the poker run in memory of Mike Gividen on June 2.

    We had 57 motorcycles and 10 cars ride in the event that lasted about two hours, beginning and ending at Herb Kinman Chevrolet. The benefit raised funds to be donated to the Carrollton Lions Club.

  • The faces of Carroll County Idol at the fair

     Fifteen contestants will compete Saturday, June 9 at 7 p.m. at Carroll County Fairgrounds for the title of Carroll County Idol. There are three levels of competition that the contestants must complete to win. Those particpating include: Jeanie Rider, Kaitlyn Rider, Tim Corley, Sarah Beach, Tara Harsin, Kaleb Nab, Kiana Benhoff, Connor Dermon, Hannah Cain, Andrea Williams, Vanessa Birchfield, James Chaffins, Mindy Snyder, Chris Russell and Sarah Hawkins. Brandon Stewart will host the event, sponsored by Carroll County Fair Board and organized by Melanie Stewart.

  • Ghent continues its search for a zoning administrator

     The position of zoning administrator is still up for grabs in the city of Ghent.Last month, the Ghent City Commission vetoed a second candidate recommended for the position, which is responsible for enforcing the city’s zoning ordinances.
    In April, the comission vetoed the Planning and Zoning’s first choice for the position, P&Z member and former chairman Karen Browning.
    In a special meeting April 25, the P&Z selected resident Jack Duncan for the position.

  • Riding for Mike Gividen