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Community

  • Senior Calendar | April 6, 2017

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.

    Thursday, April 6: Cards, games and color therapy, 8 a.m.; arthritis exercise, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.; shopping/ Walmart and Kroger, 2 p.m.

  • Port William Society learns about DNA, discusses fundraising projects

    The Port William Historical Society met on March 28, at the Masterson House, with 17 people in attendance.

    President Deborah Garrett called the meeting to order and introduced guest speaker Phyllis McLaughlin with “Twisted Roots” to speak about DNA for genealogy. With the use of a slideshow, McLaughlin spoke to the areas of DNA testing through ancestry.

    Secretary Cassandra McBurney read the minutes of the Feb. 21, workshop and they were approved as read. Treasurer Sam Burgess gave the treasurer’s report and it was approved.

  • FSA announces emergency conservation program for straight line wind damage
  • 2017 Carroll County town clean-up schedule

    April 1 - Sanders

    April 22 - Worthville, Happy Hollow

    April 29 - Ghent

    May 6 - English

    May 13 - Easterday

    May 20 - Prestonville 

  • NorthKey receives donation

    NorthKey Community Care in Carrollton received a check of more than $3,500 from the former Save Camp Kysoc committee. The money will be used to purchase activity supplies and equipment.

    Former Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson said Save Camp Kysoc was originally formed to prevent the state from declaring Camp Kysoc as surplus property. However, once the county bought the property in September 2016, the funding was no longer needed.

  • Froman Club shares history of Merton; Burgess shares experience living in Cuba

    Caby M. Froman’s March meeting was held on March 3, 2017, at General Butler State Resort Park. President Sandra Thomas presided over the meeting and opened by welcoming all the members with the reading of the “Story of St. Patrick.” The Lord’s Prayer was recited by all.

  • Readers on Vacation | March 30, 2017
  • Senior Calendar | March 30, 2017

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.

    Thursday, March 30: Cards, games, and color therapy, 8 a.m.; arthritis exercise, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 a.m.; shopping/Walmart and Kroger, 2 p.m.

  • Mexican dishes are easier to prepare and delicious

    Hello once again my friends. As I write this article I am hoping everyone is recovering from the recent storms and damage suffered from them. This warm spring weather brings the green back, but also the stormy weather. After being out and about and hearing the chatter on social media, I saw that one of the local Mexican restaurants suffered some damage and has yet to reopen. Some of my most requested recipes are Mexican foods so I thought this might be a good time to write an article about preparing some of your favorite Mexican foods at home.

  • Newspaper has covered changes over 150 years

    The Civil War had ended just a couple of years earlier and the nation was still recovering from the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, a native Kentuckian.

    Residents of Carrollton were hungry for news and the chance to keep up with local happenings, as well as those across the nation.