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  • Carlisle, King to wed July 19

    Mr. and Mrs. Doug Carlisle of Carrollton announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Hilary Megan to Scot W. King.

    The bride is a 2004 graduate of Carroll County High School, a 2008 graduate of the University of Kentucky, College of Agriculture with a Bachelor in Animal Sciences and a 2012 graduate of Auburn University, College of Veterinary Medicine with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. She is a veterinarian for Georgetown Veterinary Clinic in Georgetown, Ind.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | June 5, 2014

    It’s time for Summer Reading Programs to start and this year the theme is Fizz, Boom, Read! Expect to see some fun science oriented programs for kids and teens. For more information, call (502) 732-7020,

     

    Thursday, June 5: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, June 6:  Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; summer reading program kick-off, with Meet Clifford, the Big Red Dog!, 6p.m.

    Saturday, June 7: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; game day, 1-4 p.m.

  • Lipe wins top U.S. Bank award

    Matthew Lipe, U.S. Bank branch manager in Carrollton has won U.S. Bank’s Annual Pinnacle Award, the company’s highest employee achievement honor.

    Lipe was among the top 10 percent of top performing employees nationwide to win U.S. Bank’s award for outstanding achievement and superior performance and was recently recognized at a company dinner.

  • ‘Life Conversations’ focus of June 13 panel discussion

    Hospice of the Bluegrass holds a program called “Life Conversations…Around the Kitchen Table” at 5 p.m. Friday, June 13 at First National Bank in Carrollton.

    The program will present information on end-of-life planning that includes details on how this can affect everyone, why it’s important to have a good plan and how to make it a peaceful experience.

  • Family welcomes baby daughter | Mariah Danielle Martin

    Bobbie and Richard Martin of Carrollton announce the birth of their daughter, Mariah Danielle Martin, born Monday, April 28, 2014, at the University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, Ky. She weighed 5 pounds and 8 ounces and was 17.5 inches long.

    Her big sister and brother, Brittany and Kaleb Martin, helped welcome her home.

    Maternal grandparents are Thelma and Robert Dixon of Carrollton; maternal great-grandparents were the late Patricia Martin, the late Robert Mathew Barnes and the late Fannie and Perry Dixon.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | May 29

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com

    Thursday, May 29: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, May 30: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; walk with ease, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library | May 29

    Thursday, May 29: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, May 30: Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.

    Saturday, May 31: Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.; teen movie: “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”, 2 p.m.

    For more information, call Carroll County Public Library at (502) 732-7020.

  • Readers on vacation | May 29

    A group of News-Democrat readers took a trip to Nashville, Tenn., and posed for a picture with a copy of the newspaper Saturday night on Broadway. From left: (back) Donnie Wright and James Franklin; (front) Teresa Polley, Tina Marie Stout-Smith and Rachel Lynn Troxell.

  • Wright, Shirley to wed June 21

    Darrell and Debbie Wright of Sanders announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Mollie Darrah Wright, to Ryan Douglas Shirley, son of Suann McGuire and Bryan Shirley of Warsaw.

    The bride to be is a 2013 graduate of the University of Kentucky and is a teacher at Carroll County High School. 

    The groom elect is a 2009 graduate of Gallatin County High School and is employed by Heritage Environmental.

  • McAllisters, Dunns celebrate their 50th

    Dana Wesley, Tim McAlister, Kyle McAlister and Todd Dunn invite you to join them in celebrating their parents, Jerry and Jean McAlister, and Bill and Barbara Dunn’s, 50th wedding anniversary, 6 p.m., Friday, June 6, at the Old English Schoolhouse in English, Ky.  There will be food, dancing and memories to be shared.

    Mr. and Mrs. McAlister and Mr. and Mrs. Dunn, all of Carrollton, held a double wedding ceremony on June 6, 1964, at English Christian Church in English, officiated by the Rev. Tom Mefford and the Rev. Wallace Randall.