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Community

  • Knight participates in hands-on judicial college

    Circuit Court Judge R. Leslie Knight, who serves Carroll, Grant and Owen counties, recently had the opportunity to visit a prison, observe at autopsy, shoot a simulated police firearm and more as part of an education program for the state’s circuit judges. The 2015 Circuit Judges Fall College took place Sept. 27-30, and offered field studies and classroom presentations. 

  • Senior Calendar |Oct. 15, 2015

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served Monday and Wednesday at 8:30 a.m., call to make a reservation.

    Thursday, Oct. 15: Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Rummy, 12:30 p.m.

    Friday, Oct. 16: Scary movie day with refreshments, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Rummy, 12:30 p.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Oct. 15, 2015

    Quilts will be displayed during the month of October. They welcome both new and vintage items. For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.

     

    Thursday, Oct. 15: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers resumes, 11 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.; Ky. Squatchin’, Reva McManis, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Oct. 16 Library closed for Staff Development.

    Saturday, Oct. 17: Magic tournament, 1-4 p.m.

  • Golf scramble
  • Shop With A Cop Cookout
  • 2015 Powder Puff Football

    The senior class was crowned 2015 Powder Puff champions as they defeated the junior class 28-22 as senior Miranda Groseclose scored the game-winning touchdown as time expired. The juniors shut out the freshman class, 22-0, to advance, and the seniors defeated the sophomores, 20-14.

  • Hotfils to celebrate 50 years of marriage

    Billie and Brenda Wallace Hotfil of Milton, Ky. will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Friday, Oct. 16.

    Rev. Karen Joines married the couple Oct. 16, 1965, at the Whites Run Baptist Church in Carrollton, Ky.

    Mr. Hofil is a retired farmer.

    They have two sons, David and Tony, both of Milton, Ky.

    A celebration will be held at a later date.

  • Carrollton Utilities to flush the hydrants Oct. 14

    Carrollton Utilities will flush fire hydrants on the city of Carrollton water system, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14. Hydrant flushing is done each year at this time to remove all sediment in the mains and to make sure all hydrants are working properly. Carrollton Utilities suggest laundry not be washed while crews are flushing the hydrants as some staining could occur.

  • Lions Club hosts magic show

    The Master of Illusion Magic and Variety Show Lions Club Eyeglass Fundraiser will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, with Dinky Gowen Master of Illusion at the Carroll County Middle School. Tickets are  $8 in advance $10 at the door, children five and under are free.
    The Carrollton Lions Club is asking the community for help in their local Eyeglass Fundraiser charity.  All money raised stays in the Carrollton Community and benefits the Eyeglass Program.

  • Smith graduates recruit training

    Mercedes “Sadie” A. Smith graduated from Naval Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Illon Oct. 2, 2015. In attendance at her graduation were her mother, Dana, her sister, Asia both of Independence, Ky. and her grandparents, Doug and Carol Ball of Carrollton, Ky.

    Smith completed conditioning, swimming, marching, drilling and attending Navy classes. She learned the meaning of Honor, Courage and Commitment. She studied simulated emergency shipboard situations meant to save lives.