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  • There is real value in ‘trash’

    Many of the items thrown in the trash have value.

    Plastic and glass bottles, aluminum and steel cans, old newspapers and used cardboard boxes have a cash value, but in Kentucky, these items are thrown away more often than being recycled. 

    According to the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection, Kentucky only recycles about a third of our solid waste (aka trash). 

  • ‘Wilsonville’ raises $1,900 for Big Brothers Big Sisters

    The residents of Wilsonville (Wilson Way) would like to thank the community for its support and donations received this past year for Christmas Light Up. With their help, the residents raised $1,923 for Carroll County’s Big Brothers Big Sisters organization. A 500-piece puzzle that was dropped off by one young man also was donated.

  • Anniversaries | March 3, 2016
  • Carroll County Public Library | Mar. 3, 2016

    NEW EVENTS/PROGRAMMING

     

    March 9: 3:30 p.m., meet Dot & Dash

    REGULAR PROGRAMMING

    Every fourth Monday at noon, Fourth Monday Book Group

    Every Wednesday at 3:30 p.m., Legos!

    Every Monday and Wednesday at 5:15 p.m., Zumba!

    Every first and third Saturday from 1-4 p.m., Magic Tourney

    Every second Saturday from 1-4 p.m., Pokemon Cards

  • Senior Calendar | Mar. 3, 2016

    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 3: Cards and Games, 8:30 a.m.; Burlington Pharmacy/craft, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.

  • JCTC bring a friend open house set for March 28-31
  • Masons to serve up breakfast

    Carrollton Masonic Lodge will offer its monthly “all you can eat” breakfast from 8-10 a.m., both Saturday March 5, and Saturday April 2, at the lodge on Marwill Drive in Carrollton. For more information call Mark Reece at (502) 732-1824.

  • — A night for teens —
  • It Can Wait!

    Distracted driving, anyone who has been behind the wheel has been guilty of the act.

    Back in the day, it was rubber-necking or as simple activities such as talking to passengers or eating — but today’s drivers face more challenges than ever before with the capability of electronics, specifically a smartphone.

  • Celebrating Seuss

    Carroll County Public LIbrary and the Carroll County Early Childhood Council sponsored the Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash Feb. 27, at Kathryn Winn Primary. There were 130 children that signed, along with 107 adults, totaling 237. The event included games and activities by several local businesses and organizations, as well as a magic show by Family Time Entertainment. Every child received a free book, and birthday cupcakes were available to everyone.