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  • 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
  • KSP is hoping to reduce traffic deaths through B.L.U.E. Lights

     Operation B.L.U.E. Lights is the summer enforcement campaign for the Kentucky State Police that began June 1 and is picking up speed as it sweeps across the state.  The campaign is designed to bring attention to unsafe driving behaviors in an effort to offset the recent spike in traffic deaths on Kentucky roadways.

    B.L.U.E. is an acronym designed to remind drivers to focus on these driving-related attributes:

    B: Basic traveling safety and vehicle maintenance

    L: Lower speed in work zone areas

  • Concert in the park

     The Friends of Butler put on the first of the summer Backyard Concert Series performances May 26 featuring Kevin Stonerock, at far right. Friends volunteers Mary Louden and Melissa Stark, at right, work the T-shirt table at the event, as the crowd below enjoys the music at the Butler-Turpin House