The officers and members of American Legion Post 41 held a ceremony June 19, to honorably retire those American flags that are no longer serviceable. Burning has been the approved method of disposing of such flags for a long time.
After a brief ceremony officiated by Commander Raymond Meadows to retire about 1,000 flags that have flown proudly throughout the community or have been placed on the graves of fallen comrades, they were destroyed by burning.
James and Barbara Way Robertson of Nicholasville, Ky. formerly of Carrollton, Ky. will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary June 27, 2014. They were married in Sumter, South Carolina in 1954. They settled in Kentucky in 1963, along with their two daughters, Theresa and Yvonne. Barbara retired from M&T and Registrat, Jim retired from Western Union and the Postal Service. Barbara was active in the Methodist church in Carrollton, Ky. and is now attending Nicholasville Methodist Jim was active in Ghent Baptist Church and is now attending Nicholasville Baptist Church.
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. Sign-up for Teen Summer Reading, put your name in the drawing for each book read or program attended and win prizes. For more information call (502) 732-7020.
Thursday, June 26: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Fizz, Boom, Read, stories and a science experiment, ages 6-11, 11 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.
A poker run will be held Sunday, June 22, in memory of Eric Scott Mahoney who died on May 21, 2014, of Crohn’s Disease. Ride will begin at General ?Butler State Park at the Memorial Site, off Hwy 227. Sign up is from 10 a.m. until noon. Cost is $25 a couple or $20 single. $100 to Best Poker Hand. Ride will end at Freddie Yager’s Farm on Notch Lick Road. A hog will be cooked. Free to all riders, if not riding, cost is $5 a plate. For more information call (502) 750-0510.
Patricia Smith McEndre and Tammy Layton Hearn were photographed and featured on the front page of the June 16, 1982, issue of The News-Democrat before graduating from Carroll County High School in 1982. Their daughters Hannah McEndre and Katie Hearn, respectively, re-created that photo before their recent CCHS Class of 2014 graduation.
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! Sign-up for Teen Summer Reading, put your name in the drawing for each book read or program attended and win prizes! For more information call (502) 732-7020.