• Tree planting | May 1, 2013
  • Ribbon Cutting | Avona's Diner
  • Ribbon Cutting | Rita's Antiques & Decor
  • Red Cross to hold two blood drive events in Carroll County this May

    May 8 is World Red Cross Day, and the American Red Cross encourages eligible individuals to celebrate by donating lifesaving blood in their communities. The need is constant, and all blood types are needed, especially O negative, B negative and A negative.

    Upcoming blood donation opportunities for Carroll County will be from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m., Thursday, May 2  at Carroll County High School, 1706 Highland Avenue, and from 3 - 8 p.m., Thursday, May 9  at Relevant Church, 2505 Highland Avenue, both in Carrollton

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of April 24, 2013

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026


    Wednesday, April 24: Nutrition with Grace, 10:30 a.m.

    Thursday, April 25: Bunk-O, 9:30 a.m.; Campbellsburg Chiropractic presentation, 10:45 a.m.;

    fried chicken potluck, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, April 26: Lunch at the Pines Dollar Tree Dutch Corner, 10 a.m.

    Monday, April 29: Bunk-O tournament, 9:45 a.m.

    Tuesday, April 30: Sweet tooth bingo provided by the Waters of Clifty Falls, 10 a.m.

  • Carroll County Public Library | Week of April 24, 2013

    Wednesday, April 24:  Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; after school Lego fun, 3:30 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.; Family Ties community baby shower at Cartmell Elementary, 6-7:30 p.m.

    Thursday, April 25:  Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Mother Goose Time, (0 to six months old) 10 a.m.; Music Makers, (ages six months and up), 11 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, April 26: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10 a.m. until noon; Friday crafts, Hook Loop’n Lock! make a bracelet, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

  • Father-daughter dance set for May 3

    Girl Scout Troop Nos. 306 and 1153 will host a father-daughter dance on Friday, May 3 from 6-8 p.m. at Camp Kysoc. There will be music, crafts, games and refreshments. The cost per ticket is $12 for a couple or $6 for individual. All are welcome. For information call (502) 525-1646.

  • New series celebrates local musicians

    Local musicians will perform on first Thursdays in May through July at Welch’s Riverside Restaurant. Owners Junior and Donna Welch want to focus attention on Carroll County’s musicians and also the recent charge of making their restaurant smoke free.

  • Permits required for food at events

    Three Rivers District Health Department would like to remind anyone who is planning to prepare food for the public during a county event or otherwise that a permit is required prior to operation.  Permits can be obtained at your local Health Department.  Contact (502) 484-3412 or visit www.trdhd.com/inspections for more information. 

    Permit costs are:

    • 30 days or more prior to event:  $25 to $30 depending on length of event.

    • Less than 30 days to event:  $50 to $55 depending on length of event.

  • Chili supper, silent auction set for Relay

    Green Valley Crusaders will be hosting a chili supper and silent auction to benefit Relay For Life on Saturday, April 27 at News Auction, located on Hwy. 227.  The event is scheduled from 5-9 p.m.  Cost is $7 per person, which includes chili, sandwich, dessert and drink.  A silent auction will also be held during this event.  For more information please contact Green Valley at (502) 732-6683. All proceeds go to the Carroll County Relay For Life.