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  • Arts commission elects new officers March 13

    Carroll County Arts Commission elected Hillary Arney president at its March 13 meeting. Also elected were Karen Claiborne as vice-president, Patricia Hersey as secretary and Jeanie Shephard as treasurer. A slate of board members has been proposed and will be voted upon at the next meeting, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23 at the Masterson House.  On April 10, the commission will hold a gala for the I-71 Corridor regional arts groups.

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  • Carroll County Public Library - March 21, 2012

    Wednesday, March 21: Walk-away the pounds 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m.; YAH book group, “The Fault in Our Stars,” 4 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, March 22: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; music makers, 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, 4-6 years old, 1:30 p.m.; GED Help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class, 6 p.m.; united author’s group, 6 p.m.

    Friday, March 23: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10:30 a.m.; learn to knit, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

  • Carroll County Senior Center - March 21, 2012

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

     

    Wednesday, March 21: Movie day, 9:30 a.m.; birthday flower, 11:30 a.m.

    Thursday, March 22: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, March 23: Lunch at Golden Corral, 10:30 a.m.

    Monday, March 26: Euchre, 9:30 a.m.

    Tuesday, March 27: Sweet tooth bingo with the Waters of Clifty Falls, 10 a.m.

    Wednesday, March 28: Long term care presentation with Casey Turcott, 10:30 a.m.

  • Weekend clinics teach traditional rifle marksmanship skills, history

    Families and individuals who want to learn traditional rifle marksmanship skills, safety and history in a fun, safe setting will want to register for an upcoming Project Appleseed clinic, available March through November in locations throughout Kentucky.

    The clinic will be offered at Three Rivers Shooting Sports, 3041 Hwy. 55, on the following dates: April 28-29, July 21-22 and Aug. 25-26. Check-in is at 8:30 a.m., and the course begins at 9 a.m.

  • Rice recipe adds taste of mango, papaya to dish

    My husband loves rice.  Through the almost 40 years that we have been together, he has not missed telling his beloved rice story every time I make rice.

    When he was a boy in South Dakota, his parents would go to town (they lived on a farm) and leave Bob behind with his grandfather. The story goes like this: “I like rice, my Grandpa liked rice and when my parents went to town, he would fix himself some rice in a copper bottom pan, just like the one we have and never offer me any of it. He would eat it right out of the pan. I like rice.”

  • Autism workshop set for Carrollton April 2

     The Kentucky Autism Training Center at the University of Louisville is offering a workshop for parents, educators and other professionals to help them create a supportive, positive environment for those with autism.

    The workshop, “Supporting Autism 24/7,” will be at General Butler State Park on April 2 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and includes a lunch buffet and snacks.

    The cost is $30. To register for the workshop, go to https://louisville.edu/education/kyautismtraining/events/KATC_workshop-r...

  • Cleanup set for March 24

    Carrollton Main Street Association, Friends of Butler and Carroll County Girl Scouts are joining forces to help clean up Carroll County.  On March 24, 2012, at 4 p.m., these groups will be meeting at Cartmell Elementary School’s parking lot to clean up the highway in designated Adopt-a-Highway spots located in Carrollton. 

    The Girl Scouts are celebrating their centennial anniversary this year.  As part of that celebration, troops around the country are trying to give back to their local communities. 

  • Carroll County Public Library - March 14, 2012

    Wednesday, March 14, No Yoga today; walk-away the pounds 9 a.m.; Wednesdays at One, Four Shillings Short, 1 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, March 15, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; music makers, 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, 4-6 years old, 1:30 p.m.; GED Help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, March 16, Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10:30 a.m.; Legos, 3:30 p.m.

    Saturday, March 17, St. Patrick’s Day, walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; magic tournament, 1-4 p.m.; publishing workshop, 2 p.m.

  • Carroll County Senior Center - March 14, 2012

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

    Wednesday, March 14: Play Pictionary, 10 a.m.

    Thursday, March 15; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, March 16: St. Patty’s celebration visit Warsaw Sr. Center potluck lunch, 11 a.m.

    Monday, March 19: Euchre, 9:30 a.m.

    Tuesday, March 20: Bingo, 10 a.m.

    Wednesday, March 21: Movie day, 9:30 a.m.; birthday flower, 11:30 a.m.