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  • Group looks for Honey Boo Boo look-alike at First Friday event

     A new Honey Boo Boo Look Alike Contest will be held at the Sept. 6 First Friday at the Courthouse Square in downtown Carrollton.

    The event is sponsored by Carrollton Main Street Program and First Friday series sponsors Kentucky Utilities and Earl Floyd Ford.

    As part of the National Honey Month celebration, the Honey Boo Boo Look Alike Contest will be held for children ages 3 to 10.

  • Legion members attend state conference in June

    The Sons of the American Legion Post No. 41 attended the 95th annual conference June 27-29 in Louisville. The group was represented by Dennis Mefford, Donald Hawkins, Troy Stethen and Clyde Stethen. Michelle McGuire and Tammy Hawkins also attended.

    The post also recently completed work on its meeting room and kitchen and has them looking like new. The Sons and Ladies Auxiliary both donated money to the renovation.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Aug. 14, 2013

    Patrons may bring dry or canned pet food or kitty litter to the library to reduce or eliminate fines for overdue and lost items through the end of August. Details are available at the desk. Proceeds will be given to Carroll County Animal Support. For more information, call (502) 732-7020

     

    Wednesday, Aug. 14: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Lego Mania, 3:30 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

  • Group offers free dogwood trees during August

    Everyone who joins the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation with a $10 donation will receive 10 free white flowering dogwood trees through the Foundation’s Trees for America campaign.

    The trees will be shipped postpaid at the right time for planting in each member’s area, which falls between Oct. 15 and Dec. 10. The 6-12 inch trees are guaranteed to grow or they will be replaced free of charge. Planting instructions are enclosed with each shipment of trees.

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  • Readers On Vacation | Aug. 14, 2013
  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of Aug. 7, 2013

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@insightbb.com

     

    Wednesday, Aug. 7: Chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; finger crochet, 10 a.m.

    Thursday, Aug. 8: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.

    Friday, Aug. 9: Chair volleyball 10 a.m.

    Monday, Aug. 12: Movie Day with snacks, 9:30 a.m.; chair volleyball with Peggy, 10 a.m.; TOPPS support group, 4:30 p.m.

    Tuesday, Aug. 13: Mystery bingo, 9:30 a.m.; aging N place, 11:30 a.m.

  • Sullivans welcome baby son July 20

    Jenine and Craig Sullivan of Jacksonville, Fla. announce the birth of their son, Liam Kirk Sullivan, born Saturday, July 20, 2013, at 1:34 p.m. He weighed 8 pounds and was 21.5 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Richard and Lucy Westrick of Carrollton, the late Edward and Clara Westrick and great-grandmother Marie Wilson of Barbourville, Ky. and the late Barnett Wilson.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Aug. 7, 2013

    Patrons may bring dry or canned pet food or kitty litter to the library to reduce or eliminate fines for overdue and lost items through the end of August. Details are available at the desk. Proceeds will be given to the Carroll County Animal Support Group. For more information, call (502) 732-7020

     

    Wednesday, Aug. 7: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.; Carroll County Animal Support, 6 p.m.

  • Richter, Sabatini to wed Oct. 19

    Mr. and Mrs. Arthur and Sheree Richter of Carrollton announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter Erin Elizabeth Richter of Washington, D.C.  to Richard John Sabatini of Washington D.C., son of Dr. and Mrs. John and Candy Sabatini of Culver City, Calif.

    The ceremony will take place, at 4:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at the Stonewall Golf Club in Gainesville, Va.