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  • Swartz, Frazier to wed May 16

    Shanna Rae Swartz and David Earl Frazier announce their upcoming wedding on Saturday, May 16, 2015.

    The bride to be is the daughter of Jim and Caroline Sisenstein of Carrollton and a graduate of Carroll County High School. She is employed as manager for Lizzy B Goods in Carrollton.

    The groom elect is the son of  Elizabeth and Phillip Troxell and Billy Frazier, all of Carrollton. He is a graduate of Carroll County High School and is an electrician with Troxell’s Electric.

    The couple will reside in Carrollton with their two children.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | April 17, 2014

    Thursday, April 17: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, April 18: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Library Board meeting, noon; kitchen scrap gardening, 3:30 p.m.

    Saturday, April 19: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; magic tournament 1-4 p.m.; Easter on the Square, make-it and take-it craft, 2-3 p.m.

    Sunday, April 20: Easter Sunday.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of April 17, 2014

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

     

    Thursday, April 17: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, April 18: Closed for Good Friday.

    Monday, April 21: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; movie day with snacks, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; TOPS Support Group meets, 4:30 p.m.

  • La Grange hospital seeks votes to win ‘Seeds of Change’ grant

    Baptist Health La Grange has entered the Seeds of Change grant program for an opportunity to receive one of two $20,000 or one of 15 $10,000 grants.

    The grants will be awarded to organizations that help support and develop sustainable, community-based gardening and farming programs that focus on teaching people where their food comes from and the delicious ways it can end up on your plate.

    The Seeds of Change grant program works to enhance the environmental, economic and social well-being of gardens, farms, farmers and communities.

  • Libraries help open patrons to new horizons

    I hope that it goes without saying that we love our patrons. To put it in the simplest terms, our patrons are the only reason we open our doors every day. This is one of the few professions that is here to serve the public. We exist to provide our community with resources for learning, entertainment and leisure.

  • Kutnicki speaks to TOPS April 21

    Dr. Ben Kutnicki of Warsaw speaks to TOPS Support Group at 6 p.m., Monday, April 21 on wheat and flour. The presentation will be at the “Take Off Pounds Sensibility” meeting located at the Senior Citizen’s building, 110 Sixth Street in Carrollton. Everyone is welcome. Free.

  • Thanking all of our volunteers
  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | April 10, 2014

    Thursday, April 10: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, April 11: Walk-away the pounds. 9 a.m.; UFO craft time, 3 p.m.

    Saturday: April 12: Walk-away the pounds. 9 a.m.; genealogy walk-in help, 10 a.m.-noon; game day, 1-4 p.m.; Court Street Cinema, “Gravity”, 2 p.m.

    Monday: April 14: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; Zumba!, 5:15 p.m.

  • Carrollton Utilities to flush fire hydrants April 17 around the city

    Carrollton Utilities will flush fire hydrants on the City of Carrollton water system, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 17. Hydrant flushing is done each year at this time to remove all sediment in the mains and to make sure all hydrants are working properly. Carrollton Utilities suggests residents not wash clothes while crews are flushing the hydrants as some staining could occur.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of April 10, 2014

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

     

    Thursday, April 10: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.

    Friday, April 11: All day, deuce’s wild rummy and billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; walk with ease,  10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.