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  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | Sept. 11, 2013

    Wednesday, Sept. 11: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Lego Mania, 3:30 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 12: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; music makers, (birth to 5 years old),11 a.m.; help with computer: resumes, job applications or bring your computer for a one-on-one tutoring, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Sept. 13: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; help with computer: resumes, job applications or bring your computer for a one-on-one tutoring, 2-4 p.m.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of Sept. 4, 2013

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

     

    Wednesday, Sept. 4: Chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; crafts, 10 a.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 5: Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; deuce’s wild rummy, noon.

    Friday, Sept. 6: Crafts, 10 a.m.; chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; diabetic shoes presentation with Michael Mercer, 11 a.m.

    Monday, Sept. 9: Crafts, 10 a.m.; chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; TOPPS support group, 4:30 p.m.

  • Old McDonald event set for Point Park

    On Thursday, Sept. 5, Panther Tots presents Old McDonald Had a Farm, Point Park, 5:30-7 p.m. featuring animals from Sunrock Farm, sponsored by Carroll County Public Library.

  • Reception
  • Big tomatoes
  • Senior Event features railroad theme Sept. 12

    The 2013 Carroll County Senior Event, themed “We’ve Been Working on the Railroad,” will be held  from 4:30 p.m. until sundown, Thursday, Sept. 12 at Point Park in Carrollton. This year’s event will bring back old memories when the L&N trains were such a part of daily life in Carrollton, Worthville, Sanders and other surrounding towns.

    All senior citizens from Carroll and other counties are invited to join in the festivities planned for this year’s event.

  • Ribbon Cutting | Farm Bureau Insurance
  • Girdler, Ogburn to wed Sept. 21

    Bradley Ogburn of Carrollton, Ky. and Debbie Gardner of Loveland, Ohio announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Ashley Ogburn on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013.

    The bride-to-be is a graduate of Carroll County High School and completed Cosmetology School in 2004. She is currently an owner and hairstylist at Mane Studio in Carrollton.

    The groom-elect is Andy Girdler, son of Angie Lewellyn of Carrollton and the late Scott Girdler. He is a graduate of Carroll County High School and is employed by NAIS of Madison.

  • A glimpse behind the scenes of a walk-a-thon

    We are only weeks away from our annual Big Brothers Big Sisters Walk-for Kids’ Sake event at 9 a.m., Sept. 28 at the county park, so you can predict the rush of details we are trying to cover.

    But the work behind the walkers is the real story.

  • First Friday to feature Honey Boo Boo contest

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

    The Honey Boo Boo Look Alike Contest will be held for children ages 3 to 10.

    For information, call Carrollton Main Street Program at (502) 732-5713 or Jennifer Munsie at (502) 525-0330.