The holidays are a busy time for the Carroll County Detention Center and Jailer Mike Humphrey.
Humphrey and the detention center organize three holiday events for the Carroll County community.
On Saturday, Dec. 17 at the National Guard Armory, the center hosts a Christmas dinner for the senior citizens in Carroll County. Food is donated from the Carroll County Fiscal Court, local churches and organizations and prepared by the jail. Volunteers enjoy helping serve the dinner.
The Ghent Woman’s Club held its Christmas meeting at New Horizons on Dec. 1. Chet Mitchell, the executive director, went out of his way to set up the most beautiful table for our Christmas memories program. He made us feel so very special by decorating it for us. Thank you Chet. If you haven’t visited New Horizon’s since the new ownership, you just might want to take a look.
The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety and the Kentucky State Police issued awards at a ceremony held Dec. 8, 2011 to law enforcement officers across the state for their individual contributions to the Commonwealth’s mission of aggressive traffic enforcement.
Carrollton Rotary Club will partner with Carroll County Memorial Hospital to begin a fundraising campaign to purchase digital mammography equipment for the hospital.
The club will revivie the popular Rotary Winter Ball, a black-tie optional event scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 18 at General Butler State Resport Park, according to club member Nick Marsh, chairman of the event.
The Carroll County Circuit Clerk’s Office will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 13 and reopen Wednesday, Dec. 14 on normal schedule.
Chief Justice John D. Minton has announced the judicial branch of state government will join the executive branch in closing for business on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011, to observe the inauguration of Gov. Steve Beshear.
Gov. Beshear has declared Dec. 13 to be a state holiday in recognition of the inauguration for his second term in office.