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Today's Features

  • Feed the Children and Speedway Children’s Charities will host a free food distribution event Aug. 14 at Carroll County High School. Volunteers will need to be on site at 8 a.m. to unload the truck. A meeting for volunteers will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 29, at First Baptist Church in Carrollton.
    Eligible families will receive vouchers from Carroll County Schools for food, and pick up will be held from 10 a.m.-noon at the high school parking lot near the athletics fields. Signs will be posted to help direct traffic, which will enter from Hwy. 227.

  • Carroll County Public Library invites area youngsters to come learn about Willy Shakespeare, while they enjoy real theater training — and funny accents. Share the spotlight with fellow actors and perform for friends and family.

    Camp Shakespeare fosters an appreciation of the words and works of William Shakespeare by providing opportunities to explore the theater arts through imaginative play, visual arts, movement, storytelling, design, text analysis, and more.

  • For more information on the Carroll County Public Library, call  (502) 732-7020.

     

    Thursday, July 17: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; teen tie dye, 1 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, July 18: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; library board meeting, noon; family movie, “Rio 2”, 2 p.m.

    Saturday, July 19: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; magic tournament, 1-4 p.m.

  • The Carroll County High School classes of 1978 and 1979 are making plans for a joint reunion on Sept. 20, 2014 at Camp Kysoc, Carrollton, Ky.

    Reunion details and events leading up to the reunion can be found on a community Facebook page titled “Carroll County Class of 1978 & 1979 Class Reunion,” plus hard copy registration information will be will be mailed to graduates.

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center.

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

    Friday, July 18: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; senior breakfast bingo at Fairview Place, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Monday, July 21: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Price is Right Nutrition, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; TOPS Support Group meets, 4:30 p.m.

  • This week I am sharing some tips from the IRS for those of you getting married this summer, or recently being or been married.

    Taxes may not be high on your summer wedding plan checklist. But you should be aware of the tax issues that come along with marriage. Here are some basic tips that can help keep those issues to a minimum:

    Name change

  • Thursday, July 17

    Carrollton Homemakers Club meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Carroll County Extension Office on Floyd Drive.

    West Carroll Water District meets at 6 p.m. in the conference room at Carrollton Utilities, 225 Sixth St.

    Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County holds a town hall meeting on heroin from 6-7:30 p.m.  at Worthville Community Park. State trooper Dave Roberts will be the featured speaker. The event includes free food and resources on prevention and drug abuse.