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Today's Features

  • Carroll County Public Library celebrated the opening of the Mary Ann Gentry Art Show with a reception Friday, April 29.

  • The Pioneer Power Club hosted its annual tractor and equipment show May 6-7, at Point Park. The event attracted hundreds from as far away as New York. Organizers of the event stress that the annual show is a family event and they work to hold many events just for young tractor lovers, along with the adults.

     

  • New events

    Saturday, May 14

    Fill a bag and help feed local families. Place food items by your mailbox, your postal carrier will deliver the food to the Food Pantry of Carroll County. Donate items like canned meats, fish, soup, juice, vegetables, pasta, cereal, peanut butter and rice. Please do not include items that have expired or are in glass containers.

    The Carroll County High School alumni will take on Owen County High School alumni in a tackle football game at 7 p.m. at CCHS.

  • We live in a world with information readily available at our fingertips 24/7. While this is a great convenience, it can be dangerous if you are behind the wheel.

    According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, at any given second in the United States, an estimated 660,000 people are driving while using a cell phone or manipulating an electronic device. In 2012, over 3,000 people died and around 420,000 more were injured in automobile accidents involving a distracted driver.

  •  Whites Run Baptist Church will host a concert of Christian music by The

    Infinite Realm Saturday, May 14, at 7 p.m. The church is located at 4690

    Hwy 36 East, Carrollton. Pastor Richard Debell and the congregation extend

    an invitation for all to attend.

  • We live in an age of fear. That is, whatever can be marketed as threat or catastrophe is ever before our eyes. The long road of elections is an exercise in candidates revealing all that should frighten us today and tomorrow, not to mention the dangers in the other candidate. People and products peddle fear for the obvious reason: with the right nudge, we will buy the product, the coverage, and the medical procedure.

  • The Carroll County High School band will be performing their spring concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 15, in the high school gymnasium. The concert will include performances by the high school concert band, symphonic band, jazz band, percussion ensemble and steel band.

  • The library will have the Mary Ann Gentry Art Show on display all month. For more information call (502) 732-7020.

    NEW EVENTS/PROGRAMMING

    May 13: PHd’s (Projects Half Done), 10 a.m. until noon.

    May 14: Lunchtime Make & Take, make a miniature garden in a teacup or other tiny container, please bring your own tiny container or teacup.

    May 16: Retirement Financial Planning, Ryan Oliver will talk about retirement planning and answer questions, 6:30 p.m.