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Today's Features

  •  Wednesday, June 6: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; yoga, 9:45 a.m.; Grandparent’s Day, shop the book fair and enjoy stories, music and crafts, 11 a.m.; operation Shakespeare, 1-4 p.m.;  Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, June 7:  Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; GED help, 3:30 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, June 8:  Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basic, 10:30 a.m.; operation Shakespeare, 1-4 p.m.; operation Shakespeare performance, 4 p.m.

  •  A music recital presented by students of Nancy Jo Grobmyer was held Sunday afternoon, May 20 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Carrollton.

    Those performing and their compositions were: Kaitlyn Reynolds performed “Robin Hood,” “Christopher Columbus” and “Just a Second,” Alfred Series.

    Anna Marie Webster performed Willard Palmer’s “The Bell Song,” “Freight Train” by Palmer and “Ode to Joy” by Beethoven.

  •  A crew of volunteers from Walmart in Carrollton, led by its manager Lisa Brown, planted flowers and cleaned up at the entrance to Carroll County off of Interstate 71 at Hwy. 227. They received assistance from Carroll County Sheriff’s Deputy Clay Cable, who alerted any traffic in the area to slow down as the crew completed its work. This is the second year the store has undertaken this project in advance of the NASCAR races at Kentucky Speedway.

  •  Silent and live auctions to be held during Relay

    The annual Carroll County Relay For Life event will take place on Friday, June 15 at the Carroll County Fairgrounds at 7 p.m. 

    A silent and live auction will be a part of the activities scheduled for the evening. If anyone would like to donate an item or a basket for the auctions, bring it to the fairgrounds the day of the event or call (502) 732-5941 for additional information.

  • One of my favorite things about summer is having fresh “vineripe” fruits and vegetables available. It’s too good to miss.

    Growing up on a farm in southwestern Michigan meant a large part of my spring and summer involved picking (harvesting) an endless bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables and helping my mother can and freeze them for our winter enjoyment. 

    My father was not only a fruit farmer — as were many of his relatives and other families in that region of Michigan — we had a small herd of about 40 prized Guernsey cattle.

  •  The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026

     

    Wednesday, June 6: Rummy tournament, 9:45 a.m.; computer help with Amy, 1 p.m.

    Thursday, June 7: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, June 8: Father’s Day outing, lunch @ Golden Corral in Florence, Ky., (men only).

    Monday, June 11: Ladies Day @ Burlington Pharmacy, (free manicures/lunch).

  •  Bret Reese, administrative assistance for the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce, is one of 13 people statewide to receive a Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Executives scholarship for the upcoming annual American Chamber of Commerce Executives Convention. The ACCE Convention will be held in Louisville, Aug. 1-4. 

  • By SARAH BEACH

    The News-Democrat

    Six counties joined forces last Thursday to expand local businesses and employment.

    The judge-executives from Carroll, Gallatin, Henry, Oldham, Owen and Trimble counties have been meeting together to form the I-71 Kentucky Corridor Regional Task Force, Inc.

  •  Three Rivers District Health Department, the Wallace Animal Clinic and Minch Animal Clinic will sponsor Rabies Vaccination Clinics on Saturday, June 16, at Carroll County Health Center, 401 Eleventh Street, in Carrollton from 4-6 p.m.

    Bring in dogs, cats, and ferrets for their annual vaccination for only $5. Other vaccinations will be available upon request for additional charge.

  •  Team to hold yard sale

    Team Robbins will host a Relay For Life yard sale fundraiser June 2 in Traderbaker’s parking lot. The yard sale will begin at 8:30 a.m. and will continue into the afternoon, weather permitting. They will also be selling purple bows for our “Paint the Town Purple” campaign.

    Mini-Relay set June 6