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Today's Features

  • The dates for 4-H Camp have changed to Monday, July 2 to Thursday, July 5. Camper applications are now available at the Carroll County Extension Office.

    The age for campers is 9-13. All campers must be age 9 by July 2, 2012. The cost of camp is $165 per camper.

    Applications and payment are due to the Extension office no later than May 30. Please do not delay in getting in your application, for there are a limited number of camper spots.

    Adult counselors, junior counselors and counselors in training are also needed. 

  • Wednesday, March 7

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study groups meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Thursday, March 8

    Carrollton Lions Club meeting at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    Carroll County Water District No. 1 meets at 3 p.m. at the office, 205 Main Cross St., Ghent.

    Carroll County Board of Education meets 5 p.m. in the middle school media center.

  • The Kentucky Council of Area Development Districts named Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson as Treasurer for 2012-13 during their board meeting Feb. 9, at the Capitol Annex.

  • I am very excited to announce a new ministry that is just getting off the ground here in Carrollton.  

    The Carroll County Ministerial Association has been working with the National Headquarters of Veterans Affairs to cate a training event to equip us with the spiritual tools necessary to reach out to our veterans.

  • The Kroger Relay for Life team thanks all the cutie pies that participated in this year’s Cutie Pie Contest. They raised $500 for the cause.

    First place girls: Brinna Stark, daughter of Timmy and Mallory Stark; second place, Evangeline Reynolds, daughter of Steve and Brittany Reynolds; and third place, Chloe Jean Harlamert, daughter of Samantha and Vince Harlamert.
    First place boys: Dawsen Roden, son of John and Jennifer Roden; second place, Darian Beach, son of James and Amy Brown; and third place, Brayden Chambers, son of Johnny Chambers.

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

    Wednesday, March 7: Rummy tournament, 9:45 a.m.

    Thursday, March 8: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; biscuits/gravy, 11:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.

    Friday, March 9: Ice cream social, noon.

    Monday, March 12: Euchre, 9:30 a.m.

    Tuesday, March 13: Bingo, 10 a.m.; aging in place, 11 a.m.

  • Wednesday, March 7: (Library Legislative Day in Frankfort): walk-away the pounds 9 a.m.; Yoga, 9:45 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, March 8: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; music makers, 18 months and up, 11 a.m.; story hour, 4-6 years old, 1:30 p.m.; GED Help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class, 6 p.m.; United Authors Group, 6 p.m.

    Friday, March 9: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10:30 a.m.; beaded bracelet, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

    Saturday, March 10: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; teen movie, “Hugo,” 2 p.m.

  • Nicholas and Amanda Isaacs of Bedford, Ky. would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Madilyn Ruth Isaacs, born Jan. 22, 2012, at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville, Ky.

    She weighed 6 pounds 12 ounces and was 19 ¾ inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Jerry and Debra Smith of Bedford.

    Paternal grandparents are Don and Brenda Isaacs of Springville, Ind. and Rosalie Isaacs of Nashville, Tenn.

  • We have just ended a wonderful week with my cousin and his wife who were visiting us from California. We were in a constant whirlwind — sightseeing and eating out.

  • Luckhardt Inc Farm, located in Ghent, has been recognized nationally by the American Angus Association for having two registered Angus cows included in the Association’s 2012 Pathfinder Report.

    Only 2,027 of the nearly 30,000 American Angus Association members are represented in this year’s report, according to Bill Bowman, chief operating officer and director of performance programs of the Association with headquarters in Saint Joseph, Mo.