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Today's Features

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com.

     

    Thursday, April 16: Chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 12:30 p.m.

    Friday, April 17: Senior breakfast bingo at Fairview Place, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; Volunteer appreciation, 1:30 p.m.; last day to purchase a Derby ticket.

  • The Carroll County Public Library will be presenting the Mary Ann Gentry Memorial Art Show during the months of April and May. For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.

     

    Thursday, April 16: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Music Makers, 11 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; Homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, April 17: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Library Board Meeting, noon.

    Saturday, April 18: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; magic tournament, 1-4 p.m.

  • Carrollton Utilities will flush fire hydrants on the City of Carrollton water system, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 21. Hydrant flushing is done each year at this time to remove all sediment in the mains and to make sure all hydrants are working properly. Carrollton Utilities suggests laundry should not be washed while crews are flushing the hydrants as some staining of clothes could occur.

  • Next month will be the 16th annual art show hosted by the Carroll County Public Library. But this year marks the show’s 10th anniversary as the Mary Ann Gentry Memorial Art Show.

    Jarrett Boyd, who was library director at the time, said she proposed to the board to rename the May event after Gentry “in honor of all the work she had done in the community.”

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  • Misty Kinman’s Bear Den scouts recently built two Cub Mobiles and then raced them downhill in the parking lot in front of the Butler-Turpin House. A Cub Mobile is made up of a seat, four wheels and two wooden axles. The rider steers with a rope connected to the front axle–safety blocks keep him from turning too much–and stops by pulling a simple friction brake that drags on the ground.

  • Ana Jimenez-Luttrell and Cody Peters announce the birth of their son, Lincoln Charles Peters, born Saturday, March 28, 2015, at King’s Daughters Hospital in Madison, Ind.  He weighed six pounds and eight and a half ounces and was 21 inches long.

    His grandparents are Damian and Cara Jimenez of Carrollton, Kentucky and Charles and Vicky Peters of Vevay, Ind.

  • Fay Hughes is celebrating her 90th birthday. Friends and family are invited for cake and punch at Fairview Place Assisted Living, from 2-4 p.m., Sunday, April 12.