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Today's Features

  • The annual Senior Event will be held Thursday, Sept. 15, at the National Guard armory. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., and the event will be held from 5-8:30 p.m.

    Bring a date or come stag for a wonderful evening of dinner, music and dancing. The event is free to all area senior citizens.

    Guests are encouraged to dress up for prom night. Prom pictures will be taken, and guests will vote on the Prom King and Queen.

    The event will include dinner, prizes and music by the Ovation Orchestra, which plays Glen Miller-type music.

  • The annual Senior Event will be held Thursday, Sept. 15, at the National Guard armory. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., and the event will be held from 5-8:30 p.m.

    Bring a date or come stag for a wonderful evening of dinner, music and dancing. The event is free to all area senior citizens.

    Guests are encouraged to dress up for prom night. Prom pictures will be taken, and guests will vote on the Prom King and Queen.

    The event will include dinner, prizes and music by the Ovation Orchestra, which plays Glen Miller-type music.

  • Electronic waste, also known as e-waste, is a rapidly growing portion of the household solid waste stream. Common examples of e-waste are computers, monitors, televisions, cell phones, VCRs and video game systems.

    According to Electronics TakeBack Coalition, computers are replaced every 3-4 years, TVs are replaced every 5-7 years, and cell phones are replaced more frequently. At these high replacement rates, more than 3.4 million tons were generated in 2012, with only 29.2 percent being recycled.

  • Labor Day represents the end of summer. Kids have been back to school for a couple of weeks, and we have been able to reflect on all of our accomplishments during our 2016 Summer Reading Program.

  • The annual Shop With A Cop poker run will be held Saturday, Sept. 10. The rain date is Sept. 17. The event is sponsored by Knights of the Road and the Carrollton Police Department.

    Sign-up will be from 9 a.m.-10:45 a.m. at General Butler State Resort Park. Kickstands up at 11 a.m.

  • The Port William Historical Society met on Aug. 30, at the Masterson House. There were 10 members in attendance plus two guests, Bob and Mary Ann Cook, who currently reside in Madison, Ind. Mrs. Cook is a distant descendant of Charles Carroll. They had an interest in learning about the area and touring the Masterson House.

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Breakfast is served 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, call to make a reservation, lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. each day, please call to make reservation to eat lunch the following day.

  • An exciting opportunity that involves the Ohio River is coming to Carrollton at the end of this month! Living Lands & Waters is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that has worked with more than 97,000 volunteers to remove 8.7 million pounds of marine debris from America’s rivers. LL&W operates a one-of-a-kind fleet of barges including five barges, two towboats, five workboats, a crane, an excavator, and two skid loaders.