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Today's Features

  • 4-H Teen Council President Andrea Searcy wrote a grant that supports downtown businesses as well as Carroll County 4-H. Three clovers are distributed in a business and prizes given for the people who find them. Thanks Dinah Marshall for volunteering to be the first business where the clovers were hidden in Artful Gifts. The winners were: Andrew Frye, Angela Rodgers, and Stacy Tuttle.

    Starting April 10, three clovers will be hidden in another business. Here are the clues:

  • Mary Ann Gentry Art Show 2017, “Naturally Mary Ann” open to the public, is accepting two items that have never been displayed in previous shows in categories: drawings, paintings, sculpture and photography until Wednesday April 19. The MAG show will be exhibiting a special selection of paintings by Mary Ann Gentry recently donated by her family at the reception Friday, April 28, from 6-7:30 p.m. For more information please call: (502) 732-7020.

    NEW EVENTS/PROGRAMMING

    Sunday, April 9: National Library Week, stop in all week for a special treat.

  • 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.

    Thursday, April 6: Cards, games and color therapy, 8 a.m.; arthritis exercise, 9:30 a.m.; Bingo, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; chair volleyball, cards and games, 12:30 p.m.; shopping/ Walmart and Kroger, 2 p.m.

  • The Port William Historical Society met on March 28, at the Masterson House, with 17 people in attendance.

    President Deborah Garrett called the meeting to order and introduced guest speaker Phyllis McLaughlin with “Twisted Roots” to speak about DNA for genealogy. With the use of a slideshow, McLaughlin spoke to the areas of DNA testing through ancestry.

    Secretary Cassandra McBurney read the minutes of the Feb. 21, workshop and they were approved as read. Treasurer Sam Burgess gave the treasurer’s report and it was approved.

  • April 1 - Sanders

    April 22 - Worthville, Happy Hollow

    April 29 - Ghent

    May 6 - English

    May 13 - Easterday

    May 20 - Prestonville 

  • NorthKey Community Care in Carrollton received a check of more than $3,500 from the former Save Camp Kysoc committee. The money will be used to purchase activity supplies and equipment.

    Former Carroll County Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson said Save Camp Kysoc was originally formed to prevent the state from declaring Camp Kysoc as surplus property. However, once the county bought the property in September 2016, the funding was no longer needed.

  • Caby M. Froman’s March meeting was held on March 3, 2017, at General Butler State Resort Park. President Sandra Thomas presided over the meeting and opened by welcoming all the members with the reading of the “Story of St. Patrick.” The Lord’s Prayer was recited by all.

  • Spring is in the air and it is time to get out of the house and Get Moving! Active living not only helps your family stay healthy, but is a great way to enjoy family time. Kentucky adults are not moving enough which is putting them at risk for obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. Unfortunately, physically inactive children are also at risk.

  • Carroll County 4-H Clover Quest started on Tuesday, March 28. The hints below will guide you to the first business that is displaying the clovers.

    Three clovers have been placed in a business in Carroll County. The question is, which one? I’m going to give you clues for you to find them and win a prize. You get three chances.

    Clue No. 1