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Today's Features

  • Flowers in bloom, the sound of hooves thundering down the track, the whinny of a horse, the big and colorful hats, the taste of Derby Pie, the sweet sounds of “My Old Ken-tucky Home” playing in the background, the bugle call to the post, and “They’re off in the running of the 143rd Kentucky Derby!”

    May is a very special time in Kentucky, and although this year’s Kentucky Oaks and Derby may be a little on the rainy and cool side, there is nothing like it in the world.

  • It’s time to sign up for the Summer Reading Program: Build a Better World. The kick off party will be held from 4-7 p.m. Monday, May 15. Bouncy house, sno-cones, cotton candy and more. Dinner will be provided for those families who sign up.

    For more information, call Carroll County Public Library at (502) 732-7020.

    Monday, May 8 - Make it and Take it: A paper flower bouquet for Mother’s Day, 2 p.m. Sign up please. Materials provided.

    Wednesday, May 10 - Pathfinder RPG-Rune Lords, 5:30 p.m.

  • New events

    Friday, May 5

    Pioneer Power Club’s Annual Antique Tractor Show from noon until dark at Point Park. Carroll County Lion’s Club will host a fish fry from 4-8 p.m.

    Christian Academy of Carrollton hosts its K4/K5 graduation ceremony at 7 p.m. in the gym.

    Saturday, May 6

  • Hymn Sing

    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be at 7 p.m. May 4, hosted by Bedford Springs Church, 43 Shepherd Lane, Bedford.

    ‘Sharing the Good News of God’s Kingdom in Ethiopia’

    Join Carrollton Christian Church at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, May 14, for “Sharing the Good News of God’s Kingdom in Ethiopia.” Guest speaker Pastor Samson Mulugeta will speak about God’s precious kingdom and how God is working in Ethiopia. A special love offering will be collected to support God’s ongoing work in Ethiopia.

  • A person won’t change until they’re ready to. Every Sunday messages are preached and yet people still refuse to respond to God. Instead of building their relationship with God, a lot of people give money to false preachers who claim that God will bless those who give to them. Even though Jesus Christ allowed himself to be nailed to a cross for our sake, things haven’t changed since the beginning; we’re still focused on what we want for ourselves and not what God wants for us.

  • Heather Ann Boots and Jay Frederick Koehler, both of Madison, Ind., announce their upcoming wedding at a private ceremony in Maui, Hawaii.

    The bride-to-be is the daughter of Deborah and Bret West, and Robert Rohrer, all of Madison, and Ellen Rohrer of Carrollton. She is a 1995 honors graduate of Carroll County High School, a 1996 graduate of Jefferson Community College in computers and typing, and a 2010 graduate of Empire Beauty School. She is a homemaker.

  • The April meeting of the Caby Froman Club was held at the Carroll County Library. Hostess for the meeting was president Sandra Scott Thomas.

    A lovely lunch was provided by Thomas and Patricia Hersey.

    April is the annual business meeting and the election of officers for 2017-2018. The newly elected officers are as follows: President Sandra Thomas; Vice-President Nancy Jo Grobmyer; Recording Secretary and Treasurer Pam Froman; Corresponding Secretary and Auditor Patti Burgess; and Committee of Council Harriett Cason, Elizabeth Jones and Ellen van Nagell.

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026. Manager is Frances Steurer. Breakfast is served at 8:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday and lunch is served M-F at 11:30. Call to make a reservation.

    Thursday, May 4: 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/Wal-Mart and Kroger, 2 p.m.