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Today's Features

  • Poultry Show – June 6

    Carroll County 4-H Grand Champion Poultry – Evan Searcy, Carroll County

    Open Grand Champion Poultry – Canaan Phillips, Owen County

    Open Grand Champion Waterfowl and Miscellaneous – Chevy Vaske, Grant County

    Open Best of Show – Canaan Phillips, Owen County

     

    Rabbit Show – June 6

    Carroll County 4-H Grand Champion Fancy Rabbit – Madison Hicks, Carroll County

  • Carrollton’s own River Valley Winery is featured in a new book called “Wineing Your Way Across Kentucky,” by Becky Kelley and photography by Kathy Woodhouse. Published by Acclaim Press, the book was released in early December and is available across the region and in national outlets as well.

  • Transport back into time at the Kentucky Renaissance Fair. Recent Carroll County High School graduates Logan Underwood and Kathryn Gillespie are participating in the event this year as part of the comedy impro troupe known as the “Minions of Mischief.” They created their own characters–Underwood, a gravedigger named William, and Kathryn a vegetarian butcher named Fiona–then populate the village of the fair and interact (in character) with patrons.

  • Thursday, June 25

    Cartmell Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4 p.m. an the school.

    Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County meets at 11:30 a.m. in the community room, Carroll County Public Library.

    Carrollton Lions Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.

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

    Carroll County Republican Party meets at 7 p.m. at 1208 Highland Ave.

  • Hymn sing June 28

    Sanders Baptist Church will host its monthly hymn sing Sunday, June 28, at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

  • I want to take the opportunity this month to speak of a missional opportunity in our state which I think our churches can rally behind.

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twc.bc.com. Breakfast is served Monday and Wednesday at 8:30 a.m., call to make a reservation.

    Thursday, June 25: Chair volleyball, 10 a.m.; Pot luck lunch with Warsaw, noon.

    Friday, June 26: Health Rhythm Drumming, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  •  Susan Marlette and Barb Clymer won top spots in the 2015 Capture Historic Downtown Photo Contest, sponsored by Carroll County Public Library and The News-Democrat held as part of the June First Friday on the Courthouse Square event.

    Marlette won the first and third place awards in the color division. She also claimed second place in the black-and-white division.

    Dwight Louden claimed the second place honors in the color division.