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Today's News

  • Library plans annual Gentry Art Show for May

    Carroll County Public Library will present its annual Mary Ann Gentry Memorial Art Show during May. Entries will be accepted from April 15-May 3, from both past and new exhibitors. For information, call the library at (502) 732-7020.

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  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of April 10, 2013

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026

     

    Wednesday, April 10: Rummy tournament, 9:45 a.m.

    Thursday, April 11: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.

    Friday, April 12: Crafts, work on Derby hats, 9:30 a.m.

    Monday, April 15: Hospice with the Bluegrass “Living Wills”, 10:45 a.m.

    Tuesday, April 16: Bingo, 9:30 a.m.

    Wednesday, April 17: Birthday flower, 11:30 a.m.

  • Event benefits food pantry

    The second Food Pantry Benefit will be held at 6 p.m. April 20 at the Carroll County Middle School Auditorium. The Infinite Realm will be hosting the gospel sing with performers from Christian Academy of Carrollton and local favorite, Helen Mumphrey as special guests. Admission is $10 for 18 and over, $5 for ages 6-17 and under 6 are free. $1 will be deducted from the admission price for each can of food brought in.

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  • Carroll County Public Library | Week of April 10, 2013

    Wednesday, April 10: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; seminar series, conversational Spanish; after school Lego fun, 3:30 p.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.; Carroll County Animal Support, 6 p.m.
    Thursday, April 11: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Mother Goose Time, (0-six months), 10 a.m.; Music Makers, (age six months and up), 11 a.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; Homework Help, 5 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.
    Friday, April 12: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics, 10 a.m. until noon; Friday crafts, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

  • Woman’s Club learns of papal selection process

    On April 2, the Carrollton Woman’s Club met at Pats’ Place on Seminary Street.

    Eight members said the pledge to the flag. Co-hostess Carolyn Stout called the meeting to order and introduced the program chairwoman Karen Claiborne. Claiborne introduced the club members to a Jeopardy type game concerning information about the papal election. Members were split into two very competitive teams each picking  questions from six categories. They learned a lot and had a fun time learning.

  • Record searches sometimes find conflicting data

    Charles William Osborne was born in Carroll County July 4, 1934, to Brack and Malinda Riley Osborne. Many of you may know him as Charlie, the proprietor of a used-car lot and auto repair shop in English, where he and his wife Frances still live.

    Nearly all of Charlie’s family is gone. His parents died when he was young, and his three older sisters, too, have passed. He recently asked me to help with research into his family tree – so he can know about his past and can pass that knowledge on to his twin sons, Charles Timothy and Mark Anthony.

  • Carroll County students claim honors in state STLP competition

    Nearly 5,000 students from across Kentucky competed in the Student Technology Leadership Program State Championship March 28 in Lexington. The students represented 400 schools and more than 100 school districts.

    Students showed what they know and can do with technology in the arts, STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and many marketable career skills by participating in more than 50 technology categories including student-designed projects, products, services and live demonstrations.

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