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Today's News

  • Readers on vacation - Oct. 31, 2012
  • Honor Guard teaches scouts flag ettiquette
  • Retired teachers discuss benefits, insurance plans provided by KRTS

    The Carroll County Retired Teachers Association met  Oct. 26 for lunch at Two Rivers Restaurant at General Butler State Resort Park lodge. Eight members were present.

    During the meeting held after lunch, Secretary Velma Hunt read the minutes and president/treasurer Cassandra McBurney gave the treasurer’s report. She reported that the local group has a total of 29 members.

  • JCTC event features high-tech treasure hunt

    Jefferson Community and Technical College-Carrollton Campus held its third annual Team-building and Geocaching Event on Friday, October 12 at General Butler State Park. Fourteen students participated in the event starting the day with various leadership and teambuilding activities with Telly Sellars, Ph.D., counseling supervisor at the Louisville Campus.

    Sellars had students participate in an introduction activity and explained to students the different types of learning styles.

  • Carroll County Senior Center - Oct. 31, 2012

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

     

    Wednesday, Oct. 31: Halloween bingo party with Williamstown Senior Center, 10 a.m.

    Thursday, Nov. 1: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, Nov. 2: Commodity pick-up, 8 a.m.; all day card games and billiards.

    Monday, Nov. 5: Let’s play spades.

    Tuesday, Nov. 6: Bingo, 9:30 a.m.

    Wednesday, Nov. 7: Nutrition with Grace, 10:30 a.m.

  • Hispanic arts reception moved to Nov. 9

    There has been a change in dates for the artist reception for the Hispanic Arts and Crafts event at the Carroll County Public Library. The date has been changed to 6 p.m. Nov. 9. to include our Friday Night Music Series with Vanessa Birchfield and bass guitarist, Ritchie Chubb.

     

    La fecha para la recepción del artista se ha cambiado desde el 2 de noviembre a las 6 en la tarde hasta el viernes, el 9 de noviembre a las 6 en la tarde.

  • Garden visit yields teas, recipes

    I’m back! I know. It’s a surprise to me as well, but here I am doing what I love to do, writing this column. 

    The sale of our house fell through and we were disappointed; however life does go on and there are reasons for everything. In this process, I have redecorated our house with all of our own things and that is very good.

    In September, we visited the new home of my high school friends in Virginia, then drove further south to Charleston, S.C., where we met my cousin and his wife from California. 

  • TOPS program to discuss ‘Living Well’

    Sue Livers, foundation director at King’s Daughters’ Hospital, will speak at the Tops Ky. No. 529 meeting at the Senior Citizens building, on Sixth Street in Carrollton, at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5.

    Livers will be speaking on the difference of living and living well. Tops is a non-profit support group for weight loss. All are welcome.

  • Group set to sweep area along Highland Avenue

    Carrollton Main Street Program is holding its fall sweep from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 3, as part of Kentucky Adopt-a-Highway cleanup.

    Project coordinator Alice Richter said the area stretchs on Highland Avenue (U.S. 42) from Cartmell Elementary School to the Prestonville bridge.

    Volunteers are encouraged to meet at the Cartmell parking lot to pick up their trash bags and gloves, Richter said. For more information, call Richter at (502) 732-0779.

  • Carroll woman killed in Trimble crash

    A Carroll County woman has died from injuries suffered in a crash on Friday, Oct. 26. Preliminary investigation shows that the car, driven by Norma Puckett, 76, of Carrollton, was traveling east on Hwy. 42 when the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. Puckett, who was wearing a seat belt, was first transported to Carroll County Memorial Hospital and later to the University of Louisville Hospital. Puckett died of her injuries at 7:03 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27.