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  • Senior Calendar | Feb. 8, 2018

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Lunch is served daily at 11:30 a.m., breakfast is served 8 a.m. Monday and Wednesday only, reservations are required by 11:30 the day before.

    Cards, Wii, cornhole, games, puzzles, color therapy, massages, TV viewing, walking and exercise equipment available daily.

  • Legislative town hall meeting Saturday

    Sen. Paul Hornback (R-Shelbyville) and Rep. Rick Rand (D-Bedford) will host a town hall meeting at 10 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Carroll County Courthouse second floor meeting room.

    This year’s legislative session will address pension reform, as well as the biannual budget. Citizens’ questions on these issues, as well as other Carroll County concerns, will be addressed.

    This forum is free and open to anyone who would like to attend. 

  • Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Hunters post fifth-highest deer harvest on record

    Looking at the total number of deer harvested by hunters in Kentucky during the 2017-18 season, it would appear nothing was out of the ordinary.

    The season ended earlier this month. When it did, hunters had combined to take more than 136,000 deer across the state, making it the sixth consecutive season with a harvest total greater than 130,000 and the fifth highest total on record in Kentucky.

  • Readers On Vacation | Beck, Ohlmann, Langston
  • Historic number of lives saved in 2017 thanks to organ donation

    The year 2017 was a groundbreaking year in national and local efforts to save lives through organ donation.  In the Kentucky region, 2017 marked the second highest number of lives saved.  Thanks to 108 heroic organ donors and their families, 361 organs were recovered and transplanted.  330 tissue donors healed thousands of patients. 

  • Carroll County Public Library | Feb. 1, 2018

    The Carroll County Public Library is located at 136 Court Street in Carrollton. Every day after school, the community room is open to tweens and teens to relax, visit with friends and enjoy activities, snacks, games, movies, Netflix, etc. Virtual Reality games are popular and they will have new ones to try out, Monday through Friday from 3:30 – 5 p.m.

    The library is open Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. until 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.; and closed on Sundays. For more information call (502) 732-7020 or fax (502) 732-7122.

  • CCHS Future Farmers schedule reunion Feb. 17 at Ag shop

    Join the Carroll County High School Future Farmers of America Feb. 17, for a night of fellowship and memories, as the current FFA chapter hosts a reunion. The event will be held from 5-7 p.m. Feb. 17, at the CCHS Ag shop.

    No matter what year of your membership or your level involvement, you are welcome to come see the changes being made as well as help FFA to keep the history of its program strong.

    There will be dinner, old chapter scrapbooks and yearbooks to look over, and a brief overview of the program from Mackenzie Wright.

  • American Red Cross winter blood shortage reaches critical level

    Ongoing severe winter weather has more than doubled the number of canceled American Red Cross blood drives and the resulting blood and platelet donation shortfall since earlier this month. The Red Cross now considers the situation critical and is reissuing an urgent call for blood and platelet donors.

  • Carroll County Senior Calendar | Feb. 1, 2018

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Frances Steurer, Center Manager, (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com. Lunch is served daily at 11:30 a.m., or as noted, breakfast is served 8 a.m. Monday and Wednesday only, reservations are required by 11:30 the day before. Cards, Wii, cornhole, games, puzzles, color therapy, massages, TV viewing, walking and exercise equipment available daily.

  • Deadline extended to Oct. 10, 2018, to obtain a passport book or card

    Kentucky has been given an extension to allow Kentucky identification cards and driver’s licenses to be used at Federal facilities, military bases and airports until Oct. 10, 2018. This means you have until October to get a Passport book or card if you plan to travel by air after that time, as it is uncertain when new Kentucky driver’s licenses will be available to meet federal standards.

    Current passport applications are taking 4-6 weeks for processing.