• Carroll County Public Library | July 7, 2015

    The Carroll County Public Library Pay off your fines with food for the Carroll County Food Pantry beginning July 15.

    For more information call the library, (502) 732-7020.


    Thursday, July 9: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; superhero stories and craft, 11 a.m. for ages 6-11.

    Friday, July 10:  Walk-away the Pounds, 9 a.m.; PHd’s, (projects half done) 10-noon.

    Saturday, July 11:  Magic Tournament, 1-4 p.m.

  • Young thespians tackle Shakespeare
  • Community service
  • Carroll County Senior Calendar | July 9, 2015

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


    Thursday, July 9: Chair volleyball, 9:30 a.m.;  Switzerland County, UMCA tour, Amish Store, and lunch at Sunset Grill, 9:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, July 10: Chair volleyball, 9:30 a.m.; Health Rhythm Drumming, 10:30 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.; fruit bars, noon.

  • 2015 Raker Family Reunion

    The Raker reunion picnic will be held Saturday, July 25, at the American Legion shelter on Jefferson Avenue in Madison, Ind.

    All descendants of Ernst and Mary E. Buscher Raker, and related families, (Strautmann, Dieckmann, Titkemeyer, Obertate, Bulthaup, Thieman and more) are invited to attend.

    Plan to come early, about 11 a.m., and be ready to eat at 12:30 p.m.

  • Perkins named executive director of Fairview Place Senior Living

    Carrollton native Patty Perkins has been named executive director of Fairview Place Senior Living.

    Fairview Place provides elegant and comfortable assisted living services to seniors from Carrollton and surrounding areas at affordable rates. Patty brings many years of experience and passion for providing care, so she is a wonderful fit for the family-owned business with a similar history of expertise and compassion.

    Please call (502) 732-7677 or stop by to see Patty and to tour Fairview Place at 433 Floyd Drive across from the Carroll County Fairgrounds.

  • NAS donates $25,000 to Ghent Fire Protection District
  • Carrollton's Hottest Dog 2015
  • Riley elected sergeant-at-arms

    The Funeral Directors Association of Kentucky celebrated their 133rd annual convention at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville on June 17-19. The convention was well attended by funeral directors, suppliers and their families.

    Robbie Brantley of Brownsville was elected President of the Association. Rob Riley of Carrollton was elected sergeant-at-arms.

  • Bon Worth hosts canned food drive

    Bon Worth, located at the Vanity Fair Outlet Mall in Carrollton is having a  “Christmas in July” canned food drive. “Share the warmth of giving” by bringing in non-perishable food items from July 7-12, to the store in Carrollton. Bon Worth will be offering a discount to customers who participate. The donated food will be given to the Carroll County Food Pantry.