News at a Glance - Feb. 24

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By The Staff

Infinite Realm to give free concert


The Infinite Realm will present a “Week of Compassion” free concert at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, at the Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St., Carrollton.

The Christian music group has been performing together since 1968, when they were students at Trimble County High School. From left are Paul Wright, Bedford, Ky., vocals/drums, Dave Taylor, Lexington, Ind., vocals/guitar; Steve Brown, Hanover, vocalist; Tony Gossom, Carrollton, vocals/guitar; and Rick Mahoney, Hanover, keyboards. Other members include Neal Wright, South Bend, Ind., keyboards/guitar/vocals; Ken Boyer, Bedford, sound engineer.

The group builds its sound around four-part, southern-gospel quartet harmonies, but selections often vary in genre from 1960s pop vocal, to bluegrass gospel, contemporary gospel and traditional sounds, and includes original material. The concert is free; an offering will be collected,  half of which will benefit missions. Refreshments will be served in the church fellowship hall following the concert.

Trimble CARES hosts health fair Feb. 24

The Trimble CARES Coalition is hosting a Community Health Fair from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The event is free and open to the public at Trimble County Middle School. Local health-care providers will present information and conduct screenings, hearing test and more.

Program focuses 
on identity theft

Trooper Michael Webb presents a program on Preventing Identification Theft from 6-7 p.m. at Trimble County Public Library.
The program is free and will be especially useful to older adults, who often are targeted in such crimes.

JCTC-Carrollton hosts open house March 7

Jefferson Community and Technical College, 324 Main St., Carrollton, is hosting an open house from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 7.
Visitors can tour classrooms and learn about programs offered at the local branch campus. Information also will be available regarding financial aid.
Representatives from Northern Kentucky University, University of Louisville, Lindsey Wilson College and others will be on hand to discuss available transfer programs. Call (502) 732-4846 for more information.

JCTC offers GED practice tests, events

Official Practice Tests for the GED are available through March 8 at the JCTC Trimble County Adult Education Learning Center, located behind the high school. Those who meet the cut-off scores will receive assistance in completing preparation and registration for the GED exam.
Appointments are available Saturday, Feb. 26; Tuesday, March 1; Thursday, March 3; and Tuesday, March 8. Appointment times vary.
Win cash prizes: Another drawing for a $100 cash prize and eight $25 cash prizes will be held at JCTC Trimble County Adult Education Learning Center in May. The “May Give-away” is sponsored by donations from local businesses and individuals. January’s party and give-away was a big success. Several hard-working students received prizes ranging from cash to beautiful items, all donated by our community.
These incentives have really motivated our students to stick with their studies and keep working towards their goals.
For more information about our programs, or to contribute to our next give-away, call (502) 255-9191.