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Today's News

  • Important drug legislation upcoming, resources for drug treatment available

    At Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County, we hope that you know by now the premise of our organization’s main focus – education and prevention are always at the forefront of our coalition. We also hope you know that we are just as concerned with other issues as well, such as legislation, addiction and treatment.

  • Knee pain common among those restarting their exercise routine

    With the new year upon us, December lends itself to planning and or getting a jump start on your New Year’s fitness resolutions! So this month, let’s look at some topics to help ensure a higher level of success and long-term lifestyle changes to make those resolutions, reality!

  • December full of holiday events

    December is a special time of year, filled with preparations, decorations, gift exchanges and spending time with family and friends. Everyone has their own special traditions, which may include watching the annual parade at A Christmas Carroll, nibbling on desserts at the Nutcracker Tea or eating breakfast with Santa Claus at General Butler State Resort Park. Here is a list of upcoming community events this month, including new events that could become a part your family’s traditions.

     

    Now through Dec. 31

  • Wintry weather causes number of wrecks throughout county

    Icy conditions before Thanksgiving resulted in numerous car accidents throughout the county, including one involving a Carrollton Police officer.

    Officer Andy Sisenstein was responding to a call of a stranded motorist in General Butler State Resort Park Nov. 22, when he lost control of his 2010 Ford Explorer police vehicle on the park road.

  • Carroll County FFA places third in state horsemanship contest

    Carroll County High School’s FFA chapter placed third in the state at the recent horsemanship competition held at Murray State University. Team members were Lacie Jamerson, Mallary Bickers, Kassandra Hickey and Amber Schissler.

    The horsemanship competition is one of the newer events sponsored by FFA. “This is the third year of the event,” Jamerson said. “I have been able to compete all three years.”

  • Humana named county’s new insurance carrier

    Carroll County Fiscal Court voted to change its health insurance provider to Humana at the Nov. 25, meeting.

    Fiscal Court had contracted with Bluegrass Family Health last year. County employees had a number of complaints and issues with the provider this year.

    The complaints were about the timing of deductible updates and issues with claims primarily on the prescription side. Another complaint was Cincinnati doctors not being in the network. Magistrate Floyd Bowling said fiscal court knew the out-of-network issue from the beginning.

  • Community Calendar | Nov. 27, 2014

    Thursday, Nov. 27

    Thanksgiving Day

    Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Carrollton Christian Church.

    Friday, Nov. 28

    AA Big Book study group meets every Friday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. every Friday at the Warsaw First Christian Church, 207 W. High St., Warsaw.

    Saturday, Nov. 29

  • Donation | Nov. 287, 2014
  • Church News | Nov. 27, 2014

     Trimble hymn sing set for Bedford church

    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 4,  at the Bedford United Methodist Church in Bedford.

  • Reach out with a special message on Thanksgiving