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Today's News

  • Programs to teach about food, sewing and family history

    Your Carroll County Extension Service has many programs and activities planned to address your interests and needs. I am sharing some from family and consumer sciences that might interest you. Please stop by our office to check out other opportunities. 

    Champion Food Volunteer

    The Champion Food Volunteer training will be offered in February and March by our Northern Kentucky Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agents.  Next Tuesday, Jan. 15, is the deadline to register for the six-week program.  

  • Carroll Faces | Jan. 9, 2013
  • Kozar named CEO of hospital

    Carroll County Memorial Hospital’s new chief executive officer will be on the job Tuesday, Jan. 15.

    The CCMH Board of Directors has named Michael Kozar as the new CEO to replace Kanute Rarey, who announced his retirement in August.

    Board chairman Dennis Raisor, in making the annnoucment Tuesday in a news release, said Kozar “rose to the top in our nationwide search for a new CEO.”

  • Milton-Madison Bridge reduced to one lane Jan. 10

    The Milton-Madison Bridge, which carries US 421 across the Ohio River from Milton, Ky., to Madison, Ind., will be reduced to one lane on Thursday, Jan. 10 from 9:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. 

    Engineers from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) will be monitoring items on the bridge that were highlighted in previous inspections. 

    The Cabinet implemented a monthly inspection frequency in 2012 to review these locations. The goal is to keep the Milton-Madison Bridge operational during the super-structure replacement project.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar - Week of Jan. 9, 2013

    Wednesday, Jan. 9

    Family Community Pharmacy Program will screen potential clients from 9-11 a.m. at the Northern Ky. Community Action Center, Highland Avenue. Call (502) 732-5253.

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

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

    Thursday, Jan. 10

    Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church.

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  • I am No. 24601 — and so are you

    In case you haven’t seen “Les Misérables” — go see it. In case you don’t fully understand the concept of the power of grace and mercy to change a human heart — go see it.

    In case you’re caught up in the drive to make others pay for their wrongs and can’t see your own — go see it.

    I heard it said once that all of life illustrates Bible doctrine, and this movie does just that.

  • Parrish retires after 14 years as Trimble Banner office manager

    By PHYLLIS McLAUGHLIN

    The News-Democrat

    It’s the end of an era at The Trimble Banner, as office manager Hilda Parrish heads off into retirement on Jan. 1.

    Parrish started working at the Banner on June 30, 1997, after working 10 years at the nursing home in Bedford. Since then, she has worked alongside five editors [including this writer], helping to put out the weekly newspaper that covers Trimble County.

  • Hoskins earns ‘master municipal clerk’ title

    City of Carrollton deputy clerk Shannon R. Hoskins has earned the designation of Master Municipal Clerk, which is awarded by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks, Inc.

  • Drug recovery program nets record amount

    The Carrollton Police Department’s pharmaceutical recovery program collected a record amount of prescription drugs in 2012.

    The department collected 137,728 pills, 5.5 gallons of liquid medication, 389 inhalers and 262 patches. The drugs have a street value of $42,000, according to Carrollton Police Chief Michael Willhoite.