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Today's News

  • Blood drive to be held at Relevant Church July 18

    Whether someone is among the 39 percent of the U.S. population with type O positive blood or the 2 percent with B negative, the American Red Cross is looking for eligible donors of all types to give blood this summer to help avert a shortage. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients.

    Red Cross blood donations may be made, Tuesday, July 18, from 3-8 p.m. at the Relevant Church, 2505 Highland Ave. in Carrollton.

  • Setting measurable goals is key to success

    As an athlete – and yes you are an athlete if you are exercising – you want to train hard, practice hard and be the best you can be, correct?

    Do you find yourself making broad statements such as, ‘I want to lose weight, body fat or I want to put on a little muscle?’ Then I am sorry to be blunt, but those are not goals. These are, at best, a wish list.

    An effective goal deals with specifics, and it must have a deadline. Without those parameters, goals are powerless and not effective. They will not get you where you want to be.

  • Parks and Rec Soccer sigups | July 10, 2013

    Carroll County Parks and Recreation co-ed youth soccer league registration is 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, July 15 through Friday, July 26 at their office on the third floor of the courthouse. Extended hours will be held from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 17.

    The program is for children ages 2-11 as of July 31. Older children may be required to travel.

    Cost is $15 for U4 and U6 players (ages 2-5) and $25 for the other age groups. Additional siblings are $15 each.

  • Youth Soccer Camp July 22-26

    The fifth annual Carroll County High School soccer camp will be held Monday, July 22 through Friday, July 26 at the Carroll County Westrick Park soccer fields. Camp is for children from four years old through eighth grade. Camp will begin at 5:30 p.m. for all campers. Campers ages four and five will end at 6:30 p.m.; everyone else will practice until 8:30 p.m.

    The cost for four- and five-year-olds is $15, and the cost for ages six and up is $25.

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  • Trimble man arrested after attempting to a extort lung transplant patient

    By DAVE TAYLOR

    Landmark News Service

    A Trimble County man was arrested after he allegedly threatened the life of Christopher Goodin and attempted to extort money from Goodin’s family.

    Goodin, who suffers from cystic fibrosis, is hospitalized in the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington where he is on a waiting list for a lung transplant.

    Robbie Price, 21, of Milton, was arrested Sunday, June 30 in the parking lot of the Dollar Store in Milton, Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons said.

  • King’s Daughters’ physicians return to Clifty Drive Medical Building July 22

     King’s Daughters’ Health physicians Dr. Phillip Ross, Dr. Alan Culbreth, and Dr. Larry Williams will return to the Clifty Drive Medical Building on Monday, July 22. 

    The three physicians are currently seeing patients at the Downtown Medical Building, 630 North Broadway (Madison) while renovations are completed at the Clifty Drive location. 

    The phone number for Dr. Ross, Dr. Culbreth, and Dr. Williams is (812) 273-7700.

  • Main span of Old Milton-Madison Bridge to be demolished with explosions July 17

    The main span of the old Milton-Madison Bridge is scheduled to be demolished on Wednesday, July 17, the first in a series of blasts to bring down the 2,427-foot-long steel structure. The blast will require the temporary closing of the adjacent new bridge that carries US 421 across the Ohio River between Milton, Ky., and Madison, Ind.

  • Beware of the myths of lightning on stormy days

    It has sure been wet over this past week in Carroll County.  The local Mesonet system has recorded 2.11 inches in just the first seven days of July.  Last year, we saw 2.36 inches for the entire month.

    With these rains can come lightning, and safety precautions need to be taken.

    Check out some of the myths and facts about lightning:

    Myth: Lightning never strikes the same place twice.