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Today's News

  • Missing girl found safe by searchers

    “Oh, thank God!” was the reaction of several friends and family members waiting at the home of Rob and Traci McBurney on Port William Lane in Carrollton, when they got word Tuesday that police had located their missing daughter.

    More than 50 local police, rescue and fire department members, along with many community volunteers, mobilized Tuesday morning after the family reported the girl missing around 6 a.m.

    The 12-year-old girl, Faith Antoinette McBurney, was found unharmed about five hours after the search began in an area near Gillock Avenue.

  • Police searching for missing 12-year-old

    A 12 year old Carrollton girl is missing and law enforcement is seeking information from the public.

    Faith Antoinette McBurney was last seen by her family at approximately 11 p.m. Monday, May 14, 2012. She was last seen wearing black shorts, an orange tank top and flip flops.

    Law enforcement are treating this as a missing person rather than an abduction.

  • Milton-Madison reopens following inspection

     

    Kentucky Transportation Cabinet bridge engineers completed an inspection of the Milton-Madison Bridge on U.S. 421 over the Ohio River Saturday. The bridge was closed late Friday evening by law enforcement on both sides of the river after calls regarding safety concerns on the bridge were received through the Madison, Ind. 911 system.

     

  • Carroll County Conservation District announces 2012 cost share program

    The Carroll County Conservation District will accept requests for cost share funding under the Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share and Environmental Stewardship Program May 14 through June 15.          

    The Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share Program along with the Environ-mental Stewardship Program are created to help agricultural operations protect the soil and water resources of Kentucky. 

  • Healthy diets need fruits, vegetables

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture recommends eating at least five servings of fruits and vegetables every day, but a recent Consumer Reports survey shows that only about 30 percent of Ameri-cans are getting their “five-a-day”. 

    Accord-ing to data from a 2009 report from the Kentucky Found-ation for Health, only 17.2 percent of Carroll County adults ate five or more fruits and vegetables a day.

  • Mears received leadership award from emergency dispatch program

    Gregory Mears, MD, FACEP, was a recipient of the annual Dr. Jeff Clawson Leadership Award presented during the Navigator 2012 conference sponsored by the National Academies of Emergency Dispatch, held April 18-20 in Baltimore, Md.

    The award, named for Jeff Clawson, MD, inventor of the Priority Dispatch System (PDC) and co-founder of the NAED, is given annually to one or more individuals or to a group making a significant contribution to the emergency dispatch profession.

  • United Charities seeks funding applications

    Charities in Carroll, Gallatin, Henry, Owen and Trimble Counties have until noon on May 31 to apply for funding through the Ohio Valley United Charities for 2013 year projects. 

    Non-profit organizations with an IRS 501-c-3 approval letter that serve the general public in the five counties are eligible for funding, fund raising vice-president Malcolm Carraco said. To apply, the charity must complete an application and provide supporting documentation on its financial operations and the programs or projects that it is requesting funding for.

  • HOSA students fundraiser set for May 12 at the school

    Carroll County Area Technology Center’s Health Occupation Students of America will hold a fundraiser, Saturday, May 12, at 1704 Highland Ave, (next to high school). Vendors will set up from 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

    Each year HOSA students compete at regional and state levels. This year HOSA had five students, Owen County High School seniors Ashley Miller, Kristan Rose, Kayla Woodyard and Carroll County High School seniors Erika Cox and Brittany Arvin, who won in their competition and are now competing at the national level.

    The nationals are held in Orlando, Fla.

  • Carroll County Senior Center - May 9, 2012

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026

     

    Wednesday, May 9: Euchre, 10 a.m.; computer class with Amy, 1 p.m.

     Thursday, May 10: Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.; biscuits and gravy, 11:30 a.m.; advisory meeting, noon.

    Friday, May 11: Learn how to play Rook, 10 a.m.

    Monday, May 14: Movie day, 9:45 a.m.; Euchre, 10 a.m.

    Tuesday, May 15: Gentiva bingo, 10 a.m.; presentation with Vicki from Gentiva, 11:20 a.m.

  • Smith, Rabourn to wed June 2

    Rick and Radonna Thornton, of Bardstown, Ky.  announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Felicia Marie Smith of Port Royal, Ky. to Michael Dale Rabourn of Port Royal, son of Rodney and Nicole Rabourn of Carrollton Ky.

    The bride-to-be is a 2009 graduate of Henry County High School and currently attends Jefferson Community Technical College in Carrollton where she is majoring in nursing. She is employed part time by both Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton and Norton Audubon Hospital in Louisville as a nurse’s aid.