Today's News

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


    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.

  • Learn Christmas crafts at workshop; enjoy blueberries

     Carroll County Extension Homemakers will host a Christmas in July Workshop from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 25. Registration with fees due by July 19.

    Five holiday crafts will be taught: radiant star, Santa yo-yo hanging, folded Christ-mas tree, a yo-yo tree and origami holiday flowers.

    For registration information, stop by or call the Carroll County Extension office at (502) 732-7030, or e-mail me at gangotti@uky.edu. We invite all interested people to attend.

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  • Where’s your umbrella?

    Television interviewer and journalist Larry King describes three farmers who gather daily in a field during a horrible drought. The men are down on their knees, looking upward and praying the skies will open and pour forth a much-needed rain.

  • Community Calendar | Week of July 10, 2013

    Wednesday, July 10

    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.

    Carroll County Middle School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 4 p.m. in the middle school media center.

  • New state laws now in effect

    At the end of each legislative session, there is understandably a lot of discussion about what the General Assembly has passed.

    Although not given as much fanfare, the early to middle part of summer is an important period as well, because – other than those relatively rare cases when there is a specific enactment date or an emergency clause – that is when all legislation actually takes effect. This year, that date fell on June 25.

  • Solid relationships prevent drug abuse, not local activities

    Thirty-three years ago, I was born at Carroll County Memorial Hospital, and ever since that day I have been proud to call Carroll County my home. I went to law school in 2002 and graduated in 2005. That is the only period of time that I have not resided in Carroll County, but this has always been home. 

    Sure, I have had my share of frustrations living here — who hasn’t? However, when I graduated law school, I knew this is where I wanted to come back to, where I wanted to work, live and raise my family.

  • Carroll Faces | July 10, 2013