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Today's News

  • Unlimited hydroplanes due at Doha, Qatar

    The Hoegh Dubai, carrying the H1 Unlimited Hydroplane fleet, was to arrive in Doha, Qatar on Thursday, Nov. 4 (Friday, Nov. 5 in Qatar), according to the Web site www.h1unlimited.com.

    The hydroplanes are in the Middle East for the Qatar Marine Sports Federation’s 2010 Oryx Cup UIM World Championship. The event will be held November 18-20 on Doha Bay.

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR - Week of Nov. 3, 2010

    Wednesday, Nov. 3
    Carrollton Rotary Club meets at noon at General Butler State Resort Park.
    Ghent Planning and Zoning Commission meets at 6 p.m. in Ghent City Hall.
    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.
     Alcoholics Anonymous meets 8 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church.
    Thursday, Nov. 4
    Carrollton Lions Club meeting at noon at Butler Park lodge.

  • Panthers defeat Green Devils

    Friday, Oct. 29

    Carroll County Panthers 52, Dayton Green Devils 20

  • Testing Trimble’s preparedness

    By Phyllis McLaughlin

    The Trimble Banner

     

    It was only a test, but to a casual onlooker it could have seemed like the real thing.

    Emergency responders from throughout Trimble County were called out about 9 a.m. Saturday to a mock hazardous materials training drill at the Bray Ridge water pumping station, owned and operated by the Trimble County Water District.

  • Jackson, Melvin beat challengers

    By Phyllis McLaughlin

    The Trimble Banner

    After a seemingly endless political season, Trimble County voters spoke Tuesday and the results are in.

    In Trimble County’s main contested races, Denny Jackson prevailed over challenger Steve Brierly to retain the mayor’s office in Milton. Jackson received 143 votes to Brierly’s 54 votes.

  • Nights of frights, delights
  • Oh Boy! Oberto/Miss Madison wins hometown Governor's Cup race

    Madison’s city-owned Unlimited hydroplane U-1 Oh Boy! Oberto, driven by Steve David, capped a near-perfect weekend by winning the 60th running of the Indiana Governor’s Cup Race over the July 4th weekend.

     

  • Kentucky Speedway will host Sprint Cup race in 2011

    With a Sprint Cup race car as a backdrop and surrounded by NASCAR and state government dignitaries, Speedway Motorsports Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bruton Smith announced that Kentucky Speedway will play host to its inaugural 400-mile NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Saturday, July 9, 2011.

  • Meeting offers ways to prevent falls from getting people down

    Do you have an elderly relative that you are fearful might someday fall and injure him or herself? Is this somebody you?
    Yes, the risk of falling and being seriously injured in a fall increases with age, but most adults are not falling because of age. Anyone can take a serious fall and be injured.
    Join us Thursday, Nov. 11 for a program, “Don’t Let Falls Get You Down” at 1:30 p.m. at the Carroll County Extension office. This is the Extension Homemakers November lesson, but all interested residents are invited to attend.

  • Lonnie offers recipe for grilled apricot chicken

    Now that Halloween is over, it’s time to move forward to the next holiday, Thanksgiving. While writing this column, I started thinking about that pumpkin and Cushaw squash on my front porch, oh, and my butternut squash that I haven’t cooked yet. If squash, such as zucchini and pumpkin makes really good bread, why not try some of the others that I have in these recipes. I will have to get back with you on that and let you know what happened with them, but I have to finish this column first. I am really excited about my next experiment!