Today's News

  • 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.

  • Koerner, Hunger to wed May 12

    Bill and Dianna Koerner of Lebanon, Ind. would like to announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Lisa M. Koerner of Carrollton, to Bryant W. Hunger of Carrollton, son of Renee Hunger of Madison, Ind. and James and Jennifer Hunger of Scottsburg, Ind.

    The bride-to-be is a 2006 graduate of University High School in Carmel, Ind. and a 2010 graduate of Hanover College in Hanover, Ind. with a major in chemistry and minors in biology and communications. She is currently employed at Dow Corning as a Quality Assurance Technician.

  • Lime-barbecue pork tenderloin brings ‘mmmms’

    Our friends from Virginia stopped in to visit us while on their way to Indiana. Since I haven’t been home too long, I hadn’t really caught up on my grocery shopping and just getting things back in order. 

    I wanted to fix something really nice for their dinner the night they arrived and I came upon a really nice pork tenderloin at the grocery.

  • Youth program offered

    Career STEPS serving Carroll County will offer a Youth Internship Program for individuals ages 18-21 who meet Workforce Investment Act eligibility requirements.  Help with financial and support services will be offered along with guidance into high demand occupations, career testing, planning and exploration, employment assistance (hundreds of jobs listed daily), post-secondary education and short-term training information, assistance and referrals.

  • A good citizen