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Today's News

  • CCMS football practice gets underway July 5

    Carroll County Middle School football team will start its 2010 season practice on Monday July 5 at 6 p.m. There will be a meeting first with the player and parents in the Sam P. Simpson Auditorium at Carroll County Middle School. CCMS’s football program is open to all sixth, seventh and eighth grade students who wish to play. Bef

  • Carroll County Lady Panthers at basketball camp
  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, June 23  Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at General Butler State Resort Park. AA Big Book study group meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St. Cartmell Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council meets at 3:30 p.m. at the school. American Legion Post No.

  • Teams readying for Regatta

    The defending champion of the Indiana Governor’s Cup Race will have a new look and a new name when competing in the Madison Regatta next month. The former U-16 Ellstom’s Elam Plus is now the U-96 Spirit of Qatar, according to an announcement made by the team. The hydroplane team’s former bright orange color scheme has been

  • Soccer camp set July 12-16

    Carroll County High School soccer will be holding a camp on July 12-16 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Robert Westrick Memorial Park on Ladder Lane. For U6 kids, the cost is $15 for an hour of instruction. For U8-8th grade kids, the cost is $25 per night. In order to receive a t-shirt, the student must sign up by July 1. However, the camp will be tak

  • May 1 fundraiser was a success for rare disease

    Editor: On May 1, we held the first annual “Leaping for Connor and Dane” a fundraiser put on for our sons, Connor and Dane who have a rare genetic disease called Fanconi Anemia. It was a huge success thanks to our great family, friends and community. Special thanks to the following for helping to make this happen: National Guar

  • Melvin thanks voters of May 18 Primary

    Editor: To the voters of District 2, your support in the May 18 Primary Election is greatly appreciated. I also appreciate the kindness shown during the campaign, as I always enjoy visiting and talking with each of you. Thanks, also, to those of you who were kind enough to let me display my campaign signs, those who came by and those who phoned. I am grateful to my family, who

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Website updated for bridge project The Milton-Madison Bridge project website has been upgraded with many features designed to help those who cross the Ohio River span to get to jobs, shopping or other activities. Easier to navigate, the site now allows users to keep up with real-time information about closures and, once construction begins, ferry schedules. Users also can subscri

  • Reader wants coverage of the Moving Wall

    Editor: Why did your newspaper have an article in the Wednesday, May 12 issue regarding The Moving Wall Memorial, yet no information in your Wednesday, May 19 issue - not even in the Community Calendar? For Carroll County to host this extraordinary memorial replica should have been front page of your paper since it was the day before the wall’s arrival. While detai

  • Historic 1929 film restored, preserved

    The Trimble Banner A significant piece of local history soon will return to Historic Madison Inc. The original 1929 film shot during the opening of the Milton-Madison Bridge is on it’s way back home, along with DVD copies to be distributed to historical societies and officials on both sides of the river. Dean Plionis of Colorlab in R