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Regional

  • Carrollton river walk may be Louden legacy

    Landmark News Service

  • Regatta group receives partial repayment of embezzled funds

    Madison Regatta Inc., the all-volunteer, nonprofit entity that organizes and runs the annual Indiana Governor’s Cup boat race on the Ohio River, has received partial reimbursement of funds embezzled from its bank accounts nearly a decade ago.
    Regatta media chairman Joe Hertz said in a news release issued Monday that the funds had been received. The release did not specify how much money was involved in the reimbursement.

  • Hunter feared dead after boat capsizes in Ohio River

    WARSAW, Ky. – The search for a missing Worthville, Ky., man continued Tuesday on the Ohio River between Warsaw and Markland Dam.

    Justin Hearn, 20, was one of three Carroll County men duck hunting from a boat Monday morning. The three went into the river when the boat was struck and overturned by a wave, according to Chris Curtis of the Gallatin County Emergency Dispatch Office.

    Two men, Joseph McDermott, 21, and Jeremy Pence, 23, both also of Worthville, were rescued.

  • Nursery owner goes beyond show's request to aid grieving family

    By KAY HARROD
    KPA News Service

  • More copper wire stolen from Nugent Sand quarry

    CARROLL COUNTY, Ky. – A $2,500 reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual or individuals responsible for a second theft of copper wiring from the Nugent Sand Co.
    The most recent theft at Nugent, located on State Hwy. 36 West in Carroll County, apparently occurred over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

  • ‘Scouting for Food’ nets 14,000 items for food bank

    CARROLLTON, Ky. – Alex Jeffrey, a 12-year-old in the First Baptist Church youth group, was up early Saturday to help those in need in the community.
    Jeffrey volunteered for his third Scouting for Food drive saying he likes to help “because it helps people out in the community and then you don’t have to watch as many people suffer.”

  • Explosion kills one at Gallatin facility

    CARROLLTON, Ky. – A Madison, Ind., man was killed and four others injured in an explosion Tuesday, Nov. 24, at the Harsco Metals facility in Gallatin County.
    Harsco employee Robin Kelley, 48, was pronounced dead on arrival at Carroll County Memorial Hospital by the Carroll County coroner’s office, according to the Kentucky State Police.
    Four others were injured in what investigators say was an explosion involving a large tire on heavy-equipment vehicle that was being repaired inside a maintenance facility at Harsco, KSP officials said.

  • Former Kysoc campers converge for reunion

    It was a day filled with hugs, laughter, smiles and tears as longtime campers, counselors and staff gathered for a 50th anniversary reunion at Carrollton’s Camp Kysoc Saturday.

    More than 200 visitors signed the guest register, according to longtime camp employee Sue Marsh. Past camper Lisa Miller came with her family from Kansas City, Mo. Past counselors traveled from all over Kentucky and Indiana—Stacey Lehrer came all the way from Rhode Island—to enjoy the reunion.

  • Judge spots DUI suspect buying beer

    By JONNA SPELBRING PRIESTER
    The Henry County Local

  • Veterans Day event planned at Point Park

    The News-Democrat

    CARROLLTON, Ky. -- Carroll County area veterans will be honored with special ceremonies at Carrollton’s Point Park next Thursday.

    “To the best of my knowledge and the people I’ve talked to – the judge and the mayor – this is probably the biggest occasion ever for Veterans Day,” program coordinator Bill Chapman said.