Trimble County

  • CCMH recognized in top 10 for patient health outcomes

    Carroll County Memorial Hospital has been recognized as one of Kentucky’s top 10 acute care hospitals for excellence in outcomes.

    The rankings from the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health and iVantage Health Analytics are based on factors including patient safety indicators, readmissions and mortality. The recognition for CCMH is part of National Rural Health Day on Nov. 19, which celebrates the accomplishment of rural health organizations this year, according to information from the sponsoring organizations.

  • Kozar resigns as CEO at Carroll County Memorial


    Landmark News Service

    Carroll County Memorial Hospital CEO Michael Kozar announced his resignation to CCMS board chairman Dennis Raisor in a letter dated Nov. 11, 2015.

    Kozar will become CEO of Northwest Florida Community Hospital in Chipley, Fla. Jan. 1, 2016.

    In an interview Tuesday, Kozar said that his departure was not caused by a lack of satisfaction by either side but an opportunity that he could not turn down.

  • Most Kentuckians covered by Medicaid expansion have jobs

    “More than half of about 400,000 Kentuckians who gained Medicaid coverage under the federal law also known as Obamacare have jobs but did not have health insurance,” Deborah Yetter reports for The Courier-Journal, calling that “a lesser-known fact of the Medicaid expansion implemented by outgoing Gov. Steve Beshear.”

  • Buckling up this holiday makes traveling safer

    Thanksgiving tradition is about more than turkey.

    The most American of holidays also is the busiest travel time of the year, putting more people on the road and increasing the likelihood of crashes.

    As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety is reminding motorists to buckle up and is putting a special emphasis on those traveling in pickup trucks.

  • Corrected TCHS honor roll

    EDITOR’S NOTE: The honor roll information published last week for Trimble County High School was sent to us in reverse order. The corrected version is published below.
    All As
    Freshmen: Cree Beeles, Billy Bell, Logan Clifford, Hannah Congleton, R.J. Corley, Alexis England, Brody Fugate, Zachary Haller, Alyssa Hano, Seth Kunselman, Dane Lacefield, Jessica Liter, Keegan May, Storm Mitchell, Hannah Miracle, Landon Sutherland, Lauryn Tuttle, Sandra Washington and Grant Weaver

  • WISE: Wellness Initiative for Senior Education

    Are you 60 or older and looking for an opportunity to learn how to stay healthy and meet new people?
    The Wellness Initiative for Senior Education program offers a series of six lessons that cover a wide range of topics. Local seniors are invited to get involved with the WISE program where they can meet new people and:
    l Learn about the aging process and how to make healthy lifestyle choices
    l Celebrate this exciting stage of life and all the benefits that come with it
    l Discuss risk factors and behaviors you should avoid to stay healthy

  • Trimble’s iLEAD Honor Roll students recognized
  • Milton scholar achieves Dean’s List at NW Ohio

    The University of Northwestern Ohio is proud to acknowledge that Cody L. Dean, of Milton, has been recognized for achieving the Dean’s List for the August 2015 session in the College of Applied Technologies.
    Full time students must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or better to be named to the Dean’s List.
    The University of Northwestern Ohio is located in Lima, Ohio.

  • Farming fits veterans and veterans fit farming

    By Wyatt Fraas
    Center for Rural Affairs
    The Center for Rural Affairs has worked to support and assist beginning farmers and ranchers for over 25 years. And increasingly, beginning farmer and rancher inquiries come from military veterans. They have the same needs as other new farmers: access to land, financing and information. But they also bring new issues: disabilities, returning to civilian life, a drive to help fellow veterans, a powerful sense of wanting to be of service to their country.

  • TCHS parent conferences

    Trimble County High School will be hosting parent conferences on November 12th from 4 to 7 p.m. Parents are encouraged to walk in anytime between these hours to conference with the teacher or teachers of their choice, according to Principal Michael E. Slider.