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Powersville man injured in crash on Route U

A resident of Powersville was injured early Tuesday morning when the pickup he was driving traveled off a Putnam County lettered route and into a ditch. Fifty-two-year-old Andrew Untrauer was taken by ambulance to Putnam County Memorial Hospital in Unionville with minor injuries. Untrauer had been driving northbound on Putnam County Route U, six miles […]

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Trenton woman injured in Route Z crash

The Highway Patrol reports a Trenton woman sustained minor injuries when she lost control of the sports utility vehicle she drove on a snow-covered portion of Highway Z in Grundy County Tuesday morning. Emergency medical services transported 42-year-old Brandy Knapp to Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton. Knapp traveled north on Highway Z when she lost […]

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Two Trenton men transported to hospital after icy roadway causes crash near Spickard

Two Trenton men were transported to the hospital following a sports utility vehicle accident caused by slick road conditions three miles north of Spickard Tuesday morning. The Highway Patrol reports 52-year-old Ross Elrick and 27-year-old Andrew May were transported to Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton by emergency medical services. Elrick sustained minor injuries, with May […]

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Pickup strikes farm tractor on Highway 10

A pickup truck hit the rear of a farm tractor on Highway 10 southwest of Carrollton Saturday morning resulting in minor injuries. The patrol reports a passenger in the pickup, 70-year old Lola Ford of Richmond, was taken to Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton with minor injuries. The driver of the pickup, 70-year old […]

Heart Health

Wright Memorial Hospital and Hedrick Medical Center call for red scarves in support of women’s heart health

More women than men die every year from heart disease and stroke. The good news is that 80 percent of cardiac events can be prevented with education and lifestyle changes. Annually, the month of February is designated National Heart Month. While the red dress promotes awareness about women’s heart disease, the red scarf symbolizes lifelines […]

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Carroll County Memorial Hospital appoints new director to Senior Life Solutions program

Carroll County Memorial Hospital of Carrollton has a new director for its Senior Life Solutions program. Sheila Rider will be responsible for directing and coordinating activities of program staff to ensure quality patient care and providing community education to create awareness of the program. Senior Life Solutions is an outpatient group therapy program designed to […]

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Wright Memorial Hospital launches “Partners in Education” with Trenton Middle School

Wright Memorial Hospital has partnered with Trenton Middle School to provide education to the 5th-grade students, featuring professionals from the hospital covering various topics. The first session was presented by Tammie Spencer, manager of the WMH Rehab Department. Tammy presented information on proper ergonomics while using handheld devices and while sitting at a computer. The […]

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Galt man injured in crash north of Trenton

The Highway Patrol reports a Galt man sustained minor injuries in a one-car accident a quarter of a mile north of Trenton overnight. Twenty-eight-year-old Terry Delauder traveled south on U. S. Highway 65 when the car he drove ran off the east side of the road and struck a tree. The vehicle came to rest […]