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Letters

  • Thanks from Relay for Life committee

    Editor:

    The Carroll County Relay for Life would like to thank the local businesses for making our Quarter Auction a success: Hair Studio, Hometown Pizza, Snappy Pizza, Paul’s Tires, Cooper’s, Glauber’s Sports, Papa Johns, McNeal’s, Maguana’s, Artful Gifts, Kroger, Welch’s Restaurant, Country Treasures, General Butler State Resort Park, Carroll County School Board, Larry Willhoite, Tracy Rose, James and Katelyn McGlennen, Debbie and Joe Roth, Pat and Betty McGlennen, The Relay Committee and friends.

    Thanks,

  • Pension bill harms those it affects

    Editor:

    Kentucky Retirement Systems stakeholders are shocked and appalled by the actions of the General Assembly regarding public pensions. Last week, in the space of about nine hours, the majority party produced a 291-page pension bill and voted it out of the House and Senate. Senate Bill 151 awaits Gov. Matt Bevin’s signature.

  • New revenue may be only option to fix pensions

    Editor:

    When I began a career in education in 2006, The Kentucky Public Pension 

    system was reported to be one of the most robust in the nation. 

    Unfortunately, the legislature forestalled their annual obligations to the 

    retirement system to fund other programs for several years. (The Courier 

    Journal reports that this happened to varying degrees over a 20-year 

    period.) Compounding the problem, the recession of 2008 caused stagnation in 

  • Greatest weapons are love, compassion

    Editor:

    We the people are at war! Whether it be the children being bombed in Syria, the innocent teenagers in their own schools, or the baby being fed drugs through his own mother’s umbilical cord. We are not waiting for war. We are not hoping that war will not come to our doorsteps. We are at war! The enemy is pure, cold blooded evil, and we must fight!

  • Reader calls on Trump to create Billy Graham Day

    Editor:

    Out of respect for a great leader, I would love for our president to pass a bill calling for Billy Graham Day. School should be out, and state people should get off work. The Graham family has done so much for us and the world. They deserve this tribute to their father in our appreciation.

    Sincerely,

    Anna Perkinson

  • Thanks to Carrollton Police for church security class

    Editor:

    The Carrollton Police Department should be congratulated by the Carrollton community for the good presentation Thursday, evening, for such a needed subject. Yes, the chief of police had a wonderful presentation, illustrated with videos and a variety of guns on display.

    Sincerely,

    Francisco Leite

  • It’s time firefighters get the respect they deserve

    Editor:

    A salute to all the volunteer firefighters.

    I would like to say a big thank you for all of your volunteer services. The fire departments of Carroll County are all volunteer men and women. They spend hours and hours training and practicing on their own personal time. These men and women have families and when that tone goes off they have to leave and go save one of you. Whether it’s a holiday or a weekend, they are always on call.

  • Adams remembers his brother, life in Carroll

    Editor:

  • Carrollton Manor thanks citizens for gifts, visits

    Editor:

    The residents and staff at Carrollton Manor would like to thank all of the citizens of Carroll County for helping us have a wonderful Christmas and very good New Year.

    We truly appreciate everything that is done for the residents here and they get so happy when they receive special things or have special visitors. So again from all of us at Carrollton Manor, thank you and have a Happy New Year.

    The staff at Carrollton Manor

    Carrollton 

  • Carrollton Federal thanks attendees to open house

    Editor:

    Carrollton Federal Bank hosted their annual Open House event on Dec. 8, between the hours of 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The event was well attended and received. The attendees received individual gifts as well as homemade refreshments and enjoyed personal fellowship with the staff.

    The Open House celebration concluded with multiple drawings that included a 43” Vizio HD smart TV, Kindle Fire HD 8” Tablet, 53” Teddy Bear, $25 Kroger gift card and $25 El Nopal gift card.

    Congratulations to the winners and thank you to everyone that attended!