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Letters

  • Owen resident supports McConnell for Congress

    Editor:

    In the interest of doing what is best for Kentucky and the nation, I request your vote for Mitch McConnell.  I ask that you consider the following:

    Experience— real experience in the Congressional Legislative process — does count.  Clearly Mitch has the overwhelming advantage over Alison’s documented lack of relevant experience.

    It is important that elected officials in Washington have our interest at heart and not their own. 

  • Store works to help local families in need

    Editor:

    I would like to take the time to personally thank the community for all the wonderful support and donations we receive at “Our Little Thrift Store,” located next to Traderbakers on Hwy. 227. It has always been a dream to some day open a business of my own and to also be able to help by giving back to those who need a helping hand. Our Little Thrift Store has provided the opportunity to do so in so many different ways.

  • Grant Co. resident supports Threlkeld

    Editor:

    I am writing this letter to ask the people in this county to elect John Brent Threlkeld to the office of Circuit Court Judge. In the seven years I have known him, he has grown into a very trusted friend, and I know he is the best person for this job.

  • Support the EPA’s efforts to protect the Clean Water Act

    Editor:

    In Kentucky, we are blessed with lots of fresh water.

    But much of that water is at risk. The Clean Water Act, intended to protect our waterways from pollution, is under attack from industry groups, which desire to pollute, cover or destroy critical waterways.

  • Retired teachers to collect for food pantry

    Editor:

    Retired Teachers’ week will be Oct. 19-25. The purpose of the week is to promote awareness of how retired educators give back to the community.

    Each year, the Kentucky Retired Teachers’ Association collects volunteer hours from each local association. For the 2013 year, CCRTA reported a total of 877 volunteer hours. The actual number was probably higher because not everyone reports their hours.

  • Perry Park resident supports McConnell for Senate

    Editor:

  • Dates to remember for Election Nov. 4

    Editor:

    With the upcoming General Election on Nov. 4, I would like to reminded the public of a few things:

    • Oct. 6, 2014 is the last day to register to vote or to make any changes.

    • Oct. 6-Nov. 3, 2014 the absentee machine will be set up in the County Clerk’s Office. The machine will be available Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. for anyone who will be out of town on Election Eay.

    Oct. 24, 2014 is the last day to file as a write-in candidate.

  • Sheriff thanks everyone for making trail ride a success

    Editor:

  • Adkins asks voters to support Knight

    Editor:

    To the voters of the 15th Circuit, Grant,  Owen and Carroll counties: I wish to thank all of you who voted for me in the May Primary election for Circuit Judge. I am honored and grateful for your support. My family and I worked hard, and a special thanks to my daughters, Klaire, Alyssa, Darcy and Lauren, for walking so many miles and knocking on all those doors.

  • Thanks for supporting Woofstock

    Editor:

    Carroll County Animal Support was started 11-and-a-half years ago with a handful of people who saw a need to help the unwanted, homeless and abused animals in our community.

    At that time, we only hoped to be where we are today and to see all the wonderful people who came to our first Woofstock event at General Butler State Resort Park. Their support was, just in a word, fantastic.

    There is no way topersonally thank everyone who helped at Woofstock, but we want to try.