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Letters

  • Worthville cemetery lot owners elect new board

    Editor:

    The lot owners of Worthville Cemetery held an emergency meeting on Saturday, June 17, 2017. The meeting was called to order after the lot owners signed in prior to the meeting. The first order of business consisted of a discussion about the new by-laws that were presented to the lot owners. It became necessary to make amendments to the by-laws because of the actions of three board members that were elected on April 29, 2017. After a length y discussion the new by-laws were adopted by the lot owners with a unanimous vote accepting the amended by-laws into record.

  • Driver praises Hawkins for job well done

    Editor:

    To the Sheriff’s Office, the city of Carrollton and Carroll County, Ky.:

    I was at the front of the line of stalled traffic on I-71 W.B. this afternoon at the scene of the tractor trailer crash. For an hour and a half I observed the first officer to arrive on the spot, take charge, attend to the injured, interview and take pictures, direct others and even haul bags of absorbent, spread and sweep and get dirty. Most likely a job someone else was supposed to do.

  • Lawmakers should use AG settlement returns to combat addiction, violence

    While state leaders may not always agree on how to solve an issue, we can all agree on the major issues staring us in the face.

    Properly funding state employees’ pensions seems to be the issue mentioned the most. Measures passed in 2013 and 2016 by lawmakers have focused resources on addressing that issue, and a special session is planned for later this year. 

    In the meantime, deaths are occurring every day from violence or addiction across the state. In cities like Louisville, we are seeing unprecedented murders and overdoses ravage the community.

  • Class of 1967 will reunite June 24

    Editor:

    The Carroll County High School class of 1967 is holding its 50th class reunion at Gallatin Fish and Game on June 24, at 6 p.m. All classmates are encouraged to attend. For more information please contact John Froman (502) 663-1603.

    Sincerely,

    Alice Sullivan

    Bedford, Ky.

  • Price urges citizens to check state’s unclaimed property website

    Editor:

    The Kentucky State Treasurer’s office administers Kentucky’s Unclaimed Property fund.  Over the years the fund has grown to an amazing total of just over $500 million.  Yes, that is a 5 with 8 zeros!

  • Carrollton High School reunion June 10

    Editor:

    The Carrollton High School class of 1959 is holding its annual reunion at General Butler State Park Lodge 4:30 p.m. Saturday, June 10, with dinner at 6: p.m. All classmates are encouraged to attend. Reservations are not necessary. We welcome all friends of the class as well. Bring any mementos that you wish to share.

    Sincerely,

    Gypsy Oak

    Carrollton

  • Pioneer Power Antique Tractor Club offers thanks for making show a success

    Editor:

    The Pioneer Power Antique Tractor Club would like to thank everyone for attending the 2017 15th annual antique tractor show and making it a success. The weather did not cooperate very well on Friday, [but] we did have a good day Saturday.

  • Worthville School reunion coming Nov. 11

    Editor:

    We are planning another Worthville Alumni School Reunion. The first one was so much fun, so we will be hosting another one from 2-5 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, at the Worthville Baptist Church Life Center in Worthville, Ky.

    The reunion is for young and old, anyone who attended Worthville School at any time. Come and share your memories and visit with old classmates.

    Please bring any old pictures or memorabilia you may have. Please share this information with others who may have attended Worthville School.

  • Horner thanks Carroll County Public Library

    Editor:

    I would like to give a shout-out to the Carroll County Public Library for all they do for the community. They give everyone in Carroll County access to technology, books and movies.

    One of the great things they do is bring books to classrooms at both Richard B. Cartmell Elementary and Kathryn Winn Primary schools for FREE! These books can also be based on a class learning subject that is being taught. For example, this past month my class was studying women’s suffrage. They brought us books on the topic of women’s suffrage!

  • Relay of Life kickoff auction a success

    Editor:

    The Relay for Life teams would like to thank the following local businesses for making our 2017 Kickoff Quarter Auction a success: Carroll County Board of Education, Coopers Restaurant, Paul’s Tires, McNeal’s, Craig’s, Papa Johns, Snappy Pizza, Hometown, Glaubers, Restoration Fitness Center, Country Treasures, Welch’s Restaurant, Artful Gifts, Maguana’s, and Kroger, and thank you to General Butler State Park for hosting the event.

    Sincerely,

    Clara Arvin

    Carrollton