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Letters

  • Westside fund-raiser grows again this year

    Editor:

    I wanted to start with a big thank-you to the community for supporting the Westside Volunteer Fire Department fund-raiser on Saturday night. We had an amazing turnout.

  • Girl Scout Troop 337
appreciates support

    Editor:

    Carroll County Girl Scout Brownie Troop 337 would like to thank the following for helping us with our Dec. 1 fund-raiser at A Christmas Carroll.

    Thanks to Kevin Craig and the group that helped by allowing us to use the tent, and those that arranged the assembly and had it assembled. Thanks so much. We, as well as the girls, greatly appreciate all you do and have done for our troop.  

  • NorthKey ADT thanks Belterra for donations

    Editor:

    The staff and clients at the NorthKey Community Care ADT Program would like to thank the Belterra Casino Resort and Spa for the generous gifts they gave us for our annual awards luncheon in October. We also enjoyed eating at the buffet for our Thanksgiving meal in November.

    Our goal at the ADT is transforming lives and communities through excellent service. Your generosity towards our clients demonstrates your commitment to provide the moral support needed to continue our mission.

  • Youth services thanks KFC for fundraiser

    Editor:

    Carroll County Youth Services Center would like to say “thanks” to everyone who dined at Kentucky Fried Chicken. On Dec. 11, in support of  Prom Lock-In.

    Youth Services received 10 percent of the net sales for the day to go toward Prom Lock-In, which is an after-Prom party that is alcohol- and drug-free.

    A huge thank-you goes out to Kentucky Fried Chicken, Larry Mason and Suzanne Mason. Thank you so much for supporting our youth!

  • Thanks extended for bake-off competition

    Editor:

    I would like to thank all of the generous people who entered the seventh annual “Vision of  Sugar Plums” cooking contest held at McNeal’s during A Christmas Carroll in downtown Carrollton Saturday, Dec. 1. 

    There were 59 beautiful desserts that were turned in for a chance to win a new cooking range from McNeal’s. I could see the time and special attention the people put into their desserts.

  • Special Olympics ‘bowls’ over the competition

    Editor:

    The Kentucky State Bowling Tournament Special Olympics was held Dec. 1-2 in Louisville.

  • Directors extend thanks for support of production

    Editor:

    We want to thank all the people in the community who made the production of “It’s a Wonderful Life” happen.  Thanks to the sponsors:  Earl Floyd Ford, The News-Democrat, McNeal’s, Carrollton Office Supply, the Carroll County Board of Education and Carroll County Middle School.  Special thanks to Family Worship Center, Relevant Church, Herb Kinman Chevrolet, Hometown Rent to Own, Betty’s Collectibles, Dow Corning and Walmart. 

  • Couple impressed by community play

    Editor:

    It’s a wonderful life ... in Carrollton. Saturday evening, my wife and I went to the Carroll County Middle School to see the play entitled “It’s A Wonderful Life.” Wow! We really enjoyed the play and would like to thank the entire cast and crew for a job well done. We were amazed at the local talent and were able to visit several friends we hadn’t seen in a while.

    The play was an excellent choice, with its emphasis on faith, family, friends and community. Just another reason we are proud to call Carrollton our home.

  • Theatrical fundraiser commendable endeavor

    Editor:

    Just a note to say I had been toying with the thought of going to see the upcoming local performance of “It’s A Wonderful Life,” but something in last week’s News-Democrat article made the decision for me.

    I now  have plans to be there, even if there is a standing-room only crowd and I have to stand the entire time.

  • Golf scramble raises funds for sheriff’s ranch

    Editor:

    The 17th annual Charity Golf Scramble to benefit the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys and Girls Ranch held on Sept. 10 with Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman, Owen County Sheriff Zemer Hammond and Gallatin County Sheriff Josh Neale hosting the event, was a huge success.

    We send our sincere thanks to Sheriffs Kinman, Hammond and Neale as well as to the Carroll, Owen and Gallatin County sheriffs’ offices and to all those donating gifts, sponsoring holes and helping out.