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Letters

  • Milton firefighters seek donations, help

    Editor:

    On March 2, Milton Fire  and Rescue Station No. 2 in Milton was hit by an EF-3 tornado. We lost the station, a 1983 Spartan fire engine, a mobile fish fry trailer, some gear, radios and pagers, and some other items that were stored at this station. Our fire department is all volunteer and relies on donations only since we are not a taxing department.   

  • CCAS thanks supporters for helping with event

    Editor:

    I am writing to thank many great people who made the Nelda Vannarsdall Chili Supper a huge success. The annual event was affectionately named after Nelda  who was not with us this year to assist.

  • Program makes free dresses available

    Editor:

    Free prom dresses are available for all girls at Carroll County High School. Cinderella’s Closet offers more than 4,000 dresses each year to juniors and seniors at no cost.

    They provide every need a girl may have. Should a daughter not be a junior or senior or wait until the last minute, don’t worry. We also have Operation Prom Dress help at the Relevant church.

    Please contact me at Carroll County High School, (502) 732-7075) if you have questions or want more information.

    Tracey Reynolds

  • CCAS thanks supporters for help with chili supper

    Editor:

    There are many folks who help in so many ways with the Carroll County Animal Support group’s annual chili supper fundraiser. But I would like to take this opportunity to thank the special ones who helped us with promoting the event.

  • Stoops thanks everyone for support in Miss Ky. pageant

    Editor:

    Last month I competed in the Miss Kentucky USA pageant representing Carroll County. Although I did not walk away with the crown, I had a phenomenal experience. I spent over six months preparing for the pageant, which included working

    closely with those in my community. During those six months I received a major outpouring of support from my community, whether it was in Facebook well wishes, sponsorships or kind words, I want Carroll County residents to know that theydid not go unnoticed.

  • ‘Rock The Pink’ Rotary ball a success

    Editor:

    On behalf of the Carrollton Rotary Club, we extend a big thanks to our member Nick Marsh for leading the way to revive our winter ball, this year known as Rock The Pink. Early estimates indicate we netted approximately $9,000 which will go towardsthe purchase of a digital mammography machine at Carroll County Memorial Hospital.

  • Cheerleaders thank sponsors for help going to state competition

    Editor:

    The Carroll County High School cheerleaders competed in the 2012 KAPOS State Cheerleading Competition in Bowling Green, Ky. on Saturday, Feb. 18.

    They placed 14th for the entire state of Kentucky. This was their last competition of the year, adding to their titles: second place at GMCAA large varsity, second place at Woodford Cheer Open, first place 8th region KAPOS champs, first place NKCCA game time cheer, third place NKCCA game time dance.

  • Relay for Life ready to kick off 2012 campaign

    Editor:

    Carroll County Relay for Life is gearing up for a great relay year, but to make the event a success we need volunteers.

    The official kick off will take place on Thursday, March 1 at Carrollton United Methodist Church at 5:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall.

    At this time we would like to extend an invitation to any teams or team members, volunteers who would like to become a part of the committee, or survivors to attend.

    If anyone has questions pertaining to how the American Cancer Society Relay for Life works, feel free to join us.

  • Girl Scouts prepare to deliver cookie orders

    Editor:

    Starting Feb. 18, Girl Scouts and troop leaders from across the Kentuckiana Council will deliver cookies throughout 64 counties across the western half of Kentucky and in southern Indiana.  

    If you didn’t order any cookies yet this year, Girl Scouts will be setting up public booths at area stores and other public venues from March 2-18. All cookies still sell for $3.50 per box.

    Funds raised locally stay in the Kentuckiana Council to support the Girl Scout mission.

  • Parents congratulate CCHS cheerleaders

    Editor:

    We as parents, grandparents, friends and relatives have had the opportunity to watch our own Carroll County High School cheerleaders in action at athletic functions and at several competitions this year.

    These totally dedicated young ladies have spent many hours along with numerous injuries and overcoming many hurdles to perfect routines and stunts hoping to get the fans excited at our local ballgames. These talented young athletes recently won first place at the 8th Region KAPOS cheerleading competition, giving them a bid to compete at the state level.