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Letters

  • County Prom Lock-in proved successful

    Editor:

    Carroll County Youth Services Center would like to say “Thank You” to the following businesses who donated to help make the Prom Lock-in a huge success.

  • More thanks offered for support of Champions

    Editor:

    Carroll County Champions apologizes for leaving a few people out of thank you for the Child Abuse Awareness event. We would like to extend “thank yous” to Muffett Chowing for transporting the picnic table numerous times; the carpentry class at the vocational school for building the table; Dave Huesman for filling balloons with helium; Rodney Wheeler for getting the second tank of helium and delivering to us; and Kevin Craig for donating the Helium. Thank you all. We appreciate the extra mile you went just for us.

     

  • Make a choice, attend Friday’s Leadercast

    Editor:

    You have a choice. What will you do with it?  The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce Chick-fil-A Leadercast is this Friday, May 4,  at Family Worship Center.  The event theme is “Choices.” 

  • Popsicle fund raising event brought in $40

    Editor:

    I would like to thank everyone who stopped by and bought a popsicle from my grandson David Day or donated money.

    He collected $40 for the two days he was open for business. The money was mailed to Children’s Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. Thank you all again.

    Barb Clymer

    Carrollton

  • Students had good experience on trip

    Editor:

    I was fortunate to be a chaperone on the Carroll County Middle School’s recent trip to Washington D.C. What a great experience – excluding the bus breakdowns – to visit the different sites we had the opportunity to see. Seeing the Capitol Building, the White House and the monuments, etc., is something that will never be forgotten.

  • Arkema helps former workers, ALS cause

    Editor:

    I would like to take this opportunity to thank Arkema Carrollton Plant and its employees for their support for my family.  I was employed at this company for more than 25 years before I left to work home health full time.  My brother-in-law was diagnosed with ALS three years ago and my family has been very active in fundraising for this non-profit organization to search for a cure, buy equipment and provide support for people affected by this terrible disease.  

  • Spaghetti dinner raises funds for autism battle

    ­Editor:

    I am hosting my autism spaghetti meal fundraiser, Sunday, April 29 at the First Baptist Church in the Fellowship Hall. The food will be ready between 12:15-12:30 p.m. A plate includes spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, brownie and drink. The prices are as follows: children 3 and under eat free, children 4-10 eat for $3, and everyone 11 and above eats for $5. I have homemade cakes and fudge that will be for sale.

    There are four theme baskets: Cardinals, Wildcats, autumn and Christmas. Other items will be sold during a silent auction.

  • Champions event proved a big success

    Editor:

    On Friday, April 20, Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County along with its community partners held a “Stand Up for Carroll County Kids” event on the courthouse lawn. That evening, more than 200 people gathered together for an evening of fun, entertainment, along with a serious message. April is Child Abuse Awareness Month. Our speaker for the evening, Leigh Ann Roberts, said it best when she stated that it should be Child Abuse Action Month.

  • Community made mock crash possible

    Editor:

    Youth Services Center and Carroll County High School would like to say “thanks” to the people in our community who made the mock crash a success.

  • Historical president hopes to breathe ‘new life’ in the organization

    Editor:

    As the newly-elected president of the Port William Historical Society, I am hoping to breathe new life into the half-century-old organization through the creation of more educational and dynamic meetings, the creation of new monthly community events and the expansion of current ones, historic-themed field trips that will be open to all members of the community, scheduled summer house tours and the integration and development of a junior historical society.