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Letters

  • Worthville School alumni reunion set for Nov. 7

    Editor:

    Just wanted to remind everyone of the upcoming Worthville School alumni reunion on Saturday, Nov. 7.  The reunion is being held at Worthville Baptist Church at 2 p.m.  

    All students, young and old, who attended Worthville School are invited.  Registration and greetings begin at 2 p.m. and memories shared begins at 2:30 p.m., followed by food and fellowship. Hope to see many old friends there.  Please bring any old pictures or memorabilia from your school days there.     

  • Resident concerned about transgender issue

    Editor:

    I was appalled when I heard students from the high school speaking of a male student using the girls’ restroom. Apparently the principal had given him permission as he felt he was a girl locked in a male body. Some of the girls believe their rights had been violated as a male in their restroom just might decide, “Well maybe I am male” and take advantage of the situation.

  • CCRTA to donate to the food pantry

    Editor:

    The week of Oct. 18-24, 2015 has been designated as Retired Teachers Week. The purpose of the week is to recognize the volunteer work that retired teachers do in the community.

    In 2014 an hour donated was worth $20.29. Statewide last year the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association members donated more than 981,168 hours, valued at $19.9 million. Just think how much it would be if every volunteer reported their hours.

  • Roberts couple raises more than $2,000 for ACS

    Editor:

    We would like to thank everyone for their moral support to us and financial donations to the American Cancer Society for last Sunday’s Chicago Marathon. Thanks to the generosity of friends, family and community members, we raised $2,107 for ACS, which exceeded our fundraising goal of $2,000.

  • KU thanks its customers

    Editor:

    During National Customer Commitment Month this October, we want to thank you, our customers and our community members. Because life is so hectic, we’re continually adopting new tools and making enhancements to improve the customer experience and make doing business with us even easier.  These include:

     

    • Billing notifications – Our newest service! Sign up to receive a text, email or call as a reminder when your bill is issued, due or overdue.

  • Gilbert supports Spann for Ag Commissioner

    Editor:

    The office of Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture oversees the safety of much of the food we eat to the marketing of the Commonwealth’s signature brand, Kentucky Proud. If a product is grown or raised in Kentucky, it is likely a part of the Department of Agriculture.  This includes our state’s aquaculture, livestock, equine program, fruits, vegetables and grains to name a few.

  • VF holds fashion show

    VF Outlet in Carrollton, Ky. held its first Women’s Fashion Night Out on Saturday, Sept. 19.  The event featured a fashion show and silent auction with proceeds going towards breast cancer awareness, more than 15 local vendors, DJ, and stylist on hand to help customers with fittings and advice.  This event was to help raise money and awareness towards breast cancer. 

  • Urban Forestry to honor city’s oldest tree

    Editor:

    The Carrollton Urban Forestry Commission is searching to honor the oldest tree within the Carrollton city limits. For those residents who believe they may have the oldest tree in Carrollton, please contact the Carroll County Cooperative Extension Service at (502) 732-7030 to make an appointment to have the tree’s age estimated. The deadline for submissions is Friday, Oct. 30.

     

    Thank you,

    Carrollton Urban Forestry Commission

  • Legion Post 41 hosts successful event

    Editor:

  • Heroism of First Responders remembered

    Editor:

    On some anniversaries we celebrate. On others we reflect.

    The 14th anniversary of the attack on America and New York’s World Trade Center is one of the times for reflection. There is truly nothing to celebrate in the extraordinary tragedy of 9/11.

    As much as I would like to forget some of them, the images from that day will never be out of my mind, nor will the victims and their families.