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Today's Opinions

  • House moves its top priorities on to the Senate

    With an eye on the dwindling days left in this year’s legislative session, the Kentucky House moved virtually all of its top priorities a step forward last week and should have most sent to the Senate by early this week.

  • Senate sends House retirement, school safety and patient rights bills

    Friends, colleagues, constituents and various interest groups flooded the hallways of the Capitol, making for a busy third week of the 2015 legislative session. It was great to see so many people weighing in on important issues in Frankfort.

  • Champions hosts heroin town hall on March 12

    Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County will host its annual Carrollton town hall meeting at 6 p.m. March 12, at the General Butler State Resort Park Convention Center. Each year Champions holds a town hall meeting in each city within Carroll County to bring awareness to one specific drug or issue that Carroll County may be facing. This year, with death statistics rising due to heroin, the topic was a simple choice, just like last year.

  • College Survival 101: First semester

    Leaving for college brings in several emotions. It can be an exciting time for some, but also can be very overwhelming. One is leaving everything they have known for the past 18 years of their life behind and starting a new journey on their own. One of the biggest questions college-bound students have is how to handle the huge transition. Well, here I am to save the day. Listed below are eight tips on how to survive ones first semester in college.

    Learning how to study and time management are priorities

  • 4-Her asks for support of Ag Tag

    Editor:

    As a proud member of 4-H, I would like to share a little about what 4-H means to me and why it is important to our community. I am involved in the Carroll County 4-H activities. These 4-H programs provide me and my fellow 4-H members skills that are vital to our success in today’s global society. I know 4-H will help me to learn valuable lessons and provide me with opportunities that I wouldn’t be exposed to otherwise.

  • Rowlett new Worthville chief

    Editor:

    Hello, my name is Darrell Rowlett, and I am writing this letter to let you know that I am the new fire chief of the Worthville Volunteer Fire Department and to tell you a little bit about myself and my goals as chief.

  • Keep staples on hand: meat, vegetables, spices

    Hello once again, my friends. As I am typing this article, I have paused frequently to look out the window. It’s 14 degrees outside, and snow is falling heavily. Like most of you I can only think of one thing: being wrapped up in a blanket on the couch watching TV.

  • Glass-plate negatives are valuable assets for studying family history

    I’m sure I’ve mentioned that I have been collecting “orphaned” photos for several years now. I have quite the collection; some day soon, I’m going to have to label them all so it’s clear that none of them are photos of my own family. That could get really confusing for someone coming along after I’m gone.