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Today's Opinions

  • Senior housing options exist in Carroll County

    Editor:

    This letter is written in response to the P&Z Comprehensive Plan Survey results published in the paper on Aug. 18. We at Fairview Place found it interesting that 13 percent of the respondents were age 65 and over, but 26 percent of the people who replied regarding the housing section of the survey considered availability of senior citizen housing a problem. One of the top ten land uses encouraged was a need for senior/assisted living.

  • Local child raises money for food allergy research
  • Legislators looking at the education special needs students now receive

    Before the mid-1970s, special education in our country’s public schools was all but non-existent. Many students were either outright denied the opportunity to attend because of their disability or they received inferior instruction if they were able to enroll.

    That thankfully began to change in 1975, when Congress passed the Education for All Handicapped Children Act and required each state to provide appropriate services in this critical area.

  • Champions reaches out to students through a wide range of methods

    Buses are loaded up, lunchboxes are packed up and students have returned to school in Carroll County. At Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County, we are geared up and excited for a fun-filled year with education and prevention at our forefront as always.

  • Champions reaches out to students through a wide range of methods

    Buses are loaded up, lunchboxes are packed up and students have returned to school in Carroll County. At Champions for a Drug Free Carroll County, we are geared up and excited for a fun-filled year with education and prevention at our forefront as always.

  • Number of highway fatalities in Ky., increasing after low in 2013

    About a decade ago, Kentucky started to see a welcome trend as the number of highway fatalities began a steady decline.

    Totals that regularly exceeded 900 a year before 2007 dropped to 638 in 2013, a figure not seen in the commonwealth since the 1940s.

    Unfortunately, that was as low as it would go.  The number of fatalities on our roads last year was almost a fifth higher than the benchmark set just two years earlier, and through the first seven-plus months of this year, it’s eight percent ahead of where it was last August.

  • Local veterans thank Easy Pro

    Editor:

    We want to thank D.J. Carroll and Easy Pro for cleaning the Veterans Memorial at General Butler State Resort Park.

    It is greatly appreciated.

    Board of Veterans Memorial

    Carroll County 

  • Donations sought for hospitalized child

    Editor:

    I am an employee at Webster Drugs and my co-worker is Shaman Webster. His 18-month- old son, Christian, is sick. In this regard, I am knocking at your door for any donation you would like to make that may help Christian’s recovery. There is an account at First National Bank in the grandfather’s name, Chuck Webster, in care of the child, Christian Webster. All you have to do is stop by the bank and make your donation. You can even do it from the drive through.