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Today's Opinions

  • Closing Camp Kysoc is a tragedy

    Editor: In regards to the closing of Camp Kysoc...this is a tragedy, not only for the many people with disabilities who enjoyed spending time there but also for those whose lives were touched by those very same people. None of those who have been touched by Camp Kysoc understand why it has been closed. It is a loss felt deep in our heart

  • America turned its back on best friend

    Editor: The majority of Americans have turned their backs on the best friend and ally that we will ever have. We are not allowed to speak his name in the courts of America. We are not allowed to call on him for help in our schools. Many people want his name off our money and out of our Pledge of Allegiance. Prayer can’t be spoken at g

  • 97 percent should be re-elected in May

    Editor: There are many who know me that may ask me who would I vote for come May? First of all, I would say I will vote every time there is an election in this great county of ours; but, I will not tell you how to vote. This time I cannot say that. I will, for the first time, say there are some that has been in public office way too long that takes care of family and friends t

  • Stevens is no friend of Trimble Co. Park

    Editor: In response to the recent letter and campaign ad for Judge-Executive Randy Stevens, I don’t know what planet he is living on to consider himself a friend of the park. It is my understanding that it was Mr. Stevens who decided against the park board’s advice not to destroy the old tennis court prior to building a new one

  • Couple endorses Perry for sheriff

    Editor:

    What worked a few years ago was handled by great law enforcement brothers, the Long brothers.

  • Writer supports Smith in sheriff’s primary race

    Editor: We have Ben Smith, Jim Hamilton, J.T. Shaw and Eddie Mefford who are all good men with experience. My personal choice would be Ben Smith. He brings fairness, no-nonsense when needed, he doesn’t lie and he doesn’t twist the evidence around to arrest someone just because he doesn’t like them. He’s faithful to

  • Carrollton is losing a treasure in Kysoc

    Editor: Who wants to lose a treasure once they’ve found one? That’s what happened this week through the abrupt announcement that Camp Kysoc will close. Carrollton loses a treasure in every sense of the word. Our family is devastated. Our community should be as well.  Our son, a long-time Kysocer, asked every

  • District 3 incumbent Scott seeks re-election

    Editor:

    Serving as magistrate of District 3 for the past three years and announcing my candidacy for re-election, I want each of you to know I am grateful for and humbled by the opportunity to serve in a county that I hold in such high regard.