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Today's Opinions

  • Education shouldn’t be based on income

    Editor: Ever hear how education is the key to one’s future. Now that being so, what smart government person came up with the idea, that if a person makes too much money, his child can not start school in Head Start. That has got to be one of the dumbest things I have ever heard. Now if I crossed the border with kids and ended up here

  • Religious rights are Constitutional, not a popularity contest

    A couple things happened while I was on vacation last week really make me angry. They are national news items that have been gnawing at me for days. First is the claim that President Obama, in a speech last week, endorsed a mosque to be built at Ground Zero, the name for the lots where the World Trade Center buildings collapsed after terrori

  • Stout family thanks local community

    Editor: Thanks for honoring a fallen hero. We would like to send a very special thanks to everyone who took part in the memorial service for Staff Sgt. Christopher Todd Stout. You showed how loving and caring a community can be, for a young man that few of you knew. We can all take pride in living in a community that truly cares. Special

  • Poker run raises funds for children’s Christmas

    Editor: The first Christmas in August Poker Run was a success. It took many to make it happen and we would like to say “Thanks” to the following people: Leigh Ann Roberts, Mike Humphrey, Garlena Wilkerson, Clay Baker, Cheryl Buchanan, Butch Smith, Missy Jones, Kathy and Amanda Meadows, April Yocum, Sue Courtney, Melanie Stewart,

  • Funding for county’s schools is investment in future of our youth

    As superintendent of Carroll County Schools, I would like to thank the community for your financial support of the children of Carroll County Schools. 

  • Team completes good season, extends thanks

    Editor: The Panthers 12 and under baseball team recently wrapped up their season. They were champions of two tournaments, The Columbus Invitational and The Greensburg Spring Swing. They were also runner up in the Lyndon Lightning Invitational. During the Cal Ripken tournament in Myrtle Beach they competed against 19 very good teams located t

  • Library reading program was a success

    Editor: The Carroll County Public Library made a splash this summer with our annual summer reading program.  This program would not be possible without the generous donations received from Ohio Valley United  Charities.  We would also like to thank the following businesses for donating coupons, gift certificates and other pri

  • Correction noted on name’s spelling

    Edtor: I would like to make a correction and apologize for my misspelling of Staff Sgt. Christopher Stout’s name in the Letter to the Editor. I incorrectly referred to him as Staff Sgt. Scott. I hope this in no way misinterpreted my expressing to people my sincere honor I had of being there for the memorial. Sandy Beall Ghent &nbs