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Today's Opinions

  • Track coach seeks school’s past results

    Editor: My name is Joe Creager, and I am the head track coach at Carroll County High School. In the past few years there has been a lot of turnover in coaching and because of that we have lost track of the school track records.  I am looking for anyone who used to work as a coach, athletic director, principal, athlete or parent and mig

  • Group appreciates support for chili supper

    Editor: Thank you to everyone from all of us in Carroll County Animal Support and all our dogs and cats who will benefit from your wonderful generosity. We would like to say a big thank you for helping make the chili supper at News Auction for Carroll County Animal Support on March 13, 2010 a huge success. First, I would like to say thank

  • Now’s your chance to dispose of household hazardous waste

    Ahh, spring! The weather, so far, has been really beautiful and I’m enjoying it despite the allergies that go along with re-awakening nature. It is literally a joy to go outside to cover sports and other events. I even walked with my camera bag to the courthouse Tuesday to take photos of a two-vehicle wreck at the intersection there. (

  • Main Street thanks its Easter event supporters

    Editor: The Carrollton Main Street Program would like to express its sincere thanks to all who helped to make this year’s Easter on the Square a huge success. We would like to especially thank the following: The Kentucky Kruisers, Family Worship Center youth group and parents, The Carrollton Police Department, the City of Carrollton Pu

  • Game provides special needs youth a day to be like every other kid

    Children all over the United States await the advent of spring and the beginning of the baseball season. High school all the way down to t-ball teams are being selected and play is beginning on the many ball fields around Carroll County. This past weekend my husband Jim and I had a wonderful opportunity to see the purest form of baseball on

  • Cinderella’s Closet gave girls a ‘fairy tale’ day

    Editor: The price tag of a prom dress can range from $200 to $400 and higher. The accessories, tickets, transportation, flowers, hair, makeup, and nails included can exceed more than $1,000.00. Many high school girls are forced to pass on this rite of passage. We were told of a program called Cinderella’s Closet in Lakeside Park, Ky.,

  • Procrastinator finally bitten by spring-cleaning bug

    It must be spring, because I was in rare form over the weekend. I took Friday off as a vacation day and set to work cleaning our home. Boy, did it feel good, too. I have to admit that I am one of the least motivated housekeepers I know. I don’t really know why. Mom always kept our house neat. She was a stay-at-home mom for most of my childhood, so that could explain some of

  • When I returned home to Ohio for visits from Connecticut, where I had moved for a job in the late 1980s, my sisters would make fun of me for locking my car.  Since 1966, when I was almost 4, we lived in the small town of Convoy, Ohio. Population about 1,000, during my childhood. There was very little crime at the time; the most egregious incidents I recall being curse words s