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Today's Opinions

  • Barkley would be good board member

    Editor: You may have heard of Tona Barkley because she and her husband, John Harrod, are local musicians who perform throughout the region. Another reason you may know her is because she is on the ballot to serve as a director of Owen Electric Cooperative. We have known Tona for more than 30 years. She is an intelligent, hardworking an

  • May 1 fundraiser was a success for rare disease

    Editor: On May 1, we held the first annual “Leaping for Connor and Dane” a fundraiser put on for our sons, Connor and Dane who have a rare genetic disease called Fanconi Anemia. It was a huge success thanks to our great family, friends and community. Special thanks to the following for helping to make this happen: National Guar

  • Melvin thanks voters of May 18 Primary

    Editor: To the voters of District 2, your support in the May 18 Primary Election is greatly appreciated. I also appreciate the kindness shown during the campaign, as I always enjoy visiting and talking with each of you. Thanks, also, to those of you who were kind enough to let me display my campaign signs, those who came by and those who phoned. I am grateful to my family, who

  • Reader wants coverage of the Moving Wall

    Editor: Why did your newspaper have an article in the Wednesday, May 12 issue regarding The Moving Wall Memorial, yet no information in your Wednesday, May 19 issue - not even in the Community Calendar? For Carroll County to host this extraordinary memorial replica should have been front page of your paper since it was the day before the wall’s arrival. While detai

  • Senator should support horse racing industry

    Editor: When I think of what I am most proud of, it is driving along Hwy. 42, taking me through each county in the 26th District and enjoying the beauty of horse farms along the way. Their important roles in Kentucky’s signature industry have always been taken for granted by me, until the last few years. The thoroughbred business and

  • Writer supports Tona Barkley’s election

    Editor: One of the lessons we all should have been learning through the last couple years is that large corporate enterprises can run extremely askew from the public interest. We have even seen them operate against their own best interests as their executives helped themselves to personal financial rewards while steering their companies into

  • River Sweep to clear riverbanks Saturday

     

    Saturday’s going to prove to be a challenging day for one of our community’s most   important annual events — the Carroll County River Sweep.

  • Church yard sale proves to be successful event

    Editor:   Worthville Christian Church would like to thank the surrounding communities for the outpouring of donations for our yard sale we held May 29.   We would also like to thank everyone who came to support or just to visit our church.   We raised several hundred dollars that will go toward much needed repairs