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Today's Opinions

  • Special Olympics thrives with support

    Editor: Carroll County Special Olympics has had a very successful 2009-2010 sports season. In the fall, we participated in bowling, both at regional and state level. In January, we went to Perfect North Slopes for Winter Games, competing in alpine skiing and snowshoeing. A basketball team with Carroll and Gallatin County athletes, coached

  • Sometimes it's fun to be a 'tourist' in your hometown

    When I was a very young reporter living in Fairfield County, Conn., I was able to get together with a good friend I’d met a few years earlier when we were both students at Ohio University in Athens. Penny lived in New York City, and I had always envied her. She was very sophisticated and cosmopolitan, compared to me – a small-town girl from Northwest Ohio. NYC was

  • Sheriff appreciates support for camp

    Editor:   I would like to say a big THANK YOU to the following for helping us take seven boys from our community to the Kentucky Sheriffs Boys and Girls Ranch last week: Earl Floyd Ford-Jason Stephenson and Kinman Chevrolet-Herb Kinman thank you for providing vans to transport the children to and from camp last week. Without support an

  • CCHS Class of 2000 holding August reunion

    Editor:   The Carroll County High School Class of 2000 will hold its 10-year reunion on August 14, 2010, at the Carrollton Armory. We are currently seeking information and addresses for any classmates who are not on Facebook. Please e-mail CCHSPanthers2000@gmail.com, call 502.632.1926, or contact a member of the committee for more information about the reunion.&nbs

  • Caption should have been more sensitive

    Editor: This is in regard to the piece put in the paper for the Trimble County Youth League. (See Page 6, June 23, 2010, issue.) In my opinion, this [league] is just for fun and a learning experience for years to come. It’s not that they lost. This is about having fun and learning the fundamentals of the sport. The parents yelling and

  • Main Street thanks all who helped with River Sweep

    Editor:       The Carrollton Main Street Program would like to thank all those who helped to make Carroll County’s Ohio River Sweep 2010 a success. In spite of stormy weather and the condition of the river, approximately 100 volunteers participated in this year’s event. Special thanks to the following for th

  • Former Miss Carroll County thanks her supporters

    Dear Editor, I would like to start my letter by telling you all a little story about how becoming Miss Carroll County has always been a dream of mine. In 1995 I was crowned Little Miss Carroll Co., and at 5 years old I told the emcee my adult dreams of becoming a doctor, teacher and a lawyer, at the time this goal seemed easy, because accord

  • Class reunion planned for 1969-72

    Editor   Attention Carroll County Graduates of the following classes: 1969, 1970, 1971, & 1972, an invitation was sent to you earlier this year to invite you to a Multi Reunion. If for some reason you did not receive this invitation or you just haven’t responded & would like to attend, please respond as soon as possi