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Today's Opinions

  • 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

  • County should be proud of ceremony for Stout

    Editor: I had the honor of being at Staff Sgt. Christopher Scott’s memorial service on Friday, July 30, at General Butler State Resort Park. The ceremony was a wonderful tribute to this man and the sacrifices he made for his family and country. The speakers were very sincere about the life of Sgt. Scott, both personal and military-wi

  • Chaining dogs should be banned

    Editor: I would like to see a ban on having dogs chained. In Carrollton and Carroll County there is no law or ordinance that protects dogs from being chained up 24/7. Chaining is the cruelest punishment for social animals such as dogs that need exercise, affection and companionship. Many communities are beginning to pass laws banning dog cha