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Today's Opinions

  • 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

  • Mowing season starts in April at Bedford Cemetery

    Editor:

    The Bedford Cemetery Board would like to remind everyone that mowing season begins in April.

  • Take shelter during warnings, watches

    Trimble Emergency Management Director   March is severe-storm awareness month. Severe storms can strike at any time, causing long-lasting effects on the lives of our citizens. Through my office, the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management works to prepare and protect Trimble County residents from all hazards and disasters. As we saw recently, severe thunderstorms can bring

  • Completing census forms important for Kentucky

    Editor: For several weeks, public service announcements have stressed the importance of completing the 2010 census form which is arriving in the mail now. It is vital that we participate. There is much at stake. Billions of your tax dollars will be divided among the states based on census results. Funding for education, transportation, Medi