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Today's Opinions

  • 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

  • Situation with utility upsets customer

    Editor:     How many people opened their Carrollton Utilities bill and found a whopper? I got my bill on Friday morning and found that I had used four times more than the previous month.  I immediately called and was told that “Well, you know, it was pretty cold last month.”  They wer

  • Fundraiser supporters thanked for their help

    Editor: I just wanted to express my sincere appreciation and gratitude to Carroll County Memorial Hospital employees and the community for coming together and making the benefit for Portia Stangle such a huge success. I first want to thank the Relevant Church members and Pastor Mendenhall for the generous use of their beautiful facilities.