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Today's Opinions

  • In the heat of summer, hell hath frozen over

    Apparently, hell has frozen over. For the life of me, I don’t have an opinion on anything local today. Huh. Anyone who knows me even a little should find that surprising. I guess that’s summer in rural Kentucky. Not a lot of controversy, now that the Primary Election is out of the way. But, we still have plenty of things coming up, in terms of activities. First is R

  • Signature HealthCare celebrates its nurses

    Editor: Signature HealthCare of Trimble County celebrated Nurses Week on May 6 and CNA Week, June 14-18. The residents and stakeholders at Signature would like to thank the following people for a job well done: Pam Larimore, Brenda Largen, Carolyn Colbert, Nellie Hewitt, Jessica Dukes, Jo Adkins, Randi Fitzgerald, Becca Hewitt, Barbara Jone

  • Legislature must focus on Ky. horse industry

    Editor: When I think of what I am most proud of, it is driving along U.S. 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 horse racing in Kentucky are in dee

  • Carrollton should be proud of its hospital

    Editor: Those of you that go to the “city” for medical care need to pay attention. We have a jewel of a hospital in Carrollton. We have had the misfortune of having immediate family members in three or four hospitals in Louisville and every hospital in Lexington, plus Madison, Ind. and La Grange. Our 16 day stay in Carroll Co

  • 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