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Today's Opinions

  • Golf scramble supports sheriffs’ ranch youth

    Editor:

    The 14th annual Owen and Carroll County Charity Golf Scramble to benefit the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys and Girls Ranch, was held Monday, Aug. 31, with Owen County Sheriff Zemer Hammond and Carroll County Sheriff Ben Smith hosting the event.

  • Local support makes fall festival a success

    Editor:

    The Carroll County Tobacco Festival Committee would like to thank the entire community for helping make the 2009 festival a success.  A special thanks goes to the Carroll County Fiscal Court, the City of Carrollton and City Council, Carrollton Utilities, the Carroll County Sheriffs Office, the Carrollton Police Department and Arctic Cat/Paul’s Tire.

     A lot of work went into building the floats and other entries in the parade. This parade is enjoyed by a huge number of people as you see along the parade route.

  • Event helps build business for county

    Editor:

    On Sept. 17, the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce and Carroll County Community Development Corp. partnered in hosting its second annual Business Celebration Day.  

    The event was free to the public and showcased about 40 chamber members.   Food was served, inflatables were available for children, and a fashion show was hosted by both Carrollton Wal-Mart and VF Outlet. The theme this year was a Think Local, Buy Local Campaign, and all members received a Buy Local Window Cling to display in their businesses.  

  • TCHS band room needs repair

    Editor: The band room at Trimble County High School is a shambles. No matter how much the band director or the band members try to clean it, it still is in bad need of repair.  The tile and carpet have been down for too many years to even mention. The walls are in need of repainting. Band members even state that there are ants in the c

  • City only cares for those with money, influence

    Editor:

    This letter is to sound off about this little town called Carrollton. I have only been here a short time, but Carrollton has already taught me that if you don’t have a title, high status, or lots of money, then you are a nobody.

    No one around here has any respect for their neighbors. It just seems like you can do whatever you want to terrorize your fellow man.

  • Officers thanked for recovering motorcycle

    Editor:

    I would like to take this opportunity to thank Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons and Kentucky State Police Trooper Trimble for the recovery and return of my motorcycle.

    Their quick response and diligence on this case was overwhelming.

    Thanks again.

    Greg Waddle

    Bedford, Ky.

  • Editor:

    On July 14 at 8 p.m., I received a phone call from a man, who I could hardly understand due to his accent. He asked for me by name and read to me information he had on my address and bank’s name.

    He told me he was sending me a new Medicare card and $50 in cash, and said he needed to deposit the money into my bank account.

    I asked where he was calling from, and he replied, “Washington, D.C.” I told him I already have a Medicare card, and he said, “Throw it away!”

  • Voter believes county needs new commonwealth’s attorney

    Editor:

    I am compelled to write to the citizens of Trimble County about a judicial official we elected to represent our community. We need a fresh person who understands what it means to be a “gatekeeper” of the law, and that he or she must practice the spirit of the law, not the letter of the law.