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Today's Opinions

  • Library garden now a safe haven for monarch butterflies during migration

    The Carroll County Public Library is officially Monarch Butterfly Waystation number 18,956. While that may not sound very impressive, we are super excited about it.

  • Greatest weapons are love, compassion

    Editor:

    We the people are at war! Whether it be the children being bombed in Syria, the innocent teenagers in their own schools, or the baby being fed drugs through his own mother’s umbilical cord. We are not waiting for war. We are not hoping that war will not come to our doorsteps. We are at war! The enemy is pure, cold blooded evil, and we must fight!

  • Arney offers tips on how to curb your cravings

    Cravings set in for different reasons at different times. Often people get hungry in the evening after spending a lot of energy during the day and then training. Once they begin to relax hunger often sets in.

    For this reason I think it makes sense to focus on eating foods that are going to make you feel full in the evening. Yes, context must be applied to this because you have a daily energy allowance and goals to achieve within a certain timeframe. However, here are some of the foods I’d suggest for curbing cravings and helping with progress at the same time.

  • The process to introduce SB 1 produces textbook example democracy in action

    Although it wasn’t his intention, Gov. Matt Bevin’s plan to radically change Kentucky’s public retirement systems has sparked a textbook example of democracy in action.

    Since he and other legislative leaders presented a framework of ideas last fall, there have been dozens of public forums, hundreds of people crowding the Capitol’s hallways and thousands of letters, phone messages and emails – almost all of which have been in opposition to what the governor would like to do.

  • Reader calls on Trump to create Billy Graham Day

    Editor:

    Out of respect for a great leader, I would love for our president to pass a bill calling for Billy Graham Day. School should be out, and state people should get off work. The Graham family has done so much for us and the world. They deserve this tribute to their father in our appreciation.

    Sincerely,

    Anna Perkinson

  • Thanks to Carrollton Police for church security class

    Editor:

    The Carrollton Police Department should be congratulated by the Carrollton community for the good presentation Thursday, evening, for such a needed subject. Yes, the chief of police had a wonderful presentation, illustrated with videos and a variety of guns on display.

    Sincerely,

    Francisco Leite

  • We need better grasp on wave of addiction

    By JIM PAXTON

    The Paducah Sun

    Federal authorities in Boston announced last week they had seized more than 33 pounds of fentanyl in a drug operation. They noted for effect that it was enough of the powerful opioid to kill all 6.8 million residents of Massachusetts, and then some.

  • Health is contagious–Health Happens Here classes returning

    In 2016 and 2017 Three Rivers District Health Department jumped on board with a National Health Curriculum called Microclinic International. With a wide range of health topics from fitness, stretching, healthy problem solving, CPR education, recipe sharing, diabetes, meal prep and so much more, we knew Health Happens Here was a curriculum that we wanted to mirror.