Today's Opinions

  • Scouting For Food collection this Saturday


    It’s Scouting for Food time again! Local Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts and a host of others representing various groups will be hitting the streets this Saturday, Nov. 18, to pick up your donations to the Carroll County Food Pantry. 

  • State has big job with maintaining facilities

    One of state government’s biggest responsibilities is constructing and managing the very buildings that house our employees, college students, prisoners and state park visitors.  It is no small job, considering that we maintain 88 million square feet of space valued at $18 billion.

  • Jeff Hoover, other legislators have turned state Capitol into sleazy pickup joint


    Louisville Courier-Journal

    Don’t kid yourself into believing that all the motives were pure among those calling this weekend for resignations from former House Speaker Jeff Hoover and others involved in the escalating Kentucky legislative sexual harassment scandal.

    And don’t trick yourself into thinking that the tough stands taken by the governor and some members of the General Assembly will lead to any real change in a good ol’ boy legislature that has celebrated such shenanigans for decades.

  • Scouting For Food returns Nov. 11, 18


    It’s time for the 2017 Scouting for Food campaign to get underway. Local Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts and a host of others representing various groups will be hitting the streets this Saturday (Nov. 11) to distribute approximately 1,800 fliers to the homes in Carrollton in anticipation of food collection the following Saturday (Nov. 18).

    We will be meeting at 9 a.m. at the Food Pantry, 517 Seventh Street (corner of Seventh and Polk, commonly referred to as “old Kentucky Ladder building”).

  • Veterans Day began after World War I

    On Saturday, our nation will pause to pay tribute to those men and women who, for more than two centuries now, have given their time, talents and, if necessary, life and limb to protect us and countless others around the world.

  • Don’t ruin progress by slipping up on the weekend

    This is a subject I want to talk about TODAY because it’ll still be very fresh in your mind. The weekends are generally where most people ruin their progress because they fall out of routine. In the week if you have fixed working hours it is much easier to follow a disciplined schedule where getting up, preparing your meals, eating them, doing your cardio and training all fall into place. On the weekends where your schedule isn’t set it can be all too easy to fall behind.

    Here are some common weekend mistakes people make...

  • Misconceptions about KentuckyWired


    Kentucky Communications Network Authority

    In the interest of openness and transparency, the Kentucky Communications Network Authority (KCNA) would like to address some statements about KentuckyWired that have appeared in the public forum lately. KCNA would like Kentucky’s citizens to be properly informed.

    Misconception #1. Stopping the project

  • Resident thanks CPD for finding wallet