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Letters

  • Poker run is a $9,000 success

    Editor:

    Christmas In August Poker Run would like to “thank” everyone who was involved…from the people working the day of, to the people who sold raffle tickets, those that purchased tickets, business that sponsored shirts, gave items for auction, raffle or door prizes, etc.

    There are way too many people to list individually. It takes a small village to make this such a success!

    Special thanks to all who rode the day of...It was hot, but we had 175 bikes and raised more than $9,000! It was an awesome day. Again, thanks to all!

  • County should repeal nuisance ordinance

    Editor:

    Rather than amending the county-wide nuisance ordinance, fiscal court should repeal it.

    State laws address public health issues and littering. This nuisance ordinance addresses grass, weeds, trees, mobile homes, vehicles, including farm and marine, boats, etc. in the county’s rural areas.

  • Class of 1969 plans 50 year reunion

    Editor:

    Save the date!

    The 1969 class of Carroll County High School will be having their 50 year reunion 5 p.m., Nov. 9, 2019, at the General Butler State Resort Park Lodge. Everyone attending will meet in the Mezzanine area and we will eat dinner at 6:15 p.m.

    Please share with any classmate you may have contact with. RSVP to Dru Stewart Maiden, 502-480-5349; Charlotte Butts Howard, 502-682-8243; or Patty Carrico Green. 502-525-5677.

    Please respond by Oct. 25, if you are attending, so we can plan accordingly.

    Thanks,

  • Support for aquatics event appreciated

    Editor:

    Please accept my thank you letter recognizing the following people for all of their hard work, patience and donations to the Carroll County Pool’s “Christmas in July” event that took place Saturday, July 27. The event is now in its second year attracted over 220 people who visited with Santa and the Grinch, enjoyed an obstacle course and jousting and viewed the holiday classic “Christmas Vacation” on the big screen.

  • Class of 1964 planning its 55th reunion

    Editor:

    The Carrollton High School class of 1964 will hold their 55th class reunion at 5 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 31, at General Butler Lodge. Dinner is at 6 p.m.

    Linda Rodgers Mand

    Cheryl Hudson Woods

  • Worthville school reunion planned

    Editor:

    Please save the date! We are planning another Worthville School Reunion.

    The reunion is set for 2 p.m., Nov. 2, 2019, at Worthville Baptist Church Life Center.

    Please bring any memorabilia or pictures you want to share

    It will be fun, as always

    For more information call 502-480-6349.

    Committee members

    Dru Stewart Maiden

    Pat Lucas

    Mike and Cheri Martin

    Janie Thomas

    Billie Humble

  • Writer issues call to action for a change

    Editor:

    In the course of Human events it has been found that a once free people have become enslaved. Corporate institutions have become, with no equal, tyrants of a nation and its laws. Those rights, endowed by our creator, Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness, have fallen victim to the sin of greed.

  • Carrollton class of '59 hosting reunion

    Editor,

    The Carrollton High School Class of 1959 is holding their 60th Class Reunion at 4:30 p.m. June 22 at the General Butler State Resort Park Lodge. A dinner will follow at 6 p.m. Reservations are not necessary. Friends of the class are welcome. Please bring any mementos that you wish to share.

    Sincerely,

    Gypsy Oak

  • Making suicide prevention a legislative priority

    Dear Editor,

    Every 28 seconds someone makes a suicide attempt.

    I experienced the loss of my 17-year-old daughter in August 2015.

    That is why, on June 9, I will be traveling to Washington, D.C. to meet with my Members of Congress and demand they make suicide prevention a top legislative priority.

    I will be asking my Senators and Representative to support:

    1. Increased funding for suicide prevention research within The National Institute of Mental Health to a level commensurate with the suicide crisis in our country.

  • Poppies celebrate American’s freedom

    Editor: