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Letters

  • CCHS Wall of Fame nominations due Dec. 22

    Editor:

    We are accepting nominations for the Carroll County High School Wall of Fame. Please submit those to Paul Stone at Carroll County High School. We will be accepting nominations until Dec. 22. Please provide a list of accolades and documentation to go with those.

    Paul Stone

    Athletic Director

    Carroll County High School

  • Consider becoming an organ donor

    Editor:

    November is a month of giving thanks! It is a time that many take the time to enjoy family and friends and to remember all the “Good Things” in their life! Every November begins a new season of “giving,” and it is also a time that many around the world recognize as the “Donor Sabbath” month.

  • Honor Guard thanks donors, volunteers

    Editor:

  • Get out and vote Nov. 6

    Editor:

    In 2014, which was the last non-presidential general election year, fewer than 50 percent of Kentucky’s registered voters turned out to cast their ballots, yet the outcome of elections affect us all. Therefore, taking advantage of your right to vote is important in maintaining the meaning of democracy set forth by our Founding Fathers and to assure each of us has a voice in our government at all levels.

  • Local veterans visit Washington D.C. on Honor Flight

    Editor:

    As we celebrate this year’s Veteran’s Day, we need to pause and remember that on Veteran’s Day 50 years ago in 1968 the men of Carrollton’s Artillery Battery-Second Battalion-138 Field Artillery were serving in Phu Bai, Vietnam to stop Communist aggression before it reached our shores.

  • Political letters final week Oct. 25

    Editor’s note: The Oct. 25 edition will be the final week to submit letters to the editor dealing with the Nov. 6, election.

    The only letters of a political nature that will be considered for the Nov. 1 edition are those addressing or rebutting an issue raised in a letter to the editor that ran on Oct. 25.

    Letters for the Oct. 25 issue must be submitted in accordance with the letters policy at right. Anyone needing more information or with questions should contact Publisher Jeff Moore at 502-732-4261, ext. 7.

  • Kentucky Retired Teachers Week is Oct. 14-20

    Editor,

    The seventh annual Kentucky Retired Teachers Week will be Oct. 14-20, 2018. This week was established by the executive council of the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association to highlight the efforts of retired teachers. In 2014 the General Assembly honored retired teachers by declaring the third week in October as Kentucky Retired Teachers Appreciation Week.

  • Westrick enjoyed concert

    Editor,

    Concerning the recent Tobacco Festival concert starring Ronnie McDowell–Best show ever!!!

    Rita Westrick

    Carrollton

  • Rotary aims to end polio

    This year, on Oct. 24, 2018, Rotary will again mark World Polio Day. Rotarians around the world will be joining to raise global awareness of the urgent need to End Polio Now.

  • Thanks for help with Bike the Bluegrass

    Editor:

    The American Lung Association in Kentucky debuted its all-new cycling event, Bike the Bluegrass, offering three routes through Carroll, Owen and Gallatin counties last Saturday, Sept. 15, and the community couldn’t have been kinder or more welcoming.

    Community leaders in all three counties, convened by Mayor Robb Adams, worked in advance to ensure our riders’ safety, churches hosted rest stops for riders, people waved and encouraged cyclists, and drivers were so cautious and considerate.