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Today's Opinions

  • 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

  • How can we reduce the impact of global warming?

    How much damage do you think starting your car does each day? Do you think that it’s harmless? Or do you really not know?

    When we start our vehicles, the fuel that is in our cars releases a gas called carbon monoxide. This may not hit global warming in the heart, but it is a key factor in other greenhouse gases that do. It makes other greenhouse gases such as methane and carbon dioxide stronger and more effective to our atmosphere.

  • A challenge to both the winners and losers in the General Election

    Election season has (thankfully) come and gone. I’m sure many of you will agree that it’s nice to turn on the television or the radio and not hear about Indiana’s Donnelly vs. Braun, to open up the mailbox and not see the flood of fliers from Kentucky state candidates, or even to pick up this newspaper and not read another election story.

  • Try something new at your Thanksgiving dinner

    Hello once again, my friends. Cold weather is finally upon us and the thoughts of warm summer days and grilling are a not so distant memory. It’s time now to embrace the hearty delicious foods of the holidays.

    With Thanksgiving rapidly approaching we all start to think of the delicious turkey steaming from the oven and the mashed potatoes and gravy and the green bean casserole with the French fried onions and mushroom gravy alongside the stuffing.

  • 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.

  • Donaldson champions road projects, campaigns for Johnson

    In 1930, Carrollton’s Joseph Lyter Donaldson became a state highway commissioner representing what was then the Fifth District at a time when the Kentucky General Assembly had taken control of the state highways out of the hands of Republican Governor Flemon D. Sampson.

  • Donaldson champions road projects, campaigns for Johnson

    In 1930, Carrollton’s Joseph Lyter Donaldson became a state highway commissioner representing what was then the Fifth District at a time when the Kentucky General Assembly had taken control of the state highways out of the hands of Republican Governor Flemon D. Sampson.

  • Social media paints the perfect picture–not reality