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Today's Opinions

  • Event at high school underscores dangers of drinking, driving

    A horrific accident occurred Friday afternoon at Trimble County High School, involving two vehicles, three teens, two adults and at least one case of beer. There was one person dead – a woman thrown from one vehicle onto the hood of the other.

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters will be a winning wager

    Lots of folks will be playing the odds this week as all eyes are focused on the state for the 135th running of the Kentucky Derby.

    Everyone wants to pick a winner, but I've never thought the odds of doing that are very good. With 20 horses in the race, we know only one will walk  away with the roses.

    What if you had the chance to wager on something that had odds where eight to 10 of those 20 participating come away a winner?

    It sounds interesting, doesn't it? Even better, it can have a lasting, long-term impact on our community.

  • Businesses thanked for prom lock-in support

    Editor:

  • Alumni Banquet brings back fond high school memories

    Looking out on the faces of the many fellow graduates of Trimble County High School who attended Saturday’s alumni banquet at the Bedford Elementary School, I was filled with pride to be among the select fraternity to which I belong.

    The Infinite Realm, a gospel singing group that I had helped form 40 years ago in said high school, was asked to provide entertainment for this year’s gathering. Each of the six of us in the group are Trimble High graduates, although no two of us were in the same class.

  • Questions demonstrate autism’s effects

    Editor:

    I see the way you look at us and read your mind so well. Little brat or no control? It’s really hard to tell. I’ve seen the view from your eyes and thought the same things too. Please don’t judge too quickly, as next I could be you.

  • Baseball team thanks community for support

    The Carroll County baseball team would like to take this time to thank everyone involved with the program for their hand in helping bring a regional championship to our community. Many times we look at only the players who played the game as the ones who won the game for us. Let us not forget the ones who work hard in practice daily to push and make the other players better in many ways that also wear the uniform. They are crucial to the team’s success as well, and we recognize that.

  • Patricia Simpson, 49

    Patricia Simpson, 49, Bedford, died Monday, April 13, 2009, at her home.

    Mrs. Simpson was born May 19, 1959, in La Grange, Ky., to the late William and Mary Elizabeth Baxter Simpson.

    She was a homemaker.

    Survivors include a sister, Debbie Ashby of Milton, Ky.

    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Rita Simpson.

    A graveside service was held Saturday, April 18, at Moffett Cemetery. Wood-Oakley Funeral Home in Milton was in charge of arrangements.

  • KSP Post 5 salutes communications team

    Editor:

    This is National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, which was established by Congress in 1991 to recognize the dedicated professionals who link the public to emergency services.