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Today's Opinions

  • Resident thanks carriers for braving bad weather

    Editor: I just want to publicly thank our mail carriers for their efforts to deliver the mail in such treacherous conditions last month.  I could not get out for three days and yet our carrier, Lori, somehow managed to deliver our mail. I truly did not expect it to be there, but to my amazement it was! Hopefully our postal service did not force their employees to risk thei

  • City getting to be known for drug busts

    Editor: When I graduated from Carroll County High School in 2004, I moved to college and haven’t moved back to Carrollton since. I still call it my hometown as I believe it is important to remember your roots, not to mention the fact that there are some people there I consider very dear to me. Throughout the past five years I have encountered many opinions about the small t

  • Detention center staff was professional despite some unruly behavior

    Editor: My name is Mike True. Saturday, the 6th of March, I was brought to the Carroll County Jail for disorderly conduct and public intoxication. During my stay, I was very incorrigible to the personnel working the night shift. Despite my unruly behavior the jail staff remained calm and acted like the true professionals they are. Carroll

  • Health fair offerings are too good to miss

    Local residents have the chance to learn more about their health and learn about ways to make their lifestyles healthier Saturday at the Carroll County Health and Safety Fair. The National Guard Armory will be packed with more than 40 healthcare providers and organizations between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., with most offering free services along wit

  • Family appreciates assistance after fire

    Editor: We would like to say thank you to family, friends and all of the community who assisted us in our recovery after a fire destroyed our home on Nov. 22, 2009. A special thanks is extended to American Legion No. 41 and all Kentucky State and local Emergency Assistance Agencies. Thank you and God Bless you all.   Herman Smith L

  • Grudging enthuisiast admits importance of sports for children

    I come from a family that didn’t really put a lot of emphasis on sports. My dad didn’t think they were important. I remember he was angry one time because our high school administrators were going to cancel a trip for students to compete in the regional Science Fair. Both my sisters had earned the chance to go, and they were terribly disappoi

  • Hospital to offer free prostate screenings

    Editor: For the past 26 years, Carroll County Memorial Hospital has offered free prostate screenings for the male population of this area. Physicians, as well as hospital staff and community volunteers have offered their time to provide this important service. This year’s screening is from 8 a.m. until noon on Saturday, March 6, in

  • Surgery was successful to remove brain tumor

    Editor: My daughter, 12-year-old Sabrina Oliver, a seventh grader at Carroll County Middle School underwent high risk brain surgery at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio on Feb. 9. The surgery started at 7:45 a.m. and ended around 3:50 p.m. Sabrina has weakness in her right side, but her doctors say with rehab and spe