• Editor: When I think of what I am most proud of, it is driving along Hwy. 42, taking me through each county in the 26th District and enjoying the beauty of horse farms along the way. Their important roles in Kentucky’s signature industry have always been taken for granted by me, until the last few years. The thoroughbred business and

  • Editor: One of the lessons we all should have been learning through the last couple years is that large corporate enterprises can run extremely askew from the public interest. We have even seen them operate against their own best interests as their executives helped themselves to personal financial rewards while steering their companies into


    Saturday’s going to prove to be a challenging day for one of our community’s most   important annual events — the Carroll County River Sweep.

  • Editor:   Worthville Christian Church would like to thank the surrounding communities for the outpouring of donations for our yard sale we held May 29.   We would also like to thank everyone who came to support or just to visit our church.   We raised several hundred dollars that will go toward much needed repairs

  • Editor: The Medride Program in Carrollton is in need of volunteers. It is operated out of the Senior Center on Sixth Street and the van is parked in front of the center. Volunteer drivers take seniors to medical appointments, usually to Madison, Ind., La Grange, Louisville and occasionally to Campbellsburg or Warsaw. We could use more retir

  • "If I have to tell you one more time to stop it, I’m gonna turn this car around and we’ll go back home!” How many times do we remember that threat – made by our exasperated parents – when we, as children, were behaving badly on a trip in the car? Well, I’m starting to feel like the parent of naughty chil

  • Editor: Trimble County Youth League Baseball would like to say thank you to Jason Ginn, Jeffrey Scott and Shelby Energy for helping us make our fields brighter at the Trimble County Park. On June 3, Jason and Jeffrey used a bucket truck to replace faulty bulbs and to adjust lamp assemblies to provide the best possible lighting for our games. This would not have been possible wi

  • Editor: The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce thanks all sponsors, volunteers, and players who made our annual golf scramble a success. Also congratulations to the winning team of Elige Woodall, Ed Goode, Doug McLane and Jim Sesher.    Our sponsor’s this year were: Naming — First National Bank; and platinum

  • Editor: As the red buds have faded and the scent of lilacs have waned, the oaks, locust and walnuts have sprouted their leaves again, it can only mean one thing at the John T. Ray Complex in Robert Westrick Memorial Park. That one thing is the sound from the umpire… “play ball” and America’s pastime, like the bird

  • Editor: The management, staff, and clients of New Horizons Assisted Living would like to thank Ghent Fire Department Assistant  Chief Robert Hofmman and his dedicated volunteers for the quick and professional response to a fire alarm here at our facility.  We are thankful that we did not have a fire, however, a malfunction in one o

  • Several weeks ago, we received a “poem” – for lack of a better word – that just recently was included in a mass-mailing aimed at Trimble County voters.

    Whether the individual or group who sent it to our office meant for it to be published, I don’t know. But, we didn’t – for two reasons.

  • Editor: This is in regard to the lovely poem surfacing in our community mailboxes about two of our magistrates and judge. Why do we personally have to attack people? Why couldn’t the person or persons responsible for it sign their name at the bottom of it? Or use the correct names of the three people? Do you know these people personally? Do you care if they have famili

  • Editor:   The Pioneer Power Club held it’s 8th annual Antique Tractor and Engine Show on May 7-9. It was a show for all tractor enthusiasts and has grown steadily in the last eight years. This year we grew to a total of 201 tractors and antique gas engines, There was a petting zoo, crafts, live demonstrations, kiddie pedal tr

  • Editor: If you read the newspaper two weeks ago, you would see Tim Coons has made sure our small county is well-covered, with a sheriff’s department that is rich in experience and professionalism, given the budget he has to work with. I applaud those deputies willing to do this work for no pay. Thank you, Tim, for your adminstration&r

  • I have lived in Trimble County for the past 26 years and just recently decided to start searching for some family history. I want information on my great-grandparents, Newt Perry and Pauline Watson Perry. If anyone has information to share, please call me at (502) 255-7273. Karen Lovens Bedford  

  • Editor: We are nearing the time during which many young people will celebrate a lifetime of accomplishments as they graduate from high school and move toward their life’s goals.  Family and friends will gather together for a festive occasion to commemorate this awesome milestone. Traditionally, this is also a time when alcohol enters into the mix and brings tragic re

  • Editor: We are nearing the time where many young people will celebrate a lifetime of accomplishments as they graduate from high school and move toward their life goals. Family and friends will gather together for a festive occasion to commemorate this awesome milestone. Traditionally, this is also a time when alcohol enters into the m

  • Tuesday is an important day for Carroll County as voters go to the polls to make their selections in the primary election. For our county, this is more than just a primary because it will ultimately determine who will fill jobs such as sheriff, coroner, magistrate and constable for the next four years. All local candidates seeking office i

  • Editor, Jefferson Community and Technical College’s Student Government Association held its annual Spring Fling on Tuesday, April 21. About 100 students, faculty and staff members enjoyed a cookout and free giveaways from local businesses. The event wouldn’t have been a success without the donations of the following organiz

  • Editor: This letter is in response to comments made by Jimmy Pollard in regards to the position of Coroner in Carroll County. Mr. Pollard’s comments really didn’t surprise me knowing how disconnected and uninvolved he is in his own County. In reading his letter, I believe that Mr. Pollard implies that the outcome of the Coroners