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Today's Opinions

  • Lion’s Club thanks Chisholm family

    The New Castle Lion’s Club wishes to thank the family of Jesse “Buster” Chisholm. Their request to family, friends and acquaintances to support the Lion’s Club in honor of Buster through donations versus flowers at his recent funeral, has currently raised $280. The club wishes to thank all of those who have donated.

  • Remember veterans every day

    Tomorrow morning, a few hundred Henry Countians will gather in the gym at Henry County High School for a special ceremony.

    There, the school’s Junior ROTC cadets will honor the county’s many veterans. It’s a ceremony that never fails to make me cry.

    All too often, we fail to recognize veterans. Whether or not we agree with the particular war they fought in, we owe them a thank you.

  • Mayor defends actions, attorney

    I am writing in response to the politically motivated letter from Harold Bratton (who is not even a resident of the city) stating that Campbellsburg City Hall needs a change.

  • Thanks for help with Fall Fling

    I would like to thank everyone who recently came out to the 11th Annual New Castle Fall Fling on Saturday, Oct. 2.  It was a tremendous success.

    I would like to thank everyone who brought their cars, trucks, and tractors to our car show.  It was enjoyed by everyone.  I want to thank the many vendors who came and set up all around the Courthouse. Thank you’s also go out to our entertainment of LA Entertainment, Six Miles South, and TumbleTime.

  • The whole community needs to be served by the health department

    October is National Breast Awareness Month. Now is the time for flu immunizations. Has there been anything published to educate the community regarding both events? Seems our tax dollars should be utilized by the local health departments for just this purpose.

  • Excercise your right, do your duty

    Alright, Henry County, it’s time. Tuesday morning at 6 a.m., the doors open for you to exercise your right to vote.

    It’s a right we have that many in this world do not. Too few of us exercise it. Residents in some countries risk life and limb to cast their first votes.

    It’s right we are so often told, albeit via political rhetoric, that men and women in uniform died to protect. A right they’ve died to give to others.

  • Let’s talk about child abuse

    At this busy time of year with elections, the holidays, etc. there is something I want to talk about.  Child abuse — harsh words, ugly words.  Words I don’t want to think about.

  • Where IS the creative thinking?

    I find it amusing that someone who should promote healthy living, does not see the benefit of the new Henry County Recreational and Service Park to our community!