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Letters

  • LETTER: Early diagnosis, treatment are key against Lyme disease

    To the editor:

  • LETTER: Villagers should move elsewhere


    To the editor:

    If the people need a village, move to Louisville.  

  • LETTER: Local business serves tornado ravaged area with kindness

    To the editor:
    In the wake of the terrible storms March 2, there are a few guys in our own backyard that everyone needs to know about.
    Many of you know Amin Gunzalez and his brothers at the Buckner Marathon.
    I started going there regularly about a year ago and I think the world of them. I call him Sunshine and he calls me Moonshine (not real sure about that, but oh well). He always has a smile on his face and most of the time is singing or laughing. “Singing” is a loose term here.

  • LETTER: Want liquor? Go somewhere else

    To the editor:
    As a native of Oldham County and a Christian, I have an obligation to voice my opinion. I cannot vote on the liquor issue because I do not live in the city.

  • LETTER: Severe weather, ice left students at the mercy of Mother Nature

    To the editor,
    Friday’s tornado devastation was tragic. It is frightening to think that it could, by the flip of a coin, have been Oldham County.
    For this reason, I am perplexed as to why Oldham County Schools’ administrators did not dismiss our children early, but rather pushed the envelope on how late they held our children.
    There were still children on busses when the warning sirens began.

  • LETTER: Let's race to build a bridge

    To the editor:
    It has taken forever, but I now see light at the end of the tunnel. That is if they burrow under the River Fields land outcroppings instead of over the top!
    In our now-near future I see a great sporting event beginning to unfold.
    With Kentucky slated to build the downtown bridge, and Indiana the East End span, who will be the first to complete their project?
    A competitive sport is one thing that both our states excel in!

  • LETTER: Please don't kill the birds

    To the editor:
    I just learned of the bird invasion and have a suggestion: the owners of their cars cover their cars with plastic or cloth or whatever else will do the job.
    As for ridding yourselves of the birds, I have no suggestions but please do not allow someone to come in to kill them.
    Janet L. Nelson
    Port Huron, Mich.

  • LETTER: Williams’ barn houses God’s creatures, not junk

    To the editor:
    I read, with some dismay, Magistrate J.D. Sparks’ letter in the Dec. 15 edition of The Oldham Era concerning Second Chances Wildlife Center.  
    Sparks’ letter insinuates that the Williams constructed a barn on their property after moving into their home.
    The barn was constructed by the previous owners who raised long-horn cattle on the property.  

  • LETTER: Our taxes are intended for county projects

    To the editor:
    I’m shocked that anyone would think Voegele’s “rogue spending” should be applauded. SERIOUSLY people?
    There are rules and regulations (laws) that dictate the powers of government officials. There are even regulations for guardrails – you don’t just put up guardrails wherever you want.
    County tax money is designated for county projects, state taxes are for state projects, are you catching on here?

  • LETTER: I-71 needs immediate attention

    To the editor:
    On Nov. 30, for the third time in a week, Interstate-71 was completely shut down or severely restricted by accidents between Interstate-265 and Crestwood (Exit 14).
    In my opinion, emergency mediation of this five-mile section of highway is as serious as the repair to the Sherman Minton Bridge. Not to mention the costs involved due to EMS, police and fire departments or the overwhelming traffic diverted onto Ky. 146, Ky. 22, Ky. 329 and narrow roads in the area.