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Today's Opinions

  • Frankfort welcomes famous visitors

    By Ernie Harris 

    Hollywood stars, national organizations and winter weather greeted the Kentucky General Assembly during week six of the 2016 Session. With many guests, packed committee meetings, and energetic rallies, it was another exciting week in Frankfort.

  • Frankfort welcomes famous visitors

    By Ernie Harris 

    Hollywood stars, national organizations and winter weather greeted the Kentucky General Assembly during week six of the 2016 Session. With many guests, packed committee meetings, and energetic rallies, it was another exciting week in Frankfort.

  • Letters to the Editor - Feb. 18, 2016

     Traffic solutions

    After reading the article regarding the intersection at Highways 146 and 53 in the Era on Feb. 4, I made several calls and again went to look at the intersection with my own eyes.  

    I use this area as much as the average citizen does except I always walk in the crosswalks. I tell my grown children if I have an accident there get an extra half million for doing me in at the crosswalk.  

  • Why is the divorce rate so high?

     From the very beginning of time the importance of marriage has been proclaimed in the church because from the very beginning of time, God established the desire that a husband shall leave his father and mother and join with his wife, and the two shall become one in a holy union (Genesis 2:18-25).  

  • Wise up
  • Senate passes pro-life bill, celebrates Georgia Powers

    By Ernie Harris

     The fifth week of the 2016 Legislative Session in Frankfort was historic in a number of ways. Governor Matt Bevin signed his first piece of legislation, Senate Bill (SB) 4. We also said goodbye to former State Senator and civil rights activist, Georgia Davis Powers.

  • Women helping other women

    By Ginger Lumpkin

    Last week, after much consideration, I sent the following message: “I am in serious need of unconditional love. So I am going to have a gathering on Friday night for women I love unconditionally.  We will start at 6:30. I hope you all can make it!”

  • Letter to the Editor - Feb. 11, 2016

     Seeking support for retirees

    As a Kentucky Retirement Systems stakeholder, I am gratified by Gov. Matt Bevin’s recognition of the existential threat to the Kentucky employees and state police pension plans. His general fund budget proposal for the upcoming two fiscal years allocates revenue above the full employer contribution to begin addressing this threat.