Today's Opinions

  • Letter to the Editor - Nov. 5, 2015

     The Law and Grace

     Dear Legislator,

    As property owners in Oldham County, our taxes pay for many of the municipal services we enjoy every day. We are obligated and grateful to have the privilege to pay our taxes each year. 

  • Does God really care about all our prayers?

    Have you ever wondered if God hears the prayers of those who doubt He exists or don’t believe at all?
    Through the years I have written many times about prayer, and implied in those articles is the assumption that the reader is a believer in Christ, and wants to know more about prayer.

  • Fall, get up and laugh

    I remember the time two springs ago when I was determined to paint the sun room. Up early, to the hardware store gathering the gallons of white, the wooden mixing sticks, the drop cloths, and the one-time brushes that always harden, no matter what you soak them in.

  • Pumpkin spice everything

     Here we are, back in the throes of pumpkin spice season.  I would say “pumpkin” season, but for many people, myself included, it’s more about cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and all-spice rather than the pumpkin itself.  It’s a running joke anymore, with memes and comics depicting everything from pumpkin spice motor oil to pumpkin spiced feminine hygiene products.  

  • Letters to the Editor - Oct. 29, 2015

     Veteran’s cards a success

    Recently, there was a luncheon sponsored by Oldham County American Legion Post 39 and the Kentucky Veterans of the Year program that recognized Vietnam veterans.  Veterans Memorial Park of Kentucky, being built in Crestwood, contacted the principals of Camden Station, Crestwood Elementary and Kenwood Station Schools, requesting cards from students thanking the veterans attending the event for their service.

  • How much time should we spend in prayer?

      When he found out his mom was pregnant Johnny announced he wanted a baby brother, and he would do whatever he could to get one. His dad told him that if he prayed these last two months of his mom’s pregnancy, he could guarantee God would give him a little brother.  

  • All about pumpkins

     By Chris Duncan

    Few things say “fall” better than pumpkins. 

    Whether you use them to cook, decorate or carve, chances are a pumpkin in some form or fashion will be a part of your seasonal celebrations. In fact, 80 percent of the U.S. pumpkin supply is available in October.

    Here are some interesting facts about the season’s favorite gourd:

  • Lessons from Haggai

     I visited a new church Sunday.  New to me anyway.  I had been trying for three weeks prior, and even made it as far as the front steps one Sunday, but for various reasons was unable to attend until this past week.  But the delayed timing proved to be perfect.