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Today's Opinions

  • Letters to the Editor

    Crestwood Civic Club appreciates coverage

  • Traffic is busy at Era’s news blog

    The Oldham Era recently launched a news blog to encourage community conversation about issues of local importance – OldhamCountyNews.wordpress.com.

    We’re updating the blog daily with stories and columns of local interest. I hope you’ll find the blog informative and easy to use. Take a minute to explore the site and send us your feedback. 

  • Letters to the Editor

    Deer harvest saves taxpayer money To the editor: In recent weeks I’ve been reading about the I-71 deer issues and am a little disturbed about what is being said.   I went to school to earn a degree in wildlife management and have also been an avid hunter for 20 years.  Mayor Carter has made it clear she is against hunting on the property but calling it irresponsible to allow bow hunting shows her ignorance.   It takes lots of time to become a successful bow hunter, not to mention patience.

  • Alltech chief has vision of success for Ky.

    Kentucky’s potential for success in a global economy might not be obvious to people who have lived here all of their lives.

    Pearse Lyons, an Irishman who heads the animal nutrition company Alltech, says he sees it. And he is convinced it can be achieved if Kentucky invests in education, focuses on scientific innovation and markets its brand.

  • Letters to the Editor

    ID’s plan to visit 2x per week is garbage

    To the editor: 

    I am dissatisfied with Industrial Disposal Co.’s decision to change the trash pick-up in Lockwood Estates subdivision from one day to two. I am strongly opposed to this decision.

  • Letters to the Editor

    Upchurch’s raise doesn’t make sense To the editor:

    How is it that the school superintendent of Oldham County, after his 11 percent pay increase makes $172,500 a year and Oldham County school teachers are the lowest paid of any surrounding counties, and only received a 1 percent pay increase?

  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

    THUMBS UP - Airport board wants your opinion

  • Letters to the editor

    Support staff deserve equitable pay, too

    To the editor:

    “Kudos” to Jed Turner’s letter last week regarding our situation here in Oldham County regarding our schools.