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Opinion

  • By Kim Buckler

    Did you know that Oldham County hosts thousands of traveling tourists each year? We entertain more than 10,000 tourists in just seven months of the year on our farm tours alone! That’s a lot of people who actually plan to visit Oldham County!

  • Crusade for Children a record-setting success

    The South Oldham Fire Department and Auxiliary turned in over $53,700 at the Crusade for Children telethon on Sunday, June 4.  The record-breaking total surpassed last year’s previously record-setting total of $49,000.

  • These days, news is everywhere. You can get what happened, a response to what happened, a response from the other side of the aisle, a counter-response to both of those responses and whatever else you want about what’s happening in Washington D.C.

  • I never realized there could be so many answers to the question, “When you look at a cup do you see that it is half full or half empty?” 

  • By Mitch McConnell

    For the past eight years, the people of Kentucky endured an economy that failed to live up to its potential. Kentuckians wanted growth, jobs and improved wages, but the Obama Administration responded with a highly regressive regulatory rampage that hurt the economy and empowered Washington bureaucrats.

  • Thank you to road department

    I would like to thank both the Oldham County and state road departments for being so prompt in responding to our needs in Goshen. 

  • By Zack Van Zant

    Many people feel like they aren’t making any progress financially. One of the biggest culprits that hinders a person’s ability to achieve financial success is lifestyle inflation. Lifestyle inflation is the process of increasing spending as income goes up.

  • My friend, Betty, had suffered the loss of her beloved daughter and was in desperate search for something to help heal her broken heart. She spoke to her minister who suggested she volunteer to get her out of her house and help her to think about something else besides her grief. 

  • By Ginger Lumpkin

    Sunday is the big day! I know, technically, the event is not about me, but it kind of is because it’s the day that I will take on my newest life role: mother-in-law! 

  • In my work with hospice over the years I have learned that the mystery of death is always there in the background, an ever-present anxiety that most of the time we effectively deny or push aside in order to live our daily lives.  

  • By Mitch McConnell

  • Seeking help with veteran’s memorial project

  • By Judge-Executive David Voegele

    No one can prevent every emergency or disaster, but being notified of dangerous situations and having a contingency plan in case they occur can save lives. As Benjamin Franklin once famously said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” 

  • I think one of the most highly valued character traits listed in the Bible is humility. The Bible is consistent in proclaiming if you are arrogant or prideful there are many bad consequences. If you are humble before the Lord you earn the highest praise from God, and our humility opens doors in our lives for God to use us.  

  • By Ginger Lumpkin

    I decided to work from McDonald's today. As I was squinting to read the menu board, a crew member cheerfully said, "Here! This will help,” and she handed me a large print menu.

  • If any of my readers wonder if it is time to have a baby, here are some helpful tests to take to decide if you are ready. 

    This first test is the “Mess test.” Smear peanut butter on the sofa and curtains. Place a fish stick behind the couch and leave it there all summer.  

  • Jesus has shown Peter the most amazing mountaintop experience that anyone can imagine. 

  • The Bible is full of wisdom for all of life’s situations.  For example, I found this list called “Everything I Need to Know I Learned from Noah” (Genesis 6-9)

    1. Don’t miss the boat.