http://www.oldhamera.com/todaysopinions/rss.xml en Mountaintop or resurrection disciple? http://www.oldhamera.com/content/mountaintop-or-resurrection-disciple <p class="p1"> You catch them, God cleans them http://www.oldhamera.com/content/you-catch-them-god-cleans-them <p> <span class="s1">After that amazing mountain top experience the disciples thought they were on top of the world, that is until they came off the mountain and started walking toward Jerusalem, and all that was waiting for them there.&nbsp; Over and over they kept falling short and failing. &nbsp;</span></p> Massie files bill to end ed department http://www.oldhamera.com/content/massie-files-bill-end-ed-department <p> By Thomas Massie</p> <p> Of all the harmful things our government in Washington, D.C. does, micromanaging education is perhaps the worst.</p> preparing to be a preacher’s wife http://www.oldhamera.com/content/preparing-be-preacher%E2%80%99s-wife <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">Nine-year-old Hudson Charles totally rocked his first piano recital. In January, he downloaded an app on his phone and began teaching himself to play classics such as &ldquo;Fur Elise&rdquo; and &ldquo;The Imperial March,&rdquo; so I decided it was high time to put him in lessons.&nbsp;</span></p> Letter to the Editor - March 23, 2017 http://www.oldhamera.com/content/letter-editor-march-23-2017 <p class="p1"> <span class="s1"><b>Trucks stuck again</b></span></p> <p class="p2"> <span class="s2">Well, the truckers did it again in Crestwood. An 18-wheeler stuck on the tracks again.&nbsp;</span></p> You’re reading real news http://www.oldhamera.com/content/you%E2%80%99re-reading-real-news <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">There&rsquo;s a lot of talk these days about fake news.</span></p> Legislative session leads to new bills http://www.oldhamera.com/content/legislative-session-leads-new-bills <p> By Ernie Harris</p> <p> &nbsp;A flurry of activity stemming from committee meetings and the passage of bills marked a short but intense week six of the Kentucky General Assembly. Although the Senate was only in session from Monday to Wednesday of this week, committee meetings still met during the later part of the week to give final hearings to a few select bills.</p> Those with true grit http://www.oldhamera.com/content/those-true-grit <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">I have always liked the term, true grit, which I first discovered from the title of an old John Wayne movie. It&rsquo;s apparent that true grit is a quality that people from all walks of life possess. It takes as much true grit to rise from homelessness to job stability and home ownership as it does to be a concert level pianist.&nbsp;</span></p>