Today's Opinions

  • In our own backyard

    By Ginger Lumpkin

    Even though it is only two and-a-half hours away, I have not spent much time in Chicago. In 1974, I tagged along on a church youth trip chaperoned by my parents. I was only five, but I have some very distinct memories of that time. 

  • The art of business ethics

    By Molly Hensel

    Huh? Business and ethics in the same breath? Surely you jest. Just look at the current crop of political candidates and you must be dreaming to think that business and ethics are even part of the same conversation. 

  • What will they say?

     Having spoken at hundreds of funerals in my lifetime, I have discovered that final remarks relate a great deal about the deceased. It would be a fascinating experience to hear, in advance, what will be said in our eulogy.  

  • Letter to the Editor - June 16, 2016

     Running for judge

    After much prayer, discussions with my wife, Debby, other family members and friends, and with the encouragement of many people in the community, I have decided to seek the office of Family Court Judge for Henry, Oldham and Trimble counties.

  • Still going strong

    Despite the doom and gloom predictions that print is dead, community newspapers like The Oldham Era are flourishing.

    But why?

  • Go beneath the surface
  • Ranch: a way of life

    By Ginger Lumpkin

    I love ranch dressing. In fact, I love it so much that I have been known to travel with it when I’m leaving the country for an extended period of time.  

  • How is your timing?

    By Tom McShane

     Life moves at a metered pace. Sometimes the time seems to go by quickly and sometimes it just seems to drag on. Just as the earth keeps spinning, and the sun keeps rising and setting, time always keeps its schedule. And it is totally up to us to know how to use it effectively.