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Opinion

  • By Senator Ernie Harris

    The first week of the Kentucky General Assembly’s 2019 Regular Session is in the books. We had a productive few days in Frankfort and leave in good spirits about what is to come this session.

  • By Matt Williams 

  • The department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), now reports “widespread” flu activity in Kentucky for the first time this flu season. Widespread is the highest level of flu activity, which indicates increased flu cases or flu outbreaks in at least half of the Commonwealth’s regions.

  • By Senator Ernie Harris

    As 2018 comes to a close, I’d like to extend warm wishes and sincere hope that you and your loved ones enjoy a holiday season in good health and full of happiness.

  • Submitted by the Better Business Bureau 

  • Submitted by YMCA of Greater Louisville

  • By Dave Adkisson & Jason Bailey

    Kentucky’s skyrocketing incarceration trend lines are bringing worry lines to legislators’ faces in Frankfort. 

  • By Karen Henderson

    Every November, National Adoption Month helps turn the community’s attention to heroic families who navigate a system rife with legal and emotional hurdles, eventually emerging as a happy—if a bit exhausted—adoptive household.

  • By Sherry Crose

    Many of us think about the charitable organizations we will support as we enter this season of giving. There are numerous options and reasons motivating us. I would like to point out and give thanks to the active Kentucky Colonels, both living in the Commonwealth and from around the world, who support our Good Works Program.

  • By Patricia Figert

    Most breast cancers are found in women 50 years of age or older, but breast cancer also affects young women. About 11 percent of all new breast cancer cases in the U.S. are found in women younger than 45 years of age.

    If you are under the age of 45, you may have a higher risk if:

  • Attention all Oldham County voters

    The Oldham County Clerk’s Office wants to take this opportunity to inform all voters of upcoming election information.

  • If you’re a dedicated reader of The Oldham Era (as we all should be), you probably don’t recognize my name. Let me introduce myself. Hi, I’m Andrew Henderson a new reporter for The Oldham Era, and I’m excited to get to know you all.

  • La Grange police

    Joseph L. Sowards, 35 of Pendleton – arrested Aug. 14 for assault and trafficking in marijuana

    William A. Logsdon, 25 of La Grange - arrested Aug. 14 for an Oldham County warrant of one charge and an Oldham County warrant of two charges

  • The school year has just started and already local health providers are seeing more cases of hand, foot and mouth disease.

    The virus gets its name from small red sores that often appear in the mouth and rashes that appear on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet.

  • Underground Railroad bus tour

  • Without confidence in who you are, your entire self-worth may depend on how others feel about you. What if you offend people? What if they don’t like you anymore? If you choose to put up healthy boundaries, you may receive some backlash. But if you have a strong sense of self-worth, you’ll learn that you can tolerate the repercussions.

  • Few people will argue that relationships are more important in our lives than working and making money. Yet people tend to talk a lot more about how important their relationships are than actually working on them. That is surely because many people find it a lot easier to make money than to have healthy relationships.

  • La Grange police

    Amanda J. Olds, 25 of Versailles - cited and released Aug. 7 for speeding, operating on a suspended license and failure to surrender revoked license

    Seth A. Wilson, 30 of Warsaw – arrested Aug. 7 for an Ohio fugitive warrant of two charges