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Opinion

  • By Laura Tapp

    There is a lot of talk lately about abortion. For example, New York has passed the “Reproductive Health Act,” and some in Virginia wanted to roll back a number of requirements on abortion restrictions. What many people don’t realize is that late-term abortion is already legal nationwide.

  • By Senator Ernie Harris

    It was a productive third week of the 2019 Regular Session, as the General Assembly remained hard at work in Frankfort.

  • By Senator Enrie Harris

    The General Assembly hit the ground running this week as it began the continuation of the 2019 Regular Session. The Senate Majority is excited to move forward with its legislative priorities and pass laws that benefit the Commonwealth.

  • 2018 was a milestone year for crime victims’ rights in Kentucky thanks to courageous legislators, determined advocates and hundreds of thousands of Kentuckians. Marsy’s Law was the first bill to pass in the General Assembly and then went to the ballot winning support from 63 percent of Kentucky voters.

  • By Natalie Jones

    Old man winter has finally made his appearance in the Bluegrass. And while his return may have you spending more time indoors, it does not mean you have to give up physical activity until warmer weather returns.

  • By Jim Waters

  • By John Black

    I am optimistic that 2019 is going to be to be an exciting time in our city. My goal as mayor will be to work for success at all levels: public safety, transparent government, cleanliness, human services, economic development, recreation and whatever else should be within the focus of moving La Grange forward.

  • 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.

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  • 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.