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Today's Opinions

  • Eminence Independent Schools Holiday Assistance Program

    Happy Holidays!

  • Oldham County Airport's condemnation powers

    In a Letter to the Editor in the Local of November 14th, Ferenc Vegh said his mother “asked the Airport Authority Board chair, Mr. Westbrook, how can a board appointed by Oldham County Fiscal Court, have jurisdiction (for eminent domain purposes) in another county. His answer to her was ‘Because we can.’” Mr.

  • Paul Rankin

    Paul C. Rankin, age 68 of Bethlehem, died Saturday, November 10, 2007 at Jewish Hospital in Shelbyville. He was the son of the late Kelley and Lucy Carter Rankin, member of Pleasureville Baptist Church, Pleasureville Masonic Lodge #410 and Gideons International, Henry-Trimble Camp. He was retired from the Commonwealth of Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

  • Do you know about "the other high blood pressure?"

    November is Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month. Pulmonary Hypertension, or PH, is a simplified name for a complex health problem - continuous high blood pressure in the pulmonary artery in the lungs, resulting in an enlarged heart which can also lose its ability to pump. In the U.S. PH affects an estimated 100,000 people of all ages and ethnic backgrounds.

    PH is underdiagnosed, as doctors often confuse the symptoms with other health conditions. These symptoms include:

    * shortness of breath

    * fainting

    * dizziness

    * chronic fatigue

  • 6th Annual Operation Henry County Cares: We have not forgotten

    Since the War in Iraq started, the support has weakened for our soldiers, especially wounded soldiers who are overseas. I know that our great community can do a lot to help in this matter. The Senior Class of 2008 and I would like to invite you to join us in supporting troops who are serving overseas. This is a special year for us because two of the brigades we are supporting are being led by two Henry County graduates and it is only fitting that we begin this year's soldier drive on Veteran's Day. As with years past, we adopt groups and support them for the entire school year.

  • Veteran's Day ceremony was a great honor for veterans

    I had the opportunity last week to attend the Veteran's Appreciation Day Ceremony at the Henry County High School. It was great to see such honor given to those who truly deserve recognition. It was a first class program and everyone involved did an outstanding job.

  • November is National Home Care Month

    With more Americans aging, the demand for healthcare services delivered in the home is growing. In fact, this year, more than 11 million Americans will utilize home care services. November is National Home Care Month and we want to celebrate it with these patients and honor all the compassionate caregivers that make a difference everyday for our nation's seniors.

  • Oldham needs to be a better neighbor .....

    Last year, the residents of Shelby County were approached from a group of people about the possibility of forming an Airport Authority Board to check into the possibility of locating a regional airport in Shelby County. It does not matter if you were for or against it, I believe all can agree it was presented to the people and the residents spoke - there was not enough support for such an endeavor.