Today's Opinions

  • Inaugural Croquet Open a success


    I was worried about the Richard Masterson Croquet Open just because it was our first and you never know what to expect. As it turned out it was a beautiful day on the courts and a fun time for all the people that attended. The weather was simply perfect making it a pleasurable day to be on the courts.

  • Public-pension bill will head to Supreme Court

    For those of us who opposed this year’s public-pension bill, the court ruling that struck it down last Wednesday was cause for celebration.  It also re-affirmed something even more important: The people of Kentucky should never be shut out of the legislative process.

    Franklin Circuit Court Judge Phillip Shepherd’s opinion is just the latest – but not the last – step in a saga that has been going on for more than a year.  The Kentucky Supreme Court will ultimately decide the law’s fate in the weeks ahead.

  • How to dispose of a found needle

    Summer is here! That means kids playing in parks; barefoot play, outdoor cleaning and river sweeps are here too. You’ve been asking: What do I do if I find a needle? How do I dispose of it?

    We have your answers and tips to doing so. According to The Department of Health, the recommended way to dispose of a discarded needle and syringe varies between cities and states.

  • TRDHD transitions out of home health


    Three Rivers District Health Department wishes to thank all of the supporters of our Home Health agency through the years. Three Rivers has been licensed to provide home health services since 1975 during which time we have come to love and care for our patients like family. Our dedicated employees have served many families over the years and developed a reputation of excellence in the communities of Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Owen, and Pendleton Counties.

  • Rand shares info on changes to taxes

    We may not think of mid-summer as tax season, but it’s something to keep in mind as an array of major changes in the state tax code is just days away from officially becoming law.

  • Benefit for Duncan held June 15


  • OCHS class reunion


    The 45th high school reunion of the Oldham County Class ‘73 will be held on 

    Aug. 17, at Kavanaugh. Email ochsclass73@gmail.com or join the Facebook group, Oldham 

    County High School Alumni Group.


    Debbie  Klingenfus

    Shelbyville, Ky.

  • Local athletes compete at Special Olympics Summer Games


    The State Summer Games 2018 were held June 1-3, at Eastern Kentucky University. The results are:

    Melissa Beatty: 1st, 50 meter walk and 2nd shot put;

    Rhonda Burns: 2nd, 50 meter walk and 4th softball throw;

    Katyln Colston: 1st, 100 meter dash and 1st softball throw;

    Thomas Granger: 3rd, 100 meter dash and 2nd standing long jump; Amanda Hearn: 5th, softball throw and 4th, 50 meter walk;

    Mary Pyles: 2nd, 50 meter walk;

    Chris Roberts: 3rd, 100 meter dash and 2nd, shot put; and