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Today's Opinions

  • BBB Tips on the Top Holiday Scams

     Scammers are busy this time of the year! Whether it’s on the internet, at the stores, or even at your front door…they are ready to take your hard-earned cash! Here are some tips from the BBB on scams to look out for.

  • BBB Tips on Black Friday Shopping

      It’s time to start planning your Black Friday, that special day after Thanksgiving when retailers gear up to offer their best. Remember, all deals are not created equal and the fine print is often the most important thing! Before you head out the door for a block buster and get caught up in the frenzy, BB offers these tips:

  • Big issues will face legislators in January

     FRANKFORT – When the General Assembly opens the 2012 Regular Session in early January, there is no doubt what the top issue will be: enacting the state’s budget for the next two years.

    Redrawing state House, Senate and congressional districts, something done after each Census, will likely be prominent as well, especially in the session’s opening weeks.

  • Thanks from Cedar Grove

     Thank you to all the people and businesses that made Cedar Grove Elementary School’s Scrapbook Weekend such a success. Cedar Grove School appreciates all the support, donations and work that made the weekend so much fun.

    Joe Wantland, The Barnyard, P&P Body Shop, Barnyard Liquors, Grandma’s camping, Discount Auto, Hope Transportation and Vera Parsley.

    Cedar Grove Elementary School

  • An Ode to Tinky Pooch... a good friend

     I think I first met Mistie about four years ago. A black Labrador retriever, she was a puppy rescued from a shelter in Tennessee about a decade ago.

    Mistie and I became buddies then. About two years ago we became closer and spent more time together.

    The first best thing for me about having Mistie around was the walks. It was so nice to roam the streets without women calling their children indoors and notifying local authorities. Mistie introduced me to a lot of folks.

  • COYLE'S CORNER 11/16/11

     This week Paul Coyle takes a collective look at the thoughts of recent annexation attempts in Bullitt County.

  • BBB Issues Warning About Veterans’ Day Scams

     Some of the most cynical scams target service members, their families, and veterans, warns the Better Business Bureau. Veterans’ Day is a key opportunity for scammers who would target those who are serving or have served their nation, especially elderly vets.

    BBB Military Line provides free financial literacy and consumer protection services to the military community, as well as information on the latest scams, schemes, and ID theft tactics that threaten them. Among the scams to watch out for:

  • BBB Hot Topics: November 2011

      Check out the latest scams and bad business in BBB’s November 2011 Hot Topics!