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Today's Opinions

  • Foolishness could lead to local secession movement

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The controversial Bullitt County smoking ban may lead to a burning down of the entire community.

    Under severe pressure from local voters, businesses and churches, Bullitt Fiscal Court members finally came up with a solution to their lingering issues: Secession.

    In an unprecedented turn of events, Fiscal Court declared, without an official vote, that Bullitt County would secede from both the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the United States of America.

  • Mystery Shopping Scam Uses BBB Name

     Scam artists are using the Better Business Bureau’s good name in a Mystery Shopping Scam.

    BBB Evaluation Inc promises to pay $50 to $100 an hour. The email states “your urgent response needed ASAP.” An excerpt from the email, which has several grammatical and spelling mistakes, is below:

     

    From: BBB Evaluation Inc. <jobs@nankankaki.co.jp>
    Subject: Re: Your Urgent Response Needed ASAP®

  • City better learn to communicate before it’s too late

     It makes for great reading and even better video. But the Monday night encounter at the Shepherdsville City Government Center was not something to be proud of by anyone involved.

  • COYLE'S CORNER 03/30/11

     This week Paul Coyle takes a look at what President Barack Obama might tell the people of the United States.

  • Things can get done when we work together

      FRANKFORT – During the legislative session that ended earlier this month, Kentuckians saw a textbook example of what positive things can happen when both parties in the General Assembly come together and work toward the Commonwealth’s greater good.

  • Kentucky Senate week in review with Sen. Paul Hornback

     One of the more unusual and intriguing special sessions in recent memory wrapped up in rare fashion this week, with the House concurring in a Senate plan to plug a hole in the Medicaid budget without the need for a conference committee. Before voting for the plan, however, House leaders announced that the governor would issue line-item vetoes gutting key Senate changes to the bill. The House then adjourned its session, forgoing the traditional opportunity to override those vetoes.

  • Senate week in review: March 25

     One of the more unusual and intriguing special sessions in recent memory wrapped up in rare fashion this week, with the House concurring in a Senate plan to plug a hole in the Medicaid budget without the need for a conference committee.

    Before voting for the plan, however, House leaders announced that the governor would issue line-item vetoes gutting key Senate changes to the bill. The House then adjourned its session, forgoing the traditional opportunity to override those vetoes.

  • Live comedy is more than just simply telling a good joke

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