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Today's Opinions

  • Attorney General warns of disaster relief scams

     FRANKFORT – As Kentuckians open their hearts and pocketbooks to support disaster relief efforts in Japan, Attorney General Conway cautions consumers that scammers may try to prey on their generosity.

    Fraudulent charitable solicitations can come through emails, social networking sites or even direct calls. General Conway asks that consumers choose carefully when considering urgent appeals for aid.

  • Your chance to voice opinion on smoking arrives Tuesday

     By this time next week, we might know whether the Bullitt County Public Health Board moved forward with its proposal to impose a smoking ban in public places.

  • COYLE'S CORNER 03/16/11

     This week Paul Coyle takes a look the sides being divided during the debate over the Health Department's proposed countywide smoking ban.

  • BBB Warns: Beware of NCAA Ticket Scams

     BBB is warning basketball fans not to fall for NCAA ticket scams as they follow their favorite basketball teams.

    Fans following the Wildcats, Eagles or the Cardinals along the road to the NCAA Championship Game may be tempted to fall for “too-good-to-be-true” ticket prices they see on the Internet or elsewhere.

  • Legislative update from Rep. Linda Belcher

                When the General Assembly began the 2011 Regular Session in January, there was only one thing that had to be done: Plug a sizeable deficit in Medicaid.

  • BBB Warns: Beware of Earthquake/Tsunami Charity Scams

     After a major disaster like the Japanese earthquake and tsunami, many Americans want to help those impacted. Unfortunately, with any major disaster, there are scam artists who will attempt to take advantage of those who want to help. Your Better Business Bureau offers this advice for donors to ensure their donations go to trustworthy relief efforts.

  • Facts on smoking issue

     The Bullitt County Board of Health meets on 3/22/11 to vote on a Smoke-Free Regulation to protect the public’s health. A small minority is making big noise against this regulation passing. Their reasons are unfounded and illogical. Let us look at some of the FACTS regarding a smoke-free Bullitt County policy, and clear up some misunderstanding surrounding the issue.

  • Shop and Share success

     Thanks to all the wonderful people who supported First Lady Jane Breshear’s Shop and Share program held at the Kroger stores in February.

    The Shop and Share program was established to give shoppers the opportunity to help supply and support the Domestic Violence shelters and Day Centers in Kentucky. This year thanks to the generosity and support of the Shepherdsville and Mount Washington Kroger stores, hundreds of supplies were collected for the Day Center in Bullitt County.