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Today's Opinions

  • Timing on vote to alter board boundaries odd

    While we are sure the intent was never to change boundaries on the five school board seats at the last minute, the latest decision makes things appear a bit messy.

    An addition to the last month’s school board agenda, a committee recommendation to redraw the five districts was approved with little discussion.

    For the most part, school board elections don’t draw a lot of interest, unfortunately.

    And maybe this one would have fallen into the same category as the seats currently held by Tim Wiseheart and Dolores Ashby are up for bids.

  • Mr. Director... Welcome to the world of politics

    Over the years it has happened on the local, state and federal level.

    People swear to the voters that they aren’t politicians. They are just common folk wanting to serve their constituents.

    Then reality hits. They are now in the world of politics.

    Bullitt County’s drug task force has been a shining star for the past nine years. While at times it may seem to TV viewers that Bullitt County only has a bunch of criminals, the task force has done a wonderful job.

  • Be prepared for next disaster

        LEXINGTON, Ky. - As any scout can tell you, “Be Prepared” is an excellent motto. With the storms and flooding of early May still fresh in people’s minds, now is a good time for you and your family to prepare for the next disaster-whatever it may be.

        There are three important steps to personal preparedness:

     

    1.      Get a kit.

    2.      Make a plan.

    3.      Be informed.

     

    Your kit

  • Health issues still abound in state

        FRANKFORT – For thousands of children attending school, the biggest challenge of the day may not be tied to the classroom, but to their health.                   

  • BBB ALERT: Beware of amazon.com fraudulent e-mail

    BBB is warning online shoppers about a fraudulent e-mail that appears to be from Amazon.com. Scam artists are sending out the e-mails that state “thanks for your order.” The e-mail has an order number on it, a total price, and a link to click on to check out your order.

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  • Traveling tips to help environment

        Summer time signals the start of the vacation season.

        Whether you are planning a day trip, a weekend getaway or a week-long vacation, you can travel “green” by following some simple environmentally friendly traveling tips.

    1.     Before you go, unplug unnecessary appliances such as TVs, DVD players, coffee pots and microwaves.  These items use energy even when they are turned off.  Adjust your thermostat and water heater setting to conserve energy.