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Today's Opinions

  • Hats off to EMS, fire department

     On Dec. 30, 2015, Bullitt County EMS and Fire Department cam to my rescue, the situation was well under control in 10 minutes.

    My patient was getting more ill and needed a physician.

    The MES team consisted of a veteran EMS technician of 25 years. She, with a calm sense of urgency, instructed her partner, a young man in his early 20s.

  • Bro. Gerald Armstrong

     One thing comes to my mind. We need prayers for people that know the Lord Jesus. They’ve been born again (saved) by His blood on the cross of Calvary. Luke 13:5 Romans 10:9-10,13

    That our government will be run by Bible principles. The KJV is the only true Bible of God’s word.

    In 1937 in Owensboro, Ky., was the last hanging for murder. Numbers 35:15-17

  • Thank school board members

     Changes are coming in K-12 education at the national level with passage of the federal Every Student Succeeds Act, with the potential for more change at the state level at a time when the Commonwealth’s new budget will be squeezed.

  • AG warns of Publisher’s Clearing House Scam

     FRANKFORT – Winners of the Publisher’s Clearing House Sweepstakes do not receive phone calls about their prizes.

    And Attorney General Andy Beshear wants to stress this fact as a safeguard to Kentucky seniors and consumers who are being inundated by imposters attempting to scam them out of their money.

  • Underwood brothers fought in World War II

      Bennie E. Underwood was born in 1910 and Virgil Underwood was born in 1915 in Bullitt County, Kentucky. 

    Their parents were Willis Underwood and Delia Reed.  Bennie and Virgil had several siblings.  They were Lillian, Mary Jane, George, Bertha, Ella, Zelma, Wesley and Lesley.  Their father was a farmer, so Bennie and Virgil along with their brothers and sisters grew up on the farm.  

  • BBB Hot Topics: January 2016

     See the latest scams in BBB’s January 2016 Hot Topics

  • School is really safe place for many kids

     Poverty - even chronic poverty - and being abused cannot be an excuse for antisocial or criminal behavior. 

    There are countless examples of heroes and regular people in our country who have overcome the most difficult childhood to lead productive lives.

    In schools and in society, we cannot simply allow extremely negative behaviors to go unaddressed. 

    It is a form of societal self-defense because, when we do begin to simply tolerate it - either in a school or in a community - the consequences is that we simply get more of it.

  • Updates on road projects happening in county

     People are always interested in the status of road projects in the county.

    Here’s an update for those road projects, particularly those in the 49th District.

    1.  The road on Old Preston that caved in has been repaired and is open. Should help business return to normal. 

    2. I have been working with CSX and State Transportation to repair the railroad crossing on 44 east (near Publishers). The paperwork has been completed but the crossing cannot be repaired until Spring when asphalt businesses reopen.