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Today's Opinions

  • Defining Freedom True Meaning of Independence Day

    By State representative Russell Webber

    FRANKFORT-– This July 4th we will celebrate the 239nd birthday of our great nation, when our forefathers unveiled the document that would help form the foundation of our United States, the Declaration of Independence. 

  • Worth the Risk
  • Take safety precautions with fireworks to help avoid eye injury

    FRANKFORT – Fireworks are a tradition that go hand-in-hand with the Fourth of July.

     

    But all too often, that tradition can lead to injury. That’s why the Kentucky Optometric Association is urging families to take precautions to protect themselves and their children against the potential dangers of fireworks.

     

  • Thanks for Clean Up assistance

     Bullitt Fiscal Court would like to thank the following for their assistance in making the annual Bullitt County Clean Up Days a huge success:

    Bullitt County Road Department

    Bullitt County Detention Center

    Bullitt County Conservation

    Bullitt Septic Service

    Bullitt County Board of Education

    Nichols Fire Department

    Bullitt County Supermarket

    2M Dumpster

     

    Larry Hatfield, Solid Waste Coordinator

  • THANKS from CASA

     The CASA Program of Bullitt County recently held its annual golf scramble.

  • Thanks to the volunteers

     The members of VFW Post 5710 and Ladies Auxiliary in Shepherdsville would like to thank the Blue Lick Youth Baseball team members and others who helped place 2,400 American flags on the graves of veterans. The flags were placed on the gravesites at Highland Memory Gardens in Mount Washington in honor of Memorial Day.

    VFW Post 5710 and Ladies Auxiliary

  • Christopher Jones’ family thanks Hebron Middle

     The family of Christopher Jones would like to thank the Hebron Middle School students and teachers for the outpouring of love, respect and sympathy exhibited after Christopher’s death.

    We were awed, amazed and astounded by all of the visitors to the funeral home, the flowers, the balloons released, the stories, the cards, the chimes, the bench, the throw, the scrolls and kind words.

    The money collected by Christopher’s classmates will be used to purchase a tree and memorial plaque for his gravesite.

  • Need new ideas

     Thank you for your coverage of the statewide candidates meeting.

    The overview provided by The Pioneer News was  helpful to those of use who could not attend.

    The candidates all sounded as if they rode in together on the same tired horse and I am less sorry I missed it.

    Their messages echoed the great Quincy Adams Flagstaff (Groucho Marx) in the movie Horsefeathers…

    “I don’t care what they have to say

    it makes no difference any way

    Whatever it is

    I’m against it.