Today's Opinions

  • Drug-free summer safety in the home

      June is Home Safety Month (Home Safety Council, 2011). When considering ways to make your home safer, many people consider covering electrical sockets, looking for loose cords and wires, or putting together an emergency supplies kit. Have you ever considered the connection between home safety, alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs? There are many ways to help make your home safer for children and grandchildren who will be home from school on summer break.

  • Thanks from BE Hoops

     The Bullitt East Basketball program would like to thank our fans, the people of Mount Washington, our parents and the staff of Bullitt East HS for the tremendous support we received during the regional and state tournaments over the last 3 weeks. It is a blessing and a pleasure to play and represent the people of our great community and we thank each and every one of you that bought t-shirts, tickets, came to open practice, traveled long distances and waited outside in the rain to watch us play. 

  • Where is the courtesy when attending concerts?

     Depending on your musical tastes, there are many styles of live concerts. Most people today would likely think of Rock or Country music as I mention the word ‘concert’.

  • Get out and have some fun at county fair

     Don’t anyone misread the headline. The Bullitt County Fair will provide some exotic animals during its annual run June 13-18.

  • COYLE'S CORNER 06/08/11

     This week Paul Coyle takes a look at Shepherdsville Police Chief Doug Puckett's return to office and subsequent welcome from Mayor Scott Ellis.

  • Healthy tips for summertime

     For many, Memorial Day represents the unofficial beginning of summer, marking the onset of barbecues, parties and water sports. With that in mind, the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) reminds the public to continue to follow guidelines for food, outdoor and water safety.

  • Scholar-athletes can still achieve in local schools

     In glancing through the list of scholarship winners and honorees at the three high school graduations on Saturday, it was heart-warming to see that so many of the students also competed in athletic competitions.

  • BBB Hot Topics: June 2011

     A list of hot topics provided by the Better Business Bureau for the month of June. For more information go to www.bbb.org.