Today's Opinions

  • Talk about our local journalism different for crew from Pakistan

     Recently, I had the opportunity to talk with a group of journalists from Pakistan.

    In the United States on a tour of various media, the group stopped in Shepherdsville to find out how a community newspaper covered the news.

    They came from the world of big and small papers, television stations and wire services.

    With the assistance of interpretors, they got to ask the questions. I got to give a few answers.

  • BBB tips on breast cancer awareness

     October is designated as National Breast Cancer Awareness month. Many Americans embrace this cause by purchasing pink-ribbon products and services to support a cure for breast cancer. Your Better Business Bureau offers tips to avoid being scammed.

  • Clean up eyesores

     Mount Washington Councilmen – Pertaining to our City “eyesores!”

  • Signs, recycling good

     I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Bullitt County Works Department and others for the new blue, large print street signs, they are so much easier to read.

    Also, a reminder Bullitt County has a very clean, neat Recycling Center. Located off Highway 61 at 480 in back and side of Bullitt County Detention Center. The hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed on Mondays) Tuesday through Saturday.

  • Thanks from Children in Flight

     The 5th annual Children in Flight Justin Brandon Mahaffey Golf Outing held on September 28th, was a huge success. We were able to raise $3,800 to go toward our scholarships that will be given for the 2014 school year at Bullitt Central High School.

    Thank you for the support from our players and sponsors for making this year a success. We appreciate your dedication in supporting education for students in our community. We would like to thank the following for their sponsorships and donations.

    Hole Sponsor  Signs:  Communications Electronic Design

  • Keep grass laws intact

     My understanding is local attorney Eric Farris has taken steps to encourage the Hillview City Council to amend it’s ordinances to no longer require owners of industrial or commercial property to maintain their properties so vegetation would not be over twelve inches high.

  • Church says thanks

     Belmont Christian Church would like to thank the following local businesses for their generous donations to our recent Fall Festival:

    Creations by Barbara, Mr. Gatti’s, Country Corner Greenhouse, Auto zone, Bumper to Bumper, Papa Johns, Gary’s Extreme Archery, People’s Bank of Bullitt County, Yum Brands and McDonald’s.

    Belmont Christian Church

  • BBB Warns: Don’t Get Tricked Buying Halloween Treats!


    Looking to buy or rent a costume for Halloween? You are not alone! According to the National Retail Federation, Halloween spending is expected to reach $6.9 billion this year.