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Today's Opinions

  • Bring back that old way to inform us of snow closings

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A little bit of this and a little bit of that….

    *I guess I’m getting old but I miss the way we used to notify the public about snow closings.

    For many of us, listening to the school closing music on television was a fixture.

    Now, the anchors will talk about Jefferson County schools and that’s about it. The rest of us will be directed to the bottom of the screen.

    And, radio is totally different.

    I remember listening to Wayne Perkey continue to read the school closing lists - over and over.

  • School system discovers new ways to push kids to excel

     We guess that the great thing about America is that even when an idea appears too good to even discuss, we will be proven wrong.

    Bullitt County Public School officials seemed to have a good idea on the table Monday evening.

    The plan was to create an academy where the top middle school students would join together in a single facility to do what they love - study math and science.

    The Discovery School would be part of Hebron Middle. It would open in the fall of 2014.

    It would be a great thing.

  • Best of Paul Coyle: Gas prices

     From 2011, this Coyle panel shows some things never seem to change, including the price of gasoline.

  • BBB Warning: Website Scam Targets Military

     BBB Military Line is sharing information from the U.S. Army’s Criminal Investigation Command (CIC) warning about a new website scam in which criminals are attempting to take advantage of soldiers and their families.

  • Best Ever snow removal

     One thing is for certain Old Man Winter is here! The snow is Free and the frigid weather is Free! Free to us from Old Man Winter! Free for us to sled in. Free for us to make snowmen out of. Free for children to run and play in. Free for the “Foxes” and “Dogs” to romp in. We are all free to enjoy watching the snow falling as we sit in our cozy houses, sipping hot chocolate while we are unable to go to school and be with our friends.

  • BBB Names Top Ten Scams of 2013

     Every year, BBB receives thousands of calls and emails from consumers who have been scammed. Some scams are widespread, getting a lot of people for small amounts. Others are more narrowly focused, but take people for thousands or tens of thousands of dollars. Here are BBB’s Top Scams of 2013:

  • Bill would have CPR taught to all ninth graders in state

     Around the commonwealth as folks dealt with more cold temps and bad weather, vintage cars sliding into sinkholes and an early morning pipeline explosion, in Frankfort our focus remained on education and doing what we can to educate and protect our children.

    House Bill 205 passed out of the House Education Committee this week which would ensure that CPR be taught in every 9th grade health class in all Kentucky high schools.

  • Life in prison would be sentence for shooting police

     FRANKFORT - We are nearing the halfway point of the 2014 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly, and while we continue work and debate on a budget for the next two years, numerous bills have been filed and are making their way through the legislative process.

    One bill filed lastweek was in honor of a fallen Kentucky police officer.

    Rep. David Floyd of Bardstown filed House Bill 368, which is being called the Officer Jason Ellis Memorial Act.