Today's Opinions

  • BBB Hot Topics: May 2013

      Check out the latest scams and bad business in BBB’s May 2013 Hot Topics!

    1. OverstockCloseoutSales.com of Leitchfield, KY has an “F” rating with the BBB. Consumers say the website, which is now shut down, was using the BBB logo. Complainants, who found the company advertised on their local Craigslist, say they ordered and paid for items they never received. They paid for the items through Green Dot MoneyPak.

  • Learn more about driver’s license bureau

     The driver’s license division is the one division of the clerk’s office with which most citizens are familiar. 

  • BBB tips on graduation celebrations

      As the school year ends, the festivities begin. From graduation get-ups to prom preparations, the expenses can quickly add up for parents.  Each year, BBB receives complaints from unhappy parents after the festivities.

    According to a new survey by Visa, the average American family plans to spend $1,139 on prom this year, a 5-percent increase over 2012.

  • Bullitt County Derby: another banner year

     It’s another off-track at newly-christened Hall of Famer Mike Farner Downs, home of the annual Bullitt County Derby.

  • COYLE'S CORNER 05/01/13

     This week Paul Coyle welcomes all of Bullitt County's guests to the area who are visiting for the Kentucky Derby and its surrounding festival.

  • BBB Warns: Beware of Derby Ticket Scams!

     The race is on to get last-minute Kentucky Derby tickets! But, BBB warns, beware of scam artists who are on the prowl, trying to fool you into buying fake Derby tickets!

    “A ticket to the Kentucky Derby is the hottest ticket in town and one of the hottest in sports,” says Charlie Mattingly, President/CEO, of the Better Business Bureau. “If you're looking to buy a ticket to get into Churchill Downs on May 4th, make sure you don't get taken for a ride. Protect yourself against ticket fraud and ticket deceit."

  • Look for names of the past in this monthly column

     In this column we will look back 15, 30, 60, and 90 years to capture glimpses of what was happening in Bullitt County in each of these years. Today we will focus on the month of April.

  • Science of teaching has formula for success

     One of the odd things about a career in education, unlike a career in engineering or medicine, is that most all of us have spent years during our own childhood in schools - and that translates for some people as qualifying them to be an expert in what it means to be a good teacher.