Today's Opinions

  • COYLE'S CORNER 11/16/11

     This week Paul Coyle takes a collective look at the thoughts of recent annexation attempts in Bullitt County.

  • BBB Issues Warning About Veterans’ Day Scams

     Some of the most cynical scams target service members, their families, and veterans, warns the Better Business Bureau. Veterans’ Day is a key opportunity for scammers who would target those who are serving or have served their nation, especially elderly vets.

    BBB Military Line provides free financial literacy and consumer protection services to the military community, as well as information on the latest scams, schemes, and ID theft tactics that threaten them. Among the scams to watch out for:

  • BBB Hot Topics: November 2011

      Check out the latest scams and bad business in BBB’s November 2011 Hot Topics!

  • Thanks for Nichols Fall Festival help

  • Defense spending: Is it worth the cost?

    There is mixed emotions about the war in Iraq. One thing that people are saying we fought a war we did not have the right to fight.

    It cost at least $806 billion dollars. There was more than 36,0000 American casualties, including 4,400 fatalities. At least there is one thing to be thankful for. The American servicemen and women will be home for the holidays.

  • Support Local Pharmacies

    The recent closing of Ear X-tacy in Louisville has me wondering what the citizens of Nelson County would think if they lost the services of their local pharmacists. The possibility is real. The similarities to what shut down Ear X-tacy, and the economic pressures facing retail pharmacy, are quite striking, except for one thing: Music is a commodity, drugs purchased at a pharmacy and the services provided by a pharmacist are not.

  • COYLE'S CORNER 11/09/11

    This week Paul Coyle lampoons the HVAC issues county officials are dealing with at the Bullitt County Courthouse.

  • Career, college readiness is new big thing

    Our raison d'etre:  College and Career Readiness.

    It might seem funny using a French phrase in the title on a piece on college and career readiness, but the phrase means "reason or justification for existence." 

    That is just what college and career readiness is for our schools and district. 

    If we are not giving every student the opportunity and instilling the motivation to be prepared for the adult world, we are not doing our job.