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Today's Opinions

  • No Gambling on this Budget

     In his state of the Commonwealth address, Governor Beshear laid it out fairly straight- we have to tighten our belts.  Again.  Like every responsible family in the Commonwealth we need to establish a reasonable budget, and exercise the discipline to stick to it.  We've been doing a pretty good job of that for the last four years, although we haven't been shy about our bonding (which is borrowing money on a 20-year payback.)

  • BBB Hot Topics: February 2012

     Check out the latest scams and bad business in BBB’s February 2012 Hot Topics!

     

    1.    There’s a new twist to the BBB Phishing Scam. Businesses are receiving calls from someone who says they are with the BBB, wanting to help them remove a virus from their computer due to a phishing scam. BBB is NOT making these calls!

  • Successful Unite effort

     Congratulations to the Unite Bullitt County Committee for being a part of achieving the goal of  changing the redistricting lines.

  • Commend the effort

     I wish to commend David Strange and Scott Wantland and all of the other citizens who worked so hard in Unite Bullitt County. You are to be proud of your role in helping build a better Bullitt County.

    Charles A. Long

    Mt. Washington

  • Stranger Danger

     Hi, my name is Clayton Luttrell. I go to DePaul School and I am a fourth grader. I am a Webelos I Cub Scout with Pack 47. I am writing this letter in order to earn my Citizenship Cub Scout Academic Pin. The issue I am writing about is missing children. Why do people kidnap children? I don’t understand.

  • House deals with diverse issues

     FRANKFORT While no one can predict exactly what will pass in a regular legislative session, one constant can always be counted on: Diversity. Last week was a textbook example of that in action in the Kentucky House, with legislation ranging from wild pigs to alternative energy projects.

  • BBB Advice: Proceed with Caution When Dating Online

     Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! Are you looking for love? Millions use dating and social networking sites to meet people. While many are looking to start a successful relationship, there are those using these sites to take advantage of others. Unfortunately, the anonymity of the internet makes it easy for con artists to use these sites to meet potential victims.

  • UPDATE: Local Groundhog Day forecast in jeopardy

     NICHOLS - The winter of 2012 has been mild in comparison with recent winters. Bullitt County Public Schools have not yet experienced a snow day.

    School officials and local government agencies plan to keep it that way after a generous posted reward led to the capture of unofficial Bullitt County groundhog Nichols Nick.

    A long-time prognosticator of the early spring forecast, Nick faced increased ridicule in recent years, taking blame for the long, harsh winters.