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Today's Opinions

  • COYLE'S CORNER 02/08/12

     This week Paul Coyle honors former Lebanon Junction mayor Gerald Tamme who recently passed away.

  • BBB Offers Advice for Safe and Successful Valentine’s Day Shopping

       If you are going to send flowers, candy, or gifts for Valentine’s Day do your homework first!

    When buying flowers, consumers should be especially careful when making the purchase online or over the phone. Consumers should review the description of the floral arrangement and be sure they know exactly what their loved one will be getting. When doing business with a florist, keep the following in mind:

  • 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.