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Today's Opinions

  • Thanks for fund-raiser help

     “Children in Flight” Justin Brandon Mahaffey Scholarship would like to thank the following for their support in our golf fundraiser for education that was held Saturday, September 15, 2012. Children in Flight gave our yearly scholarships to seniors attending Bullitt Central High School. We raised $3,900 at our golf fundraiser which will go towards scholarships in memory of Justin Brandon Mahaffey. Thank you to all who support us for a better education.

  • Support emergency services

     Bullitt County’s Emergency Services Department is having difficulty retaining employees even though the county is experiencing the same unemployment problems facing the rest of the country.

    Mr. Phillips, the EMS director, approaches fiscal court at almost every meeting stating the need to replace a dispatcher, EMT or paramedic. The EMS has been dealing with this problem for some time. The reason that most leave is the low pay scale. They can earn 20% to 30% more working for a neighboring county or a private employer.

  • Fouts will be missed as jobs leader

     He will leave as quietly as he entered the county scene nine years ago.

  • COYLE'S CORNER 09/26/12

     This week Paul Coyle thanks Bullitt County Economic Development Authority executive director Bob Fouts for his years of service to the community.

  • Another assessment system to be unleashed in Kentucky

     If you’ve been paying attention to education for a long time, you remember the KIRIS (Kentucky Instructional Results Information System) tests, which was replaced by CATS (Commonwealth Accountability Testing), which was overridden by the federal NBLB (No Child Left Behind) law that used the KCCT (Kentucky Core Content Test) to judge whether a school was a success for failure. 

  • Time now to get land-use plan finished

     Within the next month, the Bullitt County Planning Commission will have a number of companies interested in completing the final portion of the comprehensive land-use plan.

  • COYLE'S CORNER 09/19/12

     This week Paul Coyle takes a look at tax increases implemented by Bullitt Fiscal Court and Bullitt County Public Schools.

  • Tax increases not wanted but must be done at times

      There is not a single elected official - let alone a politician - who would ever admit that they enjoyed voting for a tax increase.