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Today's Opinions

  • Support Wooldridge

     I would like to strongly endorse John W. Wooldridge for the Office of Bullitt County Attorney in the May primary.

  • Thanks to fire department

     I had the misfortune of having a fire. I wish to commend Mount Washington Fire Department for prompt response and the professional manner in which they extinguished the fire and doing everything to restrict additional damage. They are very caring individuals thanks again for a job well done.

    Charles Long

    Mount Washington

    P.S. Thanks to the Windstream repairman who restored my phone service.

  • BBB Hot Topics: April 2014

     Check out the latest scams and bad business in BBB’s April 2014 Hot Topics!

  • Sessions nears end; budget work now

     FRANKFORT – This past week was the final full week of the 2014 Regular Session, leaving only a few days remaining until this year’s 60-day session comes to a close.

    Most activity this past week in the Capitol centered around talks between House and Senate leadership to hopefully reach a compromise on a new two-year budget for the Commonwealth, and a road plan of projects in Kentucky for the next six years.

  • BBB Warns: Fake Malaysian Airline News Used as Scam Click Bait

     The world is glued to the news about the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370. Now, scammers are taking advantage of curiosity over the missing flight. BBB is warning, don't fall for click bait teasers promoting exclusive footage of found passengers.

    How the Scam Works:   

    You are on Facebook, and a post catches your attention. "Video of Malaysia MH370 Plane Found in Bermuda Triangle. Passengers alive," it teases. Another popular version promises: "[NEWS FLASH] Missing Plane Has Been Found!"  

  • ‘Tis the season to spread some joy around to all

     It is anything but the giving holiday season throughout the commonwealth.

    And Bullitt County is part of it.

    It is election time as one will observe as one drives throughout the community.

    Election signs and election ads are popping up.

    Various jurisdictions have various laws about when signs can be posted.

    The county and the city of Shepherdsville have no restrictions on when signs are erected.

    Other cities generally have a 30-day window from the election day to post signs.

  • Best of Coyle: Politics

     As outdoor temperatures heat up, so do the primary election races. This week's Best of Coyle from 2010 features a tongue-in-cheek view of the candidates.

  • Kentucky deserves better than petty partisanship

     FRANKFORT– We are nearing the end of the 2014 Regular Session, and, much like the week, before controversy hangs over the House because of procedures used to pass Kentucky’s road plan and how to pay for it.

    On Tuesday, members of the House Committee on Appropriations and Revenue received a revised version of Governor Beshear’s proposed road plan and budget less than 15 minutes before the start of the meeting, meaning legislators had only a few minutes to review a document more than 220 pages long before a vote was called.