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Today's Opinions

  • Be careful when giving donations at holidays

     As Kentuckians open their hearts and pocketbooks to help those in need this holiday season, Attorney General Jack Conway wants to make sure charitable donations end up where they are needed most and not in the hands of scam artists.

  • BBB Tips for Avoiding the Holiday Travel Headache

     The holidays are a time of cheer, but they can also be a time for battling traffic and bad weather on the road. Staying safe should be a top priority for all travelers so Better Business Bureau recommends taking a few precautions when hitting the road this holiday season.

  • What will fiscal court do to expand fire territory?

      Through the good graces of the man above and the cooperation shown by surrounding areas, fire tragedies are not common even in parts of Bullitt County that are not officially covered within any fire protection district.

  • COYLE'S CORNER 12/12/12

     This week Paul Coyle realizes how close we are to the alleged Doomsday apocalypse scheduled for Dec. 21.

  • Be Fire Smart this Holiday Season

     FRANKFORT – Holiday cooking, Christmas trees, candles and holiday decorations significantly contribute to the seasonal causes of home fires, said Kentucky State Fire Marshal Bill Swope, director of the state Division of Fire Prevention.

    "The holiday season can remain festive and fun by taking preventative steps and following simple rules of thumb to prevent home fires,” said Swope. “My advice is to stay in your kitchen while cooking, consider using flameless candles and follow the rules for placing and lighting your Christmas tree.”

  • Teachers required to teach certain standards

     What is it we are teaching?  

  • BBB Hot Topics: December 2012

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

    1. The Trademark Registration and Monitoring Office sends fake invoices to businesses stating “important information regarding your federal trademark.” A local business received the invoice that states they must “pay the full amount of $485 to avoid additional penalties.” The company has an “F” rating with the BBB.

  • Attorney General urges safety in charity donations

     Your charitable donation can help clothe a child, put food on the table for a family in need and bring hope to those who have none.  As you open your heart and pocketbook this holiday season, make sure that you give wisely.

    Much like storms and natural disasters, the season of giving brings out the best and worst in people.  Scam artists are ready to unveil their latest schemes designed to prey on the generosity of others.