Today's Opinions

  • Gripe with jail phone system

      I am writing in response to the letter in the paper from Beve Smith on 11-14-12 concerning the Bullitt County Detention Center. I am glad to see that I am not the only one frustrated with the jail. I have a relative in the jail and found out this is true. They take 25% of money placed on the inmates account even for old fees. I think this is not fair when they are serving a totally different sentence.

  • GOP won't abandon issue

     For six years (2000-2006) the Republican Party controlled both houses of Congress, the Presidency, and the Supreme Court. During this time they managed to cut taxes for the wealthy, de-regulate the financial industry, and start two un-funded wars. However, they did not attempt to overturn Roe vs. Wade. Why was such a central plank of the Republican platform for the past thirty years allowed to languish on the back burner during a time when the Republicans possessed the resources to make a serious challenge to abortion rights?

  • Thanks to supporters

  • Time again to give thanks

     As we once again entire the Thanksgiving season, we need to take a few moments to reflect.

  • Turkalypse could take over Bullitt County NOW

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Recent Bullitt County turmoil could lead to the end of the world as we know it, or at least to the end of Thanksgiving.

  • COYLE'S CORNER 11/21/12

     This week Paul Coyle, on behalf of the entire Pioneer News staff, wishes everyone in Bullitt County and beyond a Happy Thanksgiving holiday (and a safe meal as well).

  • BBB tips on Black Friday shopping

    It’s time to start planning your Black Friday, that special day after Thanksgiving when retailers gear up to offer their best. Remember, all deals are not created equal and the fine print is often the most important thing! Before you head out the door for a block buster and get caught up in the frenzy, BBB offers these tips:

  • BBB tips on the top holiday scams

     Scammers are busy this time of the year! Whether it’s on the internet, at the stores, or even at your front door…they are ready to take your hard-earned cash! Here are some tips from the BBB on scams to look out for.