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Today's Opinions

  • Save social security

     I don’t know if I am hearing this right about proposals in Washington, D.C. to cut Social Security to reduce a deficit it did not cause. Social Security is critically important for American people of all ages. Are they saying when you become retirement age you cannot retire? Reason being there will not be any money left to give you so you can retire and live a peaceful life. Are they going to take it away from the ones that have already retired? What about Medicare benefits that would affect millions of people in America?

  • BBB Tips: Back-to-School Basics

     Summer is winding down, and soon local students will be headed back to school! Chances are, you still have some major “back-to-school” shopping to get done. Whether your child is headed to grade school, high school or college, the Better Business Bureau has some Back-to-School basics.

     

    When shopping for anything from new attire to electronic items, BBB has these tips to help you be a savvy back-to-school shopper:

     

  • Court must make difficult choice if deal can’t be done

     A potential of 1,000 jobs or a group of upset church members...what weights the most?

  • COYLE'S CORNER 08/03/11

     This week Paul Coyle takes a look at the potential future of rezoning issues in Bardstown Junction.

  • Internship provides real education

     Ten weeks ago, I wrote a column, outlining my plans for the future: go to graduate school, major in international journalism, travel the world. 

  • COYLE'S CORNER 07/27/11

      This week Paul Coyle is hot and takes a look at the end of the recent heat wave (he hopes).

  • Experts say to stay hydrated during heat

     In recent years, reusable water bottles have taken on stylish new looks, but making a fashion statement pales in comparison to the value of the life-saving role fluids play in reducing risks from too much summertime heat and humidity. 

  • Miracle from God

     While on vacation in Nicksville, Ky., I had both legs injured. On returning home my car broke down and I was left sitting at a station with no money to get it repaired.

    After sitting there for seven hours, this young man came and asked me if I needed help. He looked at my car and said he would fix it for me at no charge.

    Mr. Warner and his wife, Debbie, took me to their home, provided me with a meal and a place to sleep. Mr. Warner worked on my car for hours and it was then that I found out he was a preacher and the cousin to singer Steve Warner.