Today's Opinions

  • Exiting officials deserve praise for their efforts to serve public

        There’s just a few days left before the calendar turns its next page.
        When January arrives, Bullitt County will lose some good public servants. This happens every election cycle.
        The names may change but their devotion to the community doesn’t.
        At the county level, Thomas Kappel will be leaving as coroner, an office he has served in since the early 1980s. It is a position that doesn’t get a lot of publicity    unless some really bad crimes occur.

  • COYLE'S CORNER 12/29/10

        This week Paul Coyle wishes everyone a happy New Year

  • Santa Barr fills bag with all sorts of toys

     It is a bittersweet Christmas for ole’ Santa Barr.

  • A different perspective on your ole’ Christmas story

      Once upon a Christmas Eve, still working late a weary Steve.

    Though hoping henceforth soon to leave, deadlines persisted, causing pain.

    As I drifted, nearly snoozing, listening to nearby trains cruising,

    Someone must've been perusing just outside my window pane.

    Looking out, 'twas nothing there, 'twas ice and snow, 'twas in my brain.

    That was all, so type again.


    Near the door a crashing sound and I jumped from my desk and, rounding,

  • Shepherd's Shelter - Rooms at the Inn

     Luke 2:7  And she brought forth her firstborn son; and she wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.

    During this time of year those of us who are of the Christian faith retell a timeless event that happened two thousand years ago in a little town named Bethlehem in the  tiny country of Israel on the east side of the Mediterranean Sea.

  • Cat's letter to Santa

     I want just a few things this Christmas. I have been good this year. I have not clawed up the furniture, walls and I have kept my hairballs to just a few.

  • COYLE'S CORNER 12/22/10

      This week Paul Coyle wishes everyone in Bullitt County a Merry Christmas!

  • 'Dear Santa' Websites?

      More than 60 domain names have been registered in the name of Santa Claus, offering children a wide range of opportunities to persuade St. Nick via email that they were not at all naughty in 2010. Before allowing children to share any personal information with a “Letter to Santa” Website, the Better Business Bureau Children’s Advertising Review Unit (CARU) recommends adults carefully review the sites to determine who is seeking the information, how it will be used, and whether information will be shared with third parties.