Today's Opinions

  • MWMS band says thanks

        My name is David Bretz.  I am the band director/music teacher at Mount Washington Middle School.  On December 7th we gave our yearly Holiday Concert/Fundraising Auction and a fish fry.

  • Pity those who steal

         “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas”... Well it was at least on Seminole Court until Friday night, when some low life creeps stole three of our inflatable Christmas decorations.

        That’s right, they took a 8 foot Mickey Mouse, 4 foot Frosty the Snowman & 4 foot Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer right out of our front yard as we slept on Friday night, 12/3.  

  • Safety precautions urged during the holiday season

     Quincy, Mass. – While it may seem Scrooge-like to think about fire hazards during the holidays, many of the activities people engage in – cooking, entertaining, and decorating – all present increased fire risks. According to the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), candles and Christmas trees play a role in these incidents.

  • Get your flu shots

  • Why ban smoking?

     I am not a smoker and I don’t agree with smoking but, why in ‘blazes’ (sorry about the pun) are we trying to ban smoking county wide when tobacco is a legal substance? We should be banning the drinking of alcohol which causes people to kill as many or more people than tobacco ever did.

    Bob DeVore

    Mount Washington

  • Welcome to our new, exciting website

        It’s new.

        It’s improved.

        It’s ready to go.

        On Sunday, The Pioneer News unveiled its remodeled and retooled website, www.pioneernews.net

        The first thing you will see is that it is a clean website and it is easy to navigate. I really didn’t know what that meant but several people have already e-mailed me and expressed those comments.

  • Bullitt is caring community indeed

        The generosity of the community can be seen throughout the year in Bullitt County.

  • BBB Tip: Read the Fine Print before Buying Gift Cards

     According to a recent survey by the National Retail Federation, gift cards will be the most requested gift for the 2010 holiday season. According to market research company TowerGroup, gift cards are an $87 billion industry.