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Today's Opinions

  • Skate park is more than that

      Growing up in Mount Washington, it was easy to wish we had more.

    More places to eat than the Dairy Queen. More stores to shop at than Houchens. More places to go than the swings at the city park.

    After I left for college, it seemed like everything came to town at once.

    All of a sudden, there was a movie theater within a bike ride of my house.

    Frozen yogurt shops offered a fun place to hang out with friends and the boutiques were at every corner.

  • Field ready for muddy Bullitt County Derby

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Heavy rains last week have let up in time for the glade cress to bloom at Hall of Famer Mike Farner Downs for this year’s Bullitt County Derby.

    This year’s odds-on favorite in the Run for the Glade Cress is the Bullitt County Sheriffs entry, Ultimatum, out of No Patrol and Nita Newvest. With an endorsement from Bullitt Fiscal Court, Ultimatum is an assured 3-2.

  • Budget compromise reached

     We succeeded last week in passing a two-year, $21.5 billion biennial budget for the Commonwealth that restores funding for some of our most effective programs in K-12 education, and lessens the blow of deep cuts the governor proposed for our public colleges and universities.

  • CASA says thanks

     The CASA Program for Bullitt County would like offer a huge “thank you” to Fort Knox Federal Credit Union and Sunrise Children’s Services for their tremendous support in being our Presenting Sponsors for the CASA Golf Scramble. 

    Also, we were honored to have Country Corner Nursery and Greenhouse as our Beverage Cart Sponsor.  Many thanks to all of our hole sponsors, golfers, door prize donors and volunteers who came out and helped make this event a success.  

  • CASA says thanks

     The CASA Program for Bullitt County would like offer a huge “thank you” to Fort Knox Federal Credit Union and Sunrise Children’s Services for their tremendous support in being our Presenting Sponsors for the CASA Golf Scramble. 

    Also, we were honored to have Country Corner Nursery and Greenhouse as our Beverage Cart Sponsor.  Many thanks to all of our hole sponsors, golfers, door prize donors and volunteers who came out and helped make this event a success.  

  • Thanks to EMS, Simon

     Recently I had need of Bullitt County EMS over the weekend. I just wanted to commend them for excellent sservice they provided and thank the Mount Washington Fire Department for their prompt response.

    Also I would like to thank the Simon Family for everything they have done for our county over the years. It would be impossible to list all of the contributions they have made to build a better Bullitt County.

  • Scottish Rite Club thanks

     On Tuesday, May 10, at the Paroquet Spring Conference Centre, the Bullitt County Scottish Rite Club held its 29th annual Student Recognition Program. 

    They recognized 66 academically challenged students from the Bullitt County Middle and High Schools with a plaque, a proclamation from the Bullitt County Judge Election, and a $25 gift card.

    Three graduating seniors received a $3,000 scholarship.

    This could not have been possible without the personal and business support and sponsors of our community.

  • Open Records celebrates 40 years of open government

     Government watchdogs are celebrating this month the 40th anniversary of the Kentucky Open Records Act. It has withstood the test of time as an indispensable tool for a variety of individuals and interest groups seeking to hold public officials accountable.