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Today's Opinions

  • Season to give many thanks

     The leaves fell and the weather grew cooler as we transition into this blustery November.

    As Thanksgiving quickly approaches, the Legislature continues to hold Interim Joint Committee meetings throughout the Commonwealth and in Frankfort.

  • Bullitt County gets high marks for role in JCTC success

     In a world of change in the post-secondary education field, Bullitt County is still a strong community.

    At least, in the eyes of the president of Jefferson Community and Technical College.

    Dr. Ty Handy was the keynote speaker at the recent Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce annual dinner.

    With 12,000 students enrolled in JCTC classes, the biggest growth remains in the dual credit courses.

    High school students take courses that will fulfill their graduation requirements, as well as earn college credits.

  • Proposed pension plan not right

     On behalf of the teachers, administrators and support staff of Bullitt County Public Schools, I urge you to oppose the pension bill put forth by Governor Bevin late week.   

    Almost everyone recognizes that this is a serious issue and appreciates very much that Governor Bevin has determined to take action to rectify a problem that has festered for years.

  • Keep your trash

     My name is Elizabeth Dennis Owen. I live on Flatlick Road. You don’t know me but there are times when you are driving by, you toss your garbage and it lands in my front yard.

    Sometimes you are walking when you have garbage you want to get rid of. 

    I don’t throw my garbage in your front yard but if you would like for me to return the favor, just send me your address. I will see what I can do to accommodate you.

    Elizabeth Owen

  • Vote for Belcher

     I have known Linda Belcher for over 40 years. She and late  husband (Larry Belcher) were dedicated educators since 1970. She taught school, was an assistant principal and a principal, and was director of transportation in Bullitt County.

    She continued in working in education as an instructor at U of L.

  • Thanks from HOPE

     The board members of HOPE of Bullitt County would like to say thank you to those who took their time to help make our program a success.

  • BBB Warning: Beware of Super Bowl ticket scams

     Now that the teams have been chosen for this year’s big game, Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about possible ticket fraud.

    The secondary market can be great for non-season ticket holders, occasional fans, or those making a last-minute decision to see the big game, but to avoid disappointment, make sure your tickets are legitimate.

    BBB offers the following tips for safe ticket purchases:

  • Audit worth expense

     I feel the money spent on the recent county audit was money well spent.

    I like specifics and there were none.

    It may be classified info but being a tax payer and if we have a right to know, then tell us what’s going on or what we’re missing, if anything.

    We’re all adults here I hope. Whenever there’s only one person in control of all the financial paperwork we’re asking for trouble.