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Today's Opinions

  • Healthy holiday eating important to good health year round

     Studies show that the average American gains one to two pounds over the holidays. While it may not sound like much, those pounds can add up over time.

  • Unclaimed property for the holidays

     On October 30, 2015, the Bullitt Circuit Court Clerk turned over $6,025.32 in unclaimed funds to the Kentucky State Treasurer.

    If you are one of the people listed below or know one of these people, please let them know that funds have been submitted to the Secretary of State in their name.

    The funds turned over as unclaimed funds included bail bonds which had previously been released and checks had been returned, restitution payments previously mailed which had been returned, and overpayments of fees for which the checks were not cashed.

  • AG Conway pleased with work over past eight years

     Serving as Kentucky’s 49th Attorney General has been an honor and a privilege. I am incredibly proud of what we have accomplished together since I took office eight years ago. I’ve kept my promises to you, and it’s been my honor to fight for you, to protect Kentucky families and to move this state forward.

  • BBB warns: Beware of holiday scams

     Scammers are busy this time of the year! Whether it’s on the internet, at the stores, or even at your front door…they are ready to take your hard-earned cash! Here are some tips from the BBB on holiday scams:

  • BBB Hot Topics: December 2015

     See the latest scams in BBB’s December 2015 Hot Topics

    1.    Local consumers are receiving letters from the Office of Personnel Management about a data breach that has affected current, former, and retired federal employees. The legitimate letter will include a 25-digit pin to register for free credit and identity monitoring services.

  • Benjamin Wigginton fought in Civil War

     The Wigginton family came from Virginia into Kentucky.  Benjamin Wigginton’s grandfather was Seth Wigginton.  Seth Wigginton was born in 1770 in Virginia.  He married Elizabeth Clarke in 1790. 

    They had several children.  In 1810, Seth and his family moved from Virginia to the area of Bardstown, Kentucky.  Then in 1820, Seth’s residence was in Bullitt County.  Seth died in 1850 in Bullitt County, Kentucky at the age of 80 years old.

  • Holiday season perfect time to get involved in community

     This is the season that drives Santa and newspaper photographers a little crazy. For the next three weeks, both will be flying around from one holiday event to another.

    The cities of Hillview and Lebanon Junction have kicked off their holiday seasons.

    Shepherdsville and Mount Washington will light up for the season this Friday evening.

    In addition, every school will have at least one event geared to the holiday season. And many of these events will allow the public an opportunity to see what’s going on.

  • Use energy to find way to aid all homeless

     Very rarely will I share my opinions to people outside of my closest inner circle. Unless it’s something obvious like tacos are the best food or fall is clearly the superior season, I try to stay away from the arguments that come from people who don’t know me well enough to understand my side of a situation and vice versa.

    But the news of potential new Syrian refugees coming to the country is something that is a lot harder to keep quiet about.