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Today's Opinions

  • Conway choice for governor

     Bullitt County has an opportunity Nov. 3 to move forward with the election of Jack Conway as governor.

    Conway has made his message clear, particularly in the areas of a stronger economy and support of early childhood education. He understands that investing in the early years of a child’s learning produces positive benefits for the future of that child.

  • Keep two councilmembers

     I read the uneducated ranting of a “private citizen” in Your Views on Sept. 30.

    Let me educate you on the positive effects of Gloria Taft and Dana James on the Shepherdsville City Council to the city and to the citizens. It is a matter of public record that since they took office the city went from the brink of bankruptcy from the previous administration to a city with a balanced budget and financial reserves.

  • Beshear for attorney general

     When you go to vote on November 3, please consider voting for Andy Beshear.

    He is honest, hard working and will work to protect the children and the seniors of Kentucky.

    He needs your vote.

    Florence Ryan

    Mount Washington

  • More patrol in The Pointe

     The city police of Shepherdsville need more TP and radar around The Pointe subdivision.

    Vehicles, especially dump trucks, come off the hill at the Gap in the Knob going way too fast.

    There has already been a bad wreck coming out of The Pointe. It is just a matter of time before someone is killed there.

    Also, why is the speed limit on the new Highway 61 still set at 35 miles per hour?

    Ronnie Durbin

    Shepherdsville

  • Charter school concerns

     One of the major issues that pivots on the upcoming governor’s election is that of charter schools. We should think carefully before electing politicians who would support charter schools. Many charter schools are managed by corporations, whose focus is to maximize profits for their shareholders.

  • Thanks to Walt Sholar

     The Bullitt County Ministerial Association would like to thank Walt Sholar.

    Due to increasing violence directed toward churches, Walt recently taught a class on church security.

    He was assisted by Jim Higginbotham, a retired law enforcement officer and weapons trainer.

    Walt developed the curriculum, coordinated the classroom training and supervised training on the shooting range.

    Randy Pace

    Shepherdsville

  • Nelson for state treasurer

     Rick Nelson is running for state treasurer. I have had the pleasure of working with him for the last six years as a fellow legislator. He is a retired educator who has spent his life serving the people of Kentucky.

    He works hard and is a good, honest man.

    I am asking that you consider voting for Rick Nelson for state treasurer when you go vote in November.

    Linda Belcher

    Fox Chase

  • Vote Conway, Overly

     Good, quality programs have a positive impact on young learners, not only cognitively but long-term socially, emotionally and behaviorally.

    Please vote for the candidates who care about the children of Kentucky and support early childhood education -- Jack Conway and Sannie Overly.

    Alice Harris

    Mount Washington