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Today's Opinions

  • Thanks for support

     Hats off to the people of Bullitt County for their support of the Bullitt County Foundation for Excellence in Public Education’s (BCFEPE) third annual fundraiser held Friday, April 26.

  • Graduation is time to enjoy day, look to future

     The day is quickly approaching. For over 900 young adults, graduation ceremonies will be held on Saturday at Broadbent Arena.

  • Beware of Memorial Day Scams Aimed at Military Personnel

     Memorial Day is a time to honor those who serve and remember those who have died in war. But sadly, it has also become a key opportunity for scammers to target those who are serving or have served their nation, especially elderly veterans.

    As Memorial Day approaches, the Better Business Bureau urges consumers and donors to be aware of scammers that feed off the military.

  • Sidewalk beautification a step

     It may not be the perfect situation; however, the efforts being made in Mount Washington to install decorative sidewalks through its downtown district should be commended.

  • Decisions get tougher for school board

     As the Bullitt County School Board considers its budget for the next fiscal year, the choices are getting tougher and tougher.

  • COYLE'S CORNER 05/22/13

     This week Paul Coyle remembers the brave men and women who fought for our freedom on this Memorial Day.

  • BBB Tips on Giving after a Disaster

       The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers to be cautious of scam artists who prey upon people in need and those who want to help them. “Scam artists come out of the woodwork after a disaster strikes,” says Reanna Smith-Hamblin, Vice President of the BBB serving Louisville, Southern Indiana, and Western Kentucky, “and they are willing to do anything to take your money.”

    Here are some tips on how to protect yourself when disaster strikes:

  • County attorney reminds everyone to buckle up

     For anyone who complains about getting a ticket for not buckling up when driving or riding in a motor vehicle, here’s a crash course in reality:

    *746 people were killed on Kentucky’s roadways in 2012

    *Of those 746 killed, 592 were motor vehicle fatalities. 

    *62.5 percent of those motor vehicle fatalities were not wearing a seat belt. 

    *When worn correctly, seat belts are proven to reduce the risk of fatal injury to front-seat occupants by 45 percent and by 60 percent in pickup trucks, SUVs and minivans.