Today's Opinions

  • Ready to write about Bullitt County


  • Smoking ban needed

     Kentucky’s 2013 legislative session ended on Tuesday, March 26, and Frankfort was unsuccessful in passing legislation to make public places in Kentucky smoke free. In a state that leads the nation in lung cancer deaths and smoking rates, it is tragic that the General Assembly lacks the political will to protect its citizens from toxic second-hand smoke. All Kentuckians will pay the price for this missed opportunity to reduce smoking’s tremendous health and economic burden on the state.

  • BBB Warns: Don’t Fall for “499 Scam”

      BBB is warning consumers to beware of the “499” Scam! Local banks are being inundated with calls from concerned consumers.

    The call appears to come from “499” on your cell phone. The automated message says the person is with the security department of a well-known bank and your card has been deactivated for transactions due to suspicious activity.

  • Field trips...the good, the bad and the ugly

      Field trips in the schools…what is their value?

  • Tourism must continue to be seized by state

     For its faults, Kentucky has been blessed with being a hotspot of tourist attractions.

  • COYLE'S CORNER 05/08/13

     This week Paul Coyle takes a look at Bullitt Fiscal Court's proposed fiscal year budget and the County Judge/Executive's opinion on pay raises for county employees.

  • BBB Tips for Successful Mother’s Day Shopping

     It’s almost Mother’s Day! Whether you are ordering flowers, shopping for custom jewelry, or arranging for a special spa day, be a smart consumer this Mother’s Day! BBB sees lots of scams that focus on holiday shopping, and is warning consumers to proceed with caution before falling victim to a Mother’s Day vender scam, especially when shopping online.

  • BBB Hot Topics: May 2013

      Check out the latest scams and bad business in BBB’s May 2013 Hot Topics!

    1. OverstockCloseoutSales.com of Leitchfield, KY has an “F” rating with the BBB. Consumers say the website, which is now shut down, was using the BBB logo. Complainants, who found the company advertised on their local Craigslist, say they ordered and paid for items they never received. They paid for the items through Green Dot MoneyPak.