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Today's Opinions

  • Science of teaching has formula for success

     One of the odd things about a career in education, unlike a career in engineering or medicine, is that most all of us have spent years during our own childhood in schools - and that translates for some people as qualifying them to be an expert in what it means to be a good teacher. 

  • Just when the flames had been extinguished

     Bet you thought the decade-old legal battle between the city of Shepherdsville and Southeast Bullitt Fire Department/Pine Creek Forest Fire Protection District was over in 2012.

  • Foundation to help education needs support

     The Bullitt County Education Foundation was set up three years ago to provide a little extra money for teachers who are doing some innovative things in the classroom.

  • COYLE'S CORNER 04/24/13

     This week Paul Coyle takes a look at the rekindled legal issues surrounding the City of Shepherdsville and the Southeast Bullitt Fire Department.

  • Council doing right thing

     I am writing this correspondence concerning the budget amendment, recently approved by the Shepherdsville City Council. The discussion of this amendment has been heated and I believe many misconceptions have been created. 

  • Expanding Medicaid

     Kentucky has the chance to provide health care coverage to Kentuckians ages 50-64. Expanding Medicaid will enable adults making just $15,000 per year to get the health care they need. Without the expansion, uninsured adults will continue to go without care or receive charity care in hospital emergency rooms. And since taxpayers pay for charity care, expanding Medicaid can save taxpayers money.

  • BBB Tips on Spring Home Remodeling Scams

      Spring has sprung! BBB is warning homeowners to be on the lookout for home improvement scams.

    This is the time of year when less-than-reputable or unqualified contractors come into town promising a variety of services at cut-rate prices. They may show up at your door, advertise in local papers, or deliver fliers to your home.

    There are thousands of reputable contractors who will deliver quality work, on time and within budget. Here are some tips from the BBB on how consumers can avoid costly mistakes and scams:

  • Under proper conditions, time right to look at new personnel

     For years, maybe decades, this newspaper has opined that there is a need for a planner in Bullitt County.