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Today's Opinions

  • great tax debate

    A few years back, some of our forefathers decided to establish a new country based largely in part to get away from religious persecution. Things seemed to be going fairly well until some of those same fathers started “losing their religion” due to what they perceived to be too much taxing by ol’ King George without receiving something for such taxation. Even though we had a little rebellion against the King, we still, to this day, don’t care too much for the idea of being taxed by anybody.

  • Robert “Bobby” Robbins

    Mr. Robert “Bobby” Robbins, 61, of New Liberty, died at his home July 29, 2008. Funeral arrangements are pending at Graham-Dunn Funeral Home in Carrollton. Friends may call (502)732-4244 for more information.

  • New GI Bill

    After much haggling in Congress, it’s finally here: The newest incarnation of GI education benefits has been signed into law. The Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act replaces the Montgomery GI Bill and nearly doubles the dollar amount of benefits. This new benefits package guarantees full four-year (36 month) scholarships at any public state university for those who’ve served for three years since Sept. 11, 2001.