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Two local ag teachers receive honorary state FFA Degrees at state convention

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, June 14, 2022 — Two Bardstown teachers were recent awarded Honorary State FFA Degrees during the 93rd State FFA Convention in Lexington. John Martin and John Hammond, both of Bardstown received the honorary degree during a special ceremony at the state convention. The Honorary Degree is awarded to […]

June 14th, 2022 | Posted in Agriculture,Community News,Education,News | Read More »

Local candidates file for non-partisan races as the deadline rapidly approaches

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Friday, June 3, 2022 — With the deadline to file for non-partisan races coming up at 4 p.m. next Tuesday, candidates have been filing this for the respective offices they are going to be seeking on the November ballot. Anyone interested in running for a non-partisan election […]

June 3rd, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,Election News,Elections,News,Politics | Read More »

Flaget Auxiliary selects five local students to receive 2022 scholarship awards

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, June 3, 2022 — The Flaget Memorial Hospital Auxiliary recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship to five local high school graduates pursuing a degree or career in the medical field or related disciplines. 2022 Flaget Memorial Hospital Auxiliary scholarship winners: Donovan Willis – Thomas Nelson High School, Spalding University, […]

June 3rd, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Charitable Events,Community News,Education,News | Read More »

Dave Says: Get finances quickly under control — sell the cars, keep your dignity

Dear Dave, My wife and I are in our late twenties, and we have two kids. Our combined income is about $110,000 a year, but we have $70,000 in loans on two cars, plus about $15,000 in credit card debt. My in-laws have offered to let us move in with them to save money and […]

May 19th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,News,Opinion | Read More »

Two additional Tiger juniors selected to attend Govenor Scholar’s Program

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, May 19, 2022 — Bardstown High School is proud to announce that two more juniors have been selected to attend the 2022 Governor’s Scholars Program. Congratulations are in order for Carson King and Kaylin Stone. Carson and Kaylin will join fellow tigers Noah Brown, Dakota Hocker, Jin Kobayashi […]

May 19th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,News | Read More »

Hollingshead appointed to represent District 4 on the NC Board of Education

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, March 31, 2022 — The Nelson County Board of Education unanimously appointed Ashley Hollingshead Wednesday night to represent the District 4 on the Nelson County Board of Education. Hollingshead replaces longtime board member Diane Breeding who stepped down on March 1, 2022, to deal with health issues. She […]

March 31st, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,News | Read More »

Charter school bill heads to Senate; local school districts have authority under HB 9

By CHAD MCCOY50th District State RepresentativeMonday, March 28, 2022 — It is no secret that education is a priority of mine. It can unlock any door and level any playing field and is the common solution to so many of the challenges facing our state. After all, study after study shows a strong relationship between […]

March 29th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,News,Opinion,Politics,State government | Read More »

Dave Says: Follow the financial plan that works and gets you to your long-term goal

Dear Dave, I just started Baby Step 3 of your plan. It took me about 12 months to pay off $8,000 in debt during Baby Step 2. I am 50, and I work in the printing industry making about $38,000 a year in a city with no local or state income tax. I have not […]

March 17th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,Education,News,Opinion | Read More »

Nelson County Beekeepers offering ‘A Year of Sustainable Beekeeping’ on March 12th

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Feb. 28, 2022 — The Nelson County Beekeepers are offering a free beekeeping class experience, “A Year of Sustainable Beekeeping,” on Saturday, March 12, 2022. It consists of a series of nine classes that are 25 minutes each. Classes start at 9 a.m. and run until 2:25 p.m., […]

February 28th, 2022 | Posted in Agriculture,Breaking News,Education,News | Read More »

Lawsuit aims to stop NCS plan to shift middle schoolers to high school campuses

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, Feb. 13, 2022 — The parent group that was formed in opposition to the Nelson County Schools’ plan to move the district’s middle school students to the high schools has filed a lawsuit in Nelson Circuit Court to challenge the plan’s validity. The non-profit group, Nelson County Citizens […]

February 13th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,News,Politics | Read More »