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Video: Jim & Margie talk Roe v. Wade on WBRT’s ‘Bradford & Brooks’

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, July 6, 2022 — Jim and Margie, hosts of WBRT’s “Bradford & Brooks” radio show, took time during the June 29, 2022 show to talk about the Supreme Court’s recent ruling that overturned Roe v. Wade and sent abortion regulation back to the individual states. It was the […]

July 6th, 2022 | Posted in Bradford & Brooks,News,Opinion,Video | Read More »

Higdon: Make ‘The Stephen Foster Story’ part of your family’s summer activities

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Monday, June 20, 2022 — Summer is right around the corner, and now is a perfect time to pencil in your plans for the season. June 25 offers an exciting opportunity to attend the opening night of The Stephen Foster Story in historic Bardstown, which I am proud to […]

June 20th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Entertainment,News,Opinion,State government | Read More »

By CHAD MCCOY50th District State Representative Friday, May 27, 2022 — Without a doubt, our first responders have been through a lot over the past two years. Not only have they faced the stress of fighting on the front lines of a global pandemic, but they have also seen firsthand the impact of our drug […]

May 28th, 2022 | Posted in News,Opinion,State government | 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 »

Letter: Massaroni will excel as 50th District’s new state representative

To the editor, One of the brightest things to happen in Republican politics in Kentucky took place on Primary Election Tuesday this week. One of the most genuine Patriots became our new state representative. Candy Massaroni called me last year and was willing to run for 3rd District magistrate. I told her Philip Bischoff was […]

May 19th, 2022 | Posted in Letters to the Editor,Opinion | Read More »

Bluegrass Beacon: Will state’s new election laws improve primary voter turnout?

By JIM WATERSBluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Thursday, May 12, 2022 — Tuesday’s primary election will be the first test of new state election laws. Will they help increase turnout? Let’s hope so. Turnout in the 2020 presidential primary election – moved from May to several weeks in June after the World Health Organization […]

May 12th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Election News,Elections,News,Opinion,Politics,State government | Read More »

Jim’s Political Notebook: Was it shady subterfuge or smart political maneuvering?

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette Friday, April 29, 2022 — The other shoe finally dropped. At just after 10 p.m. Thursday, April 14th, I received an announcement from the Legislative Research Commission that 50th District State Rep. Chad McCoy was going to retire from office at the end of his current term on Dec. 31, […]

April 29th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Election News,Elections,News,Opinion,Politics,State government | Read More »

Dave Says: There are situations that may prompt a second life insurance policy

Dear Dave, A relative of mine recently mentioned she had two life insurance policies. Is it okay for a person to have more than one life insurance policy? If so, why would someone do that? Victoria Dear Victoria, There aren’t any rules against having more than one life insurance policy. The only real problem is […]

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

Letter: Massaroni responds to Rep. McCoy’s retirement announcement

Editor’s note: GOP candidate for 50th District state representative Candy Massaroni, responded Friday to state Rep. Chad McCoy’s retirement announcement of late Thursday evening. Dear editor, No one who is paying any attention is surprised by what has transpired over the past 24 hours. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for politicians to play kingmaker while […]

April 15th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Election News,Elections,Letters to the Editor,Opinion,Politics | Read More »

Sen. Rand Paul: Taxpayer money returned to the U.S. Treasury surpasses $5.7 million

By SEN. RAND PAULU.S. Senator Wednesday, April 13, 2022 — It’s April. For some, that connotes warm memories of spring rain and Easter Sunday. For others, it regrettably means one thing: taxes. This month, many families across Kentucky will begrudgingly gather around the dinner table, pore over documents, and file taxes for the previous year. Then, […]

April 13th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Opinion,Politics | Read More »