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Letter: Thankful for Massaroni’s help with bill establishing IAN alert system

Dear Editor I just had to take a moment to thank 50th District State Rep. Candy Massaroni for making House Bill 682, the IAN Alert System a reality. Ever since she introduced this bill, I’ve been following it closely. The bill creates a new alert system for missing autistic children. Words can’t express how much […]

April 1st, 2024 | Posted in Letters to the Editor,Opinion | Read More »

Letter: HB 5 addresses crime but overlooks one prevention measure — churches

To the editor, House Bill 5 before the legislature calls for more incarceration and longer prison sentences. A local writer listed some crime prevention measures but left out a main one: churches. More preaching means less crime, so, we work and pray for more churches; more members and more money to churches. Churches could help […]

February 20th, 2024 | Posted in Letters to the Editor,Opinion | Read More »

Letter: Look local, not to Frankfort, for solutions to the whiskey fungus problem

To the editor, Less than a year ago, the Kentucky House of Representatives voted to remove the Barrel Tax to the benefit of the distillery industry. While I agree with state Rep. Candy Massaroni that something needs to be done, we need to be looking at this from a political reality view and not political […]

February 18th, 2024 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,County government,News,Opinion,Politics,Public Safety | Read More »

Opinion: City Council should consider sale’s impact on cable TV, internet subscribers

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2024 — The Bardstown City Council meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. this evening includes an executive session to discuss “deliberations on the future acquisition or sale of real property by a public agency” behind closed doors. While the notice does not state the nature of the business, […]

February 13th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,News,Opinion,Tech | Read More »

Opinion: County needs to reverse its denial of Luxco’s proposed Botland warehouses

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette Sunday, Feb 4, 2024 — With the county facing a huge lawsuit from the parent company of Lux Co Distillers, I humbly recommend that Nelson Fiscal Court take a long hard look at the evidence against them and county government — and then make the correct decision to reverse their […]

February 5th, 2024 | Posted in Agriculture,Bourbon-related,Breaking News,News,Opinion | Read More »

Letter: Sale of Bardstown Cable TV, internet means price hikes to its users

To the editor, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2024 — The sale of Bardstown Connect is impending. With bids from Comcast, Duo Broadband, and Spectrum submitted, I felt it necessary to bring to the forefront a few points about why this sale should not happen. I challenge anyone to identify another provider that has worked harder to […]

February 3rd, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,Letters to the Editor,News,Opinion | Read More »

Sen. Higdon: Senate is now reviewing state budget proposals, passing other bills

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Sunday, Jan. 28, 2024 — The 2024 Legislative Session in Frankfort is nearing the one-third mark of the 60-day budget session, as Friday marked the 18th day. The committee process is picking up steam; with that, more bill proposals are proceeding through the legislative process. Please check out the […]

January 28th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Opinion,Politics,State government | Read More »

Video: School choice discussion w/local superintendents on ‘Bradford & Brooks’

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2024 — Dr. Ryan Clark, superintendent of the Bardstown City Schools, and Wes Bradley, superintendent of the Nelson County Schools, were the studio guests Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2024, of WBRT’s “Bradford & Brooks” to talk about school choice being discussed in the 2024 Kentucky General Assembly. […]

January 24th, 2024 | Posted in Bradford & Brooks,Breaking News,Education,Opinion,Politics,State government,Video | Read More »

Dave Says: An emergency fund isn’t about having cash for instant gratification

Dear Dave, We’ve all our debts paid off, except for our home, and our fully funded emergency fund of six months of expenses is in place. In talking to people, it seems there are lots of different opinions as to what constitutes an emergency. What guidelines do you suggest when deciding whether to use our […]

January 18th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,News,Opinion | Read More »

Sen. Higdon promotes use of new plate raising awareness of dangers of fentanyl

By NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2024 — A new specialty license plate will be available in March/early spring for Kentuckians wishing to help raise awareness about the dangers of fentanyl, Senate Transportation Chair Jimmy Higdon shared on Wednesday. The plate’s availability will follow an update to the Kentucky Automated Vehicle […]

January 17th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,News,Opinion,Politics,State government | Read More »

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