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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 »

Higdon introduces bill to expand driver licensing options across the state

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Friday, Jan. 12, 2024 — The second week of the 2024 Legislative Session concluded Friday, and week three will begin on Tuesday following the observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. I want to start this week’s update by informing you about a great resource you can use […]

January 12th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Opinion,Politics,Public Record,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

County judge: December was a busy ending for 2023, preparing for 2024

By TIM HUTCHINSNelson County Judge-Executive Monday, Jan. 1, 2024 — With a new year comes the reflection of the previous year and the goals for the upcoming year. In the next few weeks, I will be issuing a full run-down of Nelson County government for 2023. But first, I wanted to wait until mid-January so […]

January 1st, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,County government,News,Opinion | Read More »

Letter: Jailer reflects on one year in office, looks to tackle challenges in new year

To the editor, As we close on the completion of one year since I took office as your Jailer on Jan. 2, 2023, I find it fitting to share the progress we’ve made and outline the ongoing efforts required to enhance our facility and serve our community better. Upon assuming my role, I wasted no […]

December 25th, 2023 | Posted in Letters to the Editor,Opinion,Politics,Public Safety | Read More »

Writer has navigated the political landscape, from observer to public servant

To the editor, In the tapestry of my upbringing, politics was not a distant concept but a dynamic force shaping the world around me. Armed with opinions and ideological views, I was acutely aware that not all politicians or political movements had the best interests of the people at heart. Little did I know that […]

December 18th, 2023 | Posted in Elections,Letters to the Editor,Opinion | Read More »

Dave Says: Making good money to bbuy lots of ‘stuff’ just doesn’t do it

By DAVE RAMSEYSyndicated columnist Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2023 — Most families have money problems at some point. And when I was a little kid, our family went through tough financial times just like everyone else. A job layoff can take your breath away. An illness can leave you completely broke. Little kids in the house […]

December 12th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Holidays,Opinion | Read More »

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