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Ky. Standard, rest of Landmark papers purchased by Paducah-based Paxton Media

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, May 26, 2021 — The Paducah-based Paxton Media Group announced Wednesday the purchase of the entire chain of Landmark Community Newspapers — including the Kentucky Standard, Lebanon Enterprise, Springfield Sun, Pioneer News and the E’town News-Enterprise. Landmark, based in Shelbyville, owned 47 newspapers, mostly community weeklies and a […]

May 27th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,Journalism,News | Read More »

Gary West book signing event set for 9 a.m. Wednesday downtown at Fresh

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020 — WBRT AM/FM will be hosting a book signing event with author Gary West at 9 a.m. Wednesday morning at Fresh, 114 N. Third St. West will be there signing copies of his latest book, “Murder on Youngers Creek Road.” West’s latest book is based […]

September 16th, 2020 | Posted in Breaking News,Community News,Journalism,News,Politics,Public Safety | Read More »

Surge in COVID-19 cases should prompt officials to rethink in-person meetings

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette Monday, June 29, 2020 — The shutdown of the economy has been tough on everyone; local businesses have been especially hit hard, particularly those that were not deemed to be “essential” by order of Gov. Andy Beshear. It was tough to drive through downtown any hour of any day of […]

June 29th, 2020 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,County government,Health,Historic,Journalism,News,Opinion,Politics,Public Safety | Read More »

Chamber director: ‘Software glitch’ led to member listing errors in Nelson Co. Guide

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, April 29, 2020 — The Kentucky Standard has agreed to republished the Bardstown-Nelson County Chamber of Commerce membership directory that was recently published in the Nelson County Guide after the member directory contained incorrect information. According to an email to chamber members sent Wednesday, April 29, 2020, by […]

April 30th, 2020 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,Journalism,News | Read More »

Cox’s Creek WKU student among Hearst Journalism national finalists

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, May 20, 2019 — A Western Kentucky University student from Cox’s Creek is one of three WKU students who will compete in the national finals of the 59th annual Hearst Journalism Awards Program this June 1-6, 2019, in San Francisco. Skyler Ballard, a senior from Coxs Creek, is […]

May 20th, 2019 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,Journalism,News | Read More »

Video: Oct. 2, 2018 U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie interview with NC Gazette / WBRT Radio

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Friday, Oct. 5, 2018 — Video of the Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, interview with 2nd District Congressman Brett Guthrie at the WBRT studios in Bardstown.   Running time: About 33 minutes.     -30- Please follow and like us:

October 5th, 2018 | Posted in Election News,Elections,Journalism,News,Politics,Video | Read More »

Fort Knox post’s military newspaper to cease publication Sept. 27

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO STAFF REPORT Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018 — The newspaper that has served the Fort Knox military post for 70 years will cease publication on Thursday, Sept. 27th. The Gold Standard, the post’s weekly newspaper, will cease operations following its final edition, according to a story published last Thursday on the […]

September 12th, 2018 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,Journalism,News | Read More »

Columnist: More laws, stiffer regulations alone won’t reduce gun violence

By WALTER WILLIAMS Townhall.com syndicated columnist Sunday, March 11, 2018 — Before we discuss violence with guns, I’d like to run a couple of questions by you. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, every day nearly 30 Americans die in motor vehicle crashes that involve drunk driving. What kind of restrictions should […]

March 11th, 2018 | Posted in Journalism,Opinion,Politics,Public Safety | Read More »

House lawsuit trying to keep pension meeting discussions out of public view

By JIM WATERS Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017 — Getting sued and seeing the glass half full is an obvious oxymoron – unless the lawsuit leads to a court decision establishing judicial precedent ensconcing a more open, transparent and accountable government. Kentucky House leaders’ determination to rebuff the Attorney General’s decision […]

December 28th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News,Journalism,News,Opinion,Politics,State government | Read More »

Media desire to prove Trump-Russia collusion creating a reign of errors

By MARK HEMINGWAY The Weekly Standard Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 — Covering the Trump presidency has not always been the media’s finest hour, but even grading on that curve, the month of December has brought astonishing screwups. Professor and venerable political observer Walter Russell Mead tweeted on December 8, “I remember Watergate pretty well, and […]

December 16th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News,Journalism,News,Opinion,Politics | Read More »

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