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Money tips for students:What you need to know about interest rates when investing

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021 — Kentucky students who want to invest some of their earnings should learn more about interest rates. Learning the basics about simple interest and compound interest will help them make better investment decisions, the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) says. “Kentucky students have a […]

October 5th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,Education,News | Read More »

28 Nelson County high school students named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2021 — Twenty-eight 2021 high school graduates from Nelson County have been named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). To earn this honor, a student must achieve a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and score at […]

September 28th, 2021 | Posted in Education,News,State government | Read More »

City schools receive $10 million grant for career, tech center renovations, programs

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021 — The Bardstown City Schools have been awarded a $10 million grant that will be used to renovate the district’s existing elementary school into a local area vocational education center. At Tuesday’s board of education meeting, Tim Beck, the district’s director of curriculum, […]

September 22nd, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,News,State government | Read More »

City school board lowers property tax rate; OKs additional COVID relief for employees

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021 — Following a public hearing regarding the proposed property tax rate Monday that no one attended, the Bardstown Board of Education vote to lower the property tax rate. The tax rate decrease was necessary due to the reassessments of property values within the […]

September 22nd, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Education | Read More »

Parents tell board of their opposition to Bardstown City Schools’ masking mandate

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021 — A group of parents attended Tuesday’s noon-time meeting of the Bardstown Board of Education to sound their opposition to the district’s policy to require the wearing of masks in the schools. The group of parents talked about the health issues of wearing […]

September 22nd, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,Health,News,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Interim joint committees meeting in preparation of 2022 legislative session

By CHAD MCCOY50th District State Representative Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021 — With the special session behind us, House and Senate members turned our attention back to preparing for the upcoming session. With just slightly more than a hundred days until we convene on January 4, this week’s committee meetings provided us with food for thought […]

September 18th, 2021 | Posted in Agriculture,Breaking News,Business News,Education,News,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

KHEAA tuition tip: What students need to know about student loan interest rates

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOEducation News Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021 — If currently enrolled or college-bound Kentucky students are considering borrowing money for tuition, it pays for them to first do a little homework in regard to loan interest rates. The time students spend learning the basics about interest rates and annual percentage rates will […]

September 16th, 2021 | Posted in Business News,Community News,Education,News,State government | Read More »

Dave Says: Parents’ financial gifts should be included in a family’s monthly budget

Dear Dave, I brought about $15,000 in student loan debt into our marriage. I’m 26, my wife is 27, and we’ve been married a little over a year. During that time, our parents have helped us out with financial gifts occasionally. Whenever this happens, my wife and I get into an argument. She likes to […]

September 4th, 2021 | Posted in Business News,Education,News,Opinion | Read More »

Two county organizations to receive American Rescue Plan Grant funds

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, July 26, 2021 — Two Nelson County organizations have received part of a $800,382 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, which is part of $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act approved by Congress and signed into law by President Joe Biden. The Kentucky Humanities ARP Grants […]

July 27th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,News,State government | Read More »

Washington County Beekeepers group will meet on Monday, Aug. 2 in Springfield

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, July 22, 2021 — The Washington County Beekeepers will meet 6:30-9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, at the Washington County Extension Office, 245 Corporate Drive, in Springfield. Due to current University of Kentucky restrictions, no food or beverage service will be provided, however attendees are welcome to bring […]

July 26th, 2021 | Posted in Agriculture,Breaking News,Business News,Community News,Education,News,State government | Read More »

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