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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 »

Kim Huston announces April retirement as chief of economic development efforts

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Jan. 11, 2024 — After nearly 30 years working in local economic development, Kim Huston, president of the Nelson County Economic Development Agency and the Bardstown Industrial Development Corporation announced Thursday her plan to retire Thursday, April 11, 2024. In her role as head of economic development and […]

January 11th, 2024 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,City Government,County government,News,Politics,State government | Read More »

Bill would expand driver licensing services to relieve need to travel to regional offices

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2024 — Sen. Jimmy Higdon, R-Lebanon, who serves as the Senate Transportation Committee chair, introduced Senate Bill 91 on Monday, Jan. 8th. The measure would expand the public’s access to driver’s licensing services following state efforts to comply with federal REAL-ID laws, which resulted in the […]

January 10th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Politics,State government | Read More »

Higdon: General Assembly convenes; budget, road plan top legislative priority

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Sunday, Jan. 7, 2024 — As we convene the 2024 regular session, I would like first to wish you a happy new year. I hope your holidays were filled with joy and laughter while spending quality time with family and friends. The Senate convened for day one of the […]

January 7th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Politics,State government | Read More »

Letter: State’s retirees deserve long-awaited retirement income boost

To the editor: Inflation has made it increasingly difficult for all of us to pay for groceries, mortgage payments and gas for our cars. Public retirees aren’t exempt from the pressures of higher costs for goods and services. State retirees participate in a defined-benefit plan that provides a meaningful but modest monthly income. The average […]

December 11th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Letters to the Editor,Opinion,Politics,State government | Read More »

Video: State Rep. Massaroni is guest on WBRT’s ‘Bradford & Brooks’ Dec. 6, 2023

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2023 — State Representative Candy Massaroni was the studio guest on WBRTs “Bradford & Brooks” radio show on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2023. Massaroni is a freshman legislator in her first term representing Kentucky’s 50th House district. She talked about her experiences in the General Assembly and […]

December 6th, 2023 | Posted in Bradford & Brooks,Breaking News,News,Politics,State government,Video | Read More »

Massaroni: Bill would help property owners deal with bourbon-related black mold

By CANDY MASSARONI50th District State Representative Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023 — As the General Assembly readies itself for the session starting at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 2, we are gearing up for a crucial period that holds significant importance for the constituents of Nelson County. This session, mandated by the Kentucky Constitution, grants us 60 […]

November 29th, 2023 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,Community News,Health,News,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Stone files as primary challenger for 50th District state representative Massaroni

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023 — Bardstown businessman Andy Stone filed Monday to seek the Republican nomination for 50th District state representative. Stone has served for years as a member of the Bardstown City Schools Board of Education. He has owned and operated local businesses and is a commercial pilot […]

November 29th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Election News,Elections,News,Politics,State government | Read More »

State plans public meeting Dec. 4 to review options for KY245 improvements

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, Nov. 25, 2023 — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is seeking public input as improvement plans for KY 245 in Nelson and Bullitt Counties are developed. Due to growth in Bardstown and surrounding areas, daily traffic volumes have significantly increased, and this growth in traffic volume is expected […]

November 25th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,Community News,County government,News,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Council honors school athlete champs, gets updates on Narcan vending, Mayor’s Park

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2023 — Mayor Dick Heaton and the Bardstown City Council honored the Bethlehem Banshee’s girls’ soccer team and the Thomas Nelson High School cross-country teams for their state-level wins at the start of last night’s council meeting. NARCAN VENDING MACHINE. Councilwoman Betty Hart told […]

November 20th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,News,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

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