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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 »

Hearing date, location changed for biodigester facility near Dean Watts Park

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Sunday, Jan. 28, 2024 — The Nelson County Board of Adjustment meeting is scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, 2024, to consider a conditional use permit to allow placing an anaerobic biodigester plant near Dean Watts Park has been postponed and the location changed. The board of adjustments […]

January 28th, 2024 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,County government,News,Politics,Public Safety | Read More »

Luxco sues county, Nelson Fiscal Court on denial of Botland warehouse complex

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Saturday, Jan. 27, 2024 — Luxco Inc., the parent company of Lux Row Distillers, has filed a lawsuit against Nelson Fiscal Court as a group and as individuals in connection with the court’s denial of Luxco’s application to use 182 acres in Botland as a location for […]

January 28th, 2024 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,County government,News,Politics | 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 »

Video: Bradford & Brooks review 2024 General Assembly legislation

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, Jan. 20, 2024 — Video of the Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2024 broadcast of WBRT’s “Bradford & Brooks” radio show. Jim and Margie discuss some of the legislation that will be considered in Frankfort by the 2024 Kentucky General Assembly. Running time: About 47 minutes. -30- Please follow and […]

January 20th, 2024 | Posted in Bradford & Brooks,Breaking News,News,Politics,State government | Read More »

Higdon: Senate Bill 91 would provide for drivers licensing, testing locations

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Friday, Jan. 19, 2024 — The Kentucky General Assembly reconvened in Frankfort on Tuesday after observing Martin Luther King, Jr. Day to start the third week of the 2024 Regular Session. This week’s notable development was the unveiling of the biennial budget proposal by the state House of Representatives. […]

January 19th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Politics,State government | Read More »

Tullamore residents concerned about planned biodigester plant near Watts park

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2024 — Residents in Bardstown’s Tullamore neighborhood attended Tuesday night’s Nelson Fiscal Court meeting to express their concerns over a proposed anaerobic biodigester facility that will be used to turn distillery slop into biogas, a form of methane, carbon dioxide, and other products. The […]

January 18th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,News,Politics | 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 »

ELECTION 2024: 3-way GOP primary set for 50th District state representative race

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2024 — The May 2024 primary election will not find a Democrat seeking the office of 50th District state representative. However, three Republicans filed as candidates to represent Nelson County in the state house of Representatives, including incumbent state Rep. Candy Massaroni. Andy Stone, a longtime […]

January 16th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Election News,Elections,News,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 »

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