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Jim’s Political Notebook: Video attempts to answer ‘Who’s the RINO’ in 50th District

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette Wednesday, May 15, 2024 — I ran across a video posted a couple of weeks ago by Lee Watts. Watts was a Republican primary candidate for Kentucky’s 2nd Congressional District in 2022, and he has a YouTube channel called Patriot Point. Determining which candidate is a RINO — Republican in […]

May 15th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Election News,Elections,Politics,Politics,Video | Read More »

State rep. candidates take aim at one another during GOP sponsored debate

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio\ Thursday, May 2, 2024 —The candidates in the primary race for 50th District state representative squared off Wednesday evening in a debate hosted by the Republican Party of Nelson County. With the primary election less than three weeks away, the candidates pulled no punches and didn’t hold […]

May 2nd, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,Election News,Elections,Politics,Politics,State government,Video | Read More »

Video: 50th District candidates face off for Wednesday evening GOP debate

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, May 1, 2024 — The candidates seeking the GOP nomination for 50th District state representative faced off Wednesday evening for a debate at the Nelson County Public Library. The event was livestreamed via the Nelson County GOP Facebook page. For those who did not catch it live, the […]

May 2nd, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Election News,Elections,News,Politics,Politics,State government,Video | Read More »

Video: 50th District state rep. debate, Candy Massaroni v. Andy Stone

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, April 23, 2024 — The Republican candidates seeking the 50th District state representative seat met in their first debate on Thursday, April 18, 2024 in the auditorium at Thomas Nelson High School. The debate was organized by Nelson County American First. Don Thrasher served as moderator. The candidates […]

April 22nd, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Politics,Politics,State government | Read More »

Video: Bloomfield City Council special meeting June 1 re: police chief, clerk firings

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, June 2, 2023 — The Bloomfield City Council held a special-called meeting Thursday, June 1st, to allow the public to offer input on Mayor Chris Dudgeon’s recent actions to fire the police chief and the city clerk. Running time: About 90 minutes. -30- Please follow and like us:

June 2nd, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,Politics,Video | Read More »

Video: American Legion Memorial Day observance at Bardstown Cemetery

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, May 29, 2023 — Video of the Memorial Day service sponsored by the local American Legion posts at the Bardstown Cemetery. Running time: About 38 minutes. -30- Please follow and like us:

May 30th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,News,Politics,Politics,Video | Read More »

Video: Nelson Fiscal Court special zoning moratorium meeting, April 14, 2023

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, April 18, 2023 — Nelson Fiscal Court held a special meeting Friday morning, April 14, 2023, to hold first reading on an ordinance that establishes a 90-day moratorium on zoning applications related to bourbon projects in Nelson County. The first reading passed 4-1, with Magistrate Keith Metcalfe voting […]

April 18th, 2023 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,County government,Nelson Fiscal Court,News,Politics,Video | Read More »

Judge Tim Hutchins is studio guest on WBRT’s ‘Bradford & Brooks’ show

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, March 2, 2023 — Nelson County Judge Executive Tim Hutchins was the guest Wednesday on WBRT’s “Bradford & Brooks” radio show. Hutchins talked about some of the things that he’s modified within county government, and also about House Bill 5, the legislation that would eliminate the bourbon barrel […]

March 2nd, 2023 | Posted in Bradford & Brooks,Breaking News,County government,Politics,Video | Read More »

Video: Eric Shelburne interviewed on WBRT’s ‘Bradford & Brooks’ radio show

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022 — Eric Shelburne, the Democratic candidate for Nelson County Judge Executive, was the guest on WBRT’s “Bradford & Brooks” radio show. Eric discussed aspects of his opponent’s negative campaigning as well as his plans and ideas for the future of Nelson County government. -30- Please […]

November 2nd, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Election News,Elections,Nelson Fiscal Court,News,Politics,Politics,Video | Read More »

Video: Judge executive candidates meet in final debate at Nelson Co. Civic Center

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022 — Republican Tim Hutchins and Democrat Eric Shelburne faced off in a candidate forum sponsored by WBRT / WOKH and the Nelson County Gazette on Wednesday, Oct. 12th at the Nelson County Civic Center. The hourlong event featured Stan Mullins of Hardin County as the […]

October 27th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,Election News,Elections,News,Politics,Politics,Video | Read More »

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