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Amendment 2: A constitutional ‘bush hog’ clearing the way for education freedom

By JIM WATERSBluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Thursday, June 6, 2024 — If voters approve Amendment 2 in November, the path will be cleared for state lawmakers to implement policies that give Kentucky families the same types of educational choices already available in the vast majority of states, including all seven neighboring our commonwealth. […]

June 6th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,Election News,Elections,News,Politics,State government | Read More »

Candidates set for school board, city council, commission races in November

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, June 5, 2024 — Following Tuesday’s filing deadline for non-partisan races on the November ballot, the following candidates will appear on the ballot for the following races (the designation “(i)” indicates incumbent candidate): NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION.Diane F. Berry (i) District 2Joedy Gilliand, District 2\Tracy Bowling (i) […]

June 6th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,Election News,Elections,News,Politics | Read More »

Additional non-partisan candidates file for office ahead of 4 p.m. Tuesday deadline

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, June 4, 2024 — A rush of additional candidates for office filed their paperwork Tuesday ahead of the 4 p.m. deadline. These candidates join those who have already filed for office. A complete list will be published on Wednesday once it is confirmed all candidates’ filings are in. […]

June 4th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Election News,Elections,News,Politics | Read More »

Candidates file for non-partisan offices ahead of 4 p.m. Tuesday deadline

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Sunday, June 2, 2024 — Tuesday, June 4th, is the filing deadline for non-partisan politcal candidates for office, including school boards, city councils, city commissions, etc. NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION. As of Friday, May 31st, three people have filed for the three seats up for election in the […]

June 3rd, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,Election News,Elections,News,Politics | Read More »

Bradford & Brooks: Massaroni is guest following landslide primary re-election win

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Saturday, May 25, 2024 — State Rep. Candy Massaroni was the studio guest with Jim and Margie on the Wednesday, May 22, 2024 edition of WBRT’s “Bradford & Brooks” radio show. Massaroni was fresh off her landslide re-election win, defeating challenger Andy Stone despite the fact Stone […]

May 26th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Election News,Elections,Journalism,News,Politics | Read More »

Nelson County voters give Massaroni a landslide win in 50th District primary

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, May 21, 2024 — Incumbent State Rep. Candy Massaroni won her bid for re-election in a landslide win over challenger Andy Stone. As the first precinct totals were being counted, Massaroni jumped to an early lead and never looked back. In the end, Massaroni amassed more […]

May 22nd, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Election News,Elections,News,Politics,State government | Read More »

Letter: Writer says Gazette editor’s Republican candidate bias is showing

To the editor, Showing Lee Watts’s video about Andy Stone is another example of Jim Brooks’ obvious bias towards Candy Massaroni. I feel I’m not alone in my viewpoint. By the way, Lee Watts lost in his election. Michael WheatleyBardstown Editor’s Note: The video referred to here was a snippet from Lee Watts’ own YouTube […]

May 18th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Election News,Elections,Letters to the Editor,Opinion,Politics,State government | Read More »

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 »

Letter: Stone’s ‘B’ NRA rating casts doubt on his support for conservative values

To the editor, Over the years, the level of a politician’s support for one of our most fundamental rights, that of having the means of self-defense, has clearly been shown to correlate closely with their positions on other issues, both foreign and domestic. State Representative candidate Andy Stone only received a “B” score from the […]

May 15th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Election News,Elections,Letters to the Editor,Opinion,Politics,State government | Read More »

Letter: Writer says third-party PAC mailers are a ‘sinister effort to defame’ Stone

To the editor, I would like to respond to Mr. Nolan Massaroni’s recent letter addressing the “tactics and rhetoric” of Mr. Andy Stone during the 50th District primary campaign. I understand Mr. Massaroni’s desire to defend his wife, but to attack Mr. Stone’s character is pretty rich given the mailers I’ve received for his wife’s […]

May 14th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Election News,Elections,Letters to the Editor,Opinion,Politics | Read More »

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