Home » Journalism You are browsing entries filed in “Journalism”

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 »

Mayor: Local residents stranded in Holy Land are now on the way home

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Oct. 9, 2023 — The outbreak of hostilities in Israel following Saturday’s attacks my Hamas militants left a group of Nelson County residents temporarily stranded in Israel with no way to leave. Following Saturday’s deadly attacks in Israel by Hamas, Israel closed its airports to incoming and outgoing […]

October 9th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,Journalism,News,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Obituary: Veteran journalist and broadcaster Rick Howlett dies at 62

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Sunday, Aug. 13, 2023 — Rick Howlett, a familiar voice to Nelson County and across the state in his various jobs as a radio broadcaster, died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2023. Rick got his start at WBRT/WOKH in Bardstown around 1984, and for a time he was the […]

August 14th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,Deaths,Journalism,News | Read More »

Opinion: Be alert for dishonest drivers taking advantage of DoorDash customers

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette Sunday, July 30, 2023 — My family and I have used DoorDash from time to time over the past couple of years when we have a craving for fast food without taking time to drive to town to pick it up. DoorDash uses a smartphone app and allows you to […]

July 31st, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,Journalism,News,Opinion,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety,Tech | Read More »

AG Daniel Cameron joins other states to preserve AM radio in electric vehicles

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, June 30, 2023 — Attorney General Daniel Cameron is taking steps to oppose a push by electric vehicle makers to eliminate AM radios in their all-electric vehicles. “Eliminating AM radio could harm Kentuckians who need it to stay safe and informed about what’s happening in the Commonwealth,” Attorney […]

June 30th, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Journalism,News,Opinion,Politics,Public Safety,State government,Weather | Read More »

Phoned threat prompts precautionary lockdowns at Bardstown Middle, High School

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, March 1, 2023 — Bardstown High School and Bardstown Middle School were temporarily placed on lockdowns as a precautionary measure Wednesday afternoon after a threat toward the schools was received by the local dispatch center. In a letter to families from Bardstown City Schools Superintendent Ryan Clark, the […]

March 2nd, 2023 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,Journalism,News,Police / Fire / EMS,Public Safety | Read More »

Higdon: Here’s how to get help to the flood victims in Eastern Kentucky

By JIMMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Monday, Aug. 1, 2022 — Thursday’s flooding in eastern Kentucky exacted a devastating and deadly toll. As of Friday morning, 15 were confirmed dead, with the number expected to rise. Approximately 33,000 homes were left without power. A state of emergency was declared. Emergency management personnel and the Kentucky […]

August 1st, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Community News,Journalism,News,Opinion,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Jim’s Political Notebook: Recycling apparently a sign of the (campaign) times

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette Saturday, March 26, 2022 — As is often the case in small town journalism, there are times that news items and events of interest don’t warrant a full-blown news story. With the May primary election just weeks away, Jim’s Political Notebook will offer politic news items and my personal observations […]

March 26th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Election News,Elections,Journalism,News,Opinion,Politics | Read More »

Nelson County Gazette website back up after server issues cause 12-hour outage

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, March 25, 2022 — The Nelson County Gazette website was offline for approximately 12 hours after unknown issues arose with the site’s hosing company server farm. A range of sites were affected by the outage, according to tech support. The Gazette received numerous calls, texts and emails from […]

March 26th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,Journalism,News | Read More »

Nelson County Gazette website servers are back online after Monday outage

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Jan. 10, 2022 — The web servers that host the Nelson County Gazette website were brought back online after 7-1/2 hour outage that began at about 9:30 Monday morning. The hosting company acknowledged the outage and reported they were working to restore the sites affected by the server […]

January 10th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,Journalism,News,Politics,Public Record | Read More »

Subscribe to get new posts in your email!