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Letter: Writer defends earlier letter regarding political party loyalty

To the editor, I recently wrote a letter to the editor of the Kentucky Standard about party loyalty. In my letter I stated that two of the gentlemen running for Nelson County judge executive switched parties to run for office. That is a true statement. I challenge all of the good people who think my […]

January 21st, 2022 | Posted in Letters to the Editor,Opinion | Read More »

Letter: Correcting ‘misleading’ and ‘false’ information stated about Tim Hutchins

To the editor, Mr. Richard Hardin can support anyone he chooses (see Hardin’s letter posted below), however when his statements are inaccurate and misleading, his comments should be flagged as such. To clear up any misleading and false information written by Mr. Hardin, please read my comments below. Please note that I do not know […]

January 18th, 2022 | Posted in Letters to the Editor,Opinion | Read More »

Letter: Changing political parties prior to seeking office ‘invites lots of questions’

To The Editor: As a long time member of the Republican Party, I am concerned and a little confused that one of the candidates for Nelson County Judge-Executive, Billy Gentry, recently changed his party registration from Democrat to Republican. This was done only days before registering to run in the Republican Primary. I feel that […]

January 14th, 2022 | Posted in Election News,Elections,Letters to the Editor,Opinion,Politics | Read More »

Letter: Let the people vote on the county schools’ proposed merger plan

Dear Editor, There is a large group of people in Nelson County that feel they don’t have a voice in government. The Nelson County Schools Local Planning Committee voted to approve a merger plan last night. The plan, if approved by the Kentucky Department of Education, will go to the board of education for a […]

November 18th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,Letters to the Editor,Opinion | Read More »

Letter: Bradley and board of education ‘afraid to survey’ Nelson County families

Dear Editor, Abraham Lincoln once said in a debate with Stephen A. Douglas, “Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail; without it nothing can succeed.” That was on Aug. 21, 1858. Lincoln lost the Senate race to Douglas but it was the debates with Douglas that thrust him into the national spotlight […]

November 17th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,Letters to the Editor,Opinion,Politics | Read More »

Letter: Bloomfield attorney defends LPC chair, blasts superintendent’s leadership

Dear Editor: The Nelson County Gazette did get one thing correct in its opinion piece it published online on November 13, 2021. Eric Shelburne believes one hallmark of true leadership is understanding you don’t always get the outcome you want. That is exactly what Eric Shelburne is trying to get across to his fellow local […]

November 15th, 2021 | Posted in Community News,Education,Letters to the Editor,News,Opinion | Read More »

Letter: Proposed facilities plan puts New Haven School on back burner — again

Dear Editor, I feel like I have written this before, but here we are again, discussing New Haven School’s lack of attention from the Nelson County School district. The Nelson County Schools Local Planning Committee (LPC) began their meeting and assessment process to review previous facilities plans, the state of current buildings in the district […]

November 5th, 2021 | Posted in Letters to the Editor,Opinion | Read More »

Outgoing party chair calls for unity, forgiveness within county Republican party

To The Editor: I owe a humble, special debt of gratitude and thanks to some amazing people that worked tirelessly, during and prior to me becoming chair of the NCRPK. None of these people were paid, but yet spent tireless hours and blood, sweat and tears that have gone into building a local party. What […]

June 19th, 2021 | Posted in Letters to the Editor,Opinion | Read More »

Letter: Writer supports more learning opportunities for district middle schoolers

Dear Editor, In the 11 years my children have attended the Nelson County Schools, I have been an active parent in getting to know my children’s teachers and the administration at the schools they attended. I also have the benefit of being the parent of a Thomas Nelson grad under the Wes Bradley administration there. […]

May 26th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Letters to the Editor,Opinion | Read More »

Letter: District’s teacher turnover rate a valid reason for community concern

Dear Editor, When people witness injustice where their children are concerned things tend to get heated and fast. Rightly so. Any parent worth their salt is going to step up and defend and protect the interest of their child. At the May 18, 2021, Nelson County Board meeting, I observed several parents with legitimate concerns […]

May 21st, 2021 | Posted in Education,Letters to the Editor,Opinion,Politics | Read More »