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Letter: Massaroni will excel as 50th District’s new state representative

To the editor, One of the brightest things to happen in Republican politics in Kentucky took place on Primary Election Tuesday this week. One of the most genuine Patriots became our new state representative. Candy Massaroni called me last year and was willing to run for 3rd District magistrate. I told her Philip Bischoff was […]

May 19th, 2022 | Posted in Letters to the Editor,Opinion | Read More »

Letter: Massaroni responds to Rep. McCoy’s retirement announcement

Editor’s note: GOP candidate for 50th District state representative Candy Massaroni, responded Friday to state Rep. Chad McCoy’s retirement announcement of late Thursday evening. Dear editor, No one who is paying any attention is surprised by what has transpired over the past 24 hours. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for politicians to play kingmaker while […]

April 15th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Election News,Elections,Letters to the Editor,Opinion,Politics | Read More »

Letter: Supports Thrasher as the only ‘true conservative’ in GOP judge executive race

To My Fellow Republicans: As we fast approach the May 17th Primary, the future of the Nelson County GOP and a better way of government is at stake. In the race for County Judge/Executive, ONE man, a few years ago stepped into the arena of politics , knowing people would heckle and criticize him. That […]

April 5th, 2022 | Posted in Letters to the Editor,Opinion,Politics | Read More »

Letter: America First Caucus Lincoln Day event offers candidates a chance to speak

To the editor, A recent invitation was sent out from the Nelson County Republican Party and the Nelson County Organization of Republican Women for this year’s Lincoln Day Dinner. Until COVID-19 hit, this had been an annual joint event to promote republican candidates in upcoming elections. Each candidate would be introduced and given time to […]

February 22nd, 2022 | Posted in Letters to the Editor,Opinion,Politics | Read More »

Letter: Thrasher responds to Tim Hutchins’ ‘misrepresentations’ on WBRT radio show

Dear Editor, On Feb. 2, 2022, Tim Hutchins was a guest on WBRT’s “Bradford & Brooks” radio show. On the show, he brought up my name in regards to a Facebook post on the state highway department seemingly treating counties differently. (Click here for a YouTube video of the interview) Someone sent me pictures of […]

February 15th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Letters to the Editor,Opinion,Politics | Read More »

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 »