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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 »

Judge Hutchins offers update on county government progress, future plans

Due to my illness over the last several months, I have not communicated as much as I would have liked to the citizens of Nelson County. Day-to-day responsibilities and planning for future projects in Nelson County have been extremely time-consuming. But I said that I would communicate and be transparent to the citizens of Nelson […]

May 16th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,County government,News,Opinion,Politics,Public Safety,State government | 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 »

Letter: Says Andy Stone is a ‘proven leader’ who’ll move county forward

To the Editor: I am writing in response to the many mailers I have received lately from Candy Massaroni and the PACs that support her.  They have decided to put a lot of labels on Andy Stone. As a matter of fact, the last one mentions books that are not in the Bardstown School libraries. […]

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

Letter: Objects to Andy Stone’s ‘tactics and rhetoric’ in House campaign

To the editor, Andy Stone’s tactics and rhetoric throughout his campaign are unacceptable. Recent mailers paid for by Mr. Stone, with graphical misrepresentation of Candy’s image, lies, and his verbal assaults during debates have ended my silence. I wonder how he would respond if someone treated his wife the way he has mine. I believe […]

May 13th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Election News,Elections,Letters to the Editor,Opinion,Politics | Read More »

Jim’s Political Notebook: PAC money heating up 50th District primary battle

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette Tuesday, May 7, 2024 — With the primary election two weeks away, we’re starting to see the impact of the Jefferson County Teachers Union PAC money that is being spent to support Andy Stone in his bid to unseat 50th District state Rep. Candy Massaroni. During the local candidate debates, […]

May 7th, 2024 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,City Government,County government,Election News,Elections,News,Opinion,Politics,State government | Read More »

Letter: Appreciates Massaroni’s help honoring Battle of the Bulge survivor

To the editor, If I could vote in the May Primary, I would vote for Candy Massaroni. I am the senior president of the Thomas Nelson Jr. Society of the Children of the American Revolution, an organization based on the lineage of a veteran of the Revolutionary War. Five years ago, the society began a […]

May 3rd, 2024 | Posted in Letters to the Editor,Opinion | Read More »

Letter: Supports Andy Stone for 50th District state representative

Dear Editor: Bob and I were educators in the Nelson County school system for over a combined 36 years. From time to time a student comes along whom you believe in – Andy Stone was that student. His work ethic and creativity were key to enabling Andy’s success, both in and out of the classroom. […]

April 26th, 2024 | Posted in Education,Election News,Letters to the Editor,Opinion,Politics | Read More »

Letter: Writer appreciates Massaroni’s service, adherence to Christian values

To the Editor, I am writing to express my sincere appreciation for state Rep. Candy Massaroni’s dedicated service to the people of Nelson County these last two years. Throughout her tenure, Candy has proven herself to be a true servant of the community, devoid of any ties to the establishment or “good old boy” networks. […]

April 24th, 2024 | Posted in Election News,Elections,Letters to the Editor,Opinion,Politics | Read More »

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