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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 »

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 »

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 »

Video: Rep. Massaroni is guest on WBRT’s ‘Bradford & Brooks’ radio show

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, May 9, 2024 — Incumbent state Rep. Candy Massaroni was the studio guest on WBRT’s “Bradford & Brooks” radio show on Wednesday, May 8, 2024. Massaroni is a candidate for re-election as the 50th District state representative and faces fellow Republican Andy Stone in the May 21, 2024, […]

May 10th, 2024 | Posted in Breaking News,Election News,Elections,News,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 »

County OKs Log Still’s incentives, upholds planning commission decision

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Tuesday, May 7, 2024 — Nelson Fiscal Court opened its first May meeting Tuesday morning with the Pledge of Allegiance and an opening prayer led by a group of 4th-grade students from St. Joseph School. The court also received an update on the programs available to assist […]

May 7th, 2024 | Posted in Bourbon-related,Breaking News,Business News,County government,Police / Fire / EMS,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

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