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Video: Bradford & Brooks talk with David Avis, 3rd District magistrate candidate

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, May 13, 2022 — David Avis, a Democrat seeking the office of 3rd District Nelson Fiscal Court magistrate, was the guest on the Wednesday, May 11, 2022 edition of WBRT’s “Bradford & Brooks” radio show. David is facing off in the May 17th primary against fellow Democrat David […]

May 13th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Election News,Elections,Nelson Fiscal Court,News,Politics,Video | Read More »

Letter: More last-minute GOP shenanigans

To the Editor, Today I received two mailers for Trey Bradley, one of the two Republican candidates for 50th District state representative. One is from the “Friends of Nelson County”. This group registered with the Kentucky Registry for Election Finance May 10th as an Unauthorized Campaign Committee. The chair is Isaac Oettle who lists himself […]

May 13th, 2022 | Posted in Election News,Elections,News,Politics | Read More »

Video: 14 participate in GOP candidate forum Thursday night in Bardstown

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, May 13, 2022 — The local Republican candidates on the 2022 primary election ballot gathered Thursday night at Bardstown High School for a candidate forum. Each of the 14 participating candidates had approximately 10 minutes to talk about their race and their willingness and qualifications to serve their […]

May 13th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Election News,Elections,News,Politics | Read More »

Bluegrass Beacon: Will state’s new election laws improve primary voter turnout?

By JIM WATERSBluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Thursday, May 12, 2022 — Tuesday’s primary election will be the first test of new state election laws. Will they help increase turnout? Let’s hope so. Turnout in the 2020 presidential primary election – moved from May to several weeks in June after the World Health Organization […]

May 12th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Election News,Elections,News,Opinion,Politics,State government | Read More »

Video: Bradford & Brooks interview with Trey Bradley, 50th District state rep

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, May 7, 2022 — Trey Bradley, one of the Republican candidates for 50th District state representative, was interviewed Friday, May 6, 2022, on the air with WBRT’s “Bradford & Brooks.” Bradley talked about the race and his qualifications to serve the 50th District as state representative. Running time: […]

May 8th, 2022 | Posted in Bradford & Brooks,Breaking News,Election News,Elections,News,Politics,Politics,Video | Read More »

Jim’s Political Notebook: Was it shady subterfuge or smart political maneuvering?

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette Friday, April 29, 2022 — The other shoe finally dropped. At just after 10 p.m. Thursday, April 14th, I received an announcement from the Legislative Research Commission that 50th District State Rep. Chad McCoy was going to retire from office at the end of his current term on Dec. 31, […]

April 29th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Election News,Elections,News,Opinion,Politics,State government | Read More »

Bardstown mayor, incumbent council members file for re-election in November

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, April 28, 2022 — Bardstown Mayor Dick Heaton and all six incumbent members of the Bardstown City Council have now filed for re-election at the Nelson County Clerk’s Office. Councilmen Bill Sheckles, David Dones, Roland “Coach Roe” Williams, and Joe Buckman all filed for re-election Wednesday, April 28th. […]

April 28th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,Election News,Elections,News,Politics | Read More »

Video: Bradford & Brooks interview with Ann Marie Williams, magistrate candidate

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, April 23, 2022 — As part of the “Bradford & Brooks” radio show’s series of candidate interviews, Jim & Margie interviewed Ann Marie Williams on the show on Wednesday, April 20, 2022. Williams is a Bloomfield area resident and one of two Republicans on the May primary ballot […]

April 23rd, 2022 | Posted in Bradford & Brooks,Breaking News,County government,Elections,Entertainment,News,Politics,Video | Read More »

3 Republican judge-executive candidates square-off in televised debate

By JIM BROOKSNelson County Gazette / WBRT Radio Wednesday, April 20, 2022 — The three Republican candidates for Nelson County judge executive squared off Tuesday evening in a three-way debate from the PLG TV-13 studios in downtown Bardstown. Republicans Don Thrasher, Bill Gentry and Tim Hutchins spent a hour answering questions and highlighting the unique […]

April 20th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,County government,Election News,Elections,News,Politics | 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 »