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January 22, 2020 (Coxs Creek, KY) by Don Thrasher Today an Attorney who recently represented the Democratic Party of Kentucky filed suit against Nelson County Democratic State Rep. candidate David Reed.  The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Nelson County woman Betty Pendergrass. Pendergrass has an interesting political background. In 2013 Attorney General Jack Conway ruled that Pendergrass was illegally holding...
January 21, 2020 (Bardstown, KY) by Don Thrasher Drama erupted today at the Fiscal Court meeting with one man conducting a sock puppet show with Red Socks being the "British Red Coats representing Dean Watts" the other puppet sock was the Magistrates doing what Watts demanded. This was brought on after Nelson County Judge Executive Dean Watts refused to read a...
January 16th, 2020 OPINION COLUMN by Mark Ballard The Death Penalty (Capital Punishment) Every year more and more states push to have the death penalty removed as a possible sentence for heinous acts perpetrated upon the public. Twenty have succeeded as of date. The death penalty, also known as Capital Punishment, is a government sanctioned practice where a person is put...
(Disclaimer: This article contains political opinion by a candidate for State Representative) January 15, 2020 by Don Thrasher This is not a conspiracy theory, a study by Harvard University's Center For Ethics ranked the most corrupt states in the United States.  Kentucky received the worst ranking, #1.  This coincides with a Indiana University study that put Kentucky in the top 10...
Matt Lacy from the Nelson County Chapter of Kentucky United has announced they will be having a Second Amendment Sanctuary County Rally at the Nelson County Courthouse in Bardstown Kentucky on Saturday January 18th from 2 p.m. to 6 pm. The Second Amendment Advocate Group will have country music singer Dustin Collins Performing his popular song from my cold dead...
The Following Statement Was Released By The Phillip Bischoff Campaign on his race against Chad McCoy: **STATEMENT FROM PHILIP BISCHOFF ANNOUNCING WITHDRAWAL FROM THE RACE FOR THE REPUBLICAN NOMINATION FOR STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 50** Today Philip Bischoff Jr. announces he has withdrawn from the race for the Republican nomination for state representative District 50 opposing Chad McCoy. Bischoff is withdrawing because...
(VIDEO OF MEETING BELOW) BARDSTOWN, KY (January 7, 2020) by Don Thrasher, Political Editor The Nelson County Fiscal Court was involved in a heated and contentious fight over the Second Amendment today.  Members of the Nelson County Branch of Kentucky United came to propose Nelson County be declared a Second Amendment Sanctuary County.  The debate has been going on in Kentucky...
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December 17, 2019 (Bardstown, KY) by Don Thrasher Today's Nelson County Fiscal Court meeting was packed with Nelson County Sheriff Deputies to hear Sheriff Ramon Pineiroa plea on their behalf.  The plea was for additional compensation. The Nelson County Sheriff's Department has been losing men to other departments, particularly Bardstown City Police.  One of the points that the Sheriff made...
(December 15th, 2019) by Don Thrasher On September 18th Mayor Dick Heaton was purportedly advised that there were potential irregularities with the city of Bardstown finances.  Then on September 24th Heaton issued a press release that "all funds were accounted for".  On October 1st, 2019 Dick Heaton sent a termination letter to Tracy Hudson the Chief Financial Officer for the...
Dustan McCoy is the Father of Dustan "CHAD" McCoy the State Rep for Nelson County.  While many people believe that Chad McCoy is the son of Challen McCoy this is simply not the case.  Dustan McCoy up until recently moving to Bardstown had never lived in Nelson County.  Dustan for 15 years was the Chairman of the Brunswick Corporation...

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