About The Notebook
The Editor’s Notebook is the blog of Jim Brooks, editor of The Nelson County Gazette and serving as Curmudgeon-At-Large for news media in the Nelson County area.
Brooks has been writing for print publication for more than 20 years. He is a native of Bardstown and a graduate of Elizabethtown Community College and Western Kentucky University with a BA in print journalism and government.
He has worked for a number of Central Kentucky publications, including Bardstonian Magazine, The Grayson County News-Gazette, The Oldham Era, and two tours of duty each at The News-Enterprise in Elizabethtown, and The Kentucky Standard. He continues to write and edit on a freelance basis for publication in a variety of genres, and is a contributor to Simply Put.
Since 1996, Jim and his family have been living in Cox’s Creek.