A NewsJournal for 21st Century West Kentucky
Vol. 10 No. 10 October 2018 (c)
ELECTION DAY: NOVEMBER 6, 2018
Solar Open House - power and politics in rural Graves County
Graves County home has both active and passive solar features. The solar panels are at the far right.
Leslie and George McColgin's house in rural Graves County is a self supporting jewel tucked behind a hill on a one lane road.
The house, an eco friendly split level, looks out on a pond and a solar array. Out the front door is their small garden with tomatoes still ripening on the vine in the October sun. See the full story ...
|Parnassus Books - a Southern Heaven for Book People|
For book people in the mid-South, heaven is a place called Parnassus Books. Located in a strip mall in Nashville, the store is full of new releases, classics and staff picks. Parnassus often hosts book signings and signed first editions are available... See the full story ...
|They're back - WSCK asking for 35% water rate increase|
ATTENTION WATER SERVICE COMPANY OF CUSTOMERS!
Water Service Company of Kentucky, the water company that serves
Clinton and Middlesboro is asking the Kentucky Public Service Commission
for a 35.29% rate increase.
THIS IS NOT A DONE DEAL!
We can defeat this request.
The more of us who protest, the louder our voices will be.
We need YOU!!
KENTUCKY PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
P.O. BOX 615
FRANKFORT, KY 40601
See the full story ...
....a gap between "haves and have nots," rich and poor, long existed and continues to grow. The idea that: "all men are created equal" has been exacerbated by ignorance, inattention, and unforgiving tribalism.
Onto this scene burst a maniacal egotist of dubious moral fiber and minimum intellect-"ORANGE CALIGULA." The original Caligula murdered, strangled opposition, and burned much of his empire.
Orange Caligula saw fault lines in the Nation's Democracy and set about destroying democracy, freedom of speech, and the press, aided by a minority of citizens... See the full story ...
|MSU inks deal to outsource food services|
New contract will provide campus dining, retail, stadium concessions, and catering
beginning mid-December 2018 See the full story ...
|Women Candidates in Purchase need love, support and most of all MONEY|
Women candidates are stepping up in the Purchase running for the Kentucky General Assembly. One of their biggest problems is - what else - raising money. Maybe supporters are having problems figuring out how, where, how much to donate?
Here's how and where to send checks or donate on the web. At the end of the story are some links to help maneuver this election cycle. No photos. We wanted to make this story easy and cheap to print out. See the full story ...
Publisher and editor of West Kentucky Journal bring decades of experience to writing
Ivan and Mary Potter shopping in Hazel KY
Meet the husband and wife team responsible for West Kentucky Journal.
Editor's Note: Updated - Ivan Potter retired from the Clinton City Council as of January 1, 2017.
WKJ now has over 6000 articles and 2.5 million yearly views. See the full story ...
Mary Potter & Ivan Potter, West Kentucky Journal