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A NewsJournal for 21st Century West Kentucky

Vol. 10  No. 10 October 2018 (c)
ELECTION DAY: NOVEMBER 6, 2018

FrontPage News

Solar Open House - power and politics in rural Graves County | solar power, energy, General Assembly 2018, electric rates, electricity production, Paul Walker, Charlotte Goddard, Greg Higdon

Graves County home has both active and passive solar features. The solar panels are at the far right.
Solar Open House - power and politics in rural Graves County

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.

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Mary Potter

Community and Regional News

Parnassus Books - a Southern Heaven for Book People | book signing, book signing, Parnassus Books, Nashville, Tennessee,
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...

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Mary Potter

They're back - WSCK asking for 35% water rate increase | Clinton Kentucky, Middlesboro Kentucky, Water Services of Kentucky, water rates, Utilities, Inc., Kentucky Public Service Commission,
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
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Editorials

ORANGE CALIGULA

....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...

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Gene Nettles

Education

MSU inks deal to outsource food services
MSU inks deal to outsource food services

New contract will provide campus dining, retail, stadium concessions, and catering

beginning mid-December 2018

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Politics & Government

Women Candidates in Purchase need love, support and most of all MONEY | election 2018, Martha Emmons, Charlotte Goddard, Desiree Owen, Abigail Barnes, Julie Tennyson, women, candidates, Kentucky House of Representatives, Kentucky Senate,
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.

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Mary Potter

About Us

Publisher and editor of West Kentucky Journal bring decades of experience to writing | Ivan Potter, Mary Potter, West Kentucky Journal, politics, Clinton Kentucky,

Ivan and Mary Potter shopping in Hazel KY
Publisher and editor of West Kentucky Journal bring decades of experience to writing

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.

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Mary Potter & Ivan Potter, West Kentucky Journal


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