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A NewsJournal for 21st Century West Kentucky
Vol. 4 No. 6 June 2013 (c)
Ferrell Wellman: Profile of a Kentucky Journalism Gaint
Wellman will be ringmaster at Fancy Farm Picnic.
Mark Wilson, who chairs the political portion of the Fancy Farm Picnic issued a press release announcing that for the 2013 Picnic, veteran newsman Ferrell Wellman will be the emcee of the stump speaking.
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|Personal Opinion: DirecTV is the Borg... |
Because I do not want the latest “Smack down” wrestling, I must pay more to have access to history, science, business, and political reporting on selected channels. Because I don’t follow Who is Dancing with the Stars or American Idol, my bill is higher from the base rate of $29.95 up to $60.00 each month. See the full story ...
Ivan Potter, Publisher West Kentucky Journal - 1 opinion posted
Dunn done at MSU - will school look beyond its borders?
Dr. Randy Dunn - moving on to new post.
Dunn made a fatal mistake early in his tenure at MSU - he reached out to Paducah. Creating a second campus in the largest metro area in the region was a blaspemy that Murray purists could not abide... See the full story ...
Mary Potter, Editor West Kentucky Journal
Hickman County Schools hires new principal
New principal Keri Dowdy
(Clinton, KY) - As Principal Jan Johnson moves to the Board Office as curriculum supervisor, replacing retiring Dianne Owen, Keri Dowdy, a Graves County elementary school teacher has been selected to replace her as Hickman County Elementary School Principal. See the full story ...
Mary Potter, Editor West KY Journal
The decision is hers - and hers alone. Would everyone please shut up for awhile?
Running against Mitch? Grimes has time to decide.
Jump Alison Jump. Or Not.
Everyone, it seems, has an opinion to press upon Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes. Voices shout at her from all angles to "Jump" or "Don't Jump!" into a race against sitting Senator Mitch McConnell.
It is beginning to remind me of a crowd standing below a high rise urging a troubled soul on a ledge to take that final fateful step.
It won't turn out well for the jumper - but there will be plenty of excitement for all on the way down.
Not that I think that Grimes will hit bottom with a splat. See the full story ...
Mary B. Potter, Editor West Kentucky Journal
Old Duffers and Powder Puffers bring laughter to Senior Center
Cherry Pyron of the Arts Council visits with Nancy Manning in her role as the gardening lady.
(Clinton, KY)- May 8, 2013 - Bearing the humorous name Old Duffers and Powder Puffers, a group of senior thespians put on a show that left their contemporaries laughing. The group of six women and one man donned funny hats and simple costumes and performed two skits at the Senior Citizen Center on May 8th in Clinton. See the full story ...
Mary Potter, West Kentucky Journal
|Dawson Springs first Trail Town in Kentucky |
DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. (May 9, 2013) – First Lady Jane Beshear today announced that the community of Dawson Springs is Kentucky’s first “Trail Town,” part of an effort to promote and develop adventure tourism opportunities across the state. See the full story ...
On Father's Day - June 19, 2011
Father's Day - remembering the father I never knew.
Father’s Day celebrates the men who did their part. Not just biological dads, but those men who stuck around to see the job done proper...
My father went away six weeks after I was born... See the full story ...
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