A NewsJournal for 21st Century West Kentucky
Vol. 10 No. 7 July 2018 (c)
VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 9, 2018
ELECTION DAY: NOVEMBER 6, 2018
Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles to Emcee Fancy Farm Political Speaking
Mark Wilson, political speaking chair, has seen a lot of Fancy Farm speeches. 2018 Ryan Quarles will be the ringmaster.
(Fancy Farm, KY) This year, on the first Saturday of August, one of the country's best known political events will be emceed by the nation's youngest Statewide elected official. Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles will act as ringmaster for the 138th annual St. Jerome Catholic Church Picnic's political speaking. See the full story ...
Look at the gas pump - skimmers trying to steal your $$
Credit card inserter on gas pump should look like the photo on the right. Photo ConsumerFTC
Be On the Look Out!
Ag Commish Quarles advised motorists to be on the lookout for evidence that a motor fuel pump has been compromised. See the full story ...
Ted Sloan - KDA press release
|Hands On History at Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site|
WICKLIFFE, Ky - (June 2, 2018) -- Family-friendly activities related to archaeology, Mississippian Native American culture and the natural environment will be offered on Saturdays through the summer at Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site.
Each "Hands On History Saturday" activity will be demonstrated by park staff for visitors of all ages and will include games, pottery, baskets, bow and arrows, gourds and more. Each session will be from 10 a.m. to noon. See the full story ...
MADD Camp completes successful 4th year - with a lot of help from our friends
MADD Campers danced, sang and stepped at Greatest Show on Earth performance.
Twenty five Hickman County students, grades 5 -9 put on the Greatest Show on Earth for MADD Camp 2018. They had lots of help from Murray Playhouse in the Park, local organizations and volunteers. See the full story ...
|Déjà vu for Democrats this fall?|
"Republicans take the Kentucky House after 95 years of Democratic control," trumpeted a Lexington Herald-Leader headline on Nov. 8, 2016.
Similar headlines blared in newspapers from Paducah to Pikeville.
But reporters missed the rest of the story, which Democrats hope presages Nov. 6, 2018. While the GOP flipped the House in 1919, the Democrats grabbed it back in 1921. 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