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Vol. 10  No. 7 July 2018 (c)
VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 9, 2018
ELECTION DAY: NOVEMBER 6, 2018

FrontPage News

Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles to Emcee Fancy Farm Political Speaking | Fancy Farm 2018, Graves County Kentucky, Ryan Quarles, Kentucky politics,

Mark Wilson, political speaking chair, has seen a lot of Fancy Farm speeches. 2018 Ryan Quarles will be the ringmaster.
Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles to Emcee Fancy Farm Political Speaking

(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.

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Press Release

Look at the gas pump - skimmers trying to steal your $$ | consumer, skimming, credit card theft, Ryan Quarles, Kentucky Department of Agriculture,

Credit card inserter on gas pump should look like the photo on the right. Photo ConsumerFTC
Look at the gas pump - skimmers trying to steal your $$

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.

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Ted Sloan - KDA press release

Community and Regional News

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.

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MADD Camp completes successful 4th year - with a lot of help from our friends | MADD Camp, art, music, dance, Murray Playhouse in the Park, Lisa Cope, Hickman County, Kentucky

MADD Campers danced, sang and stepped at Greatest Show on Earth performance.
MADD Camp completes successful 4th year - with a lot of help from our friends

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.

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Mary Potter

Editorials

Déjà vu for Democrats this fall? | Kentucky politics, election 2018, Berry Craig, history, AFL-CIO,
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.

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Berry Craig

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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