A NewsJournal for 21st Century West Kentucky
Vol. 10 No. 9 September 2018 (c)
VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 9, 2018
ELECTION DAY: NOVEMBER 6, 2018
Heritage Days 2018 - art, food, music and classic cars
Poster by Liz Jewell - at top, Columbus Clock works, copperplate signatures, painting.
Clinton KY - The Fourth Annual Hickman County Heritage Days, September 5-8, celebrates the long and rich history of Hickman County, the first Kentucky county in the Jackson Purchase. Heritage Days are unique in the multiple groups that celebrate.
This year's theme is Art of Our Ancestors- in old songs, maps, history, old clocks, cars and food. Of course - food! 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 ...
Paul Walker in Clinton for county by county tour
Dr. Paul Walker, candidate for the First District Congressional seat was in Clinton for a town hall meeting Monday.
Dr. Paul Walker is visiting the widespread counties in the First District as he campaigns for Congress. Walker held a town hall meeting at Rotary Park in Clinton on Monday.
Wednesday, Walker will be in Fulton. See the full story ...
|Symsonia Elementary School sorts students, teachers, staff into 'houses' |
"It's our 'house' reveal day at Symsonia Elementary School," said Principal Alison Gregory. "We're sorting our kids into five different houses that represent five different character traits. Our teachers spent a full day this summer collaborating on this project and talking it out...
The idea of houses within a school started with Harry Potter books. Ron Clark is a former Disney Teacher of the Year award winner. He started a charter school in Atlanta, Ga., with houses.
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Paul Schaumburg, Graves County Schools
|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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Tilghman's Kate Criner Named State Champion in Kentucky English Teachers' State Writing Contest
L to R: Grace Raber, Kate Criner
Kate Criner, Paducah Tilghman High School junior, has been named state champion in the Kentucky Council of Teachers of English and Language Arts high school writing contest. Criner's poem, "Admirable Abuse," earned her the state's first place designation in the poetry category... 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
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