A NewsJournal for 21st Century West Kentucky
Vol. 12 No. 2 February 2020 (c)
|Admiral McRaven to lecture at MSU February 13, 2020|
Admiral William McRaven to be at Murray State University on Thursday evening discussing his military life as a SEAL and his connection to MSU through his father. The program part of the Murray State Presidential Lecture series begins at 7:30 in Lovett Auditorium and is free and open to the public
McRaven author of the best selling "Make Your Bed" and a biography led the special operations forces during such historic events as the raid that killed Osama bin Laden and rescues of Americans held captive by terrorists. See the full story ...
Professor Clardy to present program on Black History Month
Dr. Brian Clardy will be in Clinton discussing Black History Month on February 20th.
Green Valley Missionary Baptist Church will host author, professor and distinguished scholar Dr. Brian Clardy on Thursday February 20th at 6:00 pm at the church. The event, cosponsored by the Hickman County Historical and Genealogical Society, is free and open to the public. See the full story ...
UK and Lexington Fail in Making the Case for Their Leadership in Defining a 21st Century Kentucky
(Clinton, Hickman County KY) Like super spoiled teenagers who always want more allowance money, the Mayor of Lexington and the President of UK, have defined how they want to control of Kentucky's future.
Mayor Linda Gorton, City of Lexington and UK President Eli Capilouto, made the case in an editorial in the Lexington Herald Leader on February 6, 2020 that more state money and federal money will make their city and their university a high tech center.. See the full story ...
Ivan C. Potter, Publisher West Kentucky Journal
Tilghman's Samuel Lambert Named GE - Reagan Scholarship Semifinalist
PTHS student Samuel Lambert - semifinalist in scholarship program
Paducah Tilghman senior Samuel Lambert has been named a semifinalist in the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. He is among 120 semifinalists nationwide in the scholarship program based on the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship demonstrated at school, at the workplace, and within the community. The GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program is funded by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation, with up to 20 finalists receiving a total award of $40,000 on the basis of continued enrollment at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States.
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Wayne Walden, Paducah Tilghman
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