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Yes, Virginia, there were other speakers at Fancy Farm
Front row of Dems at Fancy Farm.
Yes, Virginia, there were other speakers at Fancy Farm

(Fancy Farm, KY – August 2, 2014) – Taking the stage were other candidates besides the main attraction of the two US Senate candidates.

Here’s a shout out in no particular order to those who had the courage to get up there and speak.

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Democratic Unity a Byproduct of Fancy Farm 2014
Unity - Governor and Grimes' lead Dems parade behind their candidate to political speaking
Democratic Unity a Byproduct of Fancy Farm 2014

It started on Thursday night at the McCracken County Democratic Dinner, Democrats started to embrace each other as long lost family..

...At 12:10 - Locking arms, Grimes, Governor Beshear, Ex Governor Paul Patton, Attorney General Jack Conway, State Auditor Adam Edelen, and Treasury Todd Hollenbach led a parade into the Fancy Farm Picnic.

Just over 500 people followed their state Democratic leaders in the parade. Union workers, teachers, county volunteers, marched as one.

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Fancy Farm Picnic - serious crowd control in 2014
No favorites: Jerry Lundergan,candidate's father, not allowed to be in press area at 2014 picnic.
Fancy Farm Picnic - serious crowd control in 2014

This Fancy Farm Picnic was the biggest in a number of years. It was also the calmest.

Credit a moderator unwilling to put up with bad manners, an early announcement of the rules of engagement and a very big police presence for a quieter, gentler Fancy Farm Picnic.

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Archbishop Kurtz visits St. Jerome Parish Picnic for first time
Owensboro Bishop William Medley, Fancy Farm pastor Darrell Venters, Louisville Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz at 2014 Fancy Farm Picnic
Archbishop Kurtz visits St. Jerome Parish Picnic for first time

(Fancy Farm, KY - August 2, 2014) - Owensboro Bishop William Medley came back at St. Jerome’s Parish for its annual first weekend of August fundraiser, again this year offering prayer before the main attraction.

This year was a bit different for this small Catholic community of Fancy Farm. Bishop Medley brought along his boss, Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz...

That's a big WOW for local Catholics.

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Grimes Outguns McConnell in Road Signs
Grimes Outguns McConnell in Road Signs

In normal years, signs would be from many candidates seeking political office. However, 2014 is not a normal year in Kentucky politics.

Ninety eight percent of all the signs out for the past weekend were from two political camps: Grimes for Senator and Senator McConnell.

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Political Signs dominate Picnic landscape
Signs everywhere at Fancy Farm 2014
Political Signs dominate Picnic landscape
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About Us

Publisher and editor of West Kentucky Journal bring decades of experience to writing
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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Education

Allene Houston Jones selected as Paducah Middle Asst. Principal
New Paducah Middle Assistant Principal Allene Houston Jones.
Allene Houston Jones selected as Paducah Middle Asst. Principal

New assistant principal of Paducah Middle School, Allene Houston Jones, a graduate of Ballard Memorial High School, brings twenty years experience in education to Paducah Middle School this fall.

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Editorials

Senator Paul wastes chance to rise above herd.
Senator Rand Paul prepares to read his poem at Fancy Farm 2014.
Senator Paul wastes chance to rise above herd.

There once was a Senator from Kentucky
Who thought with a poem he’d be lucky...

Saturday's performance by Senator Rand Paul was a tragic loss of opportunity to show leadership...

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Community and Regional News

Murray State University E-Learning Center Brings the Future to Hickman County
President Robert Davies helped open new Clinton e-learning center.
Murray State University E-Learning Center Brings the Future to Hickman County

The 21st Century was politely served up for lunch at the Hickman County Senior Citizen Center. Murray State University (MSU) celebrated with 45 local school, government, non-profits, and business leaders the opening of an E-Learning Center.

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