Half-price tickets for Al Smith dinner, lively program, available to KPA members; deadline is noon Monday

The annual Al Smith Awards Dinner, to be held Thursday, Oct. 12, at the Embassy Suites Lexington, will have a lively program. The late Larry Craig, who was KPA president in 1989 and one of the most delightful journalists in Kentucky history, will be with us via video gleaned from a tape provided by WKYU-TV in Bowling Green. Larry and […]

Without fanfare KPNS celebrates 8th anniversary

There’s one unique member service that KPA offers and it’s meant access for 92 newspapers to share stories published in other KPA newspapers. In fact, more than 53,000 stories have been shared, not including perhaps 7,000 editorials. The Kentucky Press News Service was launched October 1, 2009, during a Strategic Plan period to set the future of the nation’s 10th […]

It’s all about the contests

  We’re coming up on the KPA News and Ad Contests bewitching hour — 5 p.m., Thursday, October 19 — and while a good number of newspapers have registered to enter, there are a lot of newspapers who always enter but haven’t bothered to do anything yet. Looks like several newspapers have renewed their charter membership in KPA — but […]

Celebrate Newspaper Carrier Day on Saturday

Herald-Leader signs contract to sell building

By Beth Musgrave, bmusgrave@herald-leader.com The Lexington Herald-Leader has signed a contract to sell its downtown building on Midland Avenue to the CRM Development Co., which is considering an expansion of the four-story building to create upscale professional office space. According to a statement from Herald-Leader Publisher Rufus M. Friday, the sale is contingent on several factors, including “the buyer’s due diligence, […]