Ky. editor who takes stands, tackles tough subjects wins Al Smith award for public service through community journalism

Stevie Lowery, editor and publisher of The Lebanon Enterprise, is the 2018 winner of the Al Smith Award for public service through community journalism by a Kentuckian. Lowery will receive the award Oct. 18 in Lexington, at the annual Al Smith Awards Dinner of the University of Kentucky’s Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues (which publishes The Rural Blog) and the Bluegrass Chapter […]

Mudd, Pike running for District 4 Board seat

We’re in the process of another Special Election in District 4 of the KPA Board of Directors. We had one about six weeks ago and Sam Terry, editor of the Barren County Progress/Jobe Publishing, was elected to complete the district’s term. Soon thereafter, however, Sam’s employment status changed and he was no longer eligible to serve on the board. We […]

KPA with Kentucky Bar Convention in Lexington

We’ve had Teresa Revlett staffing the KPA Booth at the 2018 Kentucky Bar Association convention this week in Lexington. She reports making several good contacts with attorneys/lawyers and judges from around the state, telling them about our advertising placement service and encouraging them to use newspaper advertising for their law practice and their campaigns.

Did Henninger make a ‘Justify-able’ threat?

It was all in fun, of course, at least I hope it was, but Justify’s Triple Crown win with the Belmont Stakes gave me one more chance to harass newspaper design consultant Ed Henninger. Soon after the race last Saturday, I emailed Ed and copied tech guru Kevin Slimp, giving Ed the news of the world that Justify prevailed again […]

Obituary – Mary Ann Baynham Oakley

Mary Ann Baynham Oakley, 78, of Providence, passed away June 9, 2018, at Hillside Nursing Home in Madisonville. She was born in Evansville, IN on November 5, 1939, to Jeff and Lalla Baynham. She was the managing editor of The Journal Enterprise in Providence for many years. She had an article published in Time magazine during the blizzard of 1978. […]

Are the automotive dealers being blindsided by the manufacturers?

By Peter Wagner, publisher of the award winning N’West Iowa REVIEW Local and even metro newspapers print very few new or used car display ads anymore. Automotive advertising, once a huge part of every paper’s revenue, has all but disappeared. Even those multi-page metro paper weekend automotive sections, packed full of car and truck feature stories and loaded with ads from […]

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