Another 1929 contest trophy shows up

A couple of weeks ago, I had a picture of three trophies the Anderson News had won in 1927, 1929 and 1930. These were from KPA contests back in those years. Last week, getting ready for the 150th Anniversary committee meeting, I went in search of an old photo from the early 1900s of folks who attended a KPA Convention. […]


Last Friday, Peter Baniak, Jay Nolan, John Nelson and I got together to start discussing KPA’s 150th anniversary celebration. In 2019, KPA will have its Sesquicentennial so the planning and discussion has started. There will be a lot more forthcoming and you and your newspaper will be playing an important part in the celebration as we become the 10th state […]

Those long-term care facility ads have attention of the State Senate

Sen. Danny Carroll, R-Paducah, District 2, has introduced Senate Bill 150, directed at attorneys that advertise deficiencies in inspections of long-term health care facilities. These are the ads published through the state, usually by out-of-state law firms, seeking clients of nursing facilities to join in class action suits. The ads use results of an investigation or inspection of a health […]

NetNewsCheck signs off

(Editor’s Note: I’ve used articles from NetNewsCheck in On Second Thought over the years to give you information or ideas that you might be able to incorporate into your own news process. This week marks the end of NetNewsCheck and from the story below, it’s going to refocus its efforts on its sister site, TVNewsCheck.) By Michael Depp Today, NetNewsCheck […]

Kevin Slimp says, ‘It’s a must see’ webinar

From Kevin Slimp We feel so strongly that every community newspaper publisher should have this information that we’ve discounted the price by 70 percent so you can hear and see what Dr. Hatcher has to say concerning what he’s learned from successful community publishers this year and what researchers are saying about the print-digital connection. $15        50 […]