Food insecurity in Kentucky: Even more help is needed this year because of COVID-19

In Kentucky, 662,000 people struggle with hunger and may not know where they will find their next meal. That number includes one in every five kids who may not have enough to eat. Kentucky has the highest rate in the nation of food insecurity among adults age 50-59. Nationally, the food insecurity rate among adults age 50-59 is 10.6 percent […]

It’s (Almost) Contest Time in the Bluegrass!

  We’re just about ready to start pleading and begging for you to upload your entries for the 2020 Kentucky Press Association News Contest and Advertising Contest. But not quite yet! We are still working on a process that will allow newspapers to submit their entries as a URL instead of having to submit a pdf for each individual entry. […]

Her visions of an internship became reality despite the hardships of COVID-19

Cady Stribling, Springfield Sun, Murray State University cstribling1@murraystate.edu When I was applying to summer internships pre-pandemic, I had an image of what my experience would look like. In my mind, I lived and thrived in a new place, I met new people and networked, and I created memories in a new community that I would cherish forever. Needless to say, […]

NNA Convention will be virtual Oct. 1-3

The 2020 National Newspaper Association annual convention will be, well, wherever you are. Typically, the convention is held at different locations around the country but like so many meetings and conventions, the 2020 edition will be at your desk or in your home. Wherever you can access a virtual meeting on your computer. The 2020 NNA Convention is scheduled for […]

Jobe Publishing purchases Cumberland County News from Patsy Judd

From the Cumberland County News   The torch is being passed. Jeff Jobe, owner of a small group of locally owned newspapers in the southern Kentucky region has agreed to help transition Patsy Judd’s final newspaper into his family’s business. He said, “Patsy and I have been friends and have had a business relationship for the better part of two […]


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