March 8, 2013

• Legislature works til almost midnight and takes today off • At best, 12 percent of the 674 bills introduced might become law • It’s the weekend to Spring Forward! • Kim Greene named Madison Award winner • KPNS now at 72. Will your newspaper be next? •Associates announce three Host Companies for internships • September 9 confirmed for Kentucky […]

March 1, 2013

• Make plans now for Inaugural Border War Golf tournament • Legislation moving, though not rapidly, as session enters final eight days • Georgetown city council votes to turn over police records though AG ruled in city’s favor •KPNS growing with 71 signed up; two more interested and another new KPA Associate Division member •Enquirers new size will make them […]

February 22, 2013

• HB290 — It’s a fiasco, described by some as mediocre, and it just passed the House, 96-0 * SB89 — Passes the Senate but probably with nowhere to go • Ad Managers — Get your newspaper registered first for the KPA Ad Contest • John Nelson among 2013 Journalism Hall of Fame inductees WE’VE PASSED THE HALFWAY MARK — […]

February 15, 2013

• Senate Bill 89 heads to the full Senate; passes committee along party lines • House Bill 290 passes committee but faces long road ahead (thankfully) • Madison Award deadline is February 22 • Don’t be the last newspaper to register for KPA Ad Contest • Border War golf tourney just might happen Sorry for the slight delay this morning. […]

February 8, 2013

• USPS announcement will have some newspapers changing days • Terrible legislation; but then it was the wrong bill!! (You gotta read the BULLETIN! part) • Scott County isn’t only government paying for lunch hours; Georgetown is, too • Legislative front: Senate Bill 89 important to our industry; count ’em, five expungement bills already filed • Madison Award nominations now […]

Friday, February 1, 2013

• Sawyers installed as 2013 KPA President • 1,145 attend KPA/KHSJA/KIPA/KNPA Convention • Scott Fiscal Court pays county employees while taking a lunch hour; does yours? • Advertising Excellence contest materials available online • Governor’s Commission wants to usurp the Open Records Law Here is your 2013 KPA Board of Directors: Willie Sawyers Willie Sawyers, London Sentinel Echo, President John […]

January 24, 2013

• It’s Legislature Time in the Bluegrass! And we’re 53.3 percent of the way through • Worker’s Comp legislation should pass Senate soon • You just can’t make this stuff up (Take One, Take Two) • Could whatever ‘commercially reasonable’ is be venue for public notices? • When it comes to newsracks, one is the ‘only’ number • Make your […]

January 16th, 2013

• Did someone say there’s a convention next week? • Seriously, we’re on track to approach 1000 total attendees • Largest trade show since 2007 • Falmouth Outlook joins KPNS • Plus postal, child welfare issues, free business journalism workshop, Mid-America Press Institute Workshop TODAY’S THE CONVENTION REGISTRATION DEADLINE Today’s the deadline to register with us for the KPA Convention, […]

January 10th, 2013

A little of this, a little of that and some of everything else in 5,989 words! • New KPA Stadium isn’t on state lists of new buildings but gets an A++ in Scott County High class • Would you like the latest news with your lunch receipt? • Convention, convention, convention– is anything else happening? • Oh yeah, guess there […]

January 4th, 2013

• Focusing on Deadlines • Hall of Fame Nominations due Monday, January 7 • Postmaster General threatens more cuts, new revenue ideas because of Congress’ inaction • They’re returning to Frankfort Tuesday TODAY’S TOPICS IN A WORD? DEADLINES And it’s not unlike your routines either — deadline for news articles, deadline for advertising, deadline for this, deadline for that. We […]