Author: David Thompson

‘There is no better ship; there could be no better name’

USS Kentucky crew looking for KPA members to take trip Kentucky Governor William O. Bradley’s statement, made after witnessing the launching of the battleship Kentucky in 1898, is equally applicable today: There is no better ship; there could be no…

First, Sen. Rand Paul then Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

A couple of weeks ago, Sen. Rand Paul sent to KPA a hand-written letter to Chip, congratulating him on the occasion of being President of NNA for 2015-16. During the convention in St. Charles, MO., a letter came expedited from Senate…

Chip Hutcheson takes over as NNA President

By Jared Nelson, Editor, Princeton Times Leader Times Leader Publisher John S. “Chip” Hutcheson was installed as president of the National Newspaper Association Saturday at the 129th annual NNA convention and trade show. Hutcheson will serve as president of the organization…

It’s busy season for newspapers

Let’s see, there’s: • get your newspaper registered for the Excellence in Kentucky Newspapers and Advertising Excellence in Kentucky Newspapers competitions. You have to register your paper before you can start submitting any entries. So go ahead and get that…

Contest numbers really picking up

Contests numbers are picking up — finally Seems the charter members of the Kentucky Procrastinators Association are in full force. Struggling to get even close to previous years number of newspapers entering, we were worried this might be a small…

Newspaper Memes

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Newspaper Meme: Saying: “I don’t need newspapers; I get my news from the Internet.” is the same as saying “I know, right? And I don’t need farmers; ’cause I get my food at the supermarket.” Another Newspaper Meme: If you…

This week’s On Second Thought

Check out this week’s On Second Thought at kypress.com/members for these articles and several more • Got a ‘meme’ to share? There are a couple this week to get you thinking • It’s mostly all about newspapers this week because…