Author: David Greer

Kentucky Supreme Court hears court case of Kentucky New Era vs. Hopkinsville police

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By Eli Pace, Kentucky New Era Editor  In a case that could have far reaching implications about what law enforcement agencies across the commonwealth are allowed to routinely blackout on their police reports, the Kentucky Supreme Court heard oral arguments…

Oldham Era publisher passes away

By Jacquelyn Stoess Hack Thursday, May 9 Give us a moment to gather our thoughts – we’ve had a death in the family. Tony Cotten Publisher Tony Cotten, the athlete who raced his bicycle through our office, the mentor who instilled…

Interior Journal launches new text alert system

  The Interior Journal and Advocate Communications Inc. are pleased to announce the formation of the On Guard Text Alert System. The system is designed to send out emergency messages to cell phones and mobile devices. “We are very proud…

Kentucky Supreme Court upholds ruling to release child abuse records

By Bill Estep, Lexington Herald-Leader The Kentucky Supreme Court on Thursday upheld an order requiring the state to release more information about children killed or badly hurt as a result of abuse or neglect. The ruling is the latest development…

Survey: Community papers still tops for local news

February 25, 2013 COLUMBIA, MO—Community newspaper readers, surveyed recently, still say they prefer their local papers for getting their news and information. The survey was conducted in small U.S. towns and cities where the circulation size of the local newspaper…

Proposed elimination of Saturday mail: one Kentucky paper mulls its options

By Chip Hutcheson The Times Leader, Princeton Any question about the topic of today’s column was wiped out Wed nesday when Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe dropped a bombshell, announcing the U.S. Postal Service would discontinue Saturday delivery of letters, newspapers…

Postal Service says it will end Saturday delivery Aug. 5; NNA to fight for Saturday delivery of newspapers

Kentucky Press News Service Saying it was tired of waiting for Congress to take action, the U.S. Postal Service on Wednesday announced it plans to stop delivery and collecting of letters on Saturdays effective Aug. 5. But packages will continue…

Dawson Springs Progress to be sold to Times Leader

By Carolyn Walker Dawson Springs Progress The owners of The Dawson Springs Progress have agreed to sell the newspaper to The Times Leader in Princeton, a subsidiary company owned by the Kentucky New Era in Hopkinsville. The sale is expected…