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In this interview, Blanche Trimble, Editor of the Tomkinsville News, discusses her background, printing and history of the paper, local politics and decision makers, and other community issues.

In this interview, Ray Gaines, Editor of the Park City Daily News, discusses how he grew up in the newspaper business, the history of the newspaper, and the different jobs in the newspaper business he has had over the years.

In this interview, Evelyn Boone, Editor of the Todd County Standard, discusses her beginning in the newspaper, the history of the paper, and her responsibility to the community. Ms. Boone also discusses community issues and the benefits of the…

In this interview, Stan Portman, Editor of the Franklin Favorite, discusses his personal background, how he got started in the business, the history of the paper, problems in the community, and advantages of belonging to the Kentucky Press…

In this interview, Homer Marcum, Editor of the Martin Countain, discusses his personal background, Martin County, the Kentucky Press Association, and the most interesting stories that he has written.

In this interview, Michael Farrell, City Editor of the Kentucky Post, discusses his personal background, getting into the newspaper business, the local school system, and the city of Covington. He also discusses the newspaper, its competitors, and…

In this interview, Allan Perry, Editor of the Paintsville Herald, discusses his background as well as his early life and career. He also discusses the paper's responsibilities and circulation, the 1970's coal boom and the corresponding Johnson County…

In this interview, Guy Hatfield, publisher of the Estill County Citizen's Voice, recollects on his years in the newspaper business. He also discusses his decision to go into journalism.

In this interview, James Whittaker, managing editor of the Central Record, gives the logistics of publishing a weekly paper. He also discusses former Casey County News editor Fred Burkhard.

In this interview, James Nolan, editor and owner of the Manchester Enterprise, comments on his experience as a journalist. He also details the routine for publishing a newspaper.

In this interview, Mr. Bill Simpson, editor of the Wayne County Outlook, recollects on his many years of experience with the newspaper. He also discusses how the paper is organized and printed.

In this interview, Ms. Virginia Davis, editor of the McCreary County Record, discusses her association with many other newspapers across the south-eastern US as well as her work with the Record.

This oral history discusses the early life, family history, and career of Ernest Lawson, the former editor of the Cumberland County News.

In this interview, Ms. Perlina Anderkin, editor of The Mount Vernon Signal, discusses the logistics of putting out a paper, her work week, and many issues within Rockcastle County.

In this interview, Al Smith, Owner-Publisher of the Russelville News Democrat, Russellville-Logan Leader, Green River Republican, Leithchfield News Gazette, Cadiz Record, and the Harpath Herald, details his life history and experiences in the…

In this interview, Steven Lowery, Editor of the Lebanon Enterprise, discusses his background, his newspaper career, and various issues within the community, including the Cornucopia Institute, Makers Mark Distillery, and the Sisters of Loretto.

In this interview, Donald White, Editor of the Anderson News, discusses his education, newspaper career, the Anderson News, and many other community related topics, such as recreation access and county growth.

In this interview, James Moran, Editor Emeritus of the Springfield Sun, discusses his personal background, the newspaper, and how he "got into" the newspaper business. He also discusses many political issues.

In this interview, Greg Travis, Editor of the Marshall County Messenger, discusses his personal background as well as the history of the newspaper itself. He also discusses the responsibilities of a small community paper and decision makers in the…

In this interview, Lucinda Patton, Editor of the Princeton Leader, discusses her background, the responsibility of the paper to the community, along with various issues within the community. In addition, Mr. and Mrs. Hutchenson, previous Princeton…

In this interview, Richard Robards, Editor of the Central Kentucky News Journal, discusses being hired at this newspaper, as well as the size of the paper and the type of news printed. He also discusses his relationship with many city and county…

In this interview, Tom Clinton, Editor of the Madisonville Messenger, discusses his education, the paper, the type of news printed, and the mining industry in the county. He also comments on the Kentucky Press Association and the "power of the…

In this interview, Myron Worley, Editor of the Pioneer News, discusses the history of the Pioneer News, the type of news that is printed in the paper, and the paper's editorial policy. He also discusses many issues in the county, major decision…

In this interview, William Canty, Publisher-Editor of the Edmonson News, discusses his personal background, his newspaper career, and the types of news printed in the paper. He also discusses various issues and people in the Edmonson County.

In this interview, Frances Baccus, Editor of the Lyon County Herald Ledger, discusses her decision to buy the paper, the early days of the paper, as well as the needs and power structure of Lyon County.

In this interview, Paul Gottbrath, Editor of the Springfield Sun, discusses his personal background, education, and how he "got into" the newspaper business. He further discusses the history of the newspaper, and the news that is printed.

In this interview, Beth Bowels, Editor of the Carlisle News, discusses the history of the newspaper, her responsibilities as the Editor, and the Kentucky Press Association.

In this interview, Rita Mitchell, City Editor of the Fulton Daily Leader, discusses the history of the paper, the type of news printed, the responsibility of the paper, and issues in the community.

In this interview, Ophelia Lowe, Editor of the Shopper's News, discusses how she "got into" the newspaper business, the history and growth of the paper, the Kentucky Press Association, and decision makers in the county.

In this interview, Ava Siener, Editor of the Livingston Ledger, discusses her personal background, the history of the newspaper, the type of news that is printed, the Livingston County Schools, and the Kentucky Press Association.

In this interview, Larry Craig, Editor of the Green River Republican, discusses how he got started in the newspaper business and issues revolving around the paper and the community.

In this interview, Paul Kanue, Editor of the Kentucky Post, discusses his education, how he "got into" the business, the history of the paper, and many problems in the community.

In this interview, George Trotter, Editor of the Kentucky Standard, discusses his personal background, history of the newspaper, the type of news that is printed, and the awards that his paper has won.

In this interview, Joy Campbell, Editor of the McLean County News, discusses her personal background, relationship with the school system, and the Kentucky Press Association.

In this interview, Celia and Robert McDonald, Editors of the Larue County Herald News, discuss their background and education. They also discuss decision makers and outstanding people in the community.

In this interview, Wilma DeSpain, News Editor for the Greensburg Record Herald, discusses her personal background, the history of the paper and the merger with another paper, and issues within the county.

In this interview, Michael Patton, Editor of the Allen County News, discusses his early life and education, why the paper is successful, and the problems and pressures of a small-town newspaper. He also discusses many county decision makers and…

In this interview, W.M. Ellison, Assistant Managing Editor of the Louisville Courier Journal, discusses his personal background and the "power of the press". He also discusses the history of the newspaper as well as a "country newspaper."

In this interview, Gerald Lush, Editor of the Hardin County News/Enterprise, discusses his education, "chain newspapers", the type of news printed in his paper, and many county related issues.

In this interview, David McBride, Editor of the Ohio County Times, discusses his getting into the newspaper business, the history of the newspaper, and his relationships with the school systems and Fiscal Court. He also comments on industry in the…

In this interview, Jane Willis, Editor of the Meade County Messenger, discusses her education, the Meade County Messenger, the Kentucky Press Association, as well as many community and political related issues in Meade County.

In this interview, Brucie Beard, Editor of the Breckenridge County Herald News, discusses her personal background and how she "got into" the newspaper business. She also discusses problems in the county and county decision makers.

In this interview, James Allen, Editor of the Grayson County Gazette, discusses his education, the paper, and its circulation. He also discusses various problems in the county, including corruption in City Hall. Allen also comments extensively on his…

In this interview, Walter Dear, III, Editor of the Henderson Gleaner, discusses his education and background in newspapers, his relationship with county officials, and the effects of the Ohio River on Henderson County.

In this interview, Kenneth Stanley, Editor and Publisher of the Louisville Defender, discusses his personal background and how this paper is the only Black newspaper in the state. He also discusses his normal work week and the type of news printed.

In this interview, Roger Harris, Editor of the Louisville Scripps-Howard Newspapers, discusses the newspaper company, type of news printed, the circulation of the paper, and the Kentucky Press Association.

In this interview, Ina Wilson, Editor of the Lewis County Herald, discusses her background, education, and how she "got into" the newspaper business. She also discusses the history of the paper, and problems and issues within the local community.

In this interview, Albert Dix, Publisher of the State Journal, discusses his background, the problems of running a newspaper in a capital city, and the type of news that is covered in the paper.

In this interview, Susan Arena, Editor of the Grant County News and the Campbell County News, discusses her background and the responsibilities of being an editor of small and large papers.

In this interview, Charles Warnick, Editor of the Gallatin County News, discusses his background and education, his career prior to becoming an editor, "chains" newspapers, and issues in Gallatin County.