Interview with Michael Patton

  • Identifier: 1980 OH 215
  • Date: 5/28/1980
  • Interviewer: Berge, William H.
  • Interviewee: Patton, Michael
  • Description: 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 community issues
  • Location: Scottsville, KY
  • Duration: 00:54:49
  • Time Summary:
  • Restrictions: none
  • Rights: Contact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.
  • Indexer: Crystal Allen-Daniels
  • Funding Source: Project funded and indexed by the Kentucky Oral History Commission


“Interview with Michael Patton,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed January 21, 2022,