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Hel'ald—Lfiudcr prOanteS Luecke worked as an editor at Salyersville paper SOId l'niyersitvrl‘ias taken 'a position at
The (‘ourier-Journal and the I) 'l 1 Fr t h I)” hi d the Tampa lll'ibune in\l‘ampa. l‘la
, \ . , ‘. ,' . Hartford ‘('onn.i (‘ourant before :l\'l( i. a er as l‘t' :50 ()rigina }' from . t, Hter ing.
LUkaL‘ CdUlhlnb becoming the Ilerald—Ia-ader‘s edi- ”l" SHINHV‘WTHV Independent from Back completed internships at the
The l,ex1iigtonl”"TT'TT"W“? torial page editor in 199:3, She TH“ and (‘arol “"5““ “ll" hill“ l.ex1ngton Herald»Leader. The
Herald - lieaderl "3" I became editor in 1996. "WW9 and "l“‘l‘i‘lml ill" WNW" ()regonian in l’ortland. ()re.. The
has promoted twol #3}: | (‘aulkinsc who grew up in since 1971 f‘llt'“ ”W." lWUflhl 1‘ (‘olumlius Dispatch in ()liio and The
executives to l .. gm Louisiana. was retail advertising ”Um Sandy \ fillt‘fi’ [M’s-‘7 lleraldsl)ispatch in Huntington. W
senior vice presi— w _ director of the Fort Worth 4Texas) Tlm Bil-"UR Wh“ had llt‘l‘l Ill“ Va.
dent. " ’1“: Star-Telegram before she was 111]“ “f editor and llUl)ll-"ll“r- W1” Hack. who also Sprypd as co»edi»
l’ain Iiuecke, i l named Herald—la-ader advertising WITHIN" 1" “TV“ 415 1h“ llllhllt'ii' tor of \\'l\'l"s (‘ollege Heights
editor and vice i __. director in 1997. tion‘s editor. l’rater. who said he Herald. will cover education for the
president. has LUECKE She is now responsible for pro— holds a sentimental attachment to Tampa Tribune.
been named edi- _ ww motion and creative services. marv lllt‘ PMWF. hi” SUM lH‘ 11111115 1‘)
tor and senior " Wrfl’ ket research, advertising and circu— “'“l‘k Willi tht‘ “(t-"1165 I“ improve it. ' . ' ' . , , ‘ ‘
vice president. ‘_ ‘3 lation. A new advertising director l’rater attended Eastern Sllnphun JOINS Std“
Ann (‘aulkinsy i“ 3 will be named and will report to Kentucky l'niversity and served at Kentucky Standard
vice president of 3" ' her. one term on the Sal‘versville (‘ity
advertising, has i 3,, (‘aulkins was honored in 1999 (‘ouncil His grandfather was once 2‘”?le Simpson hasjoined tht‘
been named ‘ 25E; Vi with the Excellence Award in editor and part owner ofthe paper. statt “1 The hentucky Standard 1‘5
Tim“; ”“11"”: " ‘5. «.3 RdvelltisRiniglgivenl alinually l” a $215211;(1((’;1§13<1‘r-hl Dr \N u 1‘ .
(cm or 5:105 21m 'ni r t i( ( er, w1ici owns t ie ' ~ . ‘ ~ * 5’ ~ v 15' t" ’ 5 .'
marketing. CAULKINS HerildLeader. COHIH‘S tdkeh [Op pOSt worked as a member of the
at Hazard Herald Louisville ‘sales team at the
———-——-—- The Kentuck Press --—-————- R “V ”v . 1' V b H . . ) Landmark (ommunications corpo-
y 1‘“ ” _m“ ”5 “n appointtd rate office. He also spent time
The Kentucky PressilSSN-tX123-(1324) is pub~ District 13 pullll‘islherlof El“ lil‘tlz‘lrf: llfxr‘ilgl‘,1‘;“ Worklng for 'L()tllS\'lll(‘ Homes
lished monthly by the Kentucky Press Glenn Cray, Manchester linterpnse “1 ‘_‘;‘“ “"1 ml“ V” ‘1‘ a” P“ 1““ " Magazme, which is also owned by
ASMK‘IJHUH/Kt‘lli’llt‘ky Press Service, Inc. or (ll. I‘he Pl()}d ("11ml Tlmeh' d Landmark.
lli\ritllll:al-c:i;s postage is paid {isprdnkfflrt District 14 piosition tile has held sinccl‘ laIsIt yealia. Simpson holds a degree in
'. ..iss v 1 ‘2“5 '2 2' "t . -. .- ‘ .
l’ostinaiter: ;.,ltlr:lllt‘::ll;:illilidgfiiif,”VTLlli David Thornberry, Commonwealth—lournal l)t:l)li:lii?r 11:13“) Ririfl‘ilril “4152;“ graphic (iv-“£5“ from 110111“ 1”“ TWh-
Kentuc v Pressltil Consumer ane, , u ,, ,‘ , , . , c , , .
Frankfort,KY.4ttot11,(502)223-8821. District IS-A Sill:(1);)‘;:)ll::nt:l::dwr t“ purhu‘ Berry hired at C'ddlZ
titticersand Directors memm’ Andemm News . “I have wrestled for months Tom Berry has been hired as a
Ketitttckyl’re» Association District 15-13 with my decision to resign as pub:~ reporter at The Cadiz Record. He
‘ ‘ ‘ . lisher of the Hazard Herald, most recently worked for the
lingldm‘“ , _ . . ‘ , lohn Nelson, [)i]H\'1llL‘ Advocate—Messenger Rindahl s‘t’iid. “But I feel this is (me Kentucky New Era in Hopkinsville.
1"rC5‘ll“‘\l"lt’M‘LNI‘LUW“ Nil” qt t) H H ofthose opportunities one shouldn't He holds a bachelor‘s degree in
President ““1 SD:}:(:T Tiiiiiinski Winchester Sun puss Up' . print journalism from Austin .Peay
Marty Backus, Appalachian News Express ’ Both papers which are owned State University and an assoCiate's
. . . , by Community Newspaper degree from Hopkinsville
lerJ’ft’Sidt’m . T‘m HMS" 8mm” Trlbmwkwmr Holdings, Inc. will remain indepen— Community College.
Tom Laudill, LexnigtonHemld~Leader ’ . . . ‘ dent. Berry, who is also an editorial
“a. President Taylor Hayes, Kentucky New Era . ca rtoonist. worked for the
Dave Eldridge, Jessamine Journal Associates Division Kentucky natlve takgs lnternational Paper‘Co. and served
T . Armando Arrastia, . b T T b 1n the Uh Navy betore beginning a
Drii’iiiiilérreer, The Kentuckv Standard, KthCkY Department “f Education JO at ampa r1 une career in newspapers.
Bardstown ' Shannon Back, a 2000 gradu-
Advertising Division ate of Western Kentucky See PEOPLE, page 10
District 1 Elaine Morgan, Owensboro _——————————————-
Alice Rouse, Murray Ledger 8: Times Messenger-Inquirer .
1 _ Former guard conv1cted
Jed Dillingham, Dawson bprmgs Progress Chris Poore, Lexington Herald-Leader . .
was . . in fire at Herald-Leader
Ed Riney, Owensboro Messenger Inquirer loumalism Education
District 4 3:32?“ of Kenmck By PATRICIA LYNCH kIMBRo pen if he held the lighter to the cor-
Charlie Portmann, Franklin Favorite Y Y Herald-Leader Staff writer ner Of a waxed wrapper that had
GeneralCounsels . After 20 minutes 0f delibera— come loose from one of the
District?» Ion Fleischakerand Kim Greene “9‘15 on _OCt- 9, a Fayette County newsprint rolls. The paper is
Da'v'ldCt‘eer,The KentuckyStandard, DinsmoreoSzShohl Circuit Jury conVicted a former stored in the warehouse area on
Bardsmwn i security guard 0f third-degree the first floor of the Herald-Leader
District6 Kentucky Press Association 3:23 dfire:dc§rrien¥eb1:teial;;xmgton at 100 Midland Avenue.
Dorothy Abemathy,0|dham Era Kentucky Press SerViCQStaff Jeffrey Scott Kelso 27 a for- Connie Carter, a contracted
District7 David T. Thompson, Executive Director mer volunteer fireman who said cleaning employee, teStlfled that
Kelley Wamick, Callatin County News Bonnie H‘Mard' Controller . _ he'd never fought a fire, testified she was taking a break when she
LisaCamahan, Member SerVices Director he took a Cigarette lighter and SpOtted K8180 movmg his arm up
District 89 ‘ Larry Brooks, Advertising Director held it up to a frayed edge on a roll and down around the newsprint.
Ken Metz, Bath County News Outlook Reba LeWIS,Research/Marketing‘CtXermator of newsprint. Kelso said he did Defense attorney AliCia Sneed
DistrictIO-ll mm“ WV?“ New Med“ Amtrf‘t‘” this twice before the fire actually argued that although K9150 started
Jerry Pennington, Ashland Daily Independent Sue Cammack, Administrative ASSistant started. Damage from the blaze the fire, he never fled the budding.
Buffy Sams, BOOkkeerg ASS‘stant and water was put at $100,000, Instead he called 911 to report the
Districtlz RaChelMccaflylAdvemsmg ASSi-‘tam Kelso said curiosity and stupid- fire as the 50 employees working
Stephen Bowling, lackson Times Holly Stigers, Tearsheet Coordinator ity led him to see what would hap— that evening evacuated.

 The Kentucky Press, November 2000 - Page 3
Regs gOVBm Gra son J E em lo ' '
y — p yees use to the occasmn
employment when off'i ce hrea ened b f °
t t y 1re that killed one
0 0 On Sept. 9, employees of the Grayson Journal- T——————f——T
advertISIHg Enquirer were faced with a tough question: Do we _ , e were working at the tlme 0" 3 Pride
stay 0,- do we go? edition, highlighting the good qualities of our
Two Kentucky Administrative The building that houses the newspaper, which is community...Seeing all those people working
Regulations govern the posting, located 1“ Grayson, was threatened by a fire tWO together to help their neighbor really brought
distribution and advertising of doors d°w“' home that sense of pride in our community. I got
employment opportunities in Unbelknownst the GJE staffers, a man. had a little choked u to be honest ,,
Kentucky. already died in the fire. _Jeremy Marcum, 20, died of p. ‘ '
Based on requests from indi- smoke inhalation, according to investigators. _ ”——
vidual newspapers for employ- Ad rep Bonnie Pence ‘found out about the fire as Bonnie Pence
ment advertising specifics, KPA is She drove through town. She immediately paged (rJE Grayson Journal-Enquirer ad rep
making both administrative regu- Managing 1E2?” Jason Hartt.“ ff th ' " ' ' ' _ "' "' " "
- d y . ) , a 0 my scanner a ie 0 ice, as e compa- . .
?:;::C‘k:¥:;::blt through Thk n.V pOIiCO scanner was out of commission, so I was ‘ 'h xvi)itarmdffhlhymg- out computer fiqplgmvnt' ad

For more information on unaware of the fire, Hart said. “I m Just glad Bonnie MI “1“ ‘5' ”l” 0““ "’f~ *1” "t ”3 Hart Nud- Tl?“ Pf’O’
employment advertising and the spotted m p e t iat work here absolutely did an outstanding Job
expected requirements of newspa— Pence opened the office to find that there was no m gifting ‘l’l‘lr istu‘ff‘out. ‘ . ' 'h' ‘
pers in publishing such ads, con- smoke m the bUilding yet. “‘2 helped other Thcoup c outcnse moments punctuated thec aos.‘
tact Joseph Brown at the bystanders carry merchandise from (xrayson Sporting "k “dim“ “ml“ when Marshall was backing h”

. Kentucky Human Rights Goods to that store s warelivuse up the street. pic iii!) own the blocked—off street to load up comput~
Commission (502) 5954024. Pence also allowed others to use her cell phone to “re- 0 W35 _-‘t”PP“d “Dd ordered ”Ut “1 the “T93 t"
‘ make emergency calls. make room for an aerial truck that was en route to

104 KAR 1:010. Posting, “I really think Bonnie should be commended for th“ fire.

distribution and availability her actions," Hart said. “She really rose to the occa- “D319 and I talked th“ firefighters into giving US
of notices and pamphlets. Si0n_" five minutes, and they let him in," Hart said. “They
When Hart arrived. he found a scene of chaos. said if we weren't out in five. they Would arrest us

ANgECCE§§P%Yfib§‘IIT§?TIT9hIiIs “The whole bloch was “1.95““ off S“, [ had 1,, talk and tow his truck. Needless to say, we hurried." .
administrative regulation is nec- my way past the fireman," Hart said. “1 used my Another tense 'moment came when IIart slipped
essarv to establish requirements press 1D, and they let me m_ . under a firefiline tape and was threatened With
for persons defined in KRS . Pence and her daughter‘Michelle were busy help- arrest again.“I had set my camera down oh my desk
344.010 344.030 344.130 and ing carry‘merchandise u, safety. “Iiust started taking to help load, IIart said. I asked a fire fighter if I
344 367 ’ to post distribute and photos of everything. 'Hart said. “There was a Whole could go back in and he gave me permission, but I

' ’ . ’ .‘ ' ‘ crowd of people helping carry stu‘i out of Gravson #111055 the WI) dldnt ““1" him-
make available notices and pam— Sporting Goods and into their wanihnugo I‘saw I'Iart said the police officer told him to ‘get out or
phlets. Bonnie working like crazy to help them carry stuff," get arrested.‘ The matter was quickly straightened
Section 1. Equal Employment Pence said the experienceclarified the meaning (if out and ”art was allowed to retrieve the camera. “I'm

Opportunity Notices ‘community' for her. just glad the cops and firefighters know me. and that

(1) An employer, employment “We were working at the time on a ‘l’ride‘ edition. I know them." IIart said. “I couldn't stand the
agency, licensing agency and highlighting the good qualities ”f our community." thought of losing that camera and the pictures of the
labor organization. shall post and Pence said. “Seeing all those people working together fire, and then having to explain those losses to my
maintain 111 its establishment to help their neighbor really brought home that sense lmb‘h'"
equal employment opportunity of pride in our comiiiunitv I got a little choked up. to (‘ompnters and other equipment were .oaded into
notices. be honest," \‘i-liicles belonging to I’ence. Hart. and Marshall.

(‘2‘ Equal employment oppor- Pence and Hart kept an eve on the spreading firc. The (LIIC building was not damaged. so staffers
tunitv notices shall be posted and discussing whether they should start moving out com» brought the ('olliplltt'l‘s and other equipment back
shall be readily apparent to an puiers. that weekend and set them up. I‘lxcepi fora lingering
employee and applicant for Office Manager Mara IIarlow arrived later with smoky smell. the building was untouched hv the lll‘t'
ei‘iipl<)_\'iiieiit. They shall be postv her daughter Melissa. and her daughter‘s boyfriend. “\‘i'e Wt‘l‘t' fortunate.” Ilart said. “We are lucky
ed: Ilale Marshall. in tow that I’ioniiie spotted the fire. that we have great

(a) in easily-accessible As the fire spread and firefighters started limit- ciiiployci-s. friends, and family who helped. The peo-
and well-lighted places; and ing access to the (LIE building. the decision was pic I work with deserve a huge pat on the back. as do
(b) At or near each loca- made. all the people who helped us."
tion where the employee's ser-
vices are ' . W “ '
pert-med. Murray State News picked as Pacemaker finalist

(3) A Labor organization shall
post ”equal employment opportu- , , _ , , . _ , . ,
nitv" notices in easily-accessible For the fourth consecutive year. years competition were from The year IS'iliiNili hates, a senior print
and well—lighted places. The The Murray State {News has been Washington Post. iourhalism iiidlflf‘lf‘nni I‘ulton'
notices shall be readily apparent recognized as oneof the best colle- The newspaper was named :1 ‘()ur staff of writers. editors.
to member and an applicant for giate newspapers in the country, _ national wmner in 1998 and 1999. cartoonists. designers. copy .editors.
membership. ._ The student staff has been noti— . Ihe Murray State I\ews is one photographers and advertising rep-

’ _ tied that the newspaper is once of only two Kentucky newspapers to resentatives work hard week after
Section 2' P‘fbllc again a finalist for the national be named finalists. week to produce a quality newspa-
Accommodations ' Pacemaker award. The College Heights IIerald, per," adviser Joe Iledges said. "To
Welcome Notice The Murray State News is the student newspaper at Western be named a Pacemaker finalist for

(1) An owner, lessee, propri— among 24 non-daily finalists for the Kentucky University, is a finalist four consecutive years is a tribute
etor, or manager of a place of pub— 2000 Pacemaker Award. and also a Pacemaker recipient in to our students.

Iic accommodation, resort, or Ten of the 24 finalists will be 1999. "This recognition puts Murray
amusement. shall post and main- named Pacemakers at the National Jennifer Sacharnoski, a senior State in an elite group ofjournalism
tain at a place of public accommo- College Media Convention Nov. 12 print journalism major from programs in the Commonwealth
dation. resort or amusement wel— in Washington. DC. Louisville, was editor in chief from and the country. I am proud of our
come notices. The Associated Collegiate Press fall 1998 to spring 2000, the period students, our journalism program

(2) Public accommodation wel- and the Newspaper Association of of the 1999 Pacemaker award and and Murray State for its support of

come notices shall be posted where America Foundation sponsor the the 2000 Pacemaker finalist. our efforts to provide students an
See EMPLOYMENT, page 6 Pacemaker Award. Judges for this Servuig as editor in chief this environment of excellence."

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Many design SHOTS aren’t P t. 1 t l d
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, ‘ t h t ll t You spent some time thinking why it was wrong for the Los
D i is "we; ‘1 1p 0 0t (a pu t9“? e or a or talking about ethics this week. Angeles Times to enter into that
es 9" o " grap 1? e cgnlcnr borrtIlitmhbl evenka Maybe it was the call from a moth- Staples Center agreement. It's
Everything F: pkilece‘o awfflllc g) E? ' ‘ 0 tlfp ma ‘ er, pleading to keep her son’s name much harder for a reporter working
a; ._ tfe at?” lit ' ““33? .“b '15 it" out ofthe DUI listings. Or you were on deadline to learn to appreciate
B Ed d F a. a tcrt Qfigh ’ 0 eln e Vlkula’ lib trying to decide how to obtain an that approach.
31” near ' "Sm WI ‘WL ony a wca m to incident report that the sheriff But never mind Aristotle.
enninger 9 ' t e sStoi'yi H b tt 'd didn’t want to release. Journalists who care about improv-
ouion: aveaeeriea ,- .. u , ,- , - --.
Often the mistakes readers see from the outset just how long the Maybe it was that picturc of the ing thc quality of cthics deCisions
I), , ) th4 F It f . _ . ‘ ‘ ‘ fatal wreck at the edge of town — can find excellent, accessible tools
on our past-5 d“ t ”bu 0 PO"r story is going to be. Plan better for - - . ' - - .
. - , ~ ~ , was it too graphic to run across four literally at their fingertips. Here
editing, not poor designing. So even where you’re gomg to place the
though we commit occasional design h If ’ '1 columns Of Page 1? Other staff are four:
sins the root cause often is the sin story on t kc page you re 5“ 1 members may have been involved. 1) Think-tanks: The Poynter
Quin,“ editin ,0; {1mm ,WL,“ i caught, ma 0 sure you use an 010' Or maybe it was just you, staring Institute in St. Petersburg, FL,
Here .1ri’c0nljj (‘X'ln:-,)lt‘s‘ __ ‘11](l ment that dppl'” to. the particular at the the mirror early in the morn- offers a half dozen intensive short-
) rh U iiiiiesolutioii . l ‘ ‘ story. It” example, If your story 1“ ing. It is not likely that you Were in courses in ethics topics for editors
H l) . about pool “mt-V m th“ “th 11“ b“ an ethics class or at an ethics con- and reporters (details online at
‘tmhlt‘nl? Tht’ small headline. ter to run a map locating city pools ference. ww'w povnter 0m,
Irllutllltll m tw'eekl‘ielsl and. fulfill] than Sllp art ‘lf a swimmer. If you Because I teach a media ethics The American Press Institute
ii,“ {“1521 if no “[315”; ;) 5.“, .H cant find a suitable V1593] element. course. I spent a couple of hours Iwww_newspaperorgl has no specif-
12‘.“ 1“” ”“4”.“ ft ‘ r‘on' lllm‘hi 1? W“ try another deck‘ot h‘WHWSW filling out two surveys this week. ic ethics course. but weaves ethics
' ). l)m,;llt‘ llullf‘fl): 1‘ sma} ll), insert a drophead. If ”H else “”1"" They came from colleagues at into its programs for newspaper
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