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, SESSION tax would be used to establish a tions on new drivers under the age belt, the officer can pull you over
' children's dental care fund and be of 18. Under the proposal, minors and issue a citation. j
Continued from page 1 divided up for other programs such would be issued an ”intermediate This proposal is probably gener-

. . as mental health and substance license" for six months. Under the ating as much grass-roots interest

Wlth casmo supporters. . abuse serv1ces, Medicaid health prov151ons of the bill, the 1nterme- as any other bill facing the General ,

‘ It should be interesting to see 1f care services, health insurance for diate driver could only have one A bl R t d d‘ t ;
this proposal makes it all the way state and public school employees, teen passenger at a time, could not ssem y' elpor fers an. e 1 ors h j'r

to a referendum. I'm a fan 0f C0h' smoking prevention and cessation, get any moving violations or legal- can expect a Cl 0. reactlon from t e :

troversy that puts two usually public school construction or reno- ly drive between the hours of 12 commumty on thls one. Thls bin

opposing beliefs together for a vation for school districts with and 6 a.m. could be a good source for local "7

common cause ' like temperance growth in enrollment, veterans' Like the tobacco tax, this bill editorials.

' groups and bootleggers teaming up nursing homes, cancer research, could provoke a lot of grumbling These are just some 0f the issues 1
I to fight legal alcohol sales in a and postsecondary tuition assis- among readership. This legislation the General Assembly Will be fac- ‘y
‘ county. When these two sides get tance or the state's general fund. is a good opportunity to canvass ing over the course of the next 60
together, usually its an informal’ This is the kind of legislation local high-school students who odd days.

bond Wlth no real organlzatlon, 1t that will probably go through with- haul all their friends to cheerlead— The budget, which triggered so

makes for 300d COPY ' _ out much of a public fight but ing practice. You could find out much controversy last year, is still

Here are some other interestlng expect a lot of grumbling. It’s hard how its passage could affect insur- on the table 'j

prefiled bills to follow: to defend opposition to any laws ance rates. Are the cops in favor of Wh' ch b'l . 7

l ' HB 103 _ submitted by Mary that could make smokin dri in it? 1 l ls W111 become law. I
' g’ Pp g Will Democrats and Re ublicans '1

L0“ Maralan and l on Draud. or chewin’ less attractive. This is HB 86 — submitted by Charlie p ;

Thls blll WOUld impose e tax Of that kind of bill that could spark Hoffman ever agree? _ . .

. 32 percent Of the gross receipts 0f some good “man on the street” cov- This bill would change current WIH par tisanship w1n out?
wholesale sales of smokeless tobaC- erage. Kentucky law make seat-belt usage Who Will emerge from the '

co, c1gars, loose tobacco, and plpe 'HB 90 - submitted by Tom a primary enforcement issue for upcoming battles as the victor? .

' tobacco. Under the spec1f1cs 0f the Burch D. Keene and Wuchner police. This means if a cop spots Stay tuned for our next exciting 1"
' b111, the money raised from the new This bill would put some restric— you driving without using a seat episode. »
Z The communications award has been resented annuall since 1960 to a I
. . _ : WKU Student newspaper, yearbOOk print journalist whose work contributes tlc: a better public ulrliderstanding of I
. Wln national Pacemakers award at???“ . . E.
, edla outlets, county Farm Bureaus and other farm organizatlons nom- .

Western Kentucky University’s student newspaper and yearbook have inate candidates. A similar award is presented to a broadcaster. ,

continued their tradition of Winning national Pacemaker awards. Sentinel-News Associate Editor Walt Reichert received the award in f

l The College Heights Herald and the Talisman won the awards at the 2001.
ACP/ CMA National College. Media Convention in Kansas City. Freidlein is a graduate of St. Xavier High School and the University of

The Pacemaker awards, cosponsored by the Associated Collegiate Press Louisville. Z

' and the Newspaper Association of America Foundation, are considered to In his role of farm reporter at The News-Enterprise, Freidlein has written
‘ be the Pulitzer Prize of college journalism. extensively on topics such as beef prices, tobacco payments and soybean
WKU was the only university to take home national Pacemakers in both rust. His articles have also dealt with issues that are important to agricul- E

j newspaper and yearbook competition. ture and he has published feature articles on individual farmers. I
The Herald, WhiCh competes in the four-year nondaily newspaper cate- ”John came to the newspaper with an interest in writing about agricul- '

" gory, has won the national Pacemaker 11 times. The Talisman has nine ture and took it upon himself to include stories about farming in the com- 3
j national Pacemakers for yearbooks, including two straight awards since munity that had long been overlooked, Hardin County Farm Bureau 3-
‘ resuming publication in 2003. President Ray Allen Mackey said”. .3,
. ”It’s quite a tribute to the students who produce Herald and Talisman for He made all these things important and brought them to the front page :
‘ both publications to win their top national award,” Robert Adams, director of the newspaper.” E
w of Student Publications, said.

i This year marks the sixth time the Herald and Talisman have won ° ' '

‘ national Pacemakers at the same convention. Former Tlmes Journal edltor WIDS conteSt :
: Herald editors for the fall 2004 and spring 2005 semesters were Danny Beth Foster, daughter of Junior and Connie Foster of Russell Springs, is j
: Schoenbaechler and Shawntaye Hopkins, both of Louisville. the leader of the Indiana weekly newspaper recently recognized as the :
state’s best. f

. ' _ ' The Mount Vernon Democrat, where Foster is editor and general manag—

‘ ‘ Former sentlnel News wrlter honored er, was awarded the Hoosier State Press Association Foundation’s Blue 3
. John Friedlein, staff writer and farm reporter for The News Enterprise in Ribbon at a banquet in Indianapolis. ’ .

E1izbethtown, has been named recipient of Kentucky Farm Bureau 5 2005 The press association awards a daily and nondaily daily Blue Ribbon 1'

i communications award to a writer. each year.

' Friedlein, a former staff writer for The Sentinel-News, was presented the In addition to receiving the Blue Ribbon award, Foster also received an E

.1 award during a ceremony at Farm Bureau’s 86th annual convention. He award for first place for best feature section or page, and third place for best i
3 received a plaque and $300, and Will be invited to take part in Farm newspaper design. She shared in a first place award for best news coverage ; .
Bureau’s 2006 Congressional Tour ,to Washington, DC. with no deadline pressure by a team. 3 '

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An-often-mentioned theme dur- .........._, . either but it's reality for many. movie to the store. Cable and
ing this month's KPA convention in Oh, By At my house, my wife and I Internet companies have trials
Lexington will be how to attract new Th W y» bought ourselves a TiVo for underway in communities across '
readers — particularly young ones. 8 ay 3‘3?” A. ' Christmas. It's a digital video the nation that deliver so-called
With that goal in mind, someone in —_— «fin recorder. Yes, it basically does the video-on—demand. It’s all about con— ;
the newspaper field needs to figure 8 1) id G fig same thing a VCR does but only venience. ?
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out how we can align ourselves with Km MW Services §W much eaSier and with more features. Do we see a trend emerging here?
iPod., That seems to be the road to ”M" ‘ It’s a cinch to program it to record a Time will tell but don’t be sur— 1
success in today’s media world. show or movie we want to watch prised if iPod or maybe Son of iPod
I don’t own an iPod. I’ve never newscast and the concept of a week— later — just press one button with no figures prominently in the future of
even held one much less used it. But ly UK basketball newspaper page - setting the time — and everything the newspaper industry. '
frOm what I read, it’s the ticket to among my crazier ideas that actual- goes directly to the TiVo’s hard '
salvation. 1y worked in varying degrees. ‘ drive. No more tapes! No searching . ° ' ' ' ' _'
First came iPod music downloads Apparently, iPod users value the for a blank tape. No more cuing I’m very pleased to report that ,
and then TV downloads. Can down— convenience the little device offers — tapes to the right spot so as not to 107 schools are now members of the ‘
loading the local paper be next? OK. as in taking your music or video erase something else already on it. Kentucky High School Journalism
I know. An iPod screen is tiny and anywhere you go for listening or No more tape jams or tapes eaten by Association for the current school '
‘not designed for text but surely viewing at any time. Yes, newspaper the machine. It’s digital recording in year — our highest membership yet. »
there’s a way around that. readers get that now with our age- the purest sense. It’s the TV we want Sixty-one percent of the KHSIA '
If we want to get our newspapers old paper format but some people when we want it. In other words, it’s schools are sponsored by a local ;
into the hands of more people, just seem to have an aversion these all about convenience. paper. That’s a wonderful record .
maybe this is one way. It’s a crazy days of reading anything on paper. Another big push for the past and represents the highest newspa- .
idea but no crazier than some of the - Put the same material on a screen of several years has involved eliminat- per sponsorship rate so far. But f
others I hatched over the years at some sort — computer, iPod or cell ing the mandatory trip to the video more importantly, it demonstrates .
various newspapers, e.g. audiotext, phone, for stance, and they like it. store to rent a movie on DVD or the dedication Kentucky newspa-
a controversial reader hotline, a Put it on paper and it’s boring — in tape. Or better yet, eliminating the pers have inmentoring the next gen- '
newspaper—based local cable TV their minds. I don’t understand it dull and pointless trip to return the eration of journalists. '
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early next year, the newspaper recently announced. what's going on," said Bill Gorman, 81, the long- fancepltmegrapherAmyTnsmgfz’o 3
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Benjamin Franklin Award of Excellence nominations sought returned our 3;
Did a deserving postal employee go out of the Reppert, publisher of Gazette—Democrat, Anna, IL,
way to provide excellent service in 2005? will present the award. ‘ t 9 ‘
1 Despite the weather, and the challenges of long— Judges are members of the NNA Postal ne survey 9
distance deliveries, did a local postmaster, clerk, Committee, chaired by Max Heath, vice president . .
carrier or administrator go above and of Landmark Community Newspapers, Inc. . . . . f
beyond the call of duty to help newspa- . H Entry forms are in the mail to newspapers. Advertising :i a
pers reach their readers? . In addition, nomination forms are available P133- f 1:
If so, that employee-—and the nomi- at www.nna.org us L é
nating newspaper executive-—may earn ~ under Contests and ””w , :1 .
a trip to Washington, DC, in March, Awards: Ben Franklin.
, 2006, if the newspaper's nominee for '5; Deadline for entries is Feb. 15. Entries K1133 grew Revtset; _ e3
the Benjamin Franklin Community «”3 ”‘t should be returned to the NNA Washington rector 0f a es a. ;
Newspaper and Postal Partnership g, M Office, PO Box 5737, Arlington, VA 22205.
' Award of Excellence is selected as the , Reppert emphasized the importance of _ . _
national winner. 5%“ recognizing local efforts. Starting thls year, the Kentucky Press
. Jointly sponsored by the National ”With hurricanes, blizzards, tornadoes, Service staff plans to sell more online ,;
, , Newspaper Association and the United MAX changes in postal processing networks and a advertising for members.
_ . States Postal Service, the "Ben" award is HEATH ton of other hurdles for mail service to clear, One of our goals is to establish an ,1
. designed to recognize service by USPS sometimes the overall national delivery pres- Internet banner advertising program for 1:
; ' employees—postmasters, business mail ents challenges to newspapers. But often we its member newspapers. A survey was ,
; , clerks, letter carriers and others—who have provid- find local postal employees doing their level best to recently sent out to member newspapers
. ed excellent service and strengthened the relation- overcome the challenges and help us reach our read— requesting information so that a program ,
- ' ship between the Postal Service and newspapers. ers. Those are the folks we want to recognize, ” he can be put into place. Several newspa- :
A winning nominee submitted by an NNA mem- said. ”This award represents some of NNA's most pers responded by the Dec. 30 deadline.
_ ' ber newspaper will be selected for each state. A important work with the Postal Service, and I However better than half have yet to
‘1 national winner will be Chosen from among state encourage NNA members to participate.” res on d to the surve . {*3
. winners to be flown to Washington, D.C.—-along The award is named in honor of the first US ~ The surve was seth to ad nijma. ers at .1
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In Ore aSIIlg re adershlp 1 S 2006 K1) A Convention Program — Election coverage: How to handle Kentucky’s biggest “What newspapers must do to attract and keep young 3
election year ever, including those judicial campaigns that readers” 3
ThurSday, Jan. 19 may get out of hand. Former Courier—Journal political 2
° . writer Al Cross, now director of the Institute for Rural 1:45-3:15 p.m. - KPA General Session .
a C 0n Stant the I I I e at thl S Frlday, J an. 20 Journalism and Community Issues and member of the Reforming the nation’s high schools: what the public and _ .
Kentucky Judicial Campaign Conduct Committee, will press need to know .
' . give a brief report on class projects —-, last year’s on tobac- Presenter: Dr. Willard Daggett, authority on education 1
ye at 9 S B P A C 011V entlon ThurSday’ January 19 co and its communities, and this year’s on Covering Rural reform (Sponsored by the Prichard Committee) '
‘ . . Elections.
8 am- - Trado Show Vendors Set Up 1:45-3 p.m. — KPA News Editorial Division
' 9-10:15 a.m. - KPA Circulation Division Reporters: On Drugs — covering Kentucky’s drug culture .
‘ 10 a.m. ' KPA/K135 Board Of Directors Meeting Over—the-top customer service and other ‘ in small markets
\ By DAVID GREER, , . i i - 4 , fl circulation success stories Presenters: Dale Morton, Operation UNITE; Ron
. Member Serv1ces Director ‘ 11 a.m. ' Trade ShOW/KPA Registration Desk Opens ’ Presenter: Phil Hanna, circulation consultant, Anderson, Hamblin, Bobby Thorpe Jr., and Teresa Barton, Kentucky »
. The 2006 KPA convention is just days] away. Ifthis year’s event had an official theme, Noon _ KP A/KPS‘ Board ‘0 f Directors Luncheon :’ . , Randles & ASSOClateS Office Of Drug comm] Pelley '
1t would probably be along the lines of How to increase your paper 5 readership — par- _ __ ,
1 ticularly among young people.” . . - . ~ 7 . , 10:30 a.m.-noon — KPA News Editorial Division 1:45-3 p.m. — KPA General Session
1 Those who attend the Ian. 19 and 20 convention at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 1801 2 p.m. - Bus departs for four 0fthe UK microfilm facility —-B ad News and Good Judgment: A guide to re