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Volume 73: Number 12 - December 2002 - Published by Kentucky Press Association/Kentucky Press Service '3."
Add attending the 2003 Winter ” ”
Convention to our list of thin s to do December "
y g News & Notes ,
There’s just a few more days left I. on the list of presenters at the 2003 . -.
in the year 2002. While many of you , . Convention. 24 newspapers to IECEIVE ,:
are using those last days to make last . 1 5}? 7;. _ The keynote speaker for the lun- ' ,
minute holiday plans and deciding EXCELLENCE cheon on Friday, Jan. 24 will be Dean zogge:;$$::;?:e:£ artici- ,
on New Year’s resolutions, the 3' Singleton. Singleton is vice-chairman , atin in the KPSStatleyflde p
Kentucky Press Association is hard V ' IN and CEO of MediaNews Group, pub— Elass‘lefied Pro am have been ‘Q
at work putting the finishing touch— 33 lisher of 50 daily newspapers and 94 Selected to re (give a summer intern A
es on the 2003 Winter Convention. ' ' i 3? non-daily publications in 13 states. He is for 2003 ‘
This year’s convention will be ' KENTUCKY also chairman of the board and The KP A Past Presidents select— 1
held Jan. 23-24 at the Hurstbourne ., , Publisher of The Denver Post, the com— ed the 24 net/sap ap e r s at a meeting
Hotel and Conference Center in . y ‘ pany’s largest newspaper, and . , '
Louisville during which time the N EWSPAPE Rs Chairman of the Board for the Denver Sigge'gfigefligagzfigm’
Excellence in Kentucky Newspapers Retmmm Ours-rmnme'el. NEWSpaPer Agency and the publisher igumalism Fouidafion, has Whicalw 1"
awards will be presented. Wfimuo; PNOTOGRAFHYAND 95995935 ‘ of the Rocky Mountain News. 1 awarded 20 int 8 mshi each f f
This will be the first awards cere~ . 2°02 Singleton began his newspaper 3 er but the Past P r5351 d e nts ',
mony under the contest’s new name SOSQRED BY: career at the age of 15 as a part-time elected to increase that number to ,
‘ with categories from the former ,J 2‘3; a , ,r ‘3 reporter in his hometown of Graham, 24fm flieZOBS m. , am , ,
Better Newspaper Contest and Fall 3,; 1‘ Texas, and bought his first newspaper " TheKénmcif V'Igtlimalism }
Newspaper contest combined into , '“ -- “' ’ " be; at 21. He has been a member of the . Foundation a’ Sngidia of th e .
one larger contest focusing on writ- board of the Newspaper Association of Kentucky Press A s so fig; on e stab~ .
ing, photography and design. The awards ceremony, the America since 1993 and is chairman of the board. He also fished the mternshi in am in .
highlight of the convention, will be held from 7—9 pm. on serves on the Associated Press board of directors. 1994' KW 21 s the Seas g: rs the
Friday, Jan. 24. Paula Butterfield will give a presentation on ”motivating $3 000 salp yfor each figrfim the
The agenda for the convention is nearly complete with a younger employees.” Dr. Butterfield is a business coach, 10: to $31.18 Host News a rs ‘
host of speakers and presenters that are sure to be worth speaker and psychologist who helps people develop the are}; esgfmsibl e for the int ewes pe
you and your staff’s effort and cost to attend. capacity to get the results they want. incomgtaxes and business travel
Some of the highlights for the event include a forum of Rick Horowitz will be speaking on how to improve your * - nses ' '
the gubernatorial candidates, the annual trade show and a editorial content. He is a syndicated columnist and writer expfiie to am was desi ed to .
panel discussion with legislative leaders. ‘ve colll) egrstudents a reaglljworld
There are some new names as well as some familiar ones See LIST on Page 5 g): pen e 112% in new spa pe rs in hopes ~ :’
1 they. would cheese a newspaper -‘
o o ifiear'eer'following graduation. The :
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Association Bylaws provisions, notice each year and the semi-annual meet— ed, The specific language recom— 3003mtemareAslfland Daily ' . ‘
is hereby given that the Annual ing shall be held in the month of June mended to be deleted is: ”and the Mméentxentucky Standard . .
Business Meeting of KPA, is sched- each year at such place either in or semi-annual meeting shall be held in BardstowméarrnNews I 3"] y ‘ -
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(Eastern Time) at the Hurstbourne Kentucky as the Board of Directors If approved by the membership at ICampbeflsvflieCorbm ,‘
Hotel and Conference Center. may designate, the date, place and the Annual Business Meeting, Article TimesTnbmieDanvflieAd‘t/‘ocate
This notice is required because the hour to be designated by the Board of 1 Meetings Section 1 would then read: MessengenFultonLeader, " . ‘ ,
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mending an Amendment to the sent to all members as (hereinafter) the members shall be held in the Henderson 618mm Citizen Voice ,
Bylaws. provided.” month of January each year at such 81: Titties, Irvine, Oldharn Era, ” ,
Specifically, Article 1 Meetings Since the Kentucky Press place either in or outside the LaGrange; Lexington Herald- .
Section 1 of the Kentucky Press Association no longer has a Summer Commonwealth of Kentucky as the Leader; Union County Advocate,
Association Bylaws states: ”Section 1. Convention, it is the recommendation '
The annual meeting of the members of the KPA Board of Directors that See MEETING on Page 8 See NOTES on Page 12 f‘

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E astern Progress places at Progress received third place for its WKU student newspaper Bulletin for 23 years, most recently
. . Oct. 3 ”Roy Retires” issue. . serving as production manager. f
natlonal conventlon Eun-Young You, Progress graphics w1ns Pacemaker’ three Greene left the position to work full
The Eastern Progress brought home editor, also received second place hon- students honored time towards an engineering degree in , (
the third place the m the BESt 0t ors at the convention for an editorial Western Kentucky University’s stu- computer science at the University of ’
Show category at the annual National illustration published Dec. 6, 2001, in dent newspaper and three staff writers Kentucky in Lexington.
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th A . 3; d C 11 . P g thy and examined the sale 0f Ctedlt cards its ninth national Pacemaker award in _ :_ Confe
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Board of Directors Kentuck Utilities . promoted one to sports edltor in y
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David T. Thompson, Executive Director Sterling Advocate replacmg Glen Moore in the department. Moore, of Will R
District 3 - Donn Wimmer, Hancock Bonnie Howard, Controller GTEEHE, who resigned to go back '50 McKee, was promoted to sports editor. An
Clarion Teresa Revlett, Director of Sales ' college. ' ' . Moore spent nearly a year in the ‘ Politic
. ' . . Dawd Greet, Member Semces Director , Hall, 38, comes from Virginia where Lobb .
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DtStfiCt 5 ‘ Rort Filkins, Kentucky Standard Reba Lewis, Research / Marketing ' . 1,, D t Greenville for over a decade. sion” .
District6~Arthur B. Post, Louisville 53m; ,Améfiafivé'Aééiébht, . - ea 11S
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DIStI‘lCt l0 ~Edmund ghelby, Beattyvllle mail address; . _ _, _ .. j _ _ . newspaper from both Central City and for a year in 1999-2000.

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’ Basketball being a season gave reason i
t to get out of the Army early 1
Each November, state, regional and /¢/« chambers in basic and infantry train- ”early out.” Any soldier within three -
national press association executives On Second ’23 ing. And you stayed in the gas Cham~ months of his discharge date, could
gather in Washington for a Legislative 5/ ber until you could give your name, apply to get out of the Army early if it
. Conference. It helps us with our lobby- Thought 9% rank and serial number.) was to return to a seasonal job. 1
ing efforts and alerts us as to trends in as 50 the staff sergeant told me I Now most of the guys from ’_.
state legislatures on what issues are 3%“ wouldn’t be going to Vietnam. The Kentucky would use this if it was 3
being discussed. 1131‘; David Thompson or Admin Company WOUId simply (3011' about tobacco season, time to cut it, ‘i
Our ”gift” this year from the A Executwe D mete" tact the Pentagon and tell them there house it or strip it. Agriculture work ‘.
_ Newspaper Association Managers, was no David K. Thompson stationed was the most-used reason people
was a T-shirt. Printed on the back were Seeing politicians not remember at Fort Hood, Texas. applied for an ”early out.” .2
the ”Top Ten Political Quotes Every exactly the truth about their military I always wondered where that ”."K In the fall of 1969, 1 was starting to ’
» Newspaper Lobbyist Should Know,” experience during some recent races came from. Why didn’t the orders read count the days until I’d be discharged. 3
in David Letterman style. made me think back to my own mili- ”David T. Thompson?” That was my Then an idea struck me about the .
10 - ”Being in politics is like coach- tary time. Had to make sure my Story name, though at that time of life, I ”early out” program. '
' ing football. You have to be smart was Straight if case I ever decide to run wasn’t using the T. as I do now. Basketball is a season. Before 1 went :
enough to understand the game and for governor, or state representative, or It took 32 years to solve the mystery in the Army I was a sports writer for ,
dumb enough to think it’s important.” City council or SCOtt County jailer. of the ”K.” used for my middle name. The Lexington Herald. 1f basketball is ' ‘
i , - Eugene]. McCarthy 1 never did have to g0 to Vietnam. Last year, as my sister and I were sort- a season, then 1 could get out an ”early .
9 - ”Those are my principles. If you My name kept me from going. ing out mom’s estate, I came across the out” of the Army for ”seasonal ;
don’t like them, Ihave others.” — Sometime in the fall Of 1969/ a call directory of soldiers who went employment.” At least that was my 1'
Groucho Marx came into the 502hd Headquarters through basic training at Fort Knox thought.
8 - ”We are not retreating —— we are Company and Band Company at Fort between February 28, 1968, and So 1 took the chance and filled out ,.
advancing in another direction" - H0001, Texas. The staff sergeant was Kentucky Derby Day Of that year- the application to get an early out. I '.
; General Douglas MacArthur t01d to find David Thompson and Paul Wanting to show my daughters had to have proof I had the job before 1 ',
’- ‘ 7 - “If stupidity got us into this BiSChOff (a friend from Wisconsin) and what their dad looked like in his went in the Army and I had to prove I 3
x ' mess, then why can’t it get us out?” - have them report to the502 Admin ”dress greens” uniform, I searched could go back to the same job. John , 1
MwluRogers , . 1 . g - 'fOffice. That office had just received through the alphabetical listings and MCGill Sr. was the sports editor of The
- 6 -' "’If you are going through hell, orders for both to report to Vietnam. found my picture. Herald, before 1 went in, and was sen .{
keep going” - Sir Winston Churchill That was the longest walk Of my Right below the picture was my there in the fall of 1969. -T
5 - ”Forgive your enemies, but life, each Step getting me closer to name. David K. Thompson. Someone I asked John to send me a letter, '
never forget their names” - John F. Vietnam. Paul and I walked together at Fort Knox had mistakenly typed the verifying l was employed by The :
Kennedy and tried to console each other, reas- middle initial and it stayed with me Lexington Herald before 1 went into i
4 — “First they ignore you, then they sure each Other we’d be fine. I remem— through my Army career. the Army and that I would get that job
laugh at you, then they fight you, then ber thinking how I WOUJd tell mom back when I was discharged. I asked ,
you win” - Mahatma Gandhi and dad their son had orders for * t * t * John to also include an explanation -
3 - ”I have not failed. I’ve just found Vietnam. I was recently e-mailing back and that sports writing was seasonal ‘
10,000-ways that won’t work” - I didn’t pay much attention when I forth With an advertiser about some employment because I would be cov- E
Thomas Alva Edison got the orders in my hand. Ijust head- language for an advertising campaign ering high school basketball. .
2 - ”I don’t make jokes. Ijust watch ed back to the company. I showed and seeking some ideas for ads. I submitted the application and the ’
the government and report the facts” _ them to the staff sergeant who then I don’t remember what I had sug- letter to the US. Army...and they 1'
Will Rogers called lus counterpart at the adrrun _ gested but the advertiser e-mailed me bought my reasoning. I could have
And (drum roll) the Number One company. ”These orders are for DaYld back and said, ”You’re quite creative.” pushed my luck and gotten out in late '
Political Quote Every Newspaper K- Thompson and we have. no Dav1d Howl got out of the Army shows November, 1969. But I thought that :
Lobbyist Should Know: K' Thompson _m the battalion.” part Of that creativity. might jeopardize my chances. So I .
1 - ”No man’s life, liberty or fortune Ihadn t paid any'attentlon but the Since I was a draftee, I was sup- dated the request for December 1
- is safe...while our legislature is in ses— orders Were for Dav1d K‘ Thompson. posed to spend two years in the Army- because that was about when high
sion” _ Benjamin Franklin. Everything else on the orders was cor- That’ s a year less than those ”Regular school basketball started back in the _
rect. The company I was aSSIgned to, Army” guys who volunteer to serve. I dark ages. '
>6 * =+ * * my date Of buth' and mle.S. Army began February 28, 1968, and should The request was approved and that i
The In ste is finall solved. It number (US 519 470 51' I 11 “9"?” f.°r' have gotten out on February 27, 1970. gave a new definition to ”seasonal ,
y ry y get that number. We had to rec1te it at h h d 11 d 1 t n .
only “301‘ 32 years. the tops of our lungs while inside gas T e Army a a program ca e emp oymen ' ,
Wewanttoietothsrsknow abotitbypublishingyounrzews.¢Sign:thetKentucky Pressev'Ermallzyour storiesaboutyw . '
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‘ K'ds Vot'ng Kentuck gets new home 5‘
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Kidsvmingreniucky. inCosiaRicaKVUSA Wit 7' - di
: tors have entered into a management among adult voters by “wwg;g " . . 1 - W
} KVK, a nonprofit organization dedicat- process first. Children Egg: 3 . = ’fi%i§i%*~®“v 7' 1 ~ gait“, .. ‘
~ ed to increasing voter turnout and are often exposed to . i . i ”It
CiViC participation by encouraging Stu' KVK through CiViCS David Greer, Sue Cammack and KVK’s Sissy Mills listen as ideas for KPA’s involvement with Kids no
3; dents to vote in mock elections. Alive, a school cur- Voting Kentucky were discussed at a meeting last month. KPA will provide administrative support and
‘ Until recently, KVK was headquar— firiculum designed to staffing for KVK. KVK’s purpose is to increase voter turnout and civic participation by encouraging stu- int
. tered in Owensboro but its files and stimulate students’ dents to “”9 1“ m°Ck demons at
‘ office equipment have been relocated interest in elections school are more likely to vote regularly and fundraising. an
1 to our Frankfort office. I. have assumed and the issues surrounding them. . as adults and to show greater interest The Kansas Press Association took on
the formerly vacant posmon of KVK KVUSA and KVK share a goal With in current events and civic involve- over management of Kids Voting
executive director. These new dutles many newspaper edltors — to increase merit. . . ‘
'll be in addition to In re 11 ibili- civic involvement in their c m '- ' Kansas earher this year for many Of the _
W1 Y 5P0 5 0 urn It appears Kentucky 3 newspapers ,, ,,
ties as KPA member services director ties. Let’s face it. How many of us have and KVK share common ideals and same reasons our KPA and KVK I
1.. and KHSIA administrator. But I won’t written those ”get-out-and-vote- could have a mutually beneficial rela- have entered into their agreement.
.‘ be alone. KPA staff member Sue because—it’s-your-civic-duty” editorials tionship. At present, KVK is active in I 11 share more information about C‘
Cammack will be KVK administrative year after year? Most of us, I think. Do seven Kentucky counties. Among our KVK with you in the weeks to come as
~ assmtant and I know she Will be a they work? That’s hard to say. In com— top goals are increased participation we get better organized. W}
3 tremendous asset in shouldering these parison, KVK has shown it helps raise Y0
.- new responsibilities. voter turnout among adults by about 5 WC
‘ Now is a good time to explain the percent in communities where it oper- NEWSPAPERS FOR V9]
history behind KVK’s parent organiza— ates. 24'.
tion, Kids Voting USA, and how KPA Now, Kentucky editors and editori— td'
and KVK fit together. a1 writers will have something more S ALE g:
In 1988, three Arizona businessmen substantial to write about than merely IaDni
were on a fishing trip to Costa Rica. encouraging readers to vote. Thanks to Free list 0 f newspapers for sale including Hc
_ While there, they were impressed with KVK, Kentucky papers will now have _ .
: the Central American nation's 80 per- a specific program they can write busmesses from $75,000 to over $500,000 m i Ke
‘ cent voter turnout rate — accomplished, about, advocate, support and promote . . Lif
' in part, because children there accom- on their editorial pages. Some of you annual gr as S . W3 eklle S located In Iowa, ‘ on
.- pany their parents to the 0115. The might even want to hel or anize local - - - - _ ‘ be
. adults vote in the real elegtion while KVK boards in your corlhmigmities. The i M ls S 0“”, I lhn 01S) color ado) S Oath D akata) t A l
. Costa Rican children vote in mock local boards recruit volunteers and i l C11
-‘ elections but, more importantly, chil- work with the schools to introduce i North DakOta’ Montana, Idaho i Mi
>_ dren form the voting habit at an early KVK and Civics Alive. and Nova S cotia. l h?
,- age. Many Costa Rican adults are moti- At the same time, KHSIA, which i hls
’f vated to vote because their children has more than 90 member high schools 5 . ? qu
study the issues in school and inspire in the state, already has an excellent ‘ contaCt JOhn vander L1nden, brOker 3 Ke
' their moms and dads to do their civic workingfielationship with those edu- 7 ' R0.Box 27 5 - the
duty and vote. - cators. at could be a sitive factor 1 ~ - i
The Americans returned home and in getting Civics Alive iEIOtroduced in } Splrlt Lake’ IA 51360 Kiri
» founded Kids Voting USA. Today, ’ mere schools. ‘ 13110118012) 33662805 ‘ ion
. KVUSA, headquartered in Tempe, .. Some research suggests that stu- Fax (712)336-0611 ‘ {a
Ariz., has a fast growing network of dents who study journalism in high . ' , 7:0

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Star Employee Angela WllSOfl _______________________________________ ,
Wilson’s works of art span over 25 year career ‘
Note: This is the second article on Kentucky newspapers' star employees. .7 .i . 7 7. . , , -. x i _’
General Manager Iowanna Buchanan and Editor Rita Dukes nominated -_ - _ 3-1;. is... . “ ,
‘ Angela Wilson as one of the ”stars” at the Leader-News. .7 , ' a -
By DANA EHLSCHIDE ,_ '- m... _. j
, News Bureau Director J ' 2 , . .
a You could call her an artist, but she doesn’t use paint or clay. ' _I ’ . 7 x - ',
r’i She uses fonts and graphics to create her works of art which can be ' 7 7 , 35‘ = ,, 3 V . i
seen on display every week in the Leader-News in Greenville. . 'i 1 e i” ‘
i People have grown accustomed to seeing Angela Wilson in the - . E _ a . ’ 7
3‘ advertising department of the Muhlenberg County paper. ”I’m . . V; ig‘
part of the furniture,” Wilson joked about her 26 years of service. ”sigma “ ' ,
7 While Wilson is at home in the advertising department, she €131: f V. .
didn’t start out there. She was hired as a secretary in the front eff; 3 ». 7 j
office, but was moved three months later to the ad department 3“; i, , :1 V ‘ 7 ,
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An ela Wilson, of the Leader-News, works on some of the ads for the news a er’s u comin edition. '
3 “T See WILSON on Page 11 Sheg has been a star employee at the Muhlenberg County Newspaper for 26 I)Jregrs. P g
LIST Malaysia. She has been teach- V . :_
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. By KIM GREENE office is very serious about its duty to scribe. There was a discrepancy Pat Bowen/Meade Circuit Court copi
‘ KPA General Counsel enforce this law. between the parties' accounts, though. Clerk of N
\ Dinsmore & Shohl t, I‘m wondering, though, if some- The newspaper claimed that its tele- The attorney general’s Office Con
" ., " thing that occurred in Ohio might marketing department had called the found that the Meade Circuit Court prox
~ By now everyone is g: repeat itself here in Kentucky? If it Irvines 18 times, but the Irvines Clerk’ 3 Office is not bound by the mee
-‘ aware of the "teeth" 3 does, that means additional remedies - claimed there had been hundreds of provisions of the Kentucky Open app]
written into Kentucky's .. . be31des those hsted in our statute - calls. Records Act, and therefore did not (dlSt
~ telemarketing laW. w" may be available to disgruntled recipi— The jury found in favor of the violate the Act in its actions in rela- WEI!
' 0A company, tele- ‘3"? ents of telemarketing calls. Beacon Journal on the newsgathering tion to the open records request of to S'
1 marketing company, it Recently, the Ohio Supreme Court claims, but awarded damages related Pat Bowen of the Meade County 200C
\ telemarketer or caller is ‘ let stand a jury verdict against the to the telemarketing calls. When the Messenger. cont
guilty of a Class D felony if that per- Akron Beacon Journal based on its newspaper appealed, the Ohio Court A copying fee for court docu- any
: son knowingly and willfully violates repeated phone calls soliciting a sub- of Appeals reduced the damages to ments is und