List of newspapers in Kentucky

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This is a list of newspapers in Kentucky.

Daily and weekly newspapers (currently published)[edit]

Title Locale Year est. Frequency Notes
The Local Weekly Louisville
The Advocate-Messenger Danville
The Anderson News Lawrenceburg
Barren County Progress Glasgow
Business Lexington Lexington
Butler County Banner-Republican Morgantown weekly
The Cadiz Record Cadiz
Commonwealth Journal Somerset
The Courier-Journal[1] Louisville 1868
The Dawson Springs Progress Dawson Springs
Edmonson News Brownsville / Edmonson County weekly
The Floyd County Times Prestonsburg
The Gallatin County News Warsaw
Georgetown News-Graphic Georgetown
Glasgow Daily Times Glasgow
The Harlan Daily Enterprise Harlan
Henderson Gleaner Henderson
The Independent Ashland
The Kentucky Gazette Frankfort
Kentucky New Era Hopkinsville
The Kentucky Standard Bardstown
Leader-News Greenville, Kentucky
Lexington Herald-Leader Lexington
Louisville Eccentric Observer Louisville weekly
Mayfield Messenger Mayfield
Messenger-Inquirer Owensboro
Mountain Citizen Inez
News Democrat & Leader Russellville
The News-Enterprise Elizabethtown
News-Press Cromona
The Oldham Era La Grange
The Paducah Sun Paducah
The Paintsville Herald Paintsville
Park City Daily News Bowling Green
The Pioneer News Shepherdsville
Richmond Register Richmond
The Sentinel-Echo London
The Sentinel News Shelbyville
State Journal Frankfort
The Times-Argus Central City
The Times-Tribune Corbin
Tri-City News Cumberland
The Trimble Banner Bedford
The Voice-Tribune Louisville weekly
The Woodford Sun Versailles weekly

University newspapers[edit]

Defunct newspapers[edit]

Title Locale Year est. Ceased Notes
Colored Kentuckian Louisville 1867 edited by Philip H. Murray
Jeffersonian Jeffersontown 1965
Kentucky Post Northern Kentucky 2007 ceased operation 31 December 2007
Louisville Anzeiger Louisville 1849[1] 1938 German-language
Louisville Herald Louisville 1869[1] Merged with Louisville Post in 1925 to form Herald-Post
Louisville Herald-Post Louisville 1925 1936
Louisville Times Louisville 1884[2] 1987

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Southern Press". The South in the Building of the Nation. 7. Richmond, VA: Southern Historical Publication Society. 1909. pp. 402–436. Date of establishment of leading Southern newspapers 
  2. ^ "US Newspaper Directory: Kentucky". Chronicling America. Washington DC: Library of Congress. Retrieved March 24, 2017. 
  3. ^ "School of Journalism and Broadcasting". Western Kentucky University. Retrieved March 23, 2017. 
  4. ^ "About JMC". Murray State University. Retrieved March 23, 2017. 


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