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 Location Established Frequency[1] Publisher[2] Notes
Adair County Community Voice Columbia 2002 Weekly Sharon Burton[3]
Adair Progress Columbia 1987 Weekly Donna Hancock[4]
The Advance Yeoman Wickliffe 1889[5] Weekly Kentucky Publishing, Inc.
The Advocate-Messenger Danville 1940 Tue–Sat Boone Newspapers Created by merger of The Kentucky Advocate and The Danville Daily–Messenger
The Anderson News Lawrenceburg 1877 Weekly[6] Landmark Community Newspapers
The Banner–Republic Morgantown 1885 Weekly Jobe Publishing, Inc.
Barren County Progress Glasgow 1882 Weekly Jobe Publishing, Inc.
Bath County News Outlook Owingsville 1884[7] Weekly Kentucky News Group
Beattyville Enterprise Beattyville 1883[8] Weekly Nolan Media Group
Berea Citizen Berea 1899[9] Weekly Nolan Media Group
The Big Sandy News Louisa 1885 Weekly Big Sandy Publishing[10]
Boone County Recorder Burlington 1875[11] Weekly Gannett
Bourbon County Citizen Paris 1807[12] Weekly Genevieve Brannon
Bracken County News Brooksville 1927[13] Weekly Kathy Bay
Breathitt Advocate Jackson 2009[14] Weekly Bobby Thorpe
The Carlisle County News Bardwell 1894[15] Weekly Kentucky Publishing
The Casey County News Liberty 1904[16] Weekly Landmark Community Newspapers
The Citizen–Times Scottsville 1918 Weekly Robert Pitchford Created from merger between The Citizen (1908) and Allen County Times (1890)[17]
The Citizen Voice and Times Irvine 1976 Weekly Hatfield Newspapers Created from merger of The Estill County Citizen Voice (1973) and The Irvine Times–Herald (1968)[18]
Clinton County News Albany 1949[19] Weekly Allen Gibson
The Crittenden Press Marion 1879[20] Weekly Allison Evans
The Courier-Journal[21] Louisville 1868 Daily Gannett Company[22]
Cumberland County News Burkesville Weekly Patsy Judd[23]
The Current Fulton 2017 Weekly Magic Valley Publishing Company Created from merger of The Hickman Courier (1859), The Fulton Leader (1989), and The Hickman County Gazette (1904)[24]
Cynthiana Democrat Cynthiana 1868[25] Weekly Landmark Community Newspapers
The Daily Independent Ashland 1896 Daily Community Newspaper Holdings Originally of nearby Catlettsburg[26]
Dawson Springs Progress Dawson Springs 1919[27] Weekly Paxton Media Group
Eagle Post Oak Grove Weekly Paxton Media Group Free weekly produced by Kentucky New Era[28]
Edmonson News Brownsville 1927 Weekly Jobe Publishing, Inc.
Edmonton Herald-News Edmonton 1882 Weekly Jobe Publishing, Inc.
Elliott County News Sandy Hook 1940s[29] Weekly Courier Life Publications
Flemingsburg Gazette Flemingsburg 1880 Weekly Kentucky News Group[30]
Floyd County Chronicle & Times Prestonsburg 2017 Wed, Fri Lancaster Management Created from merger of Floyd County Chronicle and Floyd County Times (1927)
Fort Campbell Courier Fort Campbell 1963 Weekly Fort Campbell Advertising sold by Main Street Media of Tennessee[31]
The Gallatin County News Warsaw 1926 Weekly Warnick family[32]
Garrard Central Record Lancaster 1889 Weekly Ted Cox[33]
Glasgow Daily Times Glasgow 1882 Mon–Sat Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.[34]
Grant County News Dry Ridge 1906[35] Weekly Landmark Community Newspapers
Grayson Journal–Enquirer Grayson 1946 Weekly Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.[34] Created from merger of Eastern Kentucky Journal (1916)[36] and Sandy Valley Enquirer (1936)[37]
Greensburg Herald–Record Greensburg 1926 Weekly Walt Gorin Created from merger of The Green County Record (1895) and The Greensburg Herald (1926)[38]
Greenup County News–Times Greenup 1930s[39] Weekly Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.[34]
Hancock Clarion Hawesville 1893[40] Weekly Don Wimmer
Harlan Enterprise Harlan 1902 Wed, Sat Boone Newspapers Also known as Harlan Daily Enterprise from 1926 to 2018[41]
Harrodsburg Herald Harrodsburg Weekly April Ellis
Hart County News-Herald Munfordville 1989 Weekly Jobe Publishing, Inc. Created from merger of The Hart County Herald (1911) and Hart County News (1878)[42]
Henderson Gleaner Henderson 1883 Tue–Sun Gannett Company[22]
Henry County Local Eminence 1879[43] Weekly Landmark Community Newspapers
The Herald–Ledger Eddyville 1901[44] Weekly Paxton Media Group
Hickman County Times Clinton 2010[45] Weekly Gaye Bencini
The Herald–News Hardinsburg 1876[46] Weekly Chris McGehee
The Interior Journal Stanford 1872[47] Weekly Boone Newspapers
The Jackson–Breathitt County Times–Voice Jackson 1888 Weekly Nolan Media Group Originally The Jackson Hustler[48]
Jackson County Sun McKee 1926[49] Weekly Nolan Media Group
Jessamine Journal Nicholasville 1873 Weekly Boone Newspapers Merged with The Jessamine News–Week in 1957[50]
Kentucky New Era Hopkinsville 1863[51] Daily Paxton Media Group
The Lake News Calvert City 1984[52] Weekly Loyd Ford
The LaRue County Herald Hodgenville 1879[53] Weekly Landmark Community Newspapers
Lebanon Enterprise Lebanon Weekly Landmark Community Newspapers
The Ledger Independent Maysville 1968 Mon, Wed–Sat[54] Lee Enterprises Created from merger of The Daily Independent (1907) and The Public Ledger (1913)[55]
Leslie County News Hyden 1963[56] Weekly Vernon Baker
Letcher County Community News–Press Cromona 1960[57] Weekly Mike Whitaker
Lewis County Herald Vanceburg 1924[58] Weekly Dennis Brown
Lexington Herald-Leader Lexington 1870 Sun–Fri[59] McClatchy Company[60] Originally Lexington Daily Press
Louisville Defender Louisville 1933 Weekly Albin H. Bowman Publishing[61]
Louisville Eccentric Observer Louisville 1990 weekly Aaron Yarmuth Free tabloid paper
The Manchester Enterprise Manchester 1890[62] Weekly Nolan Media Group
Marshall County Tribune–Courier Benton 1972 Weekly Paxton Media Group Created from merger of The Marshall Courier (1937) and The Tribune–Democrat (1903)[63]
The Mayfield Messenger Mayfield 1900[64] Sun, Wed, Fri[65] Paxton Media Group
The McCreary County Voice Whitley City Weekly
McLean County News Calhoun 1883 Weekly Paxton Media Group
The Meade County Messenger Brandenburg 1882[66] Weekly Rena Singleton
Menifee County News Outlook[67] Frenchburg Weekly Kentucky News Group
The Messenger Madisonville 1917[68] Tue–Sun[69] Paxton Media Group
Messenger-Inquirer Owensboro 1875 Daily Paxton Media Group
Middlesboro Daily News Middlesboro 1911 Tue, Wed, Fri–Sat[70] Boone Newspapers
Mountain Advocate Barbourville 1904[71] Weekly Nolan Media Group
Mountain Citizen Inez 1970[72] Weekly Lisa Stayton
The Mountain Eagle Whitesburg 1907[73] Weekly Ben Gish
Murray Ledger & Times Murray 1928 Mon–Sat[74] Lancaster Management Created from merger of The Murray Ledger and The Times-Herald[75]
The News–Democrat Carrollton 1930 Weekly Landmark Community Newspapers Created from merger of Carrollton Democrat (1868) and Carrollton News (1892)[76]
The News–Democrat & Leader Russellville 1992 Weekly Paxton Media Group Created from merger of The Logan Leader (1968) and The News–Democrat (1912)[77]
The News–Enterprise Elizabethtown 1974 Sun–Fri[78] Landmark Community Newspapers Created from merger of The Elizabethtown News (1869) and The Hardin County Enterprise (1926)[79]
Olive Hill Times Olive Hill 1969[80] Weekly Community Newspaper Holdings
The Paducah Sun Paducah 1896 Tue–Sun[81] Paxton Media Group
The Paintsville Herald Paintsville 1901 Wed, Fri Lancaster Management
Pineville Sun–Cumberland Courier Pineville 1908[82] Weekly Nolan Media Group[83]
The Pioneer News Shepherdsville 1882 Mon, Wed[84] Landmark Community Newspapers
Richmond Register Richmond 1917 Tue–Sat Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.[34]
Salyersville Independent Salyersville 1921[85] Weekly David Prater
The Sentinel Radcliff 1961[86] Weekly Royalty Printing
The Sentinel–Echo London 1908 Weekly Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.[34] Created from merger of The Mountain Echo (1873; 1877 in London) and London Sentinel (1907)[87]
State Journal Frankfort 1902 Tue–Sat Boone Newspapers Merged with The Frankfort News in 1912[88]
The Times–Leader Princeton 1992 Wed, Sat[89] Paxton Media Group Created from merger of Caldwell County Times and The Princeton Leader (1940)[90]
Tri–City News Cumberland 1929 Weekly Paul J. Wilder[91]
Troublesome Creek Times Hindman 1980 Weekly Karen J. Jones and Sharon Hall[92]
The Voice-Tribune Louisville 1973 Weekly Red Pin Media Company[93] Originally The Voice of St. Matthews[94]
The Winchester Sun Winchester 1878 Tue–Sat Boone Newspapers Originally The Semi–Weekly Sun and Winchester Sun[95]
The Local Weekly Louisville
Bluegrass Post Mount Sterling 2018 Weekly Campbell-Brooks Newspaper Holdings
Business Lexington Lexington
Butler County Banner-Republican Morgantown 1885 weekly Jobe Publishing, Inc.
The Cadiz Record Cadiz
Commonwealth Journal Somerset Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.[34]
Georgetown News-Graphic Georgetown
The Independent Ashland Daily Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.[34]
Kentucky Enquirer Fort Mitchell Gannett Company[22]
The Kentucky Gazette Frankfort
The Kentucky Standard Bardstown
Leader-News Greenville, Kentucky
Monroe County Citizen Tompkinsville 1990 Weekly Jobe Publishing, Inc.
The Oldham Era La Grange
Park City Daily News Bowling Green
The Pioneer News Shepherdsville
The Sentinel-Echo London Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.[34]
The Sentinel News Shelbyville
The Times-Argus Central City
The Times Leader[96] Caldwell County
Times-Tribune Corbin Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.[34]
The Trimble Banner Bedford
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[21] 1938 German-language
Louisville Herald Louisville 1869[21] Merged with Louisville Post in 1925 to form Herald-Post
Louisville Herald-Post Louisville 1925 1936
Louisville Times Louisville 1884[97] 1987

See also[edit]

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