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 Publisher/parent company Notes
The Local Weekly Louisville
The Advocate-Messenger Danville 1940-2018 Daily except Sun and Mon
The Anderson News Lawrenceburg
Barren County Progress Glasgow
Bluegrass Post Mount Sterling 2018 Weekly Campbell-Brooks Newspaper Holdings
Business Lexington Lexington
Butler County Banner-Republican Morgantown weekly
The Cadiz Record Cadiz
Commonwealth Journal Somerset Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.[1]
The Courier-Journal[2] Louisville 1868 Gannett Company[3]
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 Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.[1]
Grayson Journal Enquirer Grayson Weekly Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.[1]
Greenup News-Times Greenup Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.[1]
The Harlan Daily Enterprise Harlan
Henderson Gleaner Henderson Gannett Company[3]
The Independent Ashland Daily Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.[1]
Kentucky Enquirer Fort Mitchell Gannett Company[3]
The Kentucky Gazette Frankfort
Kentucky New Era Hopkinsville
The Kentucky Standard Bardstown
Leader-News Greenville, Kentucky
Lexington Herald-Leader Lexington McClatchy Company[4]
Louisville Eccentric Observer Louisville weekly
Mayfield Messenger Mayfield 3 times/week Paxton Media Group
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 6 days/week Paxton Media Group
The Paintsville Herald Paintsville
Park City Daily News Bowling Green
The Pioneer News Shepherdsville
Richmond Register Richmond Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.[1]
The Sentinel-Echo London Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.[1]
The Sentinel News Shelbyville
State Journal Frankfort
The Times-Argus Central City
The Times Leader[5] Caldwell County
Times-Tribune Corbin Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.[1]
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[2] 1938 German-language
Louisville Herald Louisville 1869[2] Merged with Louisville Post in 1925 to form Herald-Post
Louisville Herald-Post Louisville 1925 1936
Louisville Times Louisville 1884[6] 1987

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc., Locations: Kentucky, Montgomery, Alabama, retrieved March 27, 2017
  2. ^ 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
  3. ^ a b c Gannett Co., Inc., Our Brands: Kentucky, McLean, Virginia, retrieved March 27, 2017
  4. ^ "Our Markets". Sacramento, California: McClatchy Company. Retrieved March 26, 2017.
  5. ^ Leader, The Times. " | The news source for Caldwell County". The Times Leader. Retrieved 2018-03-21.
  6. ^ "US Newspaper Directory: Kentucky". Chronicling America. Washington DC: Library of Congress. Retrieved March 24, 2017.
  7. ^ "School of Journalism and Broadcasting". Western Kentucky University. Retrieved March 23, 2017.
  8. ^ "About JMC". Murray State University. Retrieved March 23, 2017.


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