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Barbara’s Recipes Reign Supreme

Barbara’s Recipes Reign Supreme

Ms. Pollitt, who has worked at Missy’s Pies for six years, says that she has been baking since she was just three years old. Before managing Missy’s she baked cakes…

The death investigation of Remy Okonkwo: A year later

The death investigation of Remy Okonkwo: A year later

The death of Remy Okonkwo is still a hot topic of conversation in Central Kentucky. Rarely does a month pass where we do not get a call or run into…

OBAMA WIN AND COLEMAN DEATH TOP KEY NEWSJOURNAL STORIES OF 2008

OBAMA WIN AND COLEMAN DEATH TOP KEY NEWSJOURNAL STORIES OF 2008

Undeniably, the impact of Barack Obama winning the presidency of the United States in November is huge. The Black community may not fully realize the impact of this for months…

SPLC Wins $2.5 Mill. Verdict Against Imperial Klans of America

SPLC Wins $2.5 Mill. Verdict Against Imperial Klans of America

Two of the Klansmen at the fair began harassing then 16-yearold Gruver, calling him a “spic.” Several Klansmen threw whisky in his face. Gruver, who stood 5-foot-3 and weighed just…

Effigy of Barack Obama found hanging at the University of Kentucky

Effigy of Barack Obama found hanging at the University of Kentucky

“This was a vile and callous act …The significance of a noose – a historical symbol of hate and lawlessness – is a blatant attempt to cause intimidation and fear,…

State office appears to be non-compliant with voter registration law

According to the Department of Justice website, after the NVRA became effective, several states failed to take the steps necessary to comply with the law. Beginning within a month of…

Have low-income Kentucky residents been offered a chance to vote?

Have low-income Kentucky residents been offered a chance to vote?

Most drivers’ can attest that they have been asked to register to vote when they applied for their license. This is the most well known provision of the NVRA. However,…

Two organizations, one mission: Social and Economic Justice

Two organizations, one mission: Social and Economic Justice

With those who would join her, Mattie Jones has begun “The Justice Resource for Social and Economic Change (JRSEC).” Several leaders from the JRC have joined Jones including Roger Holsey…

Local man files lawsuit in Federal Court against state policeman

Local man files lawsuit in Federal Court against state policeman

“I thank God for talking to me and telling me to go to Frankfort to get the tape, ”According to the troopers report, when Carter approached Broadway he “crossed the…

Twenty years later, The Roots and Heritage Festival is still going

Twenty years later, The Roots and Heritage Festival is still going

To some of the originators, the festival is slipping away from its original focus. Holmes, who lived on Chestnut St. for 16 years or so said, “It’s grown and become…