Kentucky Online Historical Newspapers

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County & City
Name of Newspaper
Years Covered
Cost
Resource
Adair - Columbia
Adair County News
1900 - 1910
Free
Kentuckiana Digital Library
Adair - Columbia
Adair County News
1900 - 1910
Free
Library of Congress
Anderson - Lawrenceburg
It
1902 - 1903
Free
Kentuckiana Digital Library
Anderson - Lawrenceburg
It
1902 - 1903
Free
Library of Congress
Ballard - LaCenter
Liberty
1910
FreeKentuckiana Digital Library
Ballard - LaCenter
Liberty
1910
FreeLibrary of Congress
Bath - Owingsville
Owingsville Outlook
1900 -1901
1903
1905 - 1908
Free
Kentuckiana Digital Library
Bath - Owingsville
Owingsville Outlook
1884 -1910
Free
Library of Congress
Bourbon - Millersburg
Bourbon News
1882 - 1883
Free
Library of Congress
Bourbon - Paris
Bourbon News
1900 - 1906
Free
Kentuckiana Digital Library
Bourbon - Paris
Bourbon News
1897 - 1910
Free
Library of Congress
Bourbon - Paris
Semi-weekly Bourbon News
1883
Free
Library of Congress
Bourbon - Paris
Semi-weekly Interior Journal
1887 - 1905
FreeLibrary of Congress
Breathitt - Jackson
Breathitt County News
1903 - 1909
Free
Kentuckiana Digital Library
Breathitt - Jackson
Breathitt County News
1903 - 1909
Free
Library of Congress
Breckinridge - Cloverport
Breckinridge News
1900
1903 - 1910
Free
Kentuckiana Digital Library
Breckinridge - Cloverport
Breckinridge News
1878 - 1910
Free
Library of Congress
Christian - Hopkinsville
Daily Kentuckian
1898
Free
Library of Congress
Christian - Hopkinsville
Hopkinsville Kentuckian
1900
1902 - 1907
Free
Kentuckiana Digital Library
Christian - Hopkinsville
Hopkinsville Kentuckian
1892 - 1910
Free
Library of Congress
Clark - Winchester Winchester News
1908 - 1910
FreeKentuckiana Digital Library
Clark - Winchester Winchester News
1908 - 1910
FreeLibrary of Congress
Crittendon - Marion
Crittenden Press
1879 - 1909
FreeKentuckiana Digital Library
Crittendon - Marion
Crittenden Press
1886 - 1907
FreeLibrary of Congress
Crittendon - Marion
Crittenden Record-Press
1907 - 1913
FreeLibrary of Congress
Crittendon - Marion
 Twice-a-week Record Press
1909
FreeLibrary of Congress
Daviess - Owensboro
Kentucky Reporter
1902FreeKentuckiana Digital Library
Daviess - Owensboro
Kentucky Reporter
1902FreeLibrary of Congress
Daviess - Owensboro
Kentucky Vindicator
1901
FreeKentuckiana Digital Library
Daviess - Owensboro
Kentucky Vindicator
1901
FreeLibrary of Congress
Estill - Spout Springs
Spout Spring Times
1896 - 1902
FreeLibrary of Congress
Fayette - Lexington
Blue-grass Blade
1886
1890 - 1892
1894 - 1895
1899
FreeKentuckiana Digital Library
Fayette - Lexington
Blue-grass Blade
1900 - 1910
FreeLibrary of Congress
Fayette - Lexington
Lexington Standard
1900
FreeLibrary of Congress
Franklin - Frankfort
Frankfort Roundabout
1900 - 1901
1903 - 1907
FreeKentuckiana Digital Library
Franklin - Frankfort
Frankfort Roundabout
1882 - 1908
FreeLibrary of Congress
Franklin - Frankfort
Frankfort Weekly News and Roundabout
1908
FreeKentuckiana Digital Library
Franklin - Frankfort
Frankfort Weekly News and Roundabout
1908
FreeLibrary of Congress
Franklin - Frankfort
 Weekly Roundabout
1879 - 1882
FreeLibrary of Congress
Fulton - Hickman
Hickman Courier
1900 - 1906
FreeKentuckiana Digital Library
Fulton - Hickman
Hickman Courier
1880 - 1912
FreeLibrary of Congress
Garrard - Lancaster
Central Record
1898 - 1904
FreeKentuckiana Digital Library
Garrard - Lancaster
Central Record
1900 - 1910
FreeLibrary of Congress
Hopkins - Earlington
Bee
1892 - 1910
FreeLibrary of Congress
Hopkins - Earlington
Earlington Bee
1892 - 1898
FreeKentuckiana Digital Library
 Jefferson - Louisville
 Afro-American Mission Herald
1900 - 1901
 Kentuckiana Digital Library
Jefferson - Louisville
American Baptist 1903 - 1904Free
Kentuckiana Digital Library
Jefferson - Louisville
American Baptist
1903 - 1904
FreeLibrary of Congress
Jefferson - Louisville
 Kentucky Irish American
1898 - 1904
FreeKentuckiana Digital Library
Jefferson - Louisville
 Kentucky Irish American
1900 - 1921
FreeLibrary of Congress
Jefferson - Louisville
Ohio Valley Worker1904
FreeKentuckiana Digital Library
Jefferson - Louisville
Ohio valley worker : Official Paper of the Federated Trades Council of Louisville, Trades and Labor Council of New Albany, Central Labor Union of Jeffersonville
1904
FreeLibrary of Congress
Knox - Barbourville
Mountain Advocate
1904 - 1906
1908
1910
FreeKentuckiana Digital Library
Knox - Barbourville
Mountain Advocate
1904 - 1910
FreeLibrary of Congress
Lincoln - Stanford
Interior Journal
1905 - 1910
FreeKentuckiana Digital Library
Lincoln - Stanford
Interior Journal
1905 - 1910
FreeLibrary of Congress
Lincoln - Stanford
Semi-weekly Interior Journal
1900 - 1905
FreeKentuckiana Digital Library
Lincoln - Stanford
Semi-weekly Interior Journal
1884 - 1905
FreeLibrary of Congress
Madison - Berea
Citizen
1900 - 1906
FreeKentuckiana Digital Library
Madison - Berea
Citizen
1900 - 1910
FreeLibrary of Congress
Madison - Richmond
Climax
1887 - 1897
FreeLibrary of Congress
Madison - Richmond
Richmond Climax
1899 - 1905
FreeKentuckiana Digital Library
Madison - Richmond
Richmond Climax
1897 - 1910
FreeLibrary of Congress
Mason - Maysville
Daily Evening Bulletin
1881 - 1882
1883 - 1887
FreeLibrary of Congress
Mason - Maysville
Daily Public Ledger
1892 - 1910
FreeLibrary of Congress
Mason - Maysville
Evening Bulletin
1882 - 1883
1887 - 1901
FreeLibrary of Congress
McCracken - Paducah
 Paducah Daily Sun
1896 - 1898
FreeLibrary of Congress
McCracken - Paducah
Paducah Evening Sun
1906 - 1910
FreeLibrary of Congress
McCracken - Paducah
Paducah Sun
1900 - 1906
FreeKentuckiana Digital Library
McCracken - Paducah
Paducah Sun
1898 - 1906
FreeLibrary of Congress
McCracken - Paducah
Paducah Sun
1901 - 1902
(duplicate?)
FreeLibrary of Congress
McCracken - Paducah
Paducah Weekly Sun
1906FreeLibrary of Congress
McCracken - Paducah
Sunday Chat
1901
FreeLibrary of Congress
Montgomery - Mount Sterling
 Mount Sterling Advocate
1900 - 1906
FreeKentuckiana Digital Library 
Montgomery - Mount Sterling
 Mount Sterling Advocate
1891 - 1911
FreeLibrary of Congress
Muhlenberg - Greenville
 Record1902 - 1903
1908 - 1910
FreeKentuckiana Digital Library
Muhlenberg - Greenville
 Record1902 - 1910
FreeLibrary of Congress
Ohio - Hartford
Hartford Herald
1900 - 1906
FreeKentuckiana Digital Library
Ohio - Hartford
Hartford Herald
1881 - 1910
FreeLibrary of Congress
Ohio - Hartford
Hartford Republican
1900 - 1906
FreeKentuckiana Digital Library
Ohio - Hartford
Hartford Republican
1891 - 1910
FreeLibrary of Congress
Powell - Clay City
Clay City Times
1901 - 1907
FreeKentuckiana Digital Library
Powell - Clay City
Clay City Times
1901 - 1910
FreeLibrary of Congress
Rock Castle - Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon Signal
1899 - 1902
1904 - 1906
Free
Kentuckiana Digital Library
Rock Castle - Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon Signal
1896 - 1916
Free
Library of Congress
Rock Castle - Mount Vernon
Mountain Signal
 1888 - 1889
FreeLibrary of Congress
 Washington - Springfield
News Leader
1896 - 1898
1900 - 1903
Free
 Kentuckiana Digital Library
 Washington - Springfield
Springfield Sun
1904 - 1910
Free
 Kentuckiana Digital Library
Wolfe - Hazel Green
Hazel Green Herald
1892 - 1893
1896 - 1900
FreeKentuckiana Digital Library
Wolfe - Hazel Green
Hazel Green Herald
1885 - 1913
FreeLibrary of Congress





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