Top 10 Kentucky Daily Newspapers by Circulation

*Data as of July 2021.

1. The Courier-Journal
The Louisville Courier-Journal and publishes news and information in Kentucky and Indiana. It is based in Louisville, Ky. The Courier-Journal is owned by Gannett.

2. Lexington Herald-Leader
The Lexington Herald-Leader is your best source for Central Kentucky news and University of Kentucky sports coverage.

3. The Paducah Sun
Founded in 1896, The Paducah Sun is the seven-day daily newspaper flagship of the Paxton Media Group.

4. Bowling Green Daily News
The Daily News covers news, sports, features and provides commentary for South Central Kentucky.

5. Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer
The hometown news source for Owensboro, KY.

6. Ashland Independent
The Independent is a daily morning newspaper located in Ashland, Ky.

7. The Advocate-Messenger
The Advocate-Messenger is the daily newspaper of Danville, Kentucky.

8. Commonwealth Journal
Bringing you local news from Somerset, Kentucky.

9. Kentucky New Era
The Kentucky New Era is the first choice for reliable news and information in the Pennyrile reigon.

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10. Elizabethtown News-Enterprise
The News-Enterprise is your source for local news, sports, events and information in Elizabethtown, KY, Hardin County and the surrounding area.


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