Cadiz Record

The Cadiz Record is a weekly newspaper (published on Wednesdays) in Cadiz, Kentucky (Trigg County). It has less than 5,000 subscribers. It started publishing December 31, 1880 as the Kentucky Telephone.By 1899, the paper had a circulation of 1,375 copies. In 1898, the newspaper was purchased by Henry R. Lawrence in partnership with George H. Pike. Later that year, there was a fire at the building. After purchasing new printing equipment, the name of the newspaper was changed to the Cadiz Record. Under the direction of Lawrence, the newspaper was a democratic publication. For example, he used it as a platform to fight for justice in the Black Patch Tobacco Wars. [1]