Wallace, Edgar A. [Bluegrass Chronicle (newspaper)](born: 1944 - died: 2020) The Bluegrass Chronicle was a weekly African American newspaper published in Lexington, KY from April 1978 - May 1980. The paper was owned by Edgar Wallace, an Urban County Councilman and former president of the Lexington NAACP. Wallace started the newspaper because he felt the Lexington Leader and the Lexington Herald were not adequately covering Lexington's Black community. Circulation was about 2,000.
For more see "Fledgling paper will be aimed at minorities," Lexington Leader, 3/30/1978, section D-1, col. 5-6; T. Tolliver, "Chronicle still out of print," Lexington Leader, 1/12/1981; "Bishop Edgar A. Wallace," at the Explore Xenia website
Edgar Wallce left Lexington for Xenia, OH, where he was a community and religious leader. He was pastor of the First United Christian Church and he a social work professor at Wilberforce University. He served on the Xenia City Council, 2016-2020, and was Vice President of the Council. Source: S. Halasz, "Council member Edgar Wallace dies," Xenia Daily Gazette (online).