Local Features
11:38 am
Fri January 22, 2010

How technology is pushing away penmanship

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Western Kentucky – In an era where second graders have iPhones, and texting is evolving into a sub-form of language, is technology pushing the pencil out the classroom door? National Handwriting Day is Saturday, Jan. 23. Fittingly it's also John Hancock's birthday. Jacque Day looks into cursive writing's place in the future with two area elementary school teachers: one a veteran, and the other fresh out of college.

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Local Features
11:26 am
Fri January 22, 2010

Hopkins County rallies to fight childhood obesity

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Madisonville, KY – Wallace has managed the Hopkins County YMCA for years, and his concerns are extremely valid. According to statistics from non-profit organization, Trust for America's Health, Kentucky ranks fourth in the highest rate of childhood obesity and ranks 7th in adults.

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Local Features
11:15 am
Fri January 22, 2010

Trigg County Gears Up for Liquor Sales

Cadiz, KY – It's been about 5 months since Trigg County passed an ordinance to end prohibition. Now, many businesses are applying for various licenses to sell alcohol: nine for retail packaged beer, seven for retail packaged liquor, and one restaurant has applied for liquor by the drink. Chris Taylor speaks to one entrepreneur and his plans to open up shop there.

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Local Features
11:02 am
Fri January 22, 2010

Ice Storm retrospective: what silenced our cell phones?

Murray, KY – The 2009 ice storm caused wide-spread damage that's still evident in some places. It deprived our area of light, heat, water, and, for most, cell phone service. In this installment of our series looking back at the ice storm, we'll find out what silenced almost every cellular phone in western Kentucky and what's being done to keep them from going silent again.

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Local Features
10:52 am
Fri January 22, 2010

Kentucky secures its notch on America's 'stroke belt'

Local Features
10:39 am
Fri January 22, 2010

Maiden Alley Cinema presents Nine, starring Daniel Day Lewis

Local Features
10:22 am
Fri January 22, 2010

Air cannons and pyrotechnics blast away pesky pest-birds

Regional Headlines
9:58 am
Fri January 22, 2010

TN December Unemployment Rate Rises to 10.9%

Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development says the state's unemployment rate rose to almost 11% in December. That's up three-quarters of a percent from the November rate.

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Regional Headlines
9:49 am
Fri January 22, 2010

Ellis Files Motion to Suppress Evidence

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Regional Headlines
9:43 am
Fri January 22, 2010

Dunlap Seeking Delay of Trial

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