Regional Headlines
3:59 pm
Tue September 1, 2009

Man Arrested for Construction Scam

McCracken County, KY – A Mayfield man wanted for a construction scam in Kevil Kentucky was arrested this morning in Effingham Illinois. Thirty-seven year old Jay A. Stanley of Mayfield received a seven-thousand dollar check from a Kevil resident for roofing materials. After several weeks Stanley did not show up for work, and the homeowner was unable to contact him. The McCracken County Sheriff's Department issued Stanley's arrest warrant last Thursday. He is charged with Theft by failure to make required disposition, a class D felony.

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Regional Headlines
11:54 am
Tue September 1, 2009

Hearing Scheduled for Union Lawsuit

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Regional Headlines
11:44 am
Tue September 1, 2009

Group Working for Pardon

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Newscasts
10:01 am
Tue September 1, 2009

The 806 Newscast on September 1, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, Ky – The 806 Newscast on September 1, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Newscasts
10:00 am
Tue September 1, 2009

The 504 Newscast on August 31, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, Ky – The 504 Newscast on August 31, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Datebook
9:59 am
Tue September 1, 2009

A datebook of regional events for September 1, 2009 from WKMS.

Murray, Ky – A datebook of regional events for September 1, 2009 from WKMS.

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Regional Headlines
8:42 am
Tue September 1, 2009

IL Sales Taxes on Candy, Soft Drinks Up Today

Springfield, IL – Beginning today, Illinois consumers will be paying more for toiletries, candy, soft drinks and liquor. That's because lawmakers have increased the state's sales tax to raise cash to pay for a statewide construction program.

Most candy had carried a 1 percent sales tax, but it now will be taxed at 6 and a quarter percent. It'll be the same for shampoos and toothpaste that until now were taxed at the lower rate if shop keepers deemed they had a medicinal effect.

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Regional Headlines
8:40 am
Tue September 1, 2009

Ft. Campbell Soldier's Court Date Scheduled

Clarksville, TN – The Fort Campbell soldier charged in the stabbing death of a 17-year-old will be in court next week. 27-year-old Donald Ray Green, Jr. allegedly stabbed Byron Nixon in a Fort Campbell Boulevard parking lot late Thursday night. Green turned himself in on Friday, where he remains in jail on a million dollar bond. The Clarksville Leaf Chronicle reports his hearing is set for September 9.

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8:39 am
Tue September 1, 2009

Hogsed Prevails

Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh

Frankfort, KY – The Kentucky attorney general's office says the Pennyrile District Health Department subverted the intent of the state's Open Records Act.

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Reporter Sarah Hogsed, of the Kentucky New Era in Hopkinsville, wanted copies of all restaurant inspection reports for 2008 and 2009.

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Regional Headlines
8:34 am
Tue September 1, 2009

Attempted Euthanizing Wife's Court Appearance Delayed

Paducah, KY – A pre-trial conference for the woman accused of disconnecting her husband from a life-support system last May has been delayed. McCracken Circuit Court officials await a mental evaluation of Debbie Debaun before the court process continues. She allegedly unplugged a tube connecting her husband to a life support machine at Western Baptist Hospital. A nurse reattached it. Debaun remains in jail, charged with attempted murder.

Her pre-trial conference has been rescheduled for October 28.

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