Regional Headlines
2:44 am
Thu February 5, 2009

Power Restored In Madisonville

Madisonville, KY – Madisonville Municipal Utilities (MMU) has restored power to approximately 80-percent of their customers. The Madisonville Messenger reports that MMU customers without power are urged to be patient as crews are still working diligently to restore services. Though services have been restored to many, Hopkins County Schools have not yet reopened but officials are meeting tomorrow to set a date.

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Regional Headlines
2:41 am
Thu February 5, 2009

Trigg County Schools Receiving $2.3 Million

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Regional Headlines
2:38 am
Thu February 5, 2009

Volunteers Needed

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Datebook
12:00 am
Thu February 5, 2009

A datebook of regional events for Feb. 5, 2009. From WKMS.

Murray, KY – A datebook of regional events for Feb. 5, 2009. From WKMS.

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Regional Headlines
8:37 am
Wed February 4, 2009

Mike Cherry to File Storm-Related Bill

www.lrc.ky.gov

Princeton, KY – State. Rep. Mike Cherry, a Princeton Democrat, wants to give schools in storm-ravaged parts of the state a break on instructional days this year. Cherry says he's planning to file a bill this week that would allow schools to meet a minimum 167 instructional days this year. Currently, schools are required to have a minimum of 177 school days. Cherry says, he doesn't want to push the school year abnormally forward into June.

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Regional Headlines
8:34 am
Wed February 4, 2009

A Face to a Storm-Related Death

Newscasts
5:21 am
Wed February 4, 2009

The 504 Newscast on February 4, 2009. From WKMS News.

Murray, KY – The 504 Newscast on February 4, 2009. From WKMS News.

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Newscasts
4:45 am
Wed February 4, 2009

The 404 Newscast on February 4, 2009. From WKMS News.

Murray, KY – The 404 Newscast on February 4, 2009. From WKMS News.

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2:00 am
Wed February 4, 2009

Carlisle County EOC Update

Local Features
11:08 pm
Tue February 3, 2009

Many In Ky. Still Without Power After Ice Storms

Murray, KY – Across parts of the Southeast, communities continue to recover from last week's ice storm. Kentucky's governor says it's the worst natural disaster his state has ever faced. Several hundred thousand people still have no electricity and it is expected to be frigid there Monday night.

This story originally appeared on All Things Considered, Feb. 2, 2009

Visit NPR's website to hear Chad Lampe's story on the Western Kentucky ice storm.

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