Dawson Springs http://wkms.org en Dawson Springs Mayor on Becoming Kentucky's First "Trail Town" http://wkms.org/post/dawson-springs-mayor-becoming-kentuckys-first-trail-town <p>Kate Lochte visit with Dawson Springs Mayor Jenny Sewell on <em>Sounds Good</em> to learn more about the road, mountain biking, hiking, horseback riding and blueway trails earning the community the Kentucky Trail Town designation. Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear designated Dawson Springs as the state's first "Trail Town" as part of an effort to promote and develop adventure tourism opportunities across the Commonwealth. The city is developing several outdoor attractions including Pennyrile State Resort Park and State Forest, Tradewater River and Wildlife Management Area, and the Jones-Keeney Wildlife Management Area. <a href="http://www.kentuckytourism.com/links/trailtown.aspx">Read more the about designation on Kentucky Tourism's website</a>.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 20:04:07 +0000 Kate Lochte 35132 at http://wkms.org Dawson Springs Mayor on Becoming Kentucky's First "Trail Town" Dawson Springs Resident Remembers Friends Who Were Movers and Shakers http://wkms.org/post/dawson-springs-resident-remembers-friends-who-were-movers-and-shakers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Long-time art teacher Susan Perry </span>Mestan<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of Dawson Springs passed in 1997. Long-time collector of Japanese kimonos and paperworks Claude </span>Holeman<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of Dawson Springs passed last month. Their friend and collaborator Jean </span>Massamore<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of Dawson Springs remembers them, in this conversation with Kate </span>Lochte<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, as carpenters worked in the back of her home, filled with books and her artwork, and Claude's sister Nancy Ann </span>Holeman<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Holmes sitting by.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 17:03:25 +0000 Kate Lochte 33960 at http://wkms.org Dawson Springs Resident Remembers Friends Who Were Movers and Shakers Afternoon Update 3-21 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-update-3-21 <p>Here&#39;s our roundup of today&#39;s headlines:</p><p>On<strong> NPR:</strong> Will Romney reset <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/2012/03/21/149085301/romney-advisers-etch-a-sketch-comment-shakes-up-criticism-from-rivals">like an &quot;Etch-A-Sketch&quot;</a> for the fall election.</p><p><strong>From the Capitol: </strong></p> Wed, 21 Mar 2012 21:26:23 +0000 Chad Lampe 17329 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Update 3-21 Dawson Springs Superintendent Retires http://wkms.org/post/dawson-springs-superintendent-retires <p>The Dawson Springs Independent School District will be searching for a new superintendent for the upcoming school year. Current Superintendent, Alexis Seymore announced her retirement Monday, effective at the end of the current school year. Seymore served in the post since 2004.</p> Wed, 21 Mar 2012 21:14:35 +0000 Drew Adams 17328 at http://wkms.org