J. Patrick Kerr http://wkms.org en the morning cram [God particle edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-god-particle-edition <p><strong>NPR reports</strong> b<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: arial, sans-serif; line-height: 19px; ">efore we get to the fireworks on the Fourth of July, we might see some pyrotechnics from a <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/07/02/155994840/is-the-hunt-for-the-god-particle-finally-over">giant physics experiment</a> near Geneva, Switzerland.</span></p> Mon, 02 Jul 2012 14:13:08 +0000 Gary Pitts 18656 at http://wkms.org the morning cram [God particle edition] Paducah Receives Insurance Money from Embezzlement Claim http://wkms.org/post/paducah-receives-insurance-money-embezzlement-claim <p>The city of Paducah has received over $60,000 dollars from an insurance claim on the embezzlement of more the $230,000 dollars from its convention and expo centers.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 02 Jul 2012 13:18:11 +0000 Gary Pitts 18649 at http://wkms.org Paducah Receives Insurance Money from Embezzlement Claim Former Paducah Expo and Convention Center Director Receives Two Year Sentence http://wkms.org/post/former-paducah-expo-and-convention-center-director-receives-two-year-sentence <p>The two people who embezzled more than $200,000 from&nbsp;the Paducah/McCracken County Convention and Expo Center will serve two year and 18 month respective prison sentences. Thu, 07 Jun 2012 20:22:19 +0000 Chad Lampe & Drew Adams 18285 at http://wkms.org Former Paducah Expo and Convention Center Director Receives Two Year Sentence the morning cram [taste of your own medicine edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-taste-your-own-medicine-edition <p>Take that mosquitoes.</p><p><strong>NPR reports</strong>&nbsp;an Australian scientist is trying to defeat <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/06/07/154322744/a-scientists-20-year-quest-to-defeat-dengue-fever">dengue fever</a> by infecting mosquitoes. It takes a very small needle, and a very steady hand.</p> Thu, 07 Jun 2012 12:32:32 +0000 Gary Pitts 18277 at http://wkms.org the morning cram [taste of your own medicine edition] Kerr and Wilson Face Sentencing Today http://wkms.org/post/kerr-and-wilson-face-sentencing-today <p>The pair behind a more than $230,000 dollar embezzlement scandal involving the Paducah/McCracken County Convention and Expo Centers face sentencing today.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 07 Jun 2012 12:14:38 +0000 Gary Pitts 18276 at http://wkms.org Kerr and Wilson Face Sentencing Today Paducah/McCracken County CCC Requests Funds http://wkms.org/post/paducahmccracken-county-ccc-requests-funds <p>The Paducah McCracken County Convention Corporation is requesting funds from both the city and the county governments. CCC spokesman Hal Sullivan says they will need $100,000 dollars from entity to aid in the operation of the convention and expo centers. He says the funds would be used to pay for management services from the Carson Center, as well as insurance and maintenance.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 09 May 2012 13:40:24 +0000 Gary Pitts 17903 at http://wkms.org Paducah/McCracken County CCC Requests Funds CCC gets Embezzlement Investigation Report http://wkms.org/post/ccc-gets-embezzlement-investigation-report <p>An investigation into the embezzlement of more than $230,000 dollars from the Paducah-McCracken County convention and expo centers is complete. Thu, 22 Mar 2012 18:51:08 +0000 Gary Pitts 17338 at http://wkms.org Kerr and Wislon Plead Guilty http://wkms.org/post/kerr-and-wislon-plead-guilty <p><span style="font-size: 12pt; line-height: 200%; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;">J. Patrick Kerr and Susan Wilson&nbsp;pleaded&nbsp;guilty today to federal charges stemming from the embezzlement of more than $230,000 dollars from the Paducah-McCracken Convention and Expo Centers. The charges include Theft and Misappropriation of Property under Custody of a Federal Program. The two could face up to 20 years in federal prison. Sentencing is scheduled for June 8<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;in Paducah.</span></p> Fri, 16 Mar 2012 20:45:41 +0000 Gary Pitts 17281 at http://wkms.org Kerr and Wilson to Plead Guilty to Embezzlement http://wkms.org/post/kerr-and-wilson-plead-guilty-embezzlement <p>The pair accused of embezzling more than $230,000 from the Paducah Expo and Convention centers will <a href="http://news.wkms.org/post/kerr-and-wilson-arraigned">change their pleas to guilty</a> in a deal with federal prosecutors. J. Patrick Kerr&rsquo;s lawyer Mark Bryant says Kerr and his alleged accomplice Susan Wilson will pay more than $25,000 in restitution, but he declined to give further information until Friday. Tue, 13 Mar 2012 20:28:47 +0000 Shelly Baskin & Rose Krzton-Presson 17246 at http://wkms.org Kerr and Wilson to Plead Guilty to Embezzlement