KET http://wkms.org en Paducah Native Trains Democratic Women to Run for Office http://wkms.org/post/paducah-native-trains-democratic-women-run-office <p>Jennifer Moore is Board Chair of Emerge Kentucky, an organization that trains Democratic women to run for political office. Moore is a founding Partner of Grossman &amp; Moore PLLC Injury Lawyers in Louisville. She travels to west Kentucky today to be a part of the KET broadcast of the Fancy Farm Picnic tomorrow and speaks with Kate Lochte on <em>Sounds Good </em>about how Emerge Kentucky trains women and her forecast for Fancy Farm.</p><p> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 19:58:57 +0000 Kate Lochte & Matt Markgraf 42544 at http://wkms.org Paducah Native Trains Democratic Women to Run for Office Ferrell Wellman Steps Down as Host of KET's Comment On Kentucky http://wkms.org/post/ferrell-wellman-steps-down-host-kets-comment-kentucky <p>KET’s longest running public affairs show <em>Comment on Kentucky</em> is looking for a new host following host Ferrell Wellman's recent departure. &nbsp;</p><p>The veteran broadcaster and educator announced&nbsp;Friday&nbsp;that’s he’s retiring from the program immediately.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 19:00:05 +0000 Rob Canning 38878 at http://wkms.org Ferrell Wellman Steps Down as Host of KET's Comment On Kentucky KET Recieves $1.14 Million To Grow Early Childhood Resources http://wkms.org/post/ket-recieves-114-million-grow-early-childhood-resources A group of children sit in front of the television at Louisville Central Community Center’s Mini-Versity Child Development Center.<img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="" data-attribution="" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wfpl/files/styles/card_280/public/201311/kids.jpg" alt="" /><p>“What colors can <em>you</em> make?” the television asks.<p>Early childhood educators use the program as a prompt. The children then mix colored liquid into bags that contain plain dough-like material that will soon become yellow. Tue, 26 Nov 2013 21:07:26 +0000 Devin Katayama 36894 at http://wkms.org KET Recieves $1.14 Million To Grow Early Childhood Resources Chad Lampe Discusses the Issue of Dr. Dunn's Contract on KET's Comment on Kentucky http://wkms.org/post/chad-lampe-discusses-issue-dr-dunns-contract-kets-comment-kentucky <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">WKMS News Director Chad </span>Lampe<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;joined other journalists from around the state Friday, April 12 on </span>KET's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Comment on Kentucky </em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">with host Ferrell Wellman. </span>Lampe<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> spoke about the ongoing issue regarding the Murray State University Board of Regents' non-renewal of President Dr. Randy Dunn's contract.</span></p><p><a href="http://www.ket.org/cgi-bin/cheetah/watch_video.pl?nola=KCOMM+003924&amp;altdir=&amp;template=">Click here to watch the episode on KET's website</a>.</p><p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 18:49:03 +0000 Matt Markgraf 30644 at http://wkms.org Chad Lampe Discusses the Issue of Dr. Dunn's Contract on KET's Comment on Kentucky the morning cram [happiness isn't always the best way to be happy edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-happiness-isnt-always-best-way-be-happy-edition <p><strong>NPR reports</strong> <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/05/08/152248901/fresh-air-remembers-author-maurice-sendak">Maurice Sendak</a>, the author of children&#39;s stories like <em>Where the Wild Things Are</em>, has passed away. He was 83.</p><p><strong>Kentucky ~ </strong>Fourth and fifth <a href="http://www.wkms.org/post/fourth-fifth-congressional-district-candidates-kentucky-tonight">congressional district candidates</a> discuss issues on KET&#39;s Kentucky Tonight.</p> Tue, 08 May 2012 14:00:53 +0000 Gary Pitts 17894 at http://wkms.org the morning cram [happiness isn't always the best way to be happy edition] Fourth & Fifth Congressional District Candidates on Kentucky Tonight http://wkms.org/post/fourth-fifth-congressional-district-candidates-kentucky-tonight <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px; ">Kentucky&rsquo;s fourth district congressional race has thus far centered around the seven candidate GOP primary. But there are two democrats vying to replace retiring longtime lawmaker Geoff Davis. Greg Frank is active duty military. He argued for bringing troops home from Afghanistan on KET&rsquo;s Kentucky Tonight.</span></p><p> Tue, 08 May 2012 13:45:57 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 17892 at http://wkms.org Fourth & Fifth Congressional District Candidates on Kentucky Tonight KET Soars with Downton Abbey http://wkms.org/post/ket-soars-downton-abbey <p><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;">Kentucky Educational Television is riding a wave of increased viewership driven by the popular &quot;Masterpiece&quot; series &quot;Downton Abbey.&quot; Programming Director Craig Cornwell says viewership normally changes by 2 or 3 percent from year to year, but last year, it soared by a record 33 percent. Cornwell says viewership among women in the 18- to 49-year-old age range is up 168 percent during primetime, while among men in that group, the increase is 231 percent. Thu, 03 May 2012 11:50:55 +0000 Associated Press 17838 at http://wkms.org KET Soars with Downton Abbey the morning cram [if I go down, I'm takin you with me edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-if-i-go-down-im-takin-you-me-edition <p>It&#39;s not advisable to swat flies with a sledge hammer.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>NPR reports</strong> many believe that if the US Supreme Court takes down the Affordable Healthcare Act, the entire healthcare <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2012/04/24/151242554/if-the-health-care-overhaul-goes-down-could-medicare-follow">system could go down</a> with it.</p> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 14:35:32 +0000 Gary Pitts 17739 at http://wkms.org the morning cram [if I go down, I'm takin you with me edition] Kentucky 1st District Candidates on "Kentucky Tonight" http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-1st-district-candidates-kentucky-tonight <p>Henderson physician James Buckmaster believes the cost of health care can be monitored by doctors delivering the care.&nbsp;Buckmaster is one of two democrats vying for the first congressional seat in western Kentucky.&nbsp;&nbsp;He operates a reduced rate health clinic in Henderson.</p><p><em>&ldquo;We charge probably 50 to 60 percent less than the other clinics do in the area&hellip;we&rsquo;re able to pay our bills , feed our kids, send them to school&hellip;you don&rsquo;t have to take everything when you come out of this world.&rdquo;</em></p> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 13:23:29 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 17736 at http://wkms.org Kentucky 1st District Candidates on "Kentucky Tonight" Retiring Lawmakers Discuss Special Session http://wkms.org/post/retiring-lawmakers-discuss-special-session <p>Kentucky lawmakers along with Governor Steve Beshear are getting an earful from their constituents about yet another special legislative session.&nbsp;&nbsp;It&rsquo;s unclear how long lawmakers will be in Frankfort to try and iron out an agreement about funding road projects.&nbsp;&nbsp;And Senator Jack Westwood says taxpayers are making their voices heard.</p> Tue, 17 Apr 2012 13:20:09 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 17655 at http://wkms.org Retiring Lawmakers Discuss Special Session