ballard county http://wkms.org en Kelsey Waldon Plays Acoustic Set on Sounds Good http://wkms.org/post/kelsey-waldon-plays-acoustic-set-sounds-good <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Today on&nbsp;<em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">Sounds Good</em>, Ballard County native Kelsey Waldon performed live in WKMS Studio A. Rolling Stone Country recently named her among the "<a href="http://www.rollingstone.com/music/pictures/10-new-artists-you-need-to-know-summer-2014-20140601/kelsey-waldon-0727237" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);">10 New Artists You Need to Know</a>." Tracy Ross speaks with Kelsey about her hometown, Monkey's Eyebrow and how she got started, also the inspiration for some of her songs.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><em>Hear the conversation and Kelsey's acoustic session:</em></p><p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 21:14:41 +0000 Tracy Ross 41255 at http://wkms.org Kelsey Waldon Plays Acoustic Set on Sounds Good Severe Weather Sweeps Through Western KY and Southern IL http://wkms.org/post/severe-weather-sweeps-through-western-ky-and-southern-il <p>Communities throughout western Kentucky and southern Illinois are contending with high water, hail damage, and downed trees this morning following severe storms that passed through our region last night.&nbsp;</p><p>Residents in Beulah in Hopkins County reported a large funnel cloud at about 7:30 p.m., and a large wedge-shaped tornado close to a mile wide was reported in Christian an hour later.&nbsp; Winds of up to 70 miles an hour were recorded near Elkton in Todd County.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 12:09:35 +0000 Troy Taylor & and Todd Hatton 41071 at http://wkms.org Severe Weather Sweeps Through Western KY and Southern IL Calloway County Will Get a New Sheriff in Upset-Plus More Sheriff Race Results http://wkms.org/post/calloway-county-will-get-new-sheriff-upset-plus-more-sheriff-race-results <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">With 54 percent of the vote, Sam </span>Steger<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> defeated incumbent William </span>Marcum Tuesday night<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;in the Calloway County Sheriff's race. Marcum has served as Calloway’s </span>61<sup>st</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;sheriff since 2007. </span>Steger<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says it was a tough campaign, made harder by his friendship with </span>Marcum<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 21 May 2014 03:34:26 +0000 Allison Crawford 40705 at http://wkms.org Calloway County Will Get a New Sheriff in Upset-Plus More Sheriff Race Results Lovelaceville Water Utility Moving to Abandon Operations, Facing Difficulty Due to Size http://wkms.org/post/lovelaceville-water-utility-moving-abandon-operations-facing-difficulty-due-size <p>A water utility in Ballard County is working to abandon operations that serve 55 people and help them find another water source.</p><p>Public Service Commission spokesperson Andrew Melnykovych says the utility is the smallest in the state, making it a hard sell to merge with water districts in nearby counties.</p><p> Thu, 08 May 2014 20:59:56 +0000 Whitney Jones 40433 at http://wkms.org Lovelaceville Water Utility Moving to Abandon Operations, Facing Difficulty Due to Size Wickliffe Mounds Open for 10th Season as State Historic Site http://wkms.org/post/wickliffe-mounds-open-10th-season-state-historic-site <p>Native Americans now called Mississippian culture lived at the confluence of the Ohio&nbsp;and Mississippi&nbsp;Rivers around 1100 to 1350 AD. Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site offers a window on this ancient community. Park Manager Carla Hildebrand spoke with Kate Lochte about this season's opening, Tuesday, April 1.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 16:56:00 +0000 Kate Lochte 39580 at http://wkms.org Wickliffe Mounds Open for 10th Season as State Historic Site Daher-TLI Opens in Ballard County, Creating 20 Jobs http://wkms.org/post/daher-tli-opens-ballard-county-creating-20-jobs <p></p><p>A transportation management company opens today in Ballard County bringing 20 jobs and a $2.2 million investment.</p><p>Daher-Transport Logistics International manages and transports radioactive material. The Kevil facility washes and recertifies empty cylinders for continued use or for decontamination and disposal. Tue, 03 Dec 2013 19:00:27 +0000 Whitney Jones 37046 at http://wkms.org Daher-TLI Opens in Ballard County, Creating 20 Jobs TLI to Establish Operations in Ballard County, Create 20 Jobs http://wkms.org/post/tli-establish-operations-ballard-county-create-20-jobs <p>A transportation management company is investing $2.2 million to bring operations&nbsp;to Ballard County&nbsp;and create 20 jobs.</p><p>Transport Logistics International Inc. provides engineering services and professional support for packaging and transportation of radioactive material.</p><p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 17:43:18 +0000 John Null 34031 at http://wkms.org TLI to Establish Operations in Ballard County, Create 20 Jobs Alleged Ballard County Sex Club Operators Will Face Additional Charges http://wkms.org/post/alleged-ballard-county-sex-club-operators-will-face-additional-charges <p></p><p>Prosecutors say the alleged operators of a Ballard County sex club will face more charges when they appear in court later this month. Ballard County Attorney Vicki Hayden tells the Paducah Sun that Tim and Stacey Lewis already face charges of distributing of pornography in their La Center club. Fri, 09 Nov 2012 13:29:36 +0000 WKMS & The Paducah Sun 24314 at http://wkms.org Alleged Ballard County Sex Club Operators Will Face Additional Charges Body of Missing Fisherman Recovered http://wkms.org/post/body-missing-fisherman-recovered <p>Search and rescue teams have recovered the body of a Southern Illinois man who went missing from his boat on Sunday. Ballard County Emergency Management Director Anita Bugg says a tow boat operator last night spotted the body of 43-year-old Robert Goins on the Mississippi River in Hickman County. The search for Goins started after his empty Jon boat was found on the Ohio River Sunday night.</p> Thu, 30 Aug 2012 19:20:51 +0000 Shelly Baskin 21518 at http://wkms.org Body of Missing Fisherman Recovered Ohio River Search Resumes http://wkms.org/post/ohio-river-search-resumes <p>The search resumed this morning for a missing fisherman in the Ohio River along the bank of Kentucky’s Ballard County. County Emergency Management Director Anita Bugg&nbsp;tells WKMS&nbsp;that teams had halted their search at midnight.&nbsp; She says the fisherman’s empty Jon boat was found yesterday going in circles in the river between mile markers 971 and 973. The emergency management director says identity of the boat’s operator is known but is not being released. Searchers include the U.S. Coast Guard and Kentucky and Illinois law enforcement.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 12:36:25 +0000 Dave Shinall 21315 at http://wkms.org Ohio River Search Resumes