Kentucky State Penitentiary http://wkms.org en Corrections Officers Asking For More Pay http://wkms.org/post/corrections-officers-asking-more-pay <p></p><p>A union representing Kentucky corrections officers plans to meet to discuss a push for higher pay.</p><p>The Lake Barkley #60 Fraternal Order of Police is set to meet today at Lee Jones Park in Eddyville.</p><p>Union President Larry Bland told WPSD the state needs to find a way to pay more to its underpaid and overworked corrections officers. Mon, 04 Nov 2013 12:45:25 +0000 The Associated Press 36255 at http://wkms.org Corrections Officers Asking For More Pay Prison Educator Faces Rape Charge http://wkms.org/post/prison-educator-faces-rape-charge-1 <p></p> Wed, 22 Aug 2012 14:37:01 +0000 Todd Hatton 21116 at http://wkms.org Prison Educator Faces Rape Charge New State Penitentiary Warden Tapped http://wkms.org/post/new-state-penitentiary-warden-tapped <p>An Iraq war veteran with 16 years of experience with the Kentucky Department of Corrections has been tapped as the new warden at Eddyville&rsquo;s Kentucky State Penitentiary.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 06 Jun 2012 13:42:54 +0000 Associated Press 18252 at http://wkms.org New State Penitentiary Warden Tapped 5-30 Afternoon Round-Up (with special video) http://wkms.org/post/5-30-afternoon-round-special-video <p><strong>From NPR: </strong>Illinois State Rep. Mike Bost, a Republican representing Murphysboro,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/05/30/154005433/video-let-my-people-go-illinois-state-rep-loses-cool-on-house-floor"> lost his cool </a>after receiving a new version of pension-reform legislation.</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&amp;v=NuynpMeDxTA</p><p><strong>From around the region: </strong></p> Wed, 30 May 2012 21:01:30 +0000 Chad Lampe 18174 at http://wkms.org Kentucky State Penitentiary Warden Retiring http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-state-penitentiary-warden-retiring <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The&nbsp; man who has led&nbsp; the Kentucky State Penitentiary for the past two and a half years is leaving his post at the end of the week. This will be the second time Philip W. Parker&nbsp; has retired from the position.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Wed, 30 May 2012 20:00:35 +0000 Dan Modlin (KPR) 18173 at http://wkms.org Kentucky State Penitentiary Warden Retiring