Jane Beshear http://wkms.org en Kentucky Governor's Mansion Seeks Student Art & Essays http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-governors-mansion-seeks-student-art-essays <p>Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear is seeking original art and/or essays form public, private and home school students as part of a year-long series of events celebrating the 100th&nbsp;anniversary of the Kentucky Governor's Mansion, also known as "People's House." &nbsp;Rebecca Blessing<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;of the Kentucky Department of Education joins us on </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Sound Good </em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">with the details.</span></p><p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 22:05:03 +0000 Kate Lochte 38535 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Governor's Mansion Seeks Student Art & Essays 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" Beshear's Income Tax Returns Show Earnings of $252K http://wkms.org/post/beshears-income-tax-returns-show-earnings-252k <p></p><p>Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear and his wife have released their 2012 state and federal income tax returns showing their total income was just more than $252,000.</p><p>That includes the governor's nearly $133,000 salary from the state, plus nearly $56,000 in dividends, more than $37,000 in capital gains and more than $25,000 in Social Security benefits.</p><p> Tue, 28 May 2013 20:33:31 +0000 John Null & The Associated Press 31788 at http://wkms.org Beshear's Income Tax Returns Show Earnings of $252K Firs Lady BeShear Announces Grants for Western Ky. Trails http://wkms.org/post/firs-lady-beshear-announces-grants-western-ky-trails <p>First Lady Jane BeShear has announced several grants that will create or improve walking trails throughout western Kentucky. Beshear delivered a $50,000 grant to Trenton for a 3,000 foot-long concrete trail that will run along U.S. Highway 41. Democratic Representative Martha Jane King joined BeShear at the Thursday presentation, which has drawn some criticism from Republicans who claim Governor Steve BeShear and his wife have been traveling under the guise of official business to campaign for Democratic legislative candidates. Fri, 19 Oct 2012 12:16:27 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 23440 at http://wkms.org Firs Lady BeShear Announces Grants for Western Ky. Trails Governor’s Ambassador Awards http://wkms.org/post/governor-s-ambassador-awards <p>Nominations are open for Kentucky&rsquo;s Governor&rsquo;s Ambassador Awards.&nbsp; The awards honor government employees who&rsquo;ve made differences in the lives of others. &nbsp;Private citizens and government employees can nominate co-workers based on customer service, courage, leadership, community service or volunteerism. A selection committee</p><p>Co-chaired by First Lady Jane Beshear and Personnel Cabinet Secretary Tim Longmeyer the committee will choose finalists for the awards. The governor will then select winners.</p> Fri, 03 Aug 2012 15:10:32 +0000 The Associated Press 20169 at http://wkms.org Governor’s Ambassador Awards State Trail Grants http://wkms.org/post/state-trail-grants <p>Graves and Livingston counties are among the 38 recipients in Kentucky of almost two million dollars in federal grants for recreational trail projects. The money will be used for hiking, biking, horseback riding trails. First lady Jane Beshear made the announcement earlier this week in Frankfort. Graves County received 90,000 dollars for its fitness trail and Livingston County received nearly 20 thousand dollars for the second phase of its Park Trail Project.</p> Fri, 17 Feb 2012 15:07:09 +0000 Drew Adams 16961 at http://wkms.org First Lady Announces Cultural District Certifications http://wkms.org/post/first-lady-announces-cultural-district-certifications <p><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <w:WordDocument> <w:View>Normal</w:View> <w:Zoom>0</w:Zoom> <w:PunctuationKerning/> <w:ValidateAgainstSchemas/> <w:SaveIfXMLInvalid>false</w:SaveIfXMLInvalid> <w:IgnoreMixedContent>false</w:IgnoreMixedContent> <w:AlwaysShowPlaceholderText>false</w:AlwaysShowPlaceholderText> <w:Compatibility> <w:BreakWrappedTables/> <w:SnapToGridInCell/> <w:WrapTextWithPunct/> <w:UseAsianBreakRules/> <w:DontGrowAutofit/> </w:Compatibility> <w:BrowserLevel>MicrosoftInternetExplorer4</w:BrowserLevel> </w:WordDocument> </xml><![endi Thu, 09 Feb 2012 22:52:24 +0000 Drew Adams 16862 at http://wkms.org