Ben Chandler http://wkms.org en New Executive Director KY Humanities Council visits MSU http://wkms.org/post/new-executive-director-ky-humanities-council-visits-msu <p>Former Kentucky Attorney General and U.S. Representative for the Sixth District of the Commonwealth, Ben Chandler is now Executive Director of the Kentucky Humanities Council. His visit to western Kentucky coincides with Chautauqua performances in Hopkinsville schools and a two-part program at Lake Barkley State Resort Park Friday. We learn more with Kate Lochte.</p><p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 17:28:36 +0000 Kate Lochte 35175 at http://wkms.org New Executive Director KY Humanities Council visits MSU Ben Chandler to Lead Kentucky Humanities Council, Doesn't Rule Out Return to Politics http://wkms.org/post/ben-chandler-lead-kentucky-humanities-council-doesnt-rule-out-return-politics <p></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 15px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-size:15px;vertical-align:baseline;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Georgia,Times,serif;line-height:22px">Former Congressman Ben Chandler will be the new executive director of the Kentucky Humanities Council. &nbsp;</p><p style="margin:0px 0px 15px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-size:15px;vertical-align:baseline;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Georgia,Times,serif;line-height:22px">The non-profit group is not affiliated with the state, but works closely with state tourism and arts organizations. It is affiliated with the&nbsp;National Endowment for the Humanities.</p><p style="margin:0px 0px 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>"Well when I found out that [current director] Virginia Carter was retiring I actually sought out the position because it was a wonderful, unique opportunity for me to do the thing that I love, which is to promote my state, promote the culture, the tradition, the history, the people of the Commonwealth of Kentucky," he says. </em> Fri, 10 May 2013 19:39:41 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 31610 at http://wkms.org Ben Chandler to Lead Kentucky Humanities Council, Doesn't Rule Out Return to Politics Barr to Take Oath in DC http://wkms.org/post/barr-take-oath-dc <p></p><p>Republican Andy Barr will be sworn in this afternoon in Washington as Kentucky’s newest U.S. congressman. The Lexington attorney won the November election over Democratic U.S. Rep. Ben Chandler in a bitter 6th District race. Thu, 03 Jan 2013 13:57:27 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 26344 at http://wkms.org Barr to Take Oath in DC Conway: Kentucky Democrats Suffer No Long-Term Damage After Ben Chandler Loss http://wkms.org/post/conway-kentucky-democrats-suffer-no-long-term-damage-after-ben-chandler-loss <p></p><p><font size="2">Democratic Rep. Ben Chandler's defeat in his re-election bid Tuesday&nbsp; won't&nbsp; hinder the Kentucky Democratic Party in future years, a party leader said.<br><br>But Attorney General Jack Conway also said he’s upset that Kentucky will have only one Democratic congressman for the next two years -- Rep. John Yarmuth in the Third District.</font><br> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 17:07:21 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 24221 at http://wkms.org Conway: Kentucky Democrats Suffer No Long-Term Damage After Ben Chandler Loss NRCC Makes Early Ad Buy for Andy Barr http://wkms.org/post/nrcc-makes-early-ad-buy-andy-barr <p>The national group in charge of getting Republicans elected to Congress is investing $400,000 in Kentucky&#39;’s Sixth Congressional District. Wed, 13 Jun 2012 16:40:20 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 18352 at http://wkms.org NRCC Makes Early Ad Buy for Andy Barr