Kentucky Dam Village http://wkms.org en Kentucky Dam Village Annexation Moves Forward http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-dam-village-annexation-moves-forward <p></p><p>Calvert City awaits legal paperwork to continue the annexation process of Kentucky Dam Village, but Lynn Jones, Mayor of Calvert City fully expects the ordinance to be read at the next City Council meeting&nbsp;<span data-term="goog_353341307" tabindex="0">April 7</span>. Calvert City’s wet status would allow Kentucky Dam Village businesses to pursue liquor licenses, a decision Mon, 24 Mar 2014 18:05:36 +0000 Troy Taylor 39436 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Dam Village Annexation Moves Forward Liquor Sales Could Come to Kentucky Dam Village if Annexed http://wkms.org/post/liquor-sales-could-come-kentucky-dam-village-if-annexed <p>Calvert City officials say this may be the year to annex Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park, which means the state park could be eligible for liquor sales.</p><p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 21:38:44 +0000 Rob Canning 38934 at http://wkms.org Liquor Sales Could Come to Kentucky Dam Village if Annexed Western Kentuckians Polar Plunge for Special Olympics http://wkms.org/post/western-kentuckians-polar-plunge-special-olympics <p><em>Brrr!</em>&nbsp;Perhaps the chilliest fundraising event of the year, the Western Kentucky Plunge Polar Plunging pits brave Kentuckians against the icy waters of Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park to raise funds for the Special Olympics. The event, held this year on February 15, has grown to more than 500 participants and raising more than $100,000 each year. Kate Lochte speaks with coach and coordinator Laura Miller of Murray about the event.</p><p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 21:39:07 +0000 Kate Lochte 38337 at http://wkms.org Western Kentuckians Polar Plunge for Special Olympics New Biking Trails, More Coming to Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park http://wkms.org/post/new-biking-trails-more-coming-kentucky-dam-village-state-resort-park <p>There was an organizational meeting for the Friends of Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park in November with the stated purposes of revitalizing existing facilities; expanding visitor options; &nbsp;and adding to our region's outdoor recreation tourism. Hydrologist John Tillson is among the founders of the new Friends group and speaks with Kate Lochte about the group's inspiration: &nbsp;the Marshall County High School Mountain BikeTeam, which distinguished itself in competitions shortly after its formation.</p><p> Thu, 02 Jan 2014 20:14:38 +0000 Kate Lochte 37754 at http://wkms.org New Biking Trails, More Coming to Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park State Rep. Imes Pre-files Legislation To Franchise State Park Property http://wkms.org/post/state-rep-imes-pre-files-legislation-franchise-state-park-property <p>A pre-filed bill sponsored by State Representative Kenny Imes&nbsp;(R-Murray)<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;seeks to give a financial boost to Kentucky State Parks by allowing private companies like restaurants and hotels to lease and develop state property. &nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The 5th&nbsp;district</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;republican wants to take existing law relating to private development of Kentucky State Fair Board property and expands it to land owned by the Kentucky Department of Parks. &nbsp;</span>Imes<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> said he hopes the proposal will help </span>Kentuckians<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> see the big picture of the economic prospects that are going underutilized.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 22:21:11 +0000 Rob Canning 37385 at http://wkms.org State Rep. Imes Pre-files Legislation To Franchise State Park Property KY State Parks Prepare Early For Eagle Tours http://wkms.org/post/ky-state-parks-prepare-early-eagle-tours <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Kentucky Department of Parks is urging nature lovers to make plans now for prime eagle-watching early next year.</span></p><p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 11:39:57 +0000 The Associated Press 35799 at http://wkms.org KY State Parks Prepare Early For Eagle Tours CASA by the Lakes Hosts Pirates vs. Ninjas Fundraiser This Weekend http://wkms.org/post/casa-lakes-hosts-pirates-vs-ninjas-fundraiser-weekend <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">CASA by the Lakes Executive Director Lindsey Harlan joins Kate Lochte on&nbsp;</span><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Sounds Good </em>to recap with us the upcoming<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;Pirates v. Ninjas Fun Walk/Run and Chili Challenge at Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park this weekend, September 28th. It raises funds for CASA’s safe placement of abused and neglected children in Calloway and Marshall Counties. They also talk about&nbsp;</span>the work court appointed special advocates do in Marshall and Calloway Counties and the unity between counties and regionwide.&nbsp;<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Call 270-761-0164 or email&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:casapr@murray-ky.net" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">casapr@murray-ky.net</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;for more information about the fundraiser.</span></p><p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 20:23:49 +0000 Kate Lochte 35138 at http://wkms.org CASA by the Lakes Hosts Pirates vs. Ninjas Fundraiser This Weekend CASA by the Lakes Fundraises with Pirates vs. Ninjas Fun Walk/Run and Chili Challenge http://wkms.org/post/casa-lakes-fundraises-pirates-vs-ninjas-fun-walkrun-and-chili-challenge <p>CASA by the Lakes Executive Director Lindsey Harlan joins us on <em>Sounds Good</em>. There’s A Pirates v. Ninjas Fun Walk/Run and Chili Challenge at Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park on September 28th. It raises funds for CASA’s safe placement of abused and neglected children in Calloway and Marshall Counties. Pick a side: Pirate or Ninja, dress up the family and have a good time for a good cause. Registration for the Fun Walk and Run begins at 9:30 am at Kentucky Dam Village Beach Parking Lot ($8 for individuals in advance, $10 at event. Groups of 4 or more - call 270-761-0164 for discount). The Walk/Run begins at 10:30 am, with prizes for best costumes. The Chili Challenge will be at Kentucky Dam Village Lakeview Pavilion (behind the Convention Center). $5 suggested donation per bowl, $2 for each extra. Registration fees for teams is $25. Call 270-761-0164 or email <a href="mailto:casapr@murray-ky.net">casapr@murray-ky.net</a> for more information.</p><p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 14:53:54 +0000 Kate Lochte 34620 at http://wkms.org CASA by the Lakes Fundraises with Pirates vs. Ninjas Fun Walk/Run and Chili Challenge KY State Parks celebrate 50 years http://wkms.org/post/ky-state-parks-celebrate-50-years <p>Special events are planned in the coming months at six Kentucky State Resort Park lodges. The lodges are turning 50 years old. Parks spokeswoman LaDonna Miller says the celebrations will begin next month.</p><p> Mon, 09 Jul 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Rick Howlett (KPR) 18881 at http://wkms.org KY State Parks celebrate 50 years Kentucky Park Lodges Celebrate Golden Anniversary http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-park-lodges-celebrate-golden-anniversary <p>Half a dozen Kentucky State Park lodges are turning 50 years old this year, including Kentucky Dam Village in our region. Each of the parks will be holding special events to celebrate their golden anniversaries later this year.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 26 Jun 2012 13:37:57 +0000 Associated Press 18554 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Park Lodges Celebrate Golden Anniversary