phone http://wkms.org en Paducah Law Enforcement Warns of New York-Based Phone Scam http://wkms.org/post/paducah-law-enforcement-warns-new-york-based-phone-scam <p>Paducah Police Department officials are alerting residents of a phone scam warning of federal charges for overseas medical purchases.</p><p>A Paducah woman received a phone call with a Manhattan area code this week claiming the U.S Drug Enforcement Agency may charge her for trafficking because of illegal drug purchases from foreign countries.</p> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 19:41:20 +0000 Austin Ramsey 33375 at http://wkms.org Paducah Law Enforcement Warns of New York-Based Phone Scam Area Code Change to Be Discussed http://wkms.org/post/area-code-change-be-discussed <p>The Kentucky Public Service Commission will hold a series of public meetings across the 270 area code to discuss creating a new one for all or part of western Kentucky. The commission has scheduled six meetings throughout October. Area code 270 is expected to run out of available numbers by the beginning of 2014. The PSC is considering an overlay of a second area code as well as a split assigning the area code 364 to part of the 270 territory. Meetings will be held in Hopkinsville on Oct. 17, Paducah on Oct. 18, Henderson on Oct. 22, Owensboro on Oct. 24, Bowling Green on Oct. Tue, 09 Oct 2012 12:53:20 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 22994 at http://wkms.org Area Code Change to Be Discussed New Historical KY smartphone app http://wkms.org/post/new-historical-ky-smartphone-app <p>A new smart-phone app offered by the Kentucky Historical Society allows tourists access to the history behind roadside markers.&nbsp;&nbsp; The aim is the weave a historical story.&nbsp; Sally Warfield, who’s a Digital Media Specialist with the Kentucky Historical Society, says the new app connects communities by demonstrating their shared history. Fri, 17 Aug 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 20878 at http://wkms.org New Historical KY smartphone app New plan for WKY area code change proposed http://wkms.org/post/new-plan-wky-area-code-change-proposed <p>New phone customers in western Kentucky may receive a different area code when the current 270 exchange is exhausted.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 05 Jul 2012 20:33:02 +0000 AP 18826 at http://wkms.org New plan for WKY area code change proposed