Fancy Farm http://wkms.org en Fancy Farm Church Makes List Of Historic Places http://wkms.org/post/fancy-farm-church-makes-list-historic-places <p></p><p>The rural church in Fancy Farm that&#39;s home to Kentucky&#39;s premier political event has been approved for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places.</p><p>The Kentucky Historic Preservation Review Board approved the designation for the St. Jerome&#39;s Catholic Church complex on Friday. Mon, 30 Sep 2013 12:07:43 +0000 The Associated Press 35303 at http://wkms.org Fancy Farm Church Makes List Of Historic Places Policy Solutions Around the Growing Workforce Needs of Manufacturers http://wkms.org/post/policy-solutions-around-growing-workforce-needs-manufacturers <p>Former Kentucky State Senator Greg Higdon, now President and CEO of the Kentucky Association of Manufacturers, seeks policy solutions around the growing workforce needs of manufacturers. These needs include recruiting more students into workforce development programs; developing a curriculum spanning secondary and postsecondary education to produce a more work-ready adult graduating and more. The Fancy Farm native’s career trajectory has put him in Frankfort for work, but Higdon returns to western Kentucky each weekend and he visits Kate on <em>Sounds Good</em> to talk about his latest progress.</p><p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 21:57:16 +0000 Kate Lochte 34477 at http://wkms.org Policy Solutions Around the Growing Workforce Needs of Manufacturers What Voters Say About Government and Politics at Fancy Farm http://wkms.org/post/what-voters-say-about-government-and-politics-fancy-farm <p></p><p>The politicians had their time behind the podium at Saturday’s Fancy Farm Picnic. The crowd's chants were heard en-masse. But, individual's cast ballots. So, contributing Producer John Paul Henry spoke with some Fancy Farm attendees away from the political speaking and asked them two questions:</p><ul><li>How has the Government affected you in the last year, good or bad?</li><li>What value do you think the stump speeches at Fancy Farm add to the political process?</li></ul><p>Hear their answers:</p><p></p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 03:17:10 +0000 Chad Lampe & John Paul Henry 33684 at http://wkms.org What Voters Say About Government and Politics at Fancy Farm Early Fancy Farm Showdown a First for McConnell http://wkms.org/post/early-fancy-farm-showdown-first-mcconnell <p>When Senator Mitch McConnell faces off against prospective general election opponent Alison Lundergan Grimes at this year’s Fancy Farm Picnic, it will be the first time the Republican has met his Democratic challenger this far in advance at the event.</p><p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 21:42:11 +0000 John Null 33202 at http://wkms.org Early Fancy Farm Showdown a First for McConnell McConnell, Grimes Confirm Appearances at Fancy Farm http://wkms.org/post/mcconnell-grimes-confirm-appearances-fancy-farm <p>Sen. Mitch McConnell and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes have both confirmed they will speak at this year’s Fancy Farm Picnic in Graves County.</p><p>The event will mark the first face-to-face confrontation between the two since Grimes, a Democrat, declared her candidacy for McConnell's seat earlier this month.</p><p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 18:34:20 +0000 John Null 33122 at http://wkms.org McConnell, Grimes Confirm Appearances at Fancy Farm Comer Upset Over Abramson's Dismissal of Fancy Farm Picnic http://wkms.org/post/comer-upset-over-abramsons-dismissal-fancy-farm-picnic <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px; ">Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson&#39;s assertion that the Fancy Farm picnic is no longer a relevant political event has inspired a growing backlash.</p> Mon, 13 Aug 2012 19:56:15 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 20693 at http://wkms.org Comer Upset Over Abramson's Dismissal of Fancy Farm Picnic Rand Paul discusses rumors he'll run VP for Romney http://wkms.org/post/rand-paul-discusses-rumors-hell-run-vp-romney <p>Kentucky&rsquo;s Junior Senator Rand Paul didn&rsquo;t speak at last weekend&rsquo;s Fancy Farm Picnic, but it didn&rsquo;t stop him from making headlines this past week. Paul has been invited to speak at this year&rsquo;s Republican National Convention he&rsquo;s also been rumored to be a potential VP running mate for presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney. Paul sheds some light on those rumors and discusses his selection for the RNC in an interview with Kentucky Public Radio&rsquo;s Kevin Willis.</p> Sat, 11 Aug 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Kevin Willis 20581 at http://wkms.org The Morning Cram [Sikh Temple Shooting & Fancy Farm Mud] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-sikh-temple-shooting-fancy-farm-mud <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px; ">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; "><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; ">From NPR:</strong>&nbsp;<a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/08/06/158187820/sikh-temple-shooting-suspect-white-man-in-his-40s">Sikh Temple Shooting</a> Suspect&#39;s Ties To White Supremacists Being Probed.</p><p> Mon, 06 Aug 2012 16:42:12 +0000 Dave Shinall 20296 at http://wkms.org The Morning Cram [Sikh Temple Shooting & Fancy Farm Mud] Democrats and Republicans Sling Mud at Fancy Farm Picnic http://wkms.org/post/democrats-and-republicans-sling-mud-fancy-farm-picnic <p>While not many Democrats showed up to speak at this year&rsquo;s Fancy Farm picnic, one of the few who did unleashed a flurry of verbal assaults on the GOP.&nbsp;</p><p>House Speaker Greg Stumbo spoke on behalf of Governor Steve Beshear. In his remarks, Stumbo blamed U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell for many of the nation&rsquo;s problems. And he aimed his other taunts at Republicans at every level, from the statehouse to the top of the ticket, criticizing Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney&#39;s business and tax returns.</p> Mon, 06 Aug 2012 13:48:35 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 20279 at http://wkms.org Democrats and Republicans Sling Mud at Fancy Farm Picnic McConnell Blasts Absent Democrats at Fancy Farm Picnic http://wkms.org/post/mcconnell-blasts-absent-democrats-fancy-farm-picnic <p style="margin-bottom: 0in">U. S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell called out Kentucky democrats for missing the Fancy Farm Picnic this year.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in">McConnell, Kentucky&#39;s senior U. S. senator, came to the stage amid a flurry of cheers and jeers from the audience. He then led a roll call of democratic leaders, saying, &ldquo;Gov. Beshear, are you here? &hellip; Lt. Gov. Abramson &hellip; Attorney General Conway &hellip; State Auditor Edelen &hellip;&rdquo; Sat, 04 Aug 2012 19:57:18 +0000 Angela Hatton 20236 at http://wkms.org McConnell Blasts Absent Democrats at Fancy Farm Picnic