danny jowers http://wkms.org en Afternoon Round-Up 2/14/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-21412 <p>Today is I Love Mountains Day in Frankfort, and more than one thousand are expected to attend a <a href="http://wkms.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/post/i-love-mountains-rally-frankfort">rally</a>.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Around the Commonwealth:</strong></p><p>Lawmakers have unveiled their constitutional amendment for <a href="http://wkms.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/post/gambling-amendment-would-allow-seven-casinos">expanded gambling</a> which would allow for up to seven casinos in Kentucky, but five must be at horse racing tracks.</p> Tue, 14 Feb 2012 22:40:44 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 16926 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 2/14/12 Jowers to Run for 24th District Senate Seat http://wkms.org/post/jowers-run-24th-district-senate-seat <p>Obion County Commissioner Danny Jowers announced he will run for the 24<sup>th</sup> district Senate seat left vacant by Roy Herron. Jowers is a resident of Kenton where he is serving his third term on the Obion County Commission. He has served as director for Obion County Emergency Management since 2009. Jowers will run on the Republican ticket. He says his campaign will focus on job creation and retention. Other candidates have yet to file for the position.</p> Tue, 14 Feb 2012 21:58:43 +0000 Seth Helton 16922 at http://wkms.org