Kenlake State Resort Park http://wkms.org en 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 Nightfish on Playing Hot August Blues Past and Present http://wkms.org/post/nightfish-playing-hot-august-blues-past-and-present <p>Members of the band Nightfish preview the Hot August Blues Festival&nbsp;at Kenlake State Resort Park in Aurora. They also speaks with Tracy Ross about forming in 1986 and playing at the first Hot August Blues Festival, k<span style="line-height: 1.5;">eeping the energy alive for decades, and about getting together to play at this year's event. <a href="http://www.hotaugustbluesfestival.com/">See more at Hot August Blues Festival's website</a>.</span></p><p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 21:00:20 +0000 Tracy Ross 34270 at http://wkms.org Nightfish on Playing Hot August Blues Past and Present Wayne Harper Previews Neighborhood Night Concert, Hot August Blues Fest http://wkms.org/post/wayne-harper-previews-neighborhood-night-concert-hot-august-blues-fest <p>Local musician and educator Wayne Harper stops by our studios to play some blues ahead of his free concert with The Harper Brothers Band during "Neighborhood Night" on August 22, &nbsp;at Kenlake State Resort Park. The concert comes ahead of the Hot August Blues Festival in the park's amphitheater, August 23-24. In this conversation with Kate Lochte, Wayne previews both events, talks about what it's like to play with the Alonzo Pennington Band, and more. <a href="http://www.hotaugustbluesfestival.com">See more about the Hot August Blues Festival</a>.</p><p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 21:18:56 +0000 Kate Lochte 34130 at http://wkms.org Wayne Harper Previews Neighborhood Night Concert, Hot August Blues Fest Kenlake State Resort Park Names New Manager http://wkms.org/post/kenlake-state-resort-park-names-new-manager <p>Kenlake State Resort Park has a new manager.</p><p>Kentucky State Parks Commissioner Elaine Walker has tapped Somerset native Joe Mounce for the position.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 21:14:22 +0000 John Null 33241 at http://wkms.org Kenlake State Resort Park Names New Manager Three New One-Act Plays at Kenlake Twilight Theatre this Summer http://wkms.org/post/three-new-one-act-plays-kenlake-twilight-theatre-summer <p>A vacation highlight of our region is Twilight Theatre Productions' summer season at Kenlake State Resort Park. It opens this Friday night and features dinner and three new one-act plays by New Yorker Charles Messina, original works performed in professional production. There are Friday and Saturday night shows through August 2. Shirley T. Johnson is the sparkplug behind Twilight Theatre Productions. Her director is actor Charles Edward Hall, whose career started with Mrs Johnson and her husband Robert E. Johnson, for whom the theatre at Murray State University is named. Kate Lochte speaks with Charles Edward Hall.</p><p><a href="http://twilightcabaretproductions.org/upcoming-shows/"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">More at the Twilight </span>Theatre</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://twilightcabaretproductions.org/upcoming-shows/"> Productions website</a>.</span></p><p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 17:33:56 +0000 Kate Lochte 32321 at http://wkms.org Three New One-Act Plays at Kenlake Twilight Theatre this Summer Chefs Duel at Kenlake State Resort Park http://wkms.org/post/chefs-duel-kenlake-state-resort-park <p><em>Please note: Due to technical difficulties during the interview, we boosted amplitude levels in post-production.</em></p><p>Shirley T. Johnson of Twilight Theatre Productions is putting on "Two Kentucky Dueling Chefs" at Kenlake State Resort Park on Friday, April 12 at 6 p.m. The chefs prepare full dinners of two different cuisines in front of you. Reservations are due to 270-436-2399 by Wednesday, April 10.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 18:21:28 +0000 Kate Lochte 30010 at http://wkms.org Chefs Duel at Kenlake State Resort Park Birdwatcher Joe LaFleur Talks Bird Walks at Kentucky State Parks http://wkms.org/post/birdwatcher-joe-lafleur-talks-bird-walks-kentucky-state-parks <p>Joe LaFleur lives in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Georgia, but his Better Birdwatching business brings him to Kentucky on a long weekend. The twenty year collector of bird videos and songs gives programs and birdwalks at both Kenlake State Resort Park (9 to 10:30 a.m) and Pennyrile State Resort Park (1 to 2:30 p.m.) on Sunday. See more about the Kentucky bird walks at his website <a href="http://betterbirdwatching.com">betterbirdwatching.com</a>. He spoke with Kate Lochte Tuesday on <em>Sounds Good</em>.</p> Tue, 02 Oct 2012 20:38:23 +0000 Kate Lochte 22757 at http://wkms.org Birdwatcher Joe LaFleur Talks Bird Walks at Kentucky State Parks