Albert Jones http://wkms.org en Remembering Railroad Detective Richard Kelley http://wkms.org/post/remembering-railroad-detective-richard-kelley <p>On an unseasonably cool May night in 1935, railroad special agent Richard Kelley was gunned down by thieves trapped in a freight car in Paducah's south Illinois Central yard.&nbsp; Todd Hatton speaks with Kelley's daughter about his legacy, and with the former prosecutor and Paducah mayor who wants to make sure the policeman is remembered.</p><p></p> Sun, 03 Mar 2013 15:00:00 +0000 Todd Hatton 28769 at http://wkms.org Remembering Railroad Detective Richard Kelley WKMS Premieres West Kentucky High Iron: The Story of Four Rivers Rail http://wkms.org/post/wkms-premieres-west-kentucky-high-iron-story-four-rivers-rail <p>Murray State’s NPR station, 91.3 WKMS presents the first program in its new “<em>Sounds Good </em>Documentary Series” with the airing of&nbsp;<em>West Kentucky High Iron: The Story of Four Rivers Rail</em>&nbsp;on Sunday, March 3 at 9:00 a.m.</p><p>The hour-long documentary takes listeners around the four rivers region exploring the rail industry’s history and how this&nbsp;method of transportation has touched people’s lives. Rail historian Cliff Downey and WKMS Producer Todd Hatton connect the segments with reflections recorded while riding the historic “City of New Orleans” Amtrak line from Carbondale, IL to Fulton, KY.</p><p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 21:06:07 +0000 Jenni Todd 28641 at http://wkms.org WKMS Premieres West Kentucky High Iron: The Story of Four Rivers Rail