trains http://wkms.org en KTC Survey Shows Strong Support For Passenger Rail Service http://wkms.org/post/ktc-survey-shows-strong-support-passenger-rail-service <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A new survey shows strong support for passenger rail service in Kentucky.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s “Your Turn” survey sought input on transportation from over 16,000 respondents in every county across the state.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 16:12:58 +0000 Jonathan Meador 36853 at http://wkms.org KTC Survey Shows Strong Support For Passenger Rail Service Looking for a Home on the Orphan Train http://wkms.org/post/looking-home-orphan-train <p></p><p></p><p>The Great Depression, along with floods and a severe drought in the 1930s, left many Kentucky families with the difficult decision to keep their hungry children or send them away to a place where they could be taken care of and fed. For at least one orphanage in Jefferson County, that meant overcrowding, and eventually the children’s home began sending orphans across the state on westbound trains. Sun, 03 Mar 2013 15:43:00 +0000 Whitney Jones 28744 at http://wkms.org Looking for a Home on the Orphan Train