Todd County http://wkms.org en Severe Weather Sweeps Through Western KY and Southern IL http://wkms.org/post/severe-weather-sweeps-through-western-ky-and-southern-il <p>Communities throughout western Kentucky and southern Illinois are contending with high water, hail damage, and downed trees this morning following severe storms that passed through our region last night.&nbsp;</p><p>Residents in Beulah in Hopkins County reported a large funnel cloud at about 7:30 p.m., and a large wedge-shaped tornado close to a mile wide was reported in Christian an hour later.&nbsp; Winds of up to 70 miles an hour were recorded near Elkton in Todd County.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 12:09:35 +0000 Troy Taylor & and Todd Hatton 41071 at http://wkms.org Severe Weather Sweeps Through Western KY and Southern IL Ky. Agency Ordered to Pay Newspapers $300K for Records Violation http://wkms.org/post/ky-agency-ordered-pay-newspapers-300k-records-violation <p>The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services must pay more than $300,000 in attorneys’ fees to the Louisville Courier-Journal and Lexington Herald-Leader after violating the state Open Records Act.</p><p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 21:20:47 +0000 John Null 39521 at http://wkms.org Ky. Agency Ordered to Pay Newspapers $300K for Records Violation Tri-County Chamber Alliance Plans $3 Million Lake Barkley Renovation http://wkms.org/post/tri-county-chamber-alliance-plans-3-million-lake-barkley-renovation <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A $3 million renovation for Lake Barkley State Park is among the legislative priorities for the Southern </span>Pennyrile<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Chamber Alliance in 2014.&nbsp; </span>Trigg<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Christian and Todd make up the chamber alliance.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Christian County Judge Executive Steve Trimble said the facelift to the Lake Barkley campground and lodge is something the alliance has been working towards for several years.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&ldquo;Obviously, as you well know,&nbsp;</span>LBL<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;is our state&rsquo;s number one tourism draw, &nbsp;over a million people come in there each year,&quot; said Trimble. &quot;Tourism obviously is very big in&nbsp;</span>Trigg<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;County and, you know the lodge appearance through the year is&nbsp;</span>kinda<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, there&rsquo;s been some renovation, but it&rsquo;s still&nbsp;</span>kinda<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;worn and outdated.&rdquo;</span></p><p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 17:28:49 +0000 Rob Canning 35574 at http://wkms.org Tri-County Chamber Alliance Plans $3 Million Lake Barkley Renovation EDA Invests $1.5 Million In Todd County To Construct Training Facility http://wkms.org/post/eda-invests-15-million-todd-county-construct-training-facility <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The United States Economic Development Administration is issuing $1.5 million to Todd County to construct a manufacturing training facility. The EDA expects the funding to create 110 new jobs and $3.5 million in private sector investment in Todd County. The EDA’s investment is intended to support long-term economic recovery in the community, leverage private investment and promote disaster resiliency.</span></p><p> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 20:07:08 +0000 Rob Canning 34720 at http://wkms.org EDA Invests $1.5 Million In Todd County To Construct Training Facility Elkton Residents Denied To Speak At City Council Meeting http://wkms.org/post/elkton-residents-denied-speak-city-council-meeting <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A large number of&nbsp;</span>Elkton<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;residents gathered yesterday at a City Council budget meeting to offer opinions on the re-awarding of a cemetery maintenance contract to a man charged with manufacturing methamphetamine. &nbsp;Only one was allowed to speak.</span></p><p>The council has chosen to stand by an April&nbsp;8th&nbsp;decision to give the contract to Watson&nbsp;Ricchuite&nbsp;despite his indictment on meth-related charges April&nbsp;21st.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 17:31:22 +0000 Rob Canning 31974 at http://wkms.org Elkton Residents Denied To Speak At City Council Meeting Glass Door Manufacturing Company Brings 110 Jobs to Elkton http://wkms.org/post/glass-door-manufacturing-company-brings-110-jobs-elkton <p>Glass Door Solutions LLC, a newly-formed company, plans to lease a facility, create 110 new, full-time jobs and invest more than $3.5 million in Elkton, Ky.</p> Mon, 13 May 2013 21:13:53 +0000 Chad Lampe 31629 at http://wkms.org