Alcohol http://wkms.org en Craft Brewery Opening in Paducah This Fall http://wkms.org/post/craft-brewery-opening-paducah-fall <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today on </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Sounds Good</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, we meet Todd </span>Blume<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the co-owner and brewer of Paducah Beer </span>Werks<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, set to open this fall in Paducah. Located in the old Greyhound Bus station at 301 N. </span>4th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Street, </span>Blume<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is converting the space into a fully-functional craft brewery, while keeping some of the station </span>aesthetic<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and artwork. He's in the discovery process of determining the palate of Paducah and aims to start with four beers, some </span>seasonals<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and eventually partnering with local restaurants. </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Hear the conversation:</em></p><p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:12:55 +0000 Kate Lochte & Matt Markgraf 41944 at http://wkms.org Craft Brewery Opening in Paducah This Fall Excessive Drinking Causes 10 Percent Of Deaths In Working-Age Adults http://wkms.org/post/excessive-drinking-causes-10-percent-deaths-working-adults Think about people dying from drinking too much, and you probably think of the classic disease of alcoholics, cirrhosis of the liver. Or perhaps an alcohol-fueled car crash. But there are many more ways to kill yourself with alcohol, unfortunately, and they account for 1 in 10 deaths in working-age adults, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>"One in 10 is a big number," says <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/media/spokesperson/sme-bios/Brewer.pdf">Dr. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 19:25:21 +0000 editor 41605 at http://wkms.org Excessive Drinking Causes 10 Percent Of Deaths In Working-Age Adults "Not My Child" Paducah Town Hall Meeting On Underage Drinking http://wkms.org/post/not-my-child-paducah-town-hall-meeting-underage-drinking <p>Community discussions about underage drinking are going on in the Purchase area. On <em>Sounds Good</em>, Kate Lochte&nbsp;speaks with Dr. Patrick Withrow and Ms. Ellen Walsh about the Paducah/McCracken Town Hall Meeting at Baptist Health next Monday evening (April 28) being called "Not My Child: A Community Discussion about Underage Drinking."</p><p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:18:23 +0000 Kate Lochte 40110 at http://wkms.org "Not My Child" Paducah Town Hall Meeting On Underage Drinking Appeals Court To Weigh In On Liquor Sales http://wkms.org/post/appeals-court-weigh-liquor-sales <p></p><p>A federal appeals court is set to consider the validity of a ruling striking down Kentucky's seven-decade old ban on grocery stores, gas stations and other retailers selling wine and liquor.</p><p>The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals has scheduled oral arguments for November 19 in Cincinnati in an appeal brought by the state's Alcoholic Beverage Control Department. Tue, 05 Nov 2013 13:09:26 +0000 The Associated Press 36300 at http://wkms.org Appeals Court To Weigh In On Liquor Sales ABC Cracking Down On Underage Drinking http://wkms.org/post/abc-cracking-down-underage-drinking <p></p><p>Kentucky officials say a crackdown on underage drinking has resulted in dozens of citations being handed out.</p><p>The Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control&#39;s &quot;Cops in Shops&quot; program has given 154 alcohol-related citations since the effort started August 29. A total of 94 underage possession citations have been issued. Mon, 14 Oct 2013 11:46:57 +0000 The Associated Press 35684 at http://wkms.org ABC Cracking Down On Underage Drinking Murray City Council Looks to Revise Tavern Operating Hours http://wkms.org/post/murray-city-council-looks-revise-tavern-operating-hours <p>Taverns in Murray may stay open a little longer as part of a city effort to keep liquor business within city limits and cut down on public intoxication charges.</p><p>The Murray City Council&nbsp;Thursday&nbsp;night passed the amendment&#39;s first reading on a 5 to 6 vote to extend operating hours from&nbsp;midnight to 1:30 a.m.&nbsp;for the four taverns within city limits.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 02:20:37 +0000 Austin Ramsey 35233 at http://wkms.org Murray City Council Looks to Revise Tavern Operating Hours Murray Police on National Drinking & Driving Prevention Effort http://wkms.org/post/murray-police-national-drinking-driving-prevention-effort <p>Each year, nearly 10,000 people die on the road due to drunk driving, which is the equivalent of 20 jumbo jets crashing each year and killing all aboard. In order to stop this deadly epidemic, law enforcement in every state and most US towns and cities will be cracking down on drunk driving through Labor Day. Murray Police Department Crime Prevention Sergant speaks with Chad Lampe about the crackdown.</p><p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 21:02:33 +0000 Chad Lampe 34442 at http://wkms.org Murray Police on National Drinking & Driving Prevention Effort Wells: Murray City Alcohol Sales ‘Positive’ http://wkms.org/post/wells-murray-city-alcohol-sales-positive <p></p><p>Nearly a year after Murray voted to allow package alcohol sales the city's Mayor says the move has had a positive economic impact. Mayor Bill Wells says the city has used money to fund resource officers in two city schools, and may authorize a third officer in the elementary school.</p><p>Wells says the general fund dollars previously budgeted for law enforcement&nbsp;currently remain with law enforcement. He says the additional $1 million in projected alcohol tax revenue&nbsp;will also go toward alcohol enforcement and education. Fri, 12 Jul 2013 11:40:12 +0000 Austin Ramsey 33009 at http://wkms.org Wells: Murray City Alcohol Sales ‘Positive’ Hopkinsville Council Approves New Alcohol Ordinance http://wkms.org/post/hopkinsville-council-approves-new-alcohol-ordinance <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span>Hopkinsville<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> City Council approved a new ordinance at a special meeting yesterday which would lift restrictions on liquor sales outside of the downtown district. However, several council members were concerned that the current zoning ordinance wouldn’t prevent bars and liquor stores from opening near schools and churches and decided to postpone lifting the restriction until January</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">1</span><sup>st</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;">of</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> 2014.</span></p><p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 18:55:45 +0000 Rob Canning 31922 at http://wkms.org Hopkinsville Council Approves New Alcohol Ordinance Murray City Council Passes Budget With 16% Increase in Revenue http://wkms.org/post/murray-city-council-passes-budget-16-increase-revenue <p>The Murray City Council has approved a $44.6 million&nbsp; budget despite failed attempts to amend the spending plan. Discussions lasted well into the night yesterday because of what Councilman Danny Hudspeth says was his obligation to bring forward the four amendments.</p><p>Hudspeth entertained cutting a two-point-five-percent salary increase for all city employees, the hiring of a new storm water and drainage technician, money for building a scenic trail and a $50,000 allocation to Murray State University for an alcohol education program.</p> Fri, 24 May 2013 19:16:04 +0000 Austin Ramsey 31763 at http://wkms.org Murray City Council Passes Budget With 16% Increase in Revenue