Kentucky Dam http://wkms.org en Media Release: WKMS News presents Kentucky Dam Power for the People http://wkms.org/post/media-release-wkms-news-presents-kentucky-dam-power-people <p>Murray State’s NPR station, 91.3 WKMS presents the second program in its “Sounds Good Documentary Series” with a re-airing of Kentucky Dam Power for the People on Tuesday, June 25 at noon, during the second hour of Sounds Good with Tracy Ross. The special hour-long documentary underwritten, in part, by Hunter Marine of Nashville and Paducah, first aired Sunday, June 3, and chronicles the Dam’s inception, construction, and impact on the region through human stories. A soundtrack of music and archival newsreels help set the scene for the documentary.</p><p><a href="http://wkms.org/programs/kentucky-dam-power-people">Click here for the documentary's program page</a>.</p><p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 16:00:26 +0000 Jenni Todd 32034 at http://wkms.org Media Release: WKMS News presents Kentucky Dam Power for the People WKMS News Presents "Kentucky Dam: Power for the People" 6/2 http://wkms.org/post/wkms-news-presents-kentucky-dam-power-people-62 <p>WKMS<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> News continues its Sounds Good Documentary Series with its latest offering, <em>Kentucky Dam: Power for the People</em>. The hour-long program debuts Sunday, June </span>2nd<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> at 9:00 a.m. The Kentucky Dam is the Tennessee Valley Authority's largest at 8,500 ft. long moves more than a million cubic feet of water per second.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 28 May 2013 16:15:05 +0000 Matt Markgraf 31783 at http://wkms.org WKMS News Presents "Kentucky Dam: Power for the People" 6/2 Afternoon Round-Up 7/9/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-7912 <p><strong>Today on NPR: </strong><a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/07/08/156458470/raising-minimum-wage-a-help-or-harm">Raising Minimum Wage: A Help Or Harm? </a></p><p><strong>Jackson Purchase:</strong></p> Mon, 09 Jul 2012 21:03:03 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 18983 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 7/9/12 TVA Opens New Recreation Area Below Kentucky Dam http://wkms.org/post/tva-opens-new-recreation-area-below-kentucky-dam <p>The Tennessee Valley Authority has opened a new recreation area with a fishing pier on the west bank of the Tennessee River below Kentucky Dam.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 08 May 2012 20:41:47 +0000 Staff Report 17897 at http://wkms.org TVA Opens New Recreation Area Below Kentucky Dam Two Missing After Capsize http://wkms.org/post/two-missing-after-capsize <p>Two men are missing after a pontoon boat capsized on the Tennessee River around 11 this morning. The Grand Lakes Rescue Squad responded to the call after the boat was torn apart below Kentucky Dam. One man was rescued and taken to an area hospital. WPSD reports that crews from 7 different agencies are still searching for the two missing men.</p> Tue, 06 Mar 2012 22:30:56 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 17180 at http://wkms.org Two Missing After Capsize