News

Pages

4:10 pm
Wed July 1, 2009

State's Dealers Anticipate GM Bankruptcy

Bowling Green, KY – As General Motors Prepares to File Bankruptcy, dealers find themselves on a public relations crusade, preaching the message that GM is not going out of business. Lisa Autry reports.

---------------------------

Read more
4:02 pm
Wed July 1, 2009

Marshall County School System Buckles Down on Attendance

Benton, KY – School administrators got suspicious after 86 of Marshall County's 47-hundred students accrued more than 2-thousand absences last year. Director of Pupil Personnel Ledonia Williamson investigated the absences and found that many students had abused their medical excuses, collecting them from multiple doctors.

Read more
Regional Headlines
4:01 pm
Wed July 1, 2009

Delta Cuts Back on Barkley Flights

Read more
Regional Headlines
3:56 pm
Wed July 1, 2009

New Murray State Regents

Murray, KY – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear appointed Former MSU President Dr. Constantine (Deno) Curris and Mayfield victim's rights advocate Sharon Green. Curris lives in Lexington and is also the former president of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. Green and Curris will both serve 6 year terms, they are filling the vacant positions left by Peggy Hays of Hopkinsville and Beverly Ford of Benton.

Read more
3:39 pm
Wed July 1, 2009

Pollution survey shows need for education

Frankfort, KY – A new telephone survey indicates a need to make Kentuckians more aware of the effects of runoff pollution on waterways. For instance, only 16-to-26-percent of those surveyed believe pet waste, fertilizers, pesticides and leaky septic tanks pose pollution threats. Transportation Cabinet environmental engineer John Drake believes public education programs can help.

Read more
Newscasts
3:18 pm
Wed July 1, 2009

The 104 Newscast on July 1, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, KY – The 104 Newscast on July 1, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Read more
2:47 pm
Wed July 1, 2009

4th of July Travel Expected to Drop

Louisville, KY – AAA is predicting a nearly 3 percent decline in the number of people traveling by automobile this holiday weekend. Officials predict about 37 million people nationwide will drive more than fifty miles from their homes. AAA spokesperson Roger Boyd says gas prices and the overall economy impact how many people take to the road.

Read more
Regional Headlines
1:53 pm
Wed July 1, 2009

13-year-old charged with arson

Paducah, KY – A Paducah teen is charged with setting fire to an abandoned city-owned house. On June 14th, firefighters responded to a house fire on Harrison Street and deemed its cause suspicious. The 13-year-old suspect admitted to playing with a lighter inside the home, and other children allegedly witnessed the teen spraying lighter fluid on a mattress and setting it on fire. Police have charged the juvenile with one count of third-degree arson. No one was injured in the fire.

Read more
Newscasts
10:21 am
Wed July 1, 2009

The 806 Newscast on July 1, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, KY – The 806 Newscast on July 1, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Read more
Datebook
10:19 am
Wed July 1, 2009

A datebook of regional events for July 1, 2009. From WKMS.

Murray, KY – A datebook of regional events for July 1, 2009. From WKMS.

Read more

Pages