Afternoon Stock Report
3:46 pm
Wed December 9, 2009

The Afternoon Stock Report on December 9, 2009. From WKMS.

Murray, Ky – The Afternoon Stock Report on December 9, 2009. From WKMS.

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Regional Headlines
2:05 pm
Wed December 9, 2009

Paducah to Vote on Executive Inn Purchase

Paducah, KY – Paducah City Commissioners will vote next Tuesday on buying the Executive Inn from its mortgage-holder for $1.8 million. The city has been negotiating with Logan Asset Backed Funds since April. The city estimates the final cost to be over three million dollars, settling liens and other expenses. Mayor Bill Paxton says this is the city's chance to bring a first-class hotel next to the Julian Carroll Convention Center, a staple of tourism in Paducah. Several commissioners are expected to support the move.

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Newscasts
1:57 pm
Wed December 9, 2009

The 104 Newscast on December 9, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, Ky – The 104 Newscast on December 9, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Regional Headlines
1:28 pm
Wed December 9, 2009

Lottery Scholarships in Kentucky

Frankfort, KY – Newly released statistics indicate students are benefiting from Kentucky's lottery. The Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority reports college students in Western Kentucky received around 41-million dollars in lottery scholarships and grants in fiscal year 2009. KHEAA CEO Edward Cunningham says statewide close to 184 million dollars in proceeds paid for scholarships. Edwards says 95-percent of the overall financial aid offered on the state level comes from the lottery.

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Datebook
12:38 pm
Wed December 9, 2009

A datebook of regional events for December 9, 2009 from WKMS.

Murray, Ky – A datebook of regional events for December 9, 2009 from WKMS.

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Newscasts
12:36 pm
Wed December 9, 2009

The 806 Newscast on December 9, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, Ky – The 806 Newscast on December 9, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Newscasts
12:35 pm
Wed December 9, 2009

The 504 Newscast on December 8, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, Ky – The 504 Newscast on December 8, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Regional Headlines
9:06 am
Wed December 9, 2009

Watch Out for Windy Weather

Murray, KY – A National Weather Service Wind Advisory is in effect until three this afternoon. Calloway County Emergency Management Director Bill Call says no damage has been reported in the area, but 40 mile per hour winds were reported this morning. Weather officials warn wind speeds may average between 20-35 miles per hour with possible gusts up to 45. The strong winds can damage small trees and pose a threat to motorists.

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Regional Headlines
9:01 am
Wed December 9, 2009

Hopkinsville Census Office Opens Today

Hopkinsville, KY – Hopkinsville is celebrating the opening of the region's 2010 Census Office there with a ribbon-cutting ceremony this morning. Mayor Daniel Kemp and other dignitaries are expected to attend and speak at the event, which takes place in the Brickyard Plaza Shopping Center at 10:00am. The office will support Census operations next year in 23 western Kentucky counties.

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Regional Headlines
9:00 am
Wed December 9, 2009

KDOT Wind Advisory

Murray, KY – The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory until 3:00 this afternoon, with widespread wind speeds of up to 20 to 35 mph and gusts as high as 45. Keith Todd with the Kentucky Department of Highways says it's important for motorists not to underestimate the hazards high winds could present, particularly if they're driving a high profile vehicle, like an SUV, or pulling a trailer.

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