Regional Headlines
8:41 am
Fri October 9, 2009

TennCare Expects to Benefit from Court Ruling

Nashville, TN – TennCare officials say they expect to benefit from a Tennessee Supreme Court ruling that broadens their right to reclaim money for care from the estates of people who have died. A Tennessee law that took effect in 2007 requires the representative of a deceased person's estate to request a waiver for the costs of home and community-based services provided by TennCare, the state's expanded Medicaid program. It also put a time restraint on how long TennCare has to recover the money.

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8:39 am
Fri October 9, 2009

McCracken Courthouse Employee Arrested on Trafficking Charges

Paducah, KY – A McCracken County Courthouse employee was arrested on drug trafficking charges yesterday. 57-year-old James Alexander was recorded by Sheriff's detectives selling an inmate a painkiller pill. A subsequent search of his desk and car revealed Hydrocodone and Lortab pills in improper containers. When confronted, Alexander admitted to the transaction without incident. Controlled substance trafficking is a class-D felony and can carry up to five years in prison.

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Regional Headlines
8:37 am
Fri October 9, 2009

WKAS Employee under Investigation

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Regional Headlines
8:34 am
Fri October 9, 2009

Dunlap Attorneys Claim Mental Illness

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Regional Headlines
8:19 am
Fri October 9, 2009

KY Teens Plead Not Guilty in Beating Death

Newscasts
5:17 pm
Thu October 8, 2009

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

Murray, KY – The 504 Newscast on October 8, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Newscasts
5:16 pm
Thu October 8, 2009

The 404 Newscast on October 8, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, KY – The 404 Newscast on October 8, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Local Features
5:10 pm
Thu October 8, 2009

Kentucky artists awarded by Governor

Photo by John Perkins,
Office of Creative Services
Awards recipients

Frankfort, KY – The 2009 Governor's Awards in the Arts were handed out Tuesday (Oct. 6) at a public ceremony in the rotunda of the Kentucky State Capitol. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh was there.

They're called the Governor's Awards in the Arts because the governor has the final say on award recipients. Lori Meadows of the Kentucky Arts Council says the awards honor individuals, businesses and organizations that make significant contributions to the commonwealth.

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Local Features
5:02 pm
Thu October 8, 2009

Stained glass, woodwork and a flautist, oh my!

Duncan Cultural Center

Greenville, Ky – Stained glass windows, fine woodwork, becoming the Pride of Muhlenberg County. A cultural center in Greenville benefits from a homecoming this weekend (Oct 9-11). Kate Lochte reports.

The Duncan Cultural Center at 122 South Cherry Street in Greenville is open for tours Monday through Friday 11 to 4. It's also available for dinner parties or other special events.

See more at The Duncan Cultural Center web site, here.

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Local Features
3:56 pm
Thu October 8, 2009

Meeting Accesses Ice Storm Response

Some committee members view a video about Princeton before the meeting begins.

Princeton, KY – More than eight months after the largest natural disaster in Kentucky history, state and county officials gathered for a recap. Wednesday the Interim Joint State Government Committee convened in Princeton. On the agenda was evaluating Kentucky's response to the 2009 Ice Storm. Angela Hatton brings us this report from the meeting.

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