Paducah, KY – In response to potential service cuts from Delta airlines, Barkley Regional Airport officials are conducting a survey in hopes of keeping flights running. The air service provider announced last week it plans to cut one of Barkley's three daily round-trip flights to Memphis in mid-August. Airport Manager Richard Roof says this poses a problem.
Murray, KY – WKMS Programming Director Mark Welch interviews Terry Gross, host of Fresh Air. Fresh Air is one of the many new programs beginning on WKMS July 13, 2009. While Gross may be a new voice in the Four Rivers Region, she has been hosting Fresh Air since 1975. From its home at WHYY-FM in Philadelphia, Terry Gross broadcasts on over 450 NPR-affiliated stations and averages over 4.5 million listeners. Subject matter includes extended interviews, cultural reviews and commentary from contributors.
Frankfort, KY – Kentucky could soon have a new education commissioner. The board narrowed its list of candidates to four last week after a round of interviews. Spokesperson Lisa Gross says the board will meet Wednesday for final interviews with the remaining candidates.
Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson says he has raised more than 600-thousand dollars toward a possible run for U-S Senate next year. Grayson is positioning himself to seek the G-O-P nomination second-term Republican Jim Bunning pulls out of the race. Western Kentucky University Political Science Professor Scott Lasley says time is the only factor affecting Grayson's Senate aspirations.