Regional Headlines
2:40 pm
Wed August 12, 2009

Couple Pleads Not Guilty to Scam

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Regional Headlines
2:39 pm
Wed August 12, 2009

New Data Center Invests in Henderson County

Henderson, KY – A health care technology developer plans to invest two million dollars in Henderson County when it locates a data center there. Innovative Workflow Technologies intends to build a new facility near the Henderson City-County Airport, and will provide forty full-time jobs. IWT was lured to the area by state tax incentives and the proximity of the airport. The company plans to facilitate construction of a new airport hangar to help support their operations.

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Regional Headlines
1:18 pm
Wed August 12, 2009

Grants Fund Community Projects

Hopkinsville, KY – Three federal funding programs are bolstering Kentucky community revitalization projects. Governor Steve Beshear has announced nearly 52-million dollars for dozens of projects across the state. Significant allotments in our region include one-point-five million dollars to improve traffic congestion in Hopkinsville, and five-hundred-thousand to complete Paducah's Greenway Trail project. Funding comes from the Transportation Enhancement, Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality, and Safe Routes to Schools programs.

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Datebook
11:24 am
Wed August 12, 2009

A datebook of regional events for August 12, 2009 from WKMS.

Murray, KY – A datebook of regional events for August 12, 2009 from WKMS.

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Regional Headlines
11:14 am
Wed August 12, 2009

Clean School Buses

Frankfort, KY – Two western Kentucky counties are among the thirty-five recipients of state Clean School Bus grants. Livingston and Trigg County school districts will receive stimulus money to retrofit their buses to produce fewer emissions. The districts will also adopt standards that cut emissions by reducing the amount of time a bus spends idling. Officials hope the changes will reduce instances of asthma among children and employees.

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Local Features
10:21 am
Wed August 12, 2009

Gallery Highlights Regional Artists

Mayfield, KY – For the past eighteen years, The Ice House Gallery in Mayfield, Kentucky has featured local and regional artists in the show "Arts in the Community." This year's exhibition features paintings, drawings, leatherwork, quilting, basket-weaving and some pieces that defy categorization. Angela Hatton was at the opening reception and brings us this story.

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Newscasts
10:15 am
Wed August 12, 2009

The 806 Newscast on August 12, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, KY – The 806 Newscast on August 12, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Regional Headlines
8:29 am
Wed August 12, 2009

Two Sites for a New Paducah Middle School

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Regional Headlines
8:27 am
Wed August 12, 2009

Paris Residents Ask Commission to Widen Dangerous' Road

Paris, TN – A group of residents who live along Paris's Travis Boyd Road say the roadway is too narrow and they're asking the Henry County Highway Commission to widen it. According to the Paris Post-Intelligencer, the commission told a group of residents Monday they would need signatures from each person living along the road before the department could take action. Residents say high speed drivers and those failing to observe the road's stop sign is a fatal accident waiting to happen.

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Regional Headlines
8:24 am
Wed August 12, 2009

Application Deadline for Montgomery Co. School Renovation

Clarksville, TN – Montgomery County school officials are scrambling to meet an August 21 deadline to file an application for $20 million of interest-free money to renovate its Central High School. Director of Schools Mike Harris told school board members the Tennessee State loans would be a huge savings: up to $10 million over the life of the loan. The Clarksville Leaf Chronicle reports the $21 million renovation project, will make the 1960s-era school more secure, more energy-efficient and accessible.

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