Regional Headlines
11:52 am
Fri September 18, 2009

Magistrate's Trial Set for April

Madisonville, KY – A jury trial is set for Hopkins County Magistrate Wesley Lynn. Lynn faces sexual abuse charges stemming from his time as a paramedic at Trover Health System. The Madisonville Messenger reports Lynn has two other indictments for sexual assault, rape, sodomy, and harassment. In total, seven women have accused him of misconduct. The alleged incidents occurred between 2006 and 2008, when Lynn resigned from the hospital. He maintains his innocence. The trial is set for April 13th.

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Regional Headlines
11:27 am
Fri September 18, 2009

85-year-old rapist

Montgomery County, TN – A Montgomery County Tennessee man is charged with 2 counts of aggravated statutory rape. Eighty-five-year-old John P. Van Artsdalen is charged with raping a mentally disabled teenager in March of 2008. Though Artsdalen will serve no jail time, he will serve two consecutive 4-year-terms on probation. He was only charged on two of the five counts originally filed against him.

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Local Features
11:22 am
Fri September 18, 2009

Exclusive interview with bluegrass stars Josh Williams and Michael Cleveland

Murray, KY – The 7th annual Kentucky Lake Bluegrass Festival begins next Friday. The two-day festival is held at Kenlake State Resort Park in Aurora. Mark Welch spoke recently with two of the headliners - Michael Cleveland and Josh Williams. Josh Williams & Michael Cleveland perform at the Kentucky Lake Bluegrass Festival next weekend. See a full schedule at klbf.org. The music begins Friday September 25 at 5 pm at the Kenlake State Resort Park amphitheater.

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Local Features
11:15 am
Fri September 18, 2009

Murray officials listen as residents speak out

Murray, Ky. – Thursday night, more than 100 people gathered at Murray Middle School for the city's first community listening session. City officials hosted the meeting to gather input on the municipal budget. Jacque Day attended the meeting, and brings us this.

The comments from last night's meeting are to appear on the City of Murray web site. Citizens have the opportunity to add to the comments for the next few weeks.

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Local Features
10:26 am
Fri September 18, 2009

September's conversations with MSU President Dr. Randy Dunn

Dr. Randy Dunn discussing current events at Murray State University.
wkms.org

Murray, KY – As we do each month, WKMS News Director, Chad Lampe, sits down with Murray State President Dr. Randy Dunn. This week we'll learn in depth details about Murray State's swine flu preparations, what's happening with the new "Racer Routes" transportation service, and lawmakers statements on the most recent Chemistry building dedication.

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Datebook
10:00 am
Fri September 18, 2009

A datebook of regional events for September 18, 2009 from WKMS.

Murray, Ky – A datebook of regional events for September 18, 2009 from WKMS.

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Newscasts
9:53 am
Fri September 18, 2009

The 806 Newscast on September 18, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, Ky – The 806 Newscast on September 18, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Local Features
9:41 am
Fri September 18, 2009

911 Systems Face an Emergency

krso.com

Benton, KY – For residents in the United States, help during an emergency is just a simple phone call away. A county's 911 answering system is essential for first responders. But the way Kentuckians communicate is changing. More and more people are choosing to abandon their land line phones in favor of wireless phones. The move may be more convenient and economical for many, but as Angela Hatton reports, it's putting 911 Call Centers in a tough spot.

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Newscasts
5:24 pm
Thu September 17, 2009

The 504 Newscast on September 17, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, KY – The 504 Newscast on September 17, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Newscasts
5:18 pm
Thu September 17, 2009

The 404 Newscast on September 17, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, KY – The 404 Newscast on September 17, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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