Regional Headlines
8:18 am
Fri July 10, 2009

IL Governor to Approve Public Works Program

Springfield, IL – Illinois Governor Pat Quinn says he will sign legislation creating a huge public works program to help the state's economy. Quinn plans to sign the bill on Monday. Illinois has gone years without a major investment in roads, bridges, schools and other infrastructure. The governor has backed the roughly $29 billion construction program from the beginning.

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Regional Headlines
8:16 am
Fri July 10, 2009

KY Recognizes Schools for At-Risk Students

Frankfort, KY – The Kentucky Department of Education is rewarding six schools across the state for their work with at-risk students. Calloway County Day Treatment is among the recipients. Other recipients are schools in Bath, Boyd, Daviess, Jefferson, and Jessamine Counties. Department of Education spokeswoman Lisa Gross says each of the schools will receive $1,000 for instructional support and will be formally recognized at a future meeting of the Kentucky Board of Education.

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Regional Headlines
8:13 am
Fri July 10, 2009

KY Health Department Holding Summer Workshops

Lexington, KY – The Kentucky state health department is holding free workshops next week for volunteers and medical professionals interested in helping out during public health emergencies. The July 18th workshop is scheduled at the Lexington Convention Center.

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Local Features
4:26 pm
Thu July 9, 2009

Proof Opens at Playhouse in the Park

Murray, Ky. – When a mentally unraveled mathematician dies, his protege discovers a paradigm-shifting proof in the famous man's papers. But things get sticky when the professor's daughter Catherine, an undereducated recluse who cared for her father during his illness, claims authorship. The Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Proof" opens Friday, July 10 at Playhouse in the Park. Jacque Day talks with the director and two members of the cast.

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Regional Headlines
3:59 pm
Thu July 9, 2009

Trover Jury Selection in Third Day

Madisonville, KY – Jury selection continues today for the trial of a former Madisonville doctor accused of negligence. Former Trover Health System chief radiologist Dr. Phillip Trover is charged with not providing vital x-ray information that eventually led to a woman's death. Both Trover and the hospital claim no wrongdoing.

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Newscasts
3:59 pm
Thu July 9, 2009

The 404 Newscast on July 9, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, KY – The 404 Newscast on July 9, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Afternoon Stock Report
3:51 pm
Thu July 9, 2009

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

Murray, KY – The Afternoon Stock Report on July 9, 2009. From WKMS.

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3:27 pm
Thu July 9, 2009

Beshear and EEO

Louisville, KY – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear says a tight budget is making it difficult, but his administration wants to increase the percentage of women and minorities in state government positions. Beshear spoke today (Thursday) at the Governor's Equal Employment Opportunity Conference in Louisville. He says much work has been done to increase diversity in state government, but there is more to do.

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Regional Headlines
3:19 pm
Thu July 9, 2009

New Trial Requested for Charles Bussell

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Regional Headlines
3:13 pm
Thu July 9, 2009

KSP Discovers Marijuana 4 counties

Wickliffe, KY – In just 5 days Kentucky State Police seized 330 marijuana plants in 4 western Kentucky counties. The eradication effort took place last week. Officers seized the majority of the plants in Ballard County, but also found marijuana on plots in McCracken, Marshall and Graves counties. Marion resident Tony Maxfield was also arrested for his role in the cultivation of marijuana. Arrests of individuals in Graves and Ballard counties are pending.

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