Regional Headlines
9:17 am
Tue July 7, 2009

Paducah Landlord Faces More Trouble

Regional Headlines
8:55 am
Tue July 7, 2009

Metropolis Mayor to Name Alderman Successor Later

Regional Headlines
8:48 am
Tue July 7, 2009

Gov. Beshear Wants to Make Movies

Lexington, KY – Governor Steve Beshear is touting legislation that he hopes will result in more movies being made in Kentucky. The governor actually signed the legislation into law last month, but he will appear today at Lexington's Keeneland horse track for a ceremonial signing. Among other things, the legislation offers tax breaks to producers and crews that do work in the Commonwealth. Tax breaks on set construction, wardrobe, food and accommodations would be covered under the new law.

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Regional Headlines
8:46 am
Tue July 7, 2009

KY EDU Board Interviewing Candidates

Lexington, KY – Kentucky's Board of Education will hold a special meeting tomorrow morning in a closed session to interview four candidates for the commissioner of education post. The four interviewees are Dennis Cheek of Missouri, Terry Holliday of North Carolina, Catherine Cross Maple of New Mexico, and Michael Sentence of Massachusetts. The Board will follow the interviews in an open session with a full agenda. The new commissioner will replace Jon Draud, who resigned in February for health reasons.

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Regional Headlines
8:42 am
Tue July 7, 2009

UPDATE: KY Congressmen Targeted in Anthrax Hoax

Regional Headlines
8:35 am
Tue July 7, 2009

Stimulus Money Helps KY Go Green

Regional Headlines
8:32 am
Tue July 7, 2009

Kentucky Getting $27 Million for Road Repairs

Newscasts
8:22 am
Tue July 7, 2009

The 504 Newscast on July 7, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, KY – The 504 Newscast on July 7, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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8:09 am
Tue July 7, 2009

Barkley Seeks Input

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.

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Local Features
5:00 pm
Mon July 6, 2009

WKMS interview with Fresh Air host, Terry Gross

Terry Gross

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.

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