Regional Headlines
10:29 am
Mon July 6, 2009

Two-City Super Quilt Show Comes to Metropolis/Paducah in September

Metropolis, IL – TThe Super City-Quilt City Connection will hold a quilt show September 12th and 13th at Harrah's Casino in Metropolis in conjunction with special programs and displays at the National Quilt Museum in Paducah.

Harrah's Convention Center will host vendors, exhibits, and other arts and crafts, including other areas such as food and cooking. There will also be a hands-on demonstration for all ages will let you make your own super-hero cape.

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Datebook
10:24 am
Mon July 6, 2009

A datebook of regional events for July 6, 2009. From WKMS.

Murray KY – A datebook of regional events for July 6, 2009. From WKMS.

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Newscasts
10:13 am
Mon July 6, 2009

The 806 Newscast on July 6, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, KY – The 806 Newscast on July 6, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Regional Headlines
9:25 am
Mon July 6, 2009

KY Income Tax Exemption for Military

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky lawmakers are looking to entice more Fort Campbell and Fort Knox troops to become full-time residents by exempting them from the state's income tax. State lawmakers last month approved an income tax exemption for members of the active duty military beginning January 2010. It will apply to all military pay earned by active duty soldiers, reservists, and National Guard members.

Hopkinsville State Senator Joey Pendleton says he feels the exemption will be a big economic development win for the state.

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Regional Headlines
9:16 am
Mon July 6, 2009

Area Storms Dampen Holiday

Murray, KY – Thunderstorms and tornado warnings put a damper on afternoon and evening Fourth of July festivities throughout western Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. Numerous trees were downed in Calloway County. Emergency Management Director Bill Call says power was out in parts of Calloway because of fallen power lines.

Marshall County had downed lines causing scattered power outages for about an hour.

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Regional Headlines
9:15 am
Mon July 6, 2009

Kentucky Horse Council on Tour

Princeton, KY – Kentucky horse owners are invited to network and discuss issues affecting the horse community in a series of listening sessions being conducted by the Kentucky Horse Council. Four sessions are planned across the Commonwealth, with one stop in Princeton Thursday at the Caldwell County Extension Office at 6:30 pm. The meetings are being facilitated by the University of Kentucky. Participants will be able to share their views and insight into local, regional, and statewide horse community issues.

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Regional Headlines
9:12 am
Mon July 6, 2009

Fort Campbell Soldier Shot Dead in Clarksville

Clarksville, TN – A Fort Campbell soldier was shot to death over the weekend after an argument escalated at the Summit Heights housing complex in Clarksville. Police say 24-year-old Brandon Buettner died from his injuries after he was shot leaving the complex. A tornado warning in the area made airlifting Buettner to Vanderbilt University via helicopter impossible. He was instead taken to Gateway Hospital in an ambulance. The investigation into the shooting is ongoing in conjunction with the Army's Criminal Investigation Division.

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Regional Headlines
1:45 pm
Fri July 3, 2009

Stumbo to Speak at Murray Chamber Dinner

Murray, KY – Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo will serve as guest speaker for the 82nd annual Murray/Calloway County Chamber of Commerce dinner. Stumbo, a democrat from Prestonburg, speaks at the July 9th Dinner at Murray State's Curris Center.

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Regional Headlines
1:37 pm
Fri July 3, 2009

Education Commissioner Finalists Named

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Regional Headlines
11:51 am
Fri July 3, 2009

Fatal Crash in Hopkins County

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