Regional Headlines
3:32 pm
Mon August 10, 2009

Sixth suspect in Hopkinsville Beating Murder

Christian, KY – A sixth suspect has been charged with murder in the beating of John Wayne Lyle. 20 year old Quartez J. Lynch was arrested by Hopkinsville Police last Friday. One adult and four were juveniles have already been charged. Lynch is being held at Christian County Jail with a bond set at 500,000 dollars. Next week court officials will decide whether to send Lynch's case to a Grand Jury.

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Local Features
2:47 pm
Mon August 10, 2009

Kentucky Budget

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Kentucky – With Kentucky's unemployment rate soaring, citizens' income and spending have been reduced. The proof is in sagging state sales tax and individual income tax collections. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the numbers.

On June 30, the state ended fiscal 2009 with a balanced budget, but in July, revenue receipts for the first month of fiscal 2010 were off four percent. Road fund receipts for July were down eight percent.

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Newscasts
1:47 pm
Mon August 10, 2009

The 104 Newscast on August 10, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, KY – The 104 Newscast on August 10, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Newscasts
10:13 am
Mon August 10, 2009

The 806 Newscast on August 10, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, KY – The 806 Newscast on August 10, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Datebook
10:12 am
Mon August 10, 2009

A datebook of regional events for August 10, 2009 from WKMS.

Murray, KY – A datebook of regional events for August 10, 2009 from WKMS.

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Regional Headlines
8:41 am
Mon August 10, 2009

Clarksville Aggravated Kidnapping

Clarksville, TN – A Clarksville man was charged over the weekend with aggravated kidnapping and burglary. Police allege 25-year-old Belvin Williams forced a 19-year-old male at gunpoint to knock on an apartment door. When the occupants opened the door, Williams forced his way inside. He accused two males of breaking into his car, pointing a handgun at them. He then fled the scene but was quickly located by police.

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Regional Headlines
8:38 am
Mon August 10, 2009

New Metropolis Alderman/Budget Woes

Metropolis, IL – Newly-appointed Metropolis alderman Kim Corzine Brown attends her first City Council meeting tonight after being chosen by Mayor Billy McDaniel to take over her late father's unexpired term. She and fellow aldermen are expected to begin confronting the city's first budget deficit since Harrah's Casino was built in the early 1990's. Metropolis faces a $2 million shortfall since the riverboat posted a two percent drop in revenues this quarter.

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Regional Headlines
8:37 am
Mon August 10, 2009

Fort Campbell Welcomes Home Vietnam Vets

Fort Campbell, KY – Since the start of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, soldiers who have returned to Fort Campbell has been greeted by waving flags, an Army band and plenty of family and friends. That was not the case in the 1960s and early '70s, when there was very little support for many Vietnam veterans returning from combat.

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8:34 am
Mon August 10, 2009

Deck Shuffling

Kentucky Public Radio?s Tony McVeigh.

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear is moving some of his top aides around, as he prepares to enter the second half of his first term. We get details from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional Headlines
8:32 am
Mon August 10, 2009

Illinois man drowns at Kentucky Lake

Kentucky Lake, – Officials say a southern Illinois man has drowned at Kentucky Lake. Kentucky Fish And Wildlife say 21-year-old Bradley Staley of Norris City drowned on Saturday evening. His body was recovered yesterday. A spokesperson for the Department of Fish and Wildlife says Staley had jumped off a cliff before the drowning was reported.

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