Commentary
12:27 pm
Tue July 14, 2009

Commentary: "I don't want to be amused to death"

MURRAY, KY – We have a well-entertained electorate.

There has never been so many people with so many ways to amuse themselves than Americans today. John Lennon is quoted as saying that life is what happens when you're busy making other plans. Sometimes I think life is what happens when we're busy being entertained.

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Regional Headlines
12:04 pm
Tue July 14, 2009

LBL Bridge Designs Unveiled

Cadiz, KY – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear today unveiled the design for two long-planned bridges in Land Between the Lakes. The new Kentucky and Barkley Lakes bridges will cost an estimated 178 million-dollars. The new four lane bridges will also include a sidewalk and bike path. Officials are set to begin work in 2011. These bridges replace the current structures which are nearly eighty years old. The entire US 68 corridor reconstruction, including the bridges project, is expected to be complete by late 2017.

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10:18 am
Tue July 14, 2009

Man Hit by Train; Lives

Paducah, KY – A P&L train hit a man early this morning in the Reidland area. 27-year-old Bradley Hess of Missouri was apparently laying on the edge of the railroad tracks behind Papa John's Pizza on Clarks River Road. He was hit by the oncoming train, which was moving at 25-30 miles per hour. The train's engineer immediately called 911. Hess was admitted to Western Baptist Hospital with head injuries.

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9:01 am
Tue July 14, 2009

McNutt Files 2 Lawsuits

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8:49 am
Tue July 14, 2009

Former Mayfield Doctor Pleads Guilty

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Press Releases & Events
5:36 pm
Mon July 13, 2009

WKMS Increases News Service Region-Wide

Murray, KY – Murray, KY- 91.3 WKMS-FM, Murray State's listener-supported public radio service and NPR affiliate, is increasing its news service to the region. Beginning Monday, July 13, WKMS weekdays are all news and information through 7 p.m.

"This new line-up has been in discussion since the events of 9-11" says WKMS Program Director Mark Welch, "when many new listeners discovered that National Public Radio News and WKMS deliver comprehensive international, national, regional and local news."

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Newscasts
5:24 pm
Mon July 13, 2009

The 504 Newscast on July 13, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, KY – The 504 Newscast on July 13, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Afternoon Stock Report
4:19 pm
Mon July 13, 2009

The Afternoon Stock Report on July 13, 2009. From WKMS.

Murray, KY – The Afternoon Stock Report on July 13, 2009. From WKMS.

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Datebook
4:08 pm
Mon July 13, 2009

A datebook of regional events for July 13, 2009. From WKMS.

Murray, KY – A datebook of regional events for July 13, 2009. From WKMS.

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Newscasts
4:05 pm
Mon July 13, 2009

The 404 Newscast on July 13, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, KY – The 404 Newscast on July 13, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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