Afternoon Stock Report
5:05 pm
Tue June 23, 2009

The Afternoon Stock Report on June 23, 2009. From WKMS.

Murray, KY – The Afternoon Stock Report on June 23, 2009. From WKMS.

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Newscasts
5:03 pm
Tue June 23, 2009

The 404 Newscast on June 23, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, KY – The 404 Newscast on June 23, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Regional Headlines
3:33 pm
Tue June 23, 2009

Tanker Crash Closes Lanes

Mayfield, KY – Northbound lanes of the Purchase Parkway outside of Mayfield have reopened after a fiery tanker truck crash that killed the driver. State police dispatcher Marie Hart says the crash occurred around 5 AM this morning when the tanker ran off a Parkway bridge, landing on U.S. Highway 45. She says the tanker was empty but caught fire on impact. Graves County Coroner Phillip McClain identifies the driver as 42-year-old Timmy Byas of LaCenter. He says no one else was in the tanker. No other vehicles were involved in the crash.

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Regional Headlines
3:31 pm
Tue June 23, 2009

Mills Sentenced for Death of Murray Man

Murray, KY – A New Concord woman faces another year in prison for the vehicular death of a Murray man. Judge Dennis Foust sentenced Jamie Mills to five years in prison yesterday on charges of reckless homicide. Mills and Prosecutors reached a plea agreement that leaves her with one year left to serve. Police originally charged Mills with second degree manslaughter after she allegedly caused a fatal automobile accident in 2007 that killed Steve McReynolds.

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3:13 pm
Tue June 23, 2009

Henderson's Ellis Park Closing Its Doors

Henderson, KY – This year will be the last for Henderson's Ellis Park thoroughbred horse racing track. The site will close for good on Labor Day this year.

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Regional Headlines
3:09 pm
Tue June 23, 2009

Fort Campbell Detonation Produces Little Bang

Fort Campbell, KY – A planned detonation at Fort Campbell went off just before noon today without many noticing. The detonation consisted of three consecutive explosions that were part of a training exercise. Fort Campbell had previously warned residents of surrounding communities that the detonation could possibly cause damage to their homes. Public Affairs Officer Cathy Gramling says the explosions were neither felt nor heard at the offices on base.

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Regional Headlines
3:07 pm
Tue June 23, 2009

Former Student-Teacher's Trial Scheduled

Murray, KY – The sex abuse case against a former Murray State student-teacher will go to trial September 16. John Millwood faces numerous charges, including first-degree sexual abuse. He allegedly had sex with an underage student while working as a student teacher at Calloway County Schools. Millwood also faces charges of tampering with physical evidence, cultivation of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Kentucky state law prohibits a person in a position of authority to have sexual contact with a person under 18.

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2:43 pm
Tue June 23, 2009

Slots Dead, Beshear Speaks

Frankfort, KY – Gov. Beshear says he just dropped by to thank House Democrats for their hard work during the special session. But he says the session's not over yet. Three issues are still pending.

"Number one, we need to balance this budget. Secondly, we need to pass the economic incentives legislation and thirdly, we need to pass the bridges legislation."

On defeat of the slots bill, Beshear says he's still weighing his options.

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Newscasts
1:03 pm
Tue June 23, 2009

The 104 Newscast on June 23, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, KY – The 104 Newscast on June 23, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Datebook
10:28 am
Tue June 23, 2009

A datebook of regional events for June 23, 2009. From WKMS.

Murray, KY – A datebook of regional events for June 23, 2009. From WKMS.

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