Newscasts
5:08 pm
Mon June 22, 2009

The 404 Newscast on June 22, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, KY – The 404 Newscast on June 22, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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4:36 pm
Mon June 22, 2009

Heat Advisory Warning

Western Kentucky – The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a heat advisory until 9:00 tomorrow evening. The heat index values are expected to reach 105 degrees for most of the day.

Purchase Area District Health Department Director Charlie Ross says during a heat wave like this, people should use common sense when planning activities.

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4:29 pm
Mon June 22, 2009

Henley Votes No on Slots Bill

Ky. Rep. Melvin Henley
www.kentuckylawblog.com

Western Kentucky – Kentucky State Representative Melvin Henley voted "No" on House Bill 2, which if passed would allow Kentucky's horse tracks to operate video lottery terminals. He says he acted in the interest of his constituents, and he doesn't believe it will pass the Senate.

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Regional Headlines
4:25 pm
Mon June 22, 2009

Barkley Ridership Up

Paducah, Ky. – Ridership at Barkley Regional Airport was seven percent higher the first half of June compared to the same time last year. Barkley manager Richard Roof says, 924 passengers flew out of the Paducah-based airport during the reported period, as compared to 863 the first half of June of 2008. He says that's the most passengers to fly out during the first 15 days of any month since October 2007.

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4:07 pm
Mon June 22, 2009

Hickman and Fulton Counties Discuss Merger

Clinton, KY – A local newspaper has resurrected debate about whether Hickman and Fulton Counties should consolidate their governments. Fulton Judge-Executive David Gallagher says residents have talked about merging for many years, but a recent Hickman Courier editorial got government officials discussing the subject. District Judge Hunter Whitesell wrote the article advocating the joining of the Fulton and Hickman for economic reasons. Although, Gallagher feels that the two counties can only achieve limited consolidation at this point.

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Regional Headlines
1:48 pm
Mon June 22, 2009

Tanner Pushes for Nursing Home

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Newscasts
1:08 pm
Mon June 22, 2009

The 104 Newscast on June 22, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, KY – The 104 Newscast on June 22, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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Datebook
12:30 pm
Mon June 22, 2009

A datebook of regional events for June 22, 2009. From WKMS.

Murray, KY – A datebook of regional events for June 22, 2009. From WKMS.

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Regional Headlines
10:53 am
Mon June 22, 2009

Clarksville City Council Ordinance May Ban Dogs From Certain Parks

Clarksville, TN – Residents' complaints are prompting Clarksville officials rethink a new ordinance. The City Council recently approved the first reading of an ordinance allowing the park system to ban dogs from certain parks. A second and final reading is scheduled for later this week. Parks and Recreation Committee Chairman Bill Forrester says he's received overwhelming public response to the measure, with almost all against the ban. The Committee is set to meet Thursday to possibly discuss a compromise.

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Newscasts
10:14 am
Mon June 22, 2009

The 806 Newscast on June 22, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

Murray, KY – The 806 Newscast on June 22, 2009. From the WKMS News Team.

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