Regional Headlines
2:19 am
Tue December 16, 2008

Paducah Woman Dies in Car Crash

Paducah, KY – Wintry mix on the roadways has claimed the life of a West Paducah woman. 36-year-old Melissa Trimble died from injuries sustained in a one-vehicle accident on U-S Highway 62. Trimble lost control of her vehicle this morning due to ice and sleet on the roadway, striking a utility pole. Trimble was the sole occupant of her vehicle, and was not believed to be using her seatbelt.

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2:18 am
Tue December 16, 2008

Beshear Touts Philanthropy Commission

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear says the current economic climate requires innovative solutions to public funding priorities. Therefore, he's creating the Kentucky Commission on Philanthropy, to find ways to meld public and private resources for state needs.

"But let me be clear. This is not the private sector supporting Frankfort. These are local organizations and people who will be investing in local programs that support local communities."

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2:11 am
Tue December 16, 2008

Travel Cuts

Frankfort, KY – Proposed budget cuts in Kentucky could make it more difficult for travelers and tourists to find their way around the commonwealth. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh explains.

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2:10 am
Tue December 16, 2008

Transportation Officials Respond to Winter Roadways

Murray, KY – A state transportation official says the response to inclement weather has hit few snags today. Public Information Officer for Kentucky's Transportation Cabinet says last night's precipitation mostly consisted of sleet. He says sleet is better than freezing rain, which often causes downed power lines or trees. The sleet did bring with it a minor setback.

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2:08 am
Tue December 16, 2008

Winter Roadways See Fewer Accidents

Paducah, KY – Despite some nasty weather last night and this morning, transportation officials say things went pretty smoothly. Keith Todd is the public information officer for the state transportation cabinet. He says temperatures warmed slightly and motorists took the necessary precautions on the road this morning, which made for relatively safer roadways.

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Newscasts
11:34 pm
Mon December 15, 2008

The 1204 Newscast on December 16, 2008. From WKMS News.

Murray, KY – The 1204 Newscast on December 16, 2008. From WKMS News.

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Datebook
11:32 pm
Mon December 15, 2008

A datebook of regional events for Dec. 16, 2008. From WKMS.

Murray, KY – A datebook of regional events for Dec. 16, 2008. From WKMS.

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Regional Headlines
11:31 pm
Mon December 15, 2008

APSU Receives Grant

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Local Features
10:19 am
Mon December 15, 2008

Remembering Eva Baker Watson

Murray, KY – Kate Lochte remembers the late WKMS commentator Eva Baker Watson of Golconda, Illinois, through Ms. Watson's own poems.

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Newscasts
9:01 am
Mon December 15, 2008

The 806 Newscast on December 12, 2008. From WKMS News.

Murray, KY – The 806 Newscast on December 12, 2008. From WKMS News.

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