Afternoon Stock Report
6:47 am
Mon February 23, 2009

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

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

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Newscasts
4:13 am
Mon February 23, 2009

The 404 Newscast on February 23, 2009. From WKMS News.

Murray, KY – The 404 Newscast on February 23, 2009. From WKMS News.

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Regional Headlines
3:55 am
Mon February 23, 2009

Fire Claims Three Lives

Benton, KY – Officials have confirmed three fatalities in a Marshall County house fire early this morning. Just after 1:30 am, emergency workers responded to the blaze in the 400th block of Little Bear Highway. Officials had previously released reported only one death from the fire. Marshall County Sheriff Kevin Byers has withheld details pending family notification. Officials are still working to determine the cause of the fire.

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3:55 am
Mon February 23, 2009

Webasto to Close

Murray, KY – Murray's Webasto Roof Systems plant will be closing its doors permanently. The company had made auto parts for the ailing national automotive industry. The Murray Ledger and Times reports the company will begin phasing out its 52 employees April 20 and will close their doors permanently July 15. Murray-Calloway County Economic Development President Mark Manning says Webasto will be missed, but hopes to see a larger company move into the building they're leaving behind.

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Regional Headlines
3:43 am
Mon February 23, 2009

Transportation Cabinet Cautions Drivers

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials are warning drivers to use extra caution while cleanup crews work along roads throughout the region. Spokesman Keith Todd says debris clearing efforts will continue for more than a month. Crews are working from sunrise to sunset through at least April 6. Utility workers are reporting people moving traffic cones and barricades required for road closures. Violators face $50 fines for such offenses.

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Newscasts
2:40 am
Mon February 23, 2009

The 104 Newscast on February 23, 2009. From WKMS News.

Murray, KY – The 104 Newscast on February 23, 2009. From WKMS News.

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Regional Headlines
2:20 am
Mon February 23, 2009

School Dental Care

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Datebook
11:58 pm
Sun February 22, 2009

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

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

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Regional Headlines
11:49 pm
Sun February 22, 2009

Mall Planned for Oak Grove

Oak Grove, KY – The Christian County Town, Oak Grove, could soon become a regional retail hotspot. Hopkinsville realtor Dave Sturges says a group of out-of-state investors has unveiled their plans to construct a 100-million-dollar shopping mall in the north end of Oak Grove near Fort Campbell. Sturges says the group is waiting for various approvals from the city to begin groundbreaking, but he hopes that will happen sometime this year. It will take at least two more years to complete construction.

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Local Features
11:45 pm
Sun February 22, 2009

The Life of Ellis Wilson

Murray, KY – In 1899, Ellis Wilson was born to Frank and Minnie Wilson, a barber and a cleaning lady living in a black Mayfield community called "The Bottom." Raised in the midst of poverty and racism, young Wilson encountered a life in Western Kentucky that would later provide him with subject matter for his future artistic career. In his later years, he reflected upon it with a nostalgia others might not have understood.

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