Commentary

Scott Ellison

Murray, KY –

Scott Ellison here with the FLW Outdoors Lakeland Fishing Report

Kuttawa, Ky – Those bathtub rings on the shorelines of our lakes testify to changing lake levels. Alan Wade is a member of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, and next he explains how varying water levels affect boating.

Justice Bill Cunningham, kybar.org

Murray, KY – A decade ago, many communities in our region suffered a similar problem. Their downtowns were dying. Old buildings had fallen into disrepair, and many historic places faced extinction. But revitalization efforts have sprung up in many towns, such as Murray's Main Street Program, Paducah's Renaissance Alliance, and Princeton's Paint the Town. Supreme Court Justice Bill Cunningham is an advocate for city preservation. Cunningham praises the citizens who've had the vision to keep history alive.

Murray, KY – Last month, Senate Bill 9 - also known as The Ultrasound Bill - and several other pro-life measures that would strengthen the Kentucky's abortion laws were struck down by the Health and Welfare Committee. Commentator Richard Nelson says the denial of ultrasound informed consent treats Kentucky women as second-class citizens.

Murray, KY – Part 3 of the FLW Outdoors Fishing Report. Bass and crappie fishing in our region should be improving soon, but high water is an issue. Here's Scott Ellison with more.

Murray, KY – Part 2 of the weekly FLW Outdoors Fishing Report, with Scott Ellison. Fisherman are getting restless, but today we hear about a few anglers getting out there and what they've caught.

SCOTT ELLISON HERE WITH THE WEEKLY FLW OUTDOORS FISHING REPORT

Murray, KY – The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources has proposed a "first ever" hunting season on sandhill cranes to begin during the 2011/2012 hunting season. Hap Chambers is a volunteer with the US Fish and Wildlife Service at Clarks River National Wildlife Refuge Environmental Education Program with more about the crane hunt.

I am here to speak to you about sandhill cranes

Murray, KY – English author Thomas Fuller wrote "We never know the worth of water till the well is dry." In the past decade, we've seen a well-spring of green projects cropping up across the world. Most of these have the interest of sustainability and preservation at heart, but not all of them are financially feasible. Commentator Richard Nelson says alternative energy is a likely solution to our future needs, but some green projects cost too much of another kind of green to be economically worthwhile.

Western Kentucky – Today we begin a new series, the FLW Outdoors Fishing Report, with Scott Ellison. In this inaugural piece we meet Scott and learn more about FLW Outdoors in Benton.

Hello, my name is Scott Ellison. In the weeks ahead, I'll be bringing you the latest news on fishing in the Four Rivers area, with particular emphasis on Kentucky and Barkley Lakes.

Murray, KY – WKMS Station Manager Kate Lochte has an update on federal funding for public media:

As you are most likely aware, the U.S. House of Representatives has passed H.R. 1, the Continuing Budget Resolution that eliminates federal funding for public broadcasting. We anticipated this outcome and have already implemented a strategy to preserve federal funding for public service media as the bill heads into the Senate. Early next week the Senate will begin work on its version of the bill.

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