LBL's Special Events Coordinator Cindy Earls and Public Affairs Specialist Denise Schmittou join Kate Lochte in the studio to talk about special 4th of July events at Land Between the Lakes this weekend. At The Homeplace, attend events including decorating the house and dinner on the ground (bring a picnic lunch), raise the Liberty Pole and join Kentucky Statesman Henry Clay. Enjoy old-time music by The Dixie Volunteers, tales by Don Bailey, patriotic crafts, games, and refreshments. Click here for more information (PDF).
It's the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg and while you might not make it to the Pennsylvania battlefield to watch some of the many reenactments happening over the next few days, Kate Lochte speaks with Lisa Kelly of Earthcam to explain how you can watch the reenactment on one of earthcam's many live streaming cameras.
Officials with the West Kentucky and Tennessee Telecommunications Cooperative say they are nearing the halfway point in a project to provide the region with high-speed fiber-optic service.
The more-than $120 million project has 700 miles of broadband cable left to install, leaving the final, and lengthier exchange process left. Officials in 2009 announced a switch from the slower copper lines to the 20 percent faster fiber-optic cable.
WK&T Marketing and Sales Manager Michael Lee says that was an important decision for the company’s more-than twenty-thousand customers.
A new study of domestic violence in Tennessee last year found women were nearly two times more likely to be victimized than men and children were the victims in 16% of all family violence cases. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation put out a report this week analyzing crime statistics from law enforcement agencies across the state.
Political leaders in drug-plagued Kentucky say they're pleased that retailer Urban Outfitters has stopped selling flasks, shot glasses and pint glasses that look like prescription pill bottles. The state's top leaders, including Gov. Steve Beshear and U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers, chairman of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, had joined in a push to get the retailer to pull the items, saying they could encourage teens to misuse prescription meds.
Murray Tourism and Convention Center’s Executive Director Erin Carrico previews Murray’s Freedom Fest with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good. Freedom Fest kicks of Friday, June 28 with a street fair featuring vendors and a free outdoor concert by Matty McRee and Clarence Dobbins. Saturday's events include a parade, kid's activities, a 5k, and one of western Kentucky's largest fireworks displays. See more at TourMurray.com.