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3:01 am
Thu October 9, 2008

Woman's Club Forum Tonight

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2:12 am
Thu October 9, 2008

Healthcare Costs Rise for Marshall County

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1:41 am
Thu October 9, 2008

James Marine Worker

Paducah, KY – Emergency crews rushed a James Marine worker to the hospital after he fell from a dry dock Wednesday night. The McCracken County Sheriff's Department confirms the man slipped and fell approximately 20 feet while working on the side of a dry dock. Upon arrival at the scene, crews found the man unconscious and not breathing. A sheriff's deputy and firefighter pulled him to safety.

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Regional Headlines
1:40 am
Thu October 9, 2008

Montgomery County Ranks Higher for Insured

Regional Headlines
1:40 am
Thu October 9, 2008

Executive Inn Search

Paducah, KY – Information from former Executive Inn employees prompted last week's search and property seizure. Police confiscated computers, file drawers, ledgers, and paperwork. The search warrant, filed by Commonwealth Attorney Tim Kaltenbach, shows deposits for 500 room reservations for the April quilt show in bank accounts controlled by hotel owner Bhupinder Singh. The Paducah Sun reports prior to the October 2 search, police were investigating the whereabouts of at least 40-thousand-dollars collected for room deposits. (The Paducah Sun)

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Regional Headlines
1:39 am
Thu October 9, 2008

KY Persists for Farmer Aid

Kentucky – A Kentucky legislative committee Wednesday approved a resolution asking the federal government to give financial assistance to Kentucky farmers affected by drought and wind damage resulting from Hurricane Ike. The resolution reinforces a recent request for federal relief assistance by Governor Steve Beshear and Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer. The Palmer Index released Monday indicates Western Kentucky needs 5-inches of above-normal rainfall to end the current drought.

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Regional Headlines
1:42 am
Wed October 8, 2008

Ham Fest Preview

Murray, KY – The 32nd Annual Trigg County Ham Festival starts Friday. Officials expect around sixty thousand people to attend the three day event in downtown Cadiz, KY. The Ham Festival was the home of the 1998 World's Largest Ham Biscuit. A replica will be baked and sold Saturday. Hear a full report on the festival from Angela Hatton next week on WKMS.

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Regional Headlines
11:49 pm
Tue October 7, 2008

Hopkins County Smoking Ban

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Regional Headlines
11:48 pm
Tue October 7, 2008

Todd Faces More Trials

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10:16 am
Tue October 7, 2008

Flags At Half-Staff for Ft. Campbell Soldier

Murray, KY – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday in honor of a Fort Campbell soldier who died in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense reports Chief Warrant Officer Michael Slebodnik died September 11 when the aircraft he was piloting received enemy fire. He will be interred at Arlington National Cemetery on Wednesday.

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