Society

Community Inclusion
10:04 am
Mon June 4, 2012

Sensory Friendly Movies: Opening the Theater to Children with Disabilities

wikipedia.org

Going to the movies is one those experiences that everyone should be able to enjoy. You’ve got your popcorn, candy, and an icy Coke. The lights dim, and for the next two hours, you’re in another world. But for some with disabilities, like autism or epilepsy, going to the movies can be almost impossible. Movie theaters all over the country, though, are taking steps to change that. Even here in Murray, the Cheri Theaters have started playing movies that are sensory friendly for children. 

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Society
3:35 pm
Fri June 1, 2012

Paducah Physician Indicted

paducahky.gov

A McCracken County grand jury returned an 11-count indictment this afternoon against Dr. Troy Nelson of Paducah. 

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Society
1:42 pm
Thu May 31, 2012

New Seatbelt Law for 15-Passenger Vans

Governor Steve Beshear has signed legislation requiring vehicles carrying 15 passengers or less to be equipped with seat belts and passengers must wear them. 

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Military
9:20 am
Wed May 30, 2012

Former Soldier Wants Wife to Face Adultery Charge

cia.gov

A former U.S. Army Special Forces officer living in Dubai says he won't come back to the U-S despite a court order to return his 1-year-old daughter.  

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Society
3:45 pm
Tue May 29, 2012

Kentucky Sees Spike In Highway Deaths Over Memorial Day Weekend

Rama

Preliminary statistics from Kentucky State Police indicate this was a very deadly holiday weekend on the Commonwealth’s roadways.  14 people lost their lives Friday through Memorial Day.

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Society
12:13 pm
Tue May 29, 2012

Madisonville Veterans Memorial Construction Faces Obstacles

Veterans Memorial, Madisonville
City of Madisonville, Facebook

A Madisonville veterans’ memorial construction project is running over budget and behind schedule. The memorial at Day Lily Park was originally scheduled to be opened this past weekend. 

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Music
9:36 am
Tue May 29, 2012

New Music Park in Western Kentucky

A new music park is on its way to the town of Hartford, Kentucky.  Entrepreneur Susan Matthews says she’s turning a former country club near the William H. Natcher Parkway into Kentucky Music Park. 

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Events
9:29 am
Tue May 29, 2012

Site Celebrates Jefferson Davis' Birthday

wikipedia.org

The Jefferson Davis State Historic Site in Fairview is marking the sesquicentennial of the Civil War with a commemoration of the Confederate president’s 204th birthday this weekend.  

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Society
4:10 pm
Mon May 28, 2012

Salvage Plan in Process for Sinking Crane, Barges

Traffic remains closed along the Tennessee River at the Ledbetter construction site as authorities develop a salvage plan for a sinking construction barge crane. 

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Society
2:42 pm
Mon May 28, 2012

Memorial Day Road Safety

The Memorial Day Weekend will come to a close at day’s end.  Many people will be traveling home during the day.

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