Society http://news.wkms.org en Kentucky At-Risk Youth Agency's President Resigns Following Inquiry http://news.wkms.org/post/kentucky-risk-youth-agencys-president-resigns-following-inquiry <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><em><a href="http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-risk-youth-agencys-president-resigns-following-inquiry">See the full report at WFPL.</a></em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The president of Kentucky’s largest nonprofit agency for at-risk and foster children is leaving her post in the aftermath of an internal investigation of her performance.</span></p><p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:11:42 +0000 James McNair & R.G. Dunlop 39882 at http://news.wkms.org Kentucky At-Risk Youth Agency's President Resigns Following Inquiry Murray Half Marathon to Bring Traffic Disruptions http://news.wkms.org/post/murray-half-marathon-bring-traffic-disruptions <p>The Murray Half Marathon is set to take place this weekend. Motorists should be aware of several road closures and detours in place for runner safety. Traffic disruptions will occur from 7 a.m. Saturday morning until about 10:45 a.m.</p><p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:30:47 +0000 Parker Franklin 39833 at http://news.wkms.org Murray Half Marathon to Bring Traffic Disruptions Symphony Declines Barbecue on the River Contract http://news.wkms.org/post/symphony-declines-barbecue-river-contract <p>The Paducah Symphony declined the contract to operate the Paducah Barbecue on the River Beer Garden this fall after managing it for 19 years.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Roger Truitt, </span>PSO<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> president, felt the Symphony did not have enough options.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“We were told absolutely it’s not negotiable,” he said. “We were offered take it or leave it. And so, we’re not going to take it.”</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span>PSO<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says the nonnegotiable contract made it too difficult to deal with increasing costs, weather related issues, and the 500 plus volunteer hours required for the event.</span></p><p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:00:14 +0000 Lance Dennee 39831 at http://news.wkms.org Symphony Declines Barbecue on the River Contract IFHF Reaches Milestone for Ft. Campbell Traumatic Brain Injury Center http://news.wkms.org/post/ifhf-reaches-milestone-ft-campbell-traumatic-brain-injury-center <p>Ft. Campbell Kentucky's Center to Diagnose and Treat Traumatic Brain Injury has hit a construction milestone. Kate Lochte speaks with Arnold Fisher, a family representative of the national fundraising effort, Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund. The center will provide diagnosis and treatment for wounded, injured and ill military heroes while creating programs for rehabilitation and recovery.</p><p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 19:20:52 +0000 Kate Lochte 39788 at http://news.wkms.org IFHF Reaches Milestone for Ft. Campbell Traumatic Brain Injury Center Downtown Murray's Main Street Reopened to Traffic http://news.wkms.org/post/downtown-murrays-main-street-reopened-traffic <p>KY 94/Main Street through downtown Murray is now clear to traffic after more than a month of closure at the intersection of 4th street stemming from February's building collapse.</p><p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:21:55 +0000 Rob Canning 39766 at http://news.wkms.org Downtown Murray's Main Street Reopened to Traffic Human Remains Found In Livingston County http://news.wkms.org/post/human-remains-found-livingston-county <p></p><p>The Kentucky State Police is investigating the discovery of human remains in Livingston County.</p><p>A hiker discovered a human skull on the banks of the Tennessee River Monday while he was searching for arrowheads.</p><p>Investigators responded to the area and recovered the skull along with multiple other items. The Livingston County Coroner is assisting in determining the identity of the remains. Foul play is not suspected.</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 12:22:06 +0000 John Walker 39635 at http://news.wkms.org Human Remains Found In Livingston County Hopkins Co. Sheriff Hit with Cease and Desist Request from County Attorney http://news.wkms.org/post/hopkins-co-sheriff-hit-cease-and-desist-request-county-attorney <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Hopkins County Attorney Todd </span>P’Pool<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has slapped Sheriff Frank Latham with a cease and desist request after allegedly threatening legal action against the </span>Madisonville<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Police Department over jurisdiction gripes.</span></p><p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 21:22:57 +0000 John Null 39621 at http://news.wkms.org Hopkins Co. Sheriff Hit with Cease and Desist Request from County Attorney LaSalvia Presents "Homocon" Tonight at Murray State http://news.wkms.org/post/lasalvia-presents-homocon-tonight-murray-state <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Jimmy </span>LaSalvia<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is longtime political activist and strategist, founder of&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">GOProud - a political action group representing gay conservatives</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, and frequent guest on CNN,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">MSNBC, FOX News</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;and</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;network TV. He speaks with Kate Lochte&nbsp;on Sounds Good ahead of his presentation "Homocon: A Gay Conservative's View from the Trenches of the Culture Wars," tonight at 7:30 at Murray State University in the Curris Center's Barkley Room. This event is sponsored by LGBT Programming, MSU Alliance, and the President's Commission on Diversity and Inclusion.</span></p><p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:07:48 +0000 Kate Lochte 39583 at http://news.wkms.org LaSalvia Presents "Homocon" Tonight at Murray State Carmen Lowry on Social Change and Empowerment Initatives http://news.wkms.org/post/carmen-lowry-social-change-and-empowerment-initatives <p>Carmen Lowry's humanitarian work with the International Rescue Committee has recently taken her to Lebanon and Iraqi Kurdistan. Her focus is programming involving social change, empowerment, and addressing gender-based violence. She visits Kate Lochte on <em>Sounds Good </em>to speak about her work.</p><p></p><blockquote><p> "You know, I think what really drives me in this work is this notion that we can really make a difference, that we can create a world where people are valued, a world where, in particular, women are valued, where we don't have that level of violence."</p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 18:54:31 +0000 Kate Lochte 39485 at http://news.wkms.org Carmen Lowry on Social Change and Empowerment Initatives Learning and Volunteering Opportunities at MSU Women's Center http://news.wkms.org/post/learning-and-volunteering-opportunities-msu-womens-center <p>This month, the Murray State Women's Center seeks items for their adopted agency, Needline. They're also hosting a Celebrate Women Luncheon in the MSU Women's Center, with door prizes and more. The Director of Murray State's Women's Center Abigail French visits <em>Sounds Good</em>&nbsp;to talk about its learning and volunteering opportunities.</p><p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 20:57:05 +0000 Kate Lochte 39469 at http://news.wkms.org Learning and Volunteering Opportunities at MSU Women's Center