Society http://news.wkms.org en Kentucky Horse Park Names Interim Director http://news.wkms.org/post/kentucky-horse-park-names-interim-director <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Kentucky Horse Park Commission has chosen Ted Nicholson - no relation to retiring director John Nicholson - to serve as interim director of the Horse Park.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ted Nicholson will begin his tenure in May and serve until a permanent executive director is hired later this year. He is currently a partner with a horse racing consultant firm.</span></p><p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:31:20 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 40095 at http://news.wkms.org Kentucky Horse Park Names Interim Director (Update - Preliminary Hearing Date Set) Trice Charged with Additional Sexual Offenses http://news.wkms.org/post/update-preliminary-hearing-date-set-trice-charged-additional-sexual-offenses <p>Update:</p><p>Trice's preliminary hearing has been set for May 7th.</p><p></p><p>Original story:</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Murray High School assistant basketball coach and teacher’s assistant charged with five counts of third degree rape against an underage student has been charged with additional sexual offenses.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:05:13 +0000 Troy Taylor 40056 at http://news.wkms.org (Update - Preliminary Hearing Date Set) Trice Charged with Additional Sexual Offenses Spring & Summer Events at Calloway County Public Library http://news.wkms.org/post/spring-summer-events-calloway-county-public-library <p>Calloway County Public Library's Sandy Linn joins Tracy Ross on <em>Sounds Good</em> for an update on Spring events and activities at the library. They preview the upcoming presentation by local author Bobbie Smith Bryant, Zumba classes and the children's summer reading series.</p><p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:27:56 +0000 Tracy Ross 40039 at http://news.wkms.org Spring & Summer Events at Calloway County Public Library Calloway's Relay For Life Kicks Off Tonight http://news.wkms.org/post/calloways-relay-life-kicks-tonight <p>Calloway County's Relay For Life will begin tonight at 7 in Murray’s Cherry Expo Center.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Over its 15+ years, the relay has honored those affected by cancer while raising donations toward a cure. This includes survivors, caretakers and those who have lost their lives to the disease.</span></p><p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:51:17 +0000 Parker Franklin 39990 at http://news.wkms.org Calloway's Relay For Life Kicks Off Tonight Ephemera Paducah Hosts Card-Making Project for Troops http://news.wkms.org/post/ephemera-paducah-hosts-card-making-project-troops <p>This Saturday (April 19), Ephemera Paducah hosts a card-making day following Operation Write Home guidelines. Kristen Williams joins Kate Lochte on<em> Sounds Good </em>with details about the 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. event providing deployed troops hand-made greeting cards to send back home to loved ones.</p><p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:31:39 +0000 Kate Lochte 39959 at http://news.wkms.org Ephemera Paducah Hosts Card-Making Project for Troops McCracken Animal Shelter Task Force Recommends Partnership with Humane Society http://news.wkms.org/post/mccracken-animal-shelter-task-force-recommends-partnership-humane-society <p>McCracken County’s Animal Shelter Task Force is recommending the Humane Society there partner with the county’s animal control.&nbsp;&nbsp;The plan, approved by the task force 6 to 3&nbsp;Tuesday and sent to the Fiscal Court,&nbsp;has one director overseeing the operations of both Animal Control and Humane Society operations.</p><p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:19:00 +0000 Lance Dennee 39951 at http://news.wkms.org McCracken Animal Shelter Task Force Recommends Partnership with Humane Society 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