Kentucky’s Bourbon industry has nearly doubled its workforce in the last two years, employing more than 15,000 people. It now contributes $3 billion in gross state product to the economy each year, up 67 percent from 2012, according to a new report on Kentucky’s distilling industry.
The Kentucky Heritage Council, Preservation Kentucky Inc. the Kentucky Main Street Program and Paducah Main Street invite the public to a full day of information and discussion about the historic preservation of downtown Paducah this Saturday at Maiden Alley Cinema and the River Discovery Center. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with Kentucky Heritage Coun […]
This documentary originally aired in 2011.An hour-long WKMS News production about the Union and Confederate confrontations, battles and tribulations in the Four Rivers Region, featuring a full performance cast.Listen to this documentary:Cast:
Anheuser-Busch has filed a lawsuit in Franklin County Circuit Court to speed along an appeal process for the company’s disputed application to self-distribute in Owensboro. AB is asking the court to order the Kentucky Alcoholic Beverage Control malt beverage administrator to immediately grant the company the license and rule on AB’s motion to dismiss appeals […]
Murray State University hosts a teach-in today titled "Eracism 101," an effort in advancing the community in conversation on race in a positive way. Tracie Gilbert, Minority Teaching Fellow in the MSU Department of Psychology, English & Philosophy says the lack of touching the topic of race and racism fosters ignorance and that aversion and den […]
The US Department of Energy has resumed possession of the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant from the former United States Enrichment Corporation following a ceremony this morning. This marks the end of the year-long process after USEC announced it would no longer enrich uranium in May of 2013.
This story is part of the New Boom series on millennials in America.So your child moved back in with you after graduation, and it seems like she will never leave. Or worse, you're sending rent checks each month while she searches for jobs in the big city.You often find yourself wondering if she will ever grow up. You're concerned that your child is […]
Kentucky U.S. Representative Ed Whitfield has asked President Barack Obama to call for an immediate travel ban from West African countries affected by Ebola. Whitfield says recent events have tragically demonstrated how U.S. transportation networks can serve as conduits for dangerous pathogens. “Ebola appears to be spreading even within the hospital setting […]
On October 30, the Calloway County Public Library hosts a meet and greet with local and state legislators, to spread awareness about the importance of local libraries and their educational services. Sandy Linn stops by Sounds Good with a preview of the event and also reflects on fall break activities and the Fort Donelson Community Discussion Group's re […]