David Holt is a musician, storyteller, historian, and a TV and radio host. If you listen to WKMS on Sunday’s, you may have heard him as the host of Riverwalk Jazz. But, as a musician in his own right, Holt is a four-time Grammy winner, and he’s a renowned storyteller and music historian. He will be entertaining at the Pennington Folk Festival in Princeton next weekend. Gary Pitts spoke with him about his upcoming performance. Click here for more information about the festival.
We have a report of a multi-vehicle crash blocking traffic on I-24 Westbound at the Ohio River Bridge in Paducah. Officials have set up a detour at Exit 3, rerouting to US 45 and the Irvin Cobb Bridge, but no commercial trucks are allowed on this route. Officials estimate it will take another four hours to restore traffic across the bridge.
Police arrested a Paducah Middle School softball coach yesterday after learning about an alleged inappropriate relationship with a 14-year old girl. 27-year-old Sammy Montgomery is charged with third-degree rape and first-degree sexual abuse.
Everyone knows about the wave of lawmakers that came onto the national scene four years ago riding the Tea Party ticket. There’s no better example of that than right here in our own backyard with Senator Rand Paul. And as we come up on Tuesday’s primary election, it’s apparent that the Tea Party movement is still influential. But how has that affected the Republican Party on down the line in state and local level elections? Gary Pitts spoke with Dr. Scott Lasley, an Associate Professor of Political Science at Western Kentucky University to find out.