HAZARD, Ky. — Larry Trent was just one of the 154 or more inmates who died in a Kentucky jail during the past 6½ years.Arrested on July 5, 2013, in his car outside a Hazard doughnut shop, the 54-year-old Trent told police he drank “about four beers and mouthwash” before driving to the store with his 10-year-old grandson.Booked into the Kentucky River Regional Jail, Trent couldnt post bond, so he remained in custody. Four days later, he was dead, allegedly the victim of a fatal beating by two...
Our next Sounds Good Live Lunch features Nashville band Great Peacock on Friday, October 9 at 11 a.m. This group's duo-harmony heavy, guitar-driven sounds blend rootsy, folk-Americana with super-sized arena pop/rock. You can call them a folk band, "but don't expect them to make music for campfires or square dances" they write on their website. Hear them live at WKMS and watch the live video web stream here.
Starting this Tuesday at Noon, WKMS News partners with WFPL in Louisville and Kentucky Public Radio to begin airing live interviews with the three candidates for Kentucky Governor. The interviews will be conducted by WFPL’s Rick Howlett and Ryland Barton, Frankfort bureau chief for Kentucky Public Radio. Schedule:
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The Old Farmer's Almanac is the longest published periodical in North America, in continuous publication since 1792. Their 2016 edition was released in September and Tracy Ross speaks with Senior Associate Editor, Sarah Perreault about the new issue, methodologies for weather forecasting and work underway on the 2017 anniversary issue.