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Poetry Foundation

May 21, 2018 -- John Peale Bishop enjoyed a successful career as a writer and critic, though he is perhaps more known today for the friends he made during his lifetime. A poet, critic, and the author of both a novel and a collection of short fiction, Bishop travelled in circles that included Robert Penn Warren, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Allen Tate, and Edmund “Bunny” Wilson, whose contributions to North American literary criticism have become almost legendary.

Neurofibromatosis

May 21, 2018

A Montgomery County Woman hopes to raise awareness about a disorder that affects her son.  WMKY’s Leeann Akers has the story. 

Greg Jenkins

Morehead State Public Radio (WMKY, 90.3FM) will take a nostalgic trip back to the past with a new program exploring the 'golden years of radio.'

Leon Smothers is the creator, writer and host of “That Was Radio.”

In addition to providing an overview of radio programs from the 1930s through 1950s, “That Was Radio” will go behind the programs to explore the personalities and events that inspired and shaped those programs. Along the way, the series will examine how the shows were made, and discuss their importance and impact on radio.

Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will celebrate Free Fishing Weekend June 2-3.

Free Fishing Weekend, an annual event since 1992, offers residents and non-residents the opportunity to fish Kentucky waters without a license or permit. Limits on the size and number of fish that anglers may keep still apply. Additionally, anglers may keep trout without possessing a trout permit during free fishing weekend.

St. Claire Regional Medical Center

The community is invited for a rockin' good time at the St. Claire Foundation's Signature Event. "Rockin' & Rollin' on Railroad Street” is scheduled for Friday, June 15 at the Morehead Conference Center.

Kick off your evening on Railroad Street with the opening reception at 6 p.m., featuring hors d'oeurves and an open bar offering a variety of beers, wines and bourbons. Enjoy an amazing dinner prepared by St. Claire's Aramark at 7 p.m., followed by musical entertainment, dancing and a live auction! A cash bar begins at 7:30 p.m.

St. Claire Regional Medical Center

Do you know a child who struggles with day-to-day interactions such as initiating conversation and reading social cues? Learning appropriate social skills can help children function better at home, school and in the community.

St. Claire HealthCare will offer FREE Social Skill Builder camps this summer to help rising preschooler through 6th graders with their social skills. SCH’s licensed occupational therapists

Kentucky State Parks

Kentucky is a hidden gem of Southern fare, featuring one-of-a-kind restaurants and chefs specializing in local ingredients and distinctive cuisine.

With the newly announced Better in the Bluegrass culinary tourism initiative, nine regional signature meals, culinary trails and hosting of the upcoming season of Top Chef, Kentucky continues to grow as a must-visit destination for all food lovers.

The Better in the Bluegrass culinary tourism initiative encourages guests to learn about the unique cultural aspects of each region that in turn contribute to their signature dishes.

Spokesman Review

When trying to catch a glimpse of an eagle in its nest, Kate Slankard reminds people to keep their distance and make visits brief.

“It’s natural to be excited when we see an eagle in the wild,” said Slankard, an avian biologist with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources’ non-game division. “But we don’t want to stay so long that we disturb them.”

Researchers have documented more than 150 pairs of nesting eagles in Kentucky this season.

Dr. Kip Guy show

May 16, 2018

Growing up in rural Mississippi, Kip Guy decided he wanted to do scientific research. He headed to the West Coast, began working on a more environmentally friendly way to make the cancer drug Taxol, and developed collaborations all across the country.

biography.com

May 16, 2018 -- American stage and film actor who appeared in more than 90 films over six decades and created quintessential American heroes known for their integrity.

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A daily radio feature using general interest pieces, often of literary or historic significance.
In the tradition of "All Things Considered", "Morning Edition" and "The World", MSPR Radio presents "Mountain Edition".
Health Matters focuses on the health care needs of the mountain region. The weekly program is a co-production of MSPR and the Northeast Kentucky Area Health Education Center.