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Greg Jenkins

Operations Director

Greg Jenkins has been the Operations Director at MSPR since 1999. Greg is a 1996 graduate of Morehead State University with a BME in Music Education and received a Masters of Science in Industrial Technology in 2008. Greg oversees training, scheduling, and evaluation of the student board operator staff, preparation of the daily traffic logs and serves as weekday classical music host. He is also the webmaster of the MSPR website and maintains MSPR's webstreaming and podcasting.

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Governor Matt Bevin will deliver his 2017 State of the Commonwealth Address before a joint session of the Kentucky House and Senate this Wednesday (2/8/17) at 7 pm. Audio provided by Kentucky Educational Television.

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February 7, 2017 -- John Deere was an American blacksmith and manufacturer who founded Deere & Company, one of the largest and leading agricultural and construction equipment manufacturers in the world.    

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February 6, 2017 -- Thomas John "Tom" Brokaw is an American television journalist and author, best known as the anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News from 1982 to 2004.

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February 3, 2017 -- James Albert Michener was an American author of more than 40 books, the majority of which were fictional, lengthy family sagas covering the lives of many generations in particular geographic locales and incorporating solid history.     

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February 2, 2017 -- Albert Sidney Johnston served as a general in three different armies: the Texian Army, the United States Army, and the Confederate States Army. 

Radio Spirits

  • Nick Carter Master Detective
  • Les Paul Show    

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February 1, 2017 -- John Ford was an American film director. He is renowned both for Westerns such as Stagecoach, The Searchers, and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, as well as adaptations of classic 20th-century American novels such as the film The Grapes of Wrath.     

Using as many annoying words from 2016 as we possibly can, our transformational trio examines new earwax guidelines, Valerian root supplements, blood pressure targets for senior citizens, and we end in a rousing patriotic argument about the differences between Democrats and Republicans. With hastily formed conclusions and gross oversimplification, this show fulfills our pledge to make America grate again.

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January 31, 2017 -- John Henry O'Hara was an American writer. He first earned a reputation for short stories and later became a best-selling novelist before the age of thirty with Appointment in Samarra and BUtterfield 8.    

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January 30, 2017 -- Gene Hackman was born on January 30, 1930, in San Bernardino, California. He dropped out of high school to join the Marines, and then studied acting at the Pasadena Playhouse Theatre. Hackman's breakout film was Bonnie and Clyde. His famous performances include Popeye Doyle in The French Connection and Lex Luther in Superman. Hackman has received two Oscars. He has since retired from acting.

Fine Art America

  • Martin and Lewis
  • Love Story Magazine    

January 27, 2017  

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January 26, 2017 -- Maria Augusta von Trapp, also known as Baroness von Trapp, was the stepmother and matriarch of the Trapp Family Singers. She wrote The Story of the Trapp Family Singers which was published in 1949.    

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January 25, 2017 -- Edwin Newman was an American newscaster, journalist, and author. After beginning his career with the wire services and serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, Newman worked in radio for CBS News.

Mariah Carey moments. We’ve all had them. They are times when our electronics stop us from doing something (such as singing) that we should have been able to do anyway. You’ve seen the cashier desperately trying to calculate your change, the computer failing to record something you should have been able to write down on the scrap of paper, etc. We at Health Matters have had our share over the Christmas holidays, so we bring you this hastily prepared overview of thyroid disease, Christmas falls, cold-weather injuries, rudeness, and cancer deaths. Should be fun.

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January 24, 2017 -- Ernest Borgnine was an American film, television, character and voice actor whose career spanned more than six decades. He was noted for his gruff, yet calm voice, Machiavellian eyebrows and gap-toothed Cheshire cat grin. 

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January 23, 2017 -- John Hancock was an 18th century U.S. merchant who was president of the Continental Congress and the first person to sign the Declaration of Independence.

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January 20, 2017 -- Friederike Victoria "Joy" Adamson was a naturalist, artist and author. Her book, Born Free, describes her experiences raising a lion cub named Elsa

Old Time Radio Downloads

  • Box 13
  • Pat O’Daniel & The Hillbilly Boys    

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January 19, 2017 -- Jean Stapleton was an American character actress of stage, television and film. Stapleton is best known for having portrayed Edith Bunker, the long-suffering, yet devoted wife of Archie Bunker, on the 1970s sitcom All in the Family.   

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January 18, 2017 -- Daniel Hale Williams was an African American general surgeon, who in 1893 performed the second documented successful pericardium surgery to repair a wound.    

Dr. Jicha is what everyone hopes a medical professor will be:  a person so fully invested in his patients and his scientific research that he sees both clinical care and research work as the same thing – trying to help his patients. Enjoy an hour with him as he explains risk factors, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

Tip:  Alzheimer's disease is the sixth leading cause of death in Kentucky.  We have 69,000 people with Alzheimer’s disease, and over 1400 Kentuckians died of Alzheimer’s disease in 2013.

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January 17, 2017 -- Mack Sennett was a Canadian-born American director and actor and was known as an innovator of slapstick comedy in film. During his lifetime he was known at times as the "King of Comedy".  

January 16, 2017 -- André Jules Michelin was a French industrialist who, with his brother Édouard, founded the Michelin Tyre Company (Compagnie Générale des Établissements Michelin) in 1888 in the French city of Clermont-Ferrand.  

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