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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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Library of Congress

February 26, 2018 -- John George Nicolay was a German-born American who served as private secretary to US President Abraham Lincoln and later co-authored a biography of the 16th President. He was a member of the German branch of the Nicolay family. 

BBC

  • Adventures of Horatio Hornblower (Protecting the Convoy)
  • Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (Gyro Cosmic Relatinator)
  • Adventures in Research (King of Ice)  

Public Domain

February 23, 2018 -- Arabella Churchill was the mistress of King James II, and the mother of four of his children. She was a daughter of Sir Winston Churchill, an ancestor of the Prime Minister of the same name, and Elizabeth Drake. 

Poetry Foundation

February 22, 2018 -- Giorgos Seferis was a Greek poet-diplomat. He was one of the most important Greek poets of the 20th century, and a Nobel laureate

library.princeton.edu

February 21, 2018 -- Charles Scribner I was a New Yorker who, with Isaac D. Baker, founded a publishing company that would eventually become Charles Scribner's Sons. 

MSU

biography.com

February 20, 2018 -- Ansel Easton Adams was an American photographer and environmentalist. His black and white landscape photographs of the American West, especially Yosemite National Park, have been widely reproduced on calendars, posters, books, and the internet

February 19, 2018 -- Each year beginning on February 1, an entire month of events are planned nationwide honoring the history and contributions of African Americans.

Old Time Radio Researchers Group

  • A Date With Judy (Frank Sinatra Movie)
  • Dr. Tim Detective (Poisoner at Large)
  • Lou Holtz Laugh Club (Horse Race)  

Public Domain

February 16, 2018 -- Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard is a poem by Thomas Gray, completed in 1750 and first published in 1751. The poem’s origins are unknown, but it was partly inspired by Gray’s thoughts following the death of the poet Richard West in 1742. 

http://www.haroldarlen.com

February 15, 2018 -- Harold Arlen was an American composer of popular music who composed over five-hundred songs, a number of which have become known worldwide.

Public Domain

February 14, 2018 -- Margaret Eloise Knight was an American inventor, notably of the flat-bottomed paper bag. She has been called "the most famous 19th-century woman inventor".

biography.com

February 13, 2018 -- Grant Wood was an American painter best known for his paintings depicting the rural American Midwest, particularly American Gothic, an iconic painting of the 20th century.

MSU

britannica.com

February 12, 2018 -- George Meredith was an English novelist and poet of the Victorian era. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature seven times.

Old Radio

  • Bill Stern’s Sports Reel (Babe Ruth)
  • 1940 Kentucky Derby (Gallahadion)
  • Comic Weekly Man   

biography.com

February 9, 2018 -- Joseph Frank Pesci is an American actor, comedian and singer. Known for portraying tough, volatile characters, in a variety of genres.

Early Birds of Aviation, Inc.

February 8, 2018 -- Thomas E. Selfridge was a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army and was the first person to die in an airplane crash.

biography.com

February 7, 2018 -- Laura Ingalls Wilder was an American writer known for the Little House on the Prairie series of children's books released from 1932 to 1943 which were based on her childhood in a settler and pioneer family.

MSU

poetryfoundation.org

February 6, 2018 -- Christopher Marlowe was an English playwright, poet and translator of the Elizabethan era. Marlowe was the foremost Elizabethan tragedian of his day.

Lincoln Collection

February 5, 2018 -- Nancy Hanks Lincoln is best known as the mother of United States President Abraham Lincoln. 

February 2, 2018  

Moviefone

  • Incredible, But True (Human Atmosphere)
  • Babbitt Sisters (Martha Wentworth, Noreen Gammill)
  • The Sealed Book (King of The World)

Smoking Musket

Welcome to this broadcast of the Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, recorded by Morehead State Public Radio on February 1, 2018 at the Morehead Conference Center.

This program features Tony Pence, Dir., Downtown Morehead, Inc. and Aric Andrew, Pres./CEO, Luckett & Farley.

Introduction provided by Jami Hornbuckle, President, Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce.

Thanks to the Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce and the Morehead Conference Center.  

biography.com

February 1, 2018 -- Dame Muriel Spark was a Scottish novelist, short story writer, poet and essayist. In 2008, The Times named Spark as No. 8 in its list of "the 50 greatest British writers since 1945". 

biography.com

January 31, 2018 -- Zane Grey was an American author and dentist best known for his popular adventure novels and stories associated with the Western genre in literature and the arts; he idealized the American frontier. 

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