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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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Wednesday, August 28

Aug 29, 2013
MSU

The Rowan County school board approves a four percent property tax increase. The Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky wants to improve access to healthy food in the region…and the National Resources Defense Council says much of the crop losses suffered in Kentucky last year could have been prevented. 

Sunday, Sept. 1 @ 4pm 
Monday, Sept. 2 @ 12pm 

A look at one of the turning points of the Civil Rights struggle 50 years later: the assassination of Medgar Evers. With poetry by Frank X. Walker, music of 1963 and historical accounts. From WUKY

Tuesday, August 27

Aug 28, 2013
MSU

Boyd County deputies make a drug bust at the Ashland Bus Depot. Kentucky’s commissioner for business development says the state should be at pre-recession employment levels by the end of this year…and Rowan County Judge Executive Jim Nickell says the county may explore new options for raising revenue in light of a stagnant economy. 

MSU

August 28th -- Chuck Mraz talks to retiring Rowan County Jailer, Don Hall. 

Monday, August 26

Aug 27, 2013
MSU

State police probe a fatal fire in Powell County. Coal county judge executives tell Kentucky lawmakers they need more money from the state’s coal severance tax…and Ashland officials hope a new initiative retains the businesses now operating in the city. 

MSU

August 27th -- Chuck Mraz talks to MSU Football Coach Rob Tenyer about the 2013 season. 

Home opener: Thursday (8/29) @ 7pm versus Pikeville (Ky.)            

Friday, August 23

Aug 26, 2013
MSU

Governor Beshear has signed a new redistricting bill into law. A pavilion may be constructed for the Rowan County Farmer’s Market…and Alison Grimes and Mitch McConnell debate health care during separate appearances at the Kentucky State Fair. 

Morehead State University’s Center for Regional Engagement, Morehead Small Business Development Center and the Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce will present 12th Annual Regional Entrepreneur Conference.

The event will be held Thursday, Sept. 5, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Morehead Conference Center.

Registration is $15 per person and includes lunch. 

The Regional Entrepreneur Conference is a one-day event for the small business owner and entrepreneur providing professional development and encouraging economic growth.

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Five state agencies overspent their budgets during the past fiscal year by nearly $22,000,000…That’s what state budget officials told House and Senate members of the Appropriations and Revenue Committee last week. Those agencies were the Kentucky State Fair Board, State Police and the Departments of Parks, Public Advocacy and Natural Resources.

The shortfall in the State Police budget was said to be $7,000,000. John Hicks is deputy state budget director. He says the KSP has been hurt by higher fuel costs…

#504 Show Summary (I’d Walk a Mile from a Camel Show):

The latest research indicates that camels may be the source of the virus that causes Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, a deadly respiratory infection in the Middle East. This show is full of surprises, from rural Kentucky’s lower rates of heavy drinking to the influence of the moon on your sleep. Keep your vaccinations up-to-date, stay away from camels, and enjoy this week’s show.

Thursday, August 22

Aug 26, 2013
MSU

MSU

August 23rd -- Chuck Mraz speaks with members of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UK-Morehead. 

Open House & Registration 
Thursday, September 12 
1-2:30 pm 
Morehead United Methodist Church, Wesley Hall

MSU

August 23rd -- Chuck Mraz speaks with Rowan County Judge Executive Jim Nickell about the recent fiscal court meeting.

Harry Nilsson, a man who followed his own path. He was part iconoclast and part storyteller, and his curiosity, sense of humor and dramatic flair led him to create an extremely wide range of music.

Friday Special, Aug 23rd @ 7pm on MSPR

Wednesday, August 21

Aug 22, 2013
MSU

The Kentucky House of Representatives has approved new legislative boundaries for House districts. Authorities are declining comment on the reason they searched the home and office Tuesday of Morgan County Judge Executive Tim Conley…and Maysville will be the setting for the release Thursday of a new study on the economic impact of investing in historic buildings in Kentucky. 

Tuesday, August 20

Aug 21, 2013
MSU

State Representative Rocky Adkins says he is considering moving into the newly-formed 99th House District so he can continue representing Morehead. Oil production in Kentucky increases 37 percent over the past year…and repairs are being made to the Paramount Arts Center in Ashland. 

Monday, August 19

Aug 20, 2013
MSU

AK Steel and the United Steelworkers Union at the Ashland mill have ratified a new, 18-month contract. Morehead’s mayor says the city needs to act soon to improve its sewer and wastewater system.…and the Lawrence Street Bridge in Ironton could be re-opened in a couple of weeks. 

#504 Show Summary (Politically Correct Death Panels Show):

Cancer screening will change dramatically in the US over the next year, as we stop treating things that don’t kill people and start screening for lung cancer, the number one cancer killer. This show is about establishing our priorities in cancer screening. We also talk about blow darts, the benefits of coffee, and Alzheimer’s villages.

MSU

August 16, 2013 -- Chuck Mraz speaks with Morehead Mayor David Perkins about the recent city council meeting. 

Friday, August 16

Aug 19, 2013
MSU

The Kentucky Legislature begins its special session on redistricting Monday. Attorney General Jack Conway says he doesn’t think the company planning to build the Bluegrass Pipeline has the right of eminent domain…and Ohio’s July unemployment rate holds steady at just over seven percent. 

Thursday, August 15

Aug 19, 2013
MSU

One-hour radio special looks back on Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff's influence on the music and culture of Philadelphia.

Wednesday, August 14

Aug 15, 2013
MSU

A truck driver was not hurt this morning when his tractor-trailer flipped on its side near Rowan County High School. Morehead State University’s president says the school must continually adapt its curriculum to meet changing needs…and Grayson has a new police chief. 

Tuesday, August 13

Aug 14, 2013
MSU

Mountain Edition audio for Tuesday, August 13:

Monday, August 12

Aug 13, 2013
MSU

Ashland’s 12th Street Bridge has been re-opened. Its director says the Paramount Arts Center had a six-million dollar impact on the Tri-State’s economy last year…and a signature business in Salyersville has been destroyed by fire. 

MSU

August 9th, 2013 -- Chuck speaks with author Marvin Brown about the book "How to Meet and Talk to Anyone Anywhere... Anytime..."

Dr. Donna Grigsby Show

Aug 12, 2013

#503 Show Summary (Dr. Donna Grigsby Show):

Dr. Grigsby is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Chief of the Division of General Academic Pediatrics at the University of Kentucky. She is concerned that our children are overusing stimulants such as caffeine and ADHD medications, while forgetting basic health habits such as getting enough sleep before a test. If you didn’t wake up in time for our show, take a listen to this rebroadcast.

Friday, August 9

Aug 12, 2013
MSU

Kentucky state police have arrested a Rowan County man in connection with a shooting Thursday afternoon near Morehead. Ashland will extend water service to about 4,500 Boyd County residents who are customers of the Big Sandy Water District…and two officers at the Chillicothe Correctional Institution have been placed on administrative leave after a prisoner hanged himself. 

Thursday, August 8

Aug 12, 2013
MSU

Audio for Mountain Edition: Thursday, August 8

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