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The Reader’s Notebook

Weekdays at 9:06 a.m. (Friday at 9:30 a.m.), 12:20 p.m. and 5:44 p.m.

“The Reader’s Notebook” is a daily radio feature using general interest pieces, often of literary or historic significance. Topics will also include science, technology, philosophy, folklore and the arts.

The series is written and hosted by J. D. Reeder, a retired educator, historian, avid reader and regular writer, director, and performer with the Morehead Theatre Guild.

The segments air weekdays at 9:06 a.m., 12:20 p.m. and 5:44 p.m. Each segment will include vignettes about writers, artists and other noteworthy people whose birthdays or other significant events coincide with the date of the program. 

Occasionally, word and phrase origins will be explored, often with a Kentucky connection or include poems and excerpts from other writings associated with the subject of the day.  Each episode will conclude with the phrase: “Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year,” a quotation from noted American poet and essayist, Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Theme music for "The Reader's Notebook" provided by Todd Kozikowski ("Shadows of the Moon"/1997).

Reader’s Notebook Archives: Week of May 18, 2015

Reader’s Notebook Archives: Week of May 11, 2015

Reader’s Notebook Archives: Week of Apr. 27, 2015

Reader’s Notebook Archives: Week of Apr. 20, 2015

Reader’s Notebook Archives: Week of Apr. 13, 2015

The Reader’s Notebook can now be heard three times every weekday on Morehead State Public Radio (WMKY at 90.3FM).

The Reader’s Notebook is a daily radio segment featuring general interest pieces, often of literary or historical significance, including science, technology, philosophy and the arts. Each segment includes significant facts or stories surrounding events coinciding with the date of the program.

The series is written and hosted by J. D. Reeder, a retired educator and regular writer, director, and performer with the Morehead Theatre Guild.

Reader’s Notebook Archives: Week of Mar. 30, 2015

Reader’s Notebook Archives: Week of Mar. 23, 2015

Reader’s Notebook Archives: Week of Mar. 16, 2015

Reader’s Notebook Archives: Week of Mar. 9, 2015

Reader’s Notebook Archives: Week of Mar. 2, 2015

Reader’s Notebook Archives: Week of Feb. 23, 2015

Reader’s Notebook Archives: Week of Feb. 16, 2015

Reader’s Notebook Archives: Week of Feb. 9, 2015

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