Paducah, KY – The Museum of the American Quilters Society in Paducah is hosting the exhibit, "Quiltmaking that Saw Us through the War Years, 1941-1945," through December 15th. Todd Hatton brings us this story on the kinds of quilts on display and what they say about the nation that made them.
Murray, KY – The Murray State University Jazz Ensemble presents an All-Gershwin concert next Tuesday at 8 p.m. Mark Welch spoke with the ensemble's director - Todd Hill.
Murray State University will be hosting "An Evening of Music" by George Gershwin on Tuesday, November 17 in Lovett Auditorium at 8pm. There will be several performances by the MSU Jazz Band and Orchestra as well as a piano soloist Kala Dunn. There is no admission fee.
Mayfield, KY – In October, the federal Census Bureau reported Kentucky's poverty rate at 17.3 percent. That's 4 points higher than the national average. With many families in western Kentucky struggling to pay for housing, focus on proper nutrition can fall to the wayside. An increased need for food assistance has prompted agencies in the region to step up efforts to help feed the hungry. Angela Hatton reports.
Murray, KY – Rebecca Feldhaus spoke with Erin Silliman who portrays Dido in this weekend's performance of Dido and Aeneas at MSU's Performing Arts Hall in the Fine Arts Building. The performances are Friday November 13th at 8pm, Saturday, November 14th at 3:30 and 8pm, and wraps up on Sunday November 15th at 3:30pm.
Grand Rivers, KY – Kentucky Lock Project Manager Don Getty looks forward to 2016 when the renovations on the Kentucky Lock and Dam conclude. Getty has been an employee at the Nashville Army Corps of Engineers for 27 years. His extensive work with this project started in 1998. He says the new additions will improve the ease in water transportation.
Murray, KY – In a tight budget year for many organizations and corporations, community needs are on the rise. The Murray Calloway County United Way has been traditionally a fundraising organization for specific agencies that support the community in various ways. This year though marks a change in direction for the local organization. Chad Lampe finds out more with the United Way's Director of Resource Development Aaron Dail.