scholarship http://wkms.org en Irish Historian is Guest Speaker at MSU Beasley Banquet http://wkms.org/post/irish-historian-guest-speaker-msu-beasley-banquet <p>Murray State's Department of History hosts the The Fourth Annual Beasley Scholarship Banquet, featuring guest speaker Joe Lee, Professor&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">of Irish Studies: Director of the&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Glucksman</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Ireland House at New York University. Proceeds benefit the T. Wayne Beasley Memorial History Scholarship.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">MSU History Department Faculty Member Dr. Bill Mulligan speaks with Kate </span>Lochte<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> about banquet on <em>Sounds Good</em>.</span></p><p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 21:14:12 +0000 Kate Lochte 39306 at http://wkms.org Irish Historian is Guest Speaker at MSU Beasley Banquet Afternoon Round-Up 5/31/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-53112 <p><strong>Today on NPR: </strong>While &quot;<a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/05/30/154004728/banned-in-idaho-five-wives-vodka-says-it-meant-no-offense">Five Wives Vodka</a>&quot; is made and sold in Utah, officials in Idaho have decided its name and label might offend both Mormons and women.</p><p><strong>Four Rivers Region:</strong></p><p>Construction begins next summer on a <a href="http://wkms.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/post/paducah-marina-project-moves-forward">massive marina and riverfront project</a> in downtown Paducah.</p> Thu, 31 May 2012 21:05:42 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 18193 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 5/31/12 Daviess County Leader on Coal Scholarshi​p Program http://wkms.org/post/daviess-county-leader-coal-scholarshi-p-program <p>Daviess County Judge-Executive All Mattingly hopes western Kentucky coal counties will soon be included in a new coal tax college scholarship program.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 31 May 2012 18:24:39 +0000 Kevin Willis 18186 at http://wkms.org Daviess County Leader on Coal Scholarshi​p Program Eastern Kentucky College Scholarships http://wkms.org/post/eastern-kentucky-college-scholarships <p>Governor Steve Beshear has released four million dollars for scholarships to Eastern Kentucky college students in a move to counteract a legislative stalemate.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 29 May 2012 21:45:37 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 18160 at http://wkms.org Eastern Kentucky College Scholarships Afternoon Round-Up 5/2/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-5212 <p><strong>Today on NPR: </strong>Known as &quot;the spray man,&quot; 23-year-old Nour Hatem Zahra helped organize protests and spray-painted anti-government slogans around Damascus, the Syrian capital. <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/05/02/151852095/a-syrian-graffiti-artist-defiant-until-death">He died this week after security forces shot him.</a> Hundreds of mourners attended his funeral.</p><p><strong>Kentucky:</strong></p> Wed, 02 May 2012 21:10:35 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 17836 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 5/2/12 Appalachia Scholarship Proposal at Risk http://wkms.org/post/appalachia-scholarship-proposal-risk <p>A plan to create scholarships for college students in the Appalachian region is in danger after the Senate removed the funding in its budget proposal.&nbsp; The scholarship program was intended as a compromise after a bill to move the University of Pikeville into the state university system couldn&rsquo;t garner enough support.&nbsp; It would give college juniors and seniors money to attend private universities or public university partnerships in the Appalachian region to finish their education.&nbsp; The House&rsquo;s version of the budget funded the scholarships with coal severance tax m Mon, 26 Mar 2012 12:33:39 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 17362 at http://wkms.org Appalachia Scholarship Proposal at Risk