Native American http://wkms.org en Wickliffe Mounds Open for 10th Season as State Historic Site http://wkms.org/post/wickliffe-mounds-open-10th-season-state-historic-site <p>Native Americans now called Mississippian culture lived at the confluence of the Ohio&nbsp;and Mississippi&nbsp;Rivers around 1100 to 1350 AD. Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site offers a window on this ancient community. Park Manager Carla Hildebrand spoke with Kate Lochte about this season's opening, Tuesday, April 1.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 16:56:00 +0000 Kate Lochte 39580 at http://wkms.org Wickliffe Mounds Open for 10th Season as State Historic Site Trail of Tears 175th Anniversary Observed at MCLIB http://wkms.org/post/trail-tears-175th-anniversary-observed-mclib <p>The Indian Removal Act of 1830 brought more than 15,000 Cherokee through the WKMS service region. &nbsp;Thursday at 7 p.m. the McCracken County Public Library presents the president of the Kentucky Trail of Tears Association, Alice Murphree of Hopkinsville, in observance of this year's 175th Anniversary of the Trail of Tears, part of the removal of native peoples from lands east of the Mississippi. &nbsp;Ms. Murphree tells Kate Lochte more about the research she's done to certify sites on the Trail.</p><p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 21:27:19 +0000 Kate Lochte 33932 at http://wkms.org Trail of Tears 175th Anniversary Observed at MCLIB MSU Archaeologist on New Findings at Poverty Point http://wkms.org/post/msu-archaeologist-new-findings-poverty-point <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tracy Ross speaks with Anthony </span>Ortmann<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Murray State </span>Archaeologist<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, contributing to new thinking about the prehistoric earthworks at Poverty Point. These were built about 3500 years ago on the edge of the Mississippi floodplain in northeastern Louisiana. One of the mounds stands 72-feet high and has a base almost the size of 10 football fields. They speak about how Anthony came to work at Poverty Point and why the site is historically significant, also, new findings and research about the site. </span><a href="http://www.nps.gov/popo/index.htm" style="line-height: 1.5;">Click here for more about Poverty Point and how to visit</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 20:48:14 +0000 Tracy Ross 33337 at http://wkms.org MSU Archaeologist on New Findings at Poverty Point Afternoon Round-Up 5/25/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-52512 <p><strong>Today on NPR:</strong> Some patients that <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2012/05/24/153583423/whats-up-doc-when-your-doctor-rushes-like-the-road-runner">doctors are in too big of a hurry</a>. That is troubling &mdash; and frustrating &mdash; to physicians who feel that they are already packing more into every workday and are stretched thin by paperwork.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Four Rivers Region:</strong></p> Fri, 25 May 2012 21:18:14 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 18133 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 5/25/12