Alissa Keller http://wkms.org en Lights, Camera, Action! Historic Theatres of Hopkinsville on Display http://wkms.org/post/lights-camera-action-historic-theatres-hopkinsville-display <p>"Lights, Camera, Action!&nbsp;Hopkinsville Goes to the Show" &nbsp;is the featured summer exhibit at the Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Chrsitian&nbsp;County. Executive Director Alissa Keller takes us on a walk through the history of Hopkinsville's&nbsp;early 20th century theatres, including the first "moving picture show" and the first "air cooled" building on<em> Sounds Good</em> today.</p><p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 21:00:36 +0000 Kate Lochte & Matt Markgraf 42174 at http://wkms.org Lights, Camera, Action! Historic Theatres of Hopkinsville on Display The 22nd Annual Edgar Cayce Hometown Seminar http://wkms.org/post/22nd-annual-edgar-cayce-hometown-seminar <p>Hopkinsville native Edgar Cayce&nbsp;became a household name for allegedly possessing strange powers of mental telepathy. His purported psychic abilities to answer questions on health and other personal problems while in a trance garnered him worldwide fame. Museums of Hopkinsville Director Alissa&nbsp;Keller joins Kate on <em>Sounds Good</em> with events Friday through Sunday (March 28-30) remembering Cayce's legacy in the 22nd&nbsp;annual Edgar Cayce&nbsp;Hometown Seminar featuring experts and a hypnotist.</p><p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 19:11:02 +0000 Kate Lochte 39486 at http://wkms.org The 22nd Annual Edgar Cayce Hometown Seminar 'An Exhibit to Die For' at Pennyroyal Area Museum http://wkms.org/post/exhibit-die-pennyroyal-area-museum <p>Pennyroyal Area Museum Director Alissa Keller has "A Peek Inside the Casket: An Exhibit to Die For" and tells us about Christian County historian William T. Turner recounting the Legend of the Bell Witch on Halloween night.</p><p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 18:37:01 +0000 Kate Lochte 36099 at http://wkms.org 'An Exhibit to Die For' at Pennyroyal Area Museum Pennyroyal Area Museum Faces Tough Financial Year http://wkms.org/post/pennyroyal-area-museum-faces-tough-financial-year <p></p><p>Pennyroyal Area Museum employees are bracing for another difficult financial year, after the Hopkinsville City Council decided to provide 70 percent of the museum’s funding request.</p><p>Museum Director Alissa Keller says she’s thankful for the $35,000 the city did approve at its latest budget meeting, but the museum needs additional funding for building maintenance. Keller says the museum’s 100-year-old building, is in desperate need of repairs.&nbsp;Keller says her current budget won’t be enough to fund the work. Thu, 30 May 2013 20:30:27 +0000 Austin Ramsey 31824 at http://wkms.org Pennyroyal Area Museum Faces Tough Financial Year Exhibit for Hopkinsville African American Educator Rozelle Leavell http://wkms.org/post/exhibit-hopkinsville-african-american-educator-rozelle-leavell <p>Alissa Keller is with us next. She's the Executive Director of the Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County clustered around the Pennyroyal Area Museum at 217 East 9th Street, in the old post office building. The other museums across the street include the Charles Jackson Circus Museum and the Woody Winfree Fire-Transportation Museum. Today's conversation centers on what's happening at The Pennyroyal this month and next. Kate Lochte has the conversation.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 22:03:39 +0000 Kate Lochte 28258 at http://wkms.org Exhibit for Hopkinsville African American Educator Rozelle Leavell