Heritage http://wkms.org en Hopkinsville International Festival Celebrates Global Heritage This Weekend http://wkms.org/post/hopkinsville-international-festival-celebrates-global-heritage-weekend <p>The Hopkinsville International Festival will be held March 7 from 4-8PM and March 8 from 10AM to 6PM at the James E. Bruce Convention Center. Parks and Recreation will host a "Creation Station" where participants can design their own kites. Other festival activities include a virtual Tour de France, multilingual stories, an international pageant, international food vendors, a photo booth, door prizes, and more.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Christian County Chamber's Yasamin&nbsp;</span>Ausenbaugh<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> visits with Kate </span>Lochte<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp; on</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;"> Sounds Good</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;for a preview</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 20:02:59 +0000 Kate Lochte 39065 at http://wkms.org Hopkinsville International Festival Celebrates Global Heritage This Weekend A Historical Ghost Walk in the Murray Cemetery http://wkms.org/post/historical-ghost-walk-murray-cemetery <p>Sons of Confederate Veterans member Sandy Forrest stops by our studio to talk about Saturday's (October 19) Ghost Walk and Historical Tour of the Murray City Cemetery, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm, during which Civil War era Confederate soldiers and local citizens tell their stories. <a href="http://kyscv.org/">See more about the Kentucky Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans.</a></p><p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 21:08:58 +0000 Kate Lochte 35735 at http://wkms.org A Historical Ghost Walk in the Murray Cemetery 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 Murray DAR hosts Daniel Boone Scholar Talk http://wkms.org/post/murray-dar-hosts-daniel-boone-scholar-talk <p>Against a backdrop of the Progressive Era, including presidential elections, campaigns for equal suffrage, war in Europe and opening the Panama Canal, Daughters of the American Revolution in North Carolina initiated a project to mark the trail of Daniel Boone that enabled America's Western Movement. Daniel Boone Scholar, Randell Jones, wrote "Trailing Daniel Boone - Marking Daniel Boone's Trail 1912 to 1915." The Captain Wendell Oury Chapter of the DAR invited Mr. Jones to Murray to learn more about his book. Mr. Jones speaks with Kate Lochte.</p><p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 17:45:45 +0000 Kate Lochte 31989 at http://wkms.org Murray DAR hosts Daniel Boone Scholar Talk