Watson http://wkms.org en Muhlenberg County Students Cope with Losing Classmates to Fire http://wkms.org/post/muhlenberg-county-students-cope-losing-classmates-fire <p>In western Kentucky, Friday was a solemn day in the Muhlenberg County School System.&nbsp; Classmates&nbsp; mourned the loss of eight children a day after they died in an early morning fire in the Depoy community.&nbsp;</p><p>Superintendent Randy McCarty spent much of the day at Longest Elementary School, where two of the Watson children attended.</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 21:54:34 +0000 Lisa Autry (KPR) 38420 at http://wkms.org Muhlenberg County Students Cope with Losing Classmates to Fire Watson & Robinson Collection Offers Glimpse into African-American History in Hopkinsville http://wkms.org/post/watson-robinson-collection-offers-glimpse-african-american-history-hopkinsville <p>Kate Lochte speaks with Louise Jones of the Kentucky Historical Society about the Watson &amp; Robinson Families Collection on exhibit at the Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library. The collection features 27 handwritten letters detailing family history information and offers a glimpse into the history of African-American communities in Hopkinsville. A free community event, made possible by the Kentucky Historical Society and the African American Genealogy Group of Kentucky, will be held July 20 at the library. Sessions include open-sharing sessions about the letters, and a special panel discussion on researching African-American roots. For more information, contact the KHS Reference Desk at 502-564-1792, extension 4460, or email <a href="mailto:KHSrefdesk@ky.gov">KHSrefdesk@ky.gov</a>.</p><p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 16:42:21 +0000 Kate Lochte 32900 at http://wkms.org Watson & Robinson Collection Offers Glimpse into African-American History in Hopkinsville