Murray, KY – The Fulbright Scholarship program is a prestigious award that allows educators to exchange ideas and experiences across cultures. Murray State Associate Professor of Music Dr. Stephanie Rea is one of 3 M-S-U faculty members to receive a Fulbright Scholarship in the past year. Rea just returned to campus after a five-month stay in Frankfort, Germany, and she sits down with Chris Taylor to tell us more about her work.
Madisonville, KY – Officials say the city of Madisonville has received partial reimbursement for ice storm expenses. FEMA has sent payment of nearly 1-point-6 million dollars for protective measures, debris clean-up, and electrical repairs. The money will be used to repay bank loans the city had taken out to cover the work. FEMA has certified up to 2.2 million dollars in eligible ice storm-related expenses for Madisonville.
Murray, KY – Disc Golf courses are found in all fifty states and a number of countries abroad. It's a physically accessible sport for all age and athletic ranges, attracting a diverse group of players. The object of the game is to traverse a course from beginning to end in the fewest number of throws. Think golf, with a heavy Frisbee. Chris Taylor meets up with a Murray State student who's taken his favorite hobby to a higher level.
Murray, KY – The H1N1 rumor mill spreads far and wide. Whether it's elementary schools turned to ghost towns after parents keep their kids at home, or the idea of quarantining infected college students in old dormitories, panic can spread quickly. Rebecca Feldhaus speaks with Kathie Hunt, the Purchase District Health Department Preparedness Coordinator about the area's plan for the threat of H1N1.