Lexington, KY – UK plans to graduate one of the victims of Comair Flight 5191 postumously. Scarlett Parsley Hooker would have been scheduled to graduate this weekend had she not been on that flight. As graduate students of the University of Kentucky's College of Health Sciences receive their diplomas on Saturday, they will pause to remember and honor a classmate whose life was cut short by the Comair Flight 5191 tragedy. Kentucky Public Radio's Bryan Bartlett has the story.
Murray, KY – This week's offering at Paducah's Maiden Alley Cinema pushes the envelope for an American movie-going public accustomed to the glossy romance or cartoon violence of most movies about the Mafia. "Gomorrah" is an unflinching Italian film based on a non-fiction book about the Neapolitan crime syndicate, the Camorra. For them, life revolves around power and money, but is as cheap as it gets. Todd Hatton spoke with Maiden Alley's Larry Thomas about "Gomorrah."
Murray, KY – Someone with a criminal record may find that trying to start their life over again is an uphill battle. Carrie Pond brings us this story about a non-traditional student at Murray State University who overcame the odds. Her name is Debbie, and thanks to a local charity's support and her own determination to use her mistakes to help others, Debbie graduates tomorrow... with honors.
Murray, KY – The annual Celebration of Hope for breast cancer survivors, usually held on the first Monday after the Kentucky Derby, is fast becoming a tradition here in the Commonwealth. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh explains.