Western Kentucky – Osceola Dawson isn't a household name today, but in her time, this Western Kentucky lady's one-of-a-kind voice carried like the wind into the ears of the American public. Jacque Day explores the life of this Renaissance woman, African American author, New York-trained soprano, activist for racial equality, and nationally known speaker who appeared on Edward R. Murrow's original This I Believe program in the 1950s.
Murray, KY – You've heard the advance promotion of next week's Shakespeare Festival at Murray State and hopefully you can make the live performances in Lovett Auditorium and other events. Kate Lochte speaks with Shakespearean scholar Dr. Rusty Jones of Murray's Department of English and Philosophy.
Benton, KY – Kentucky Lieutenant Governor Dan Mongiardo will attend the unveiling of Marshall County's new hospital Sunday. Mongiardo plans to speak at the hospital's grand opening. Public Relations and Foundation Director Marica Smith says the new hospital doubles the size of the old facility. Smith says construction costs came in at about 31 million dollars. Operations begin at the new Marshall County Hospital March 8.
Murray, KY – Director Jonathan Demme's film "Rachel Getting Married" garnered a Best Actress nomination for Anne Hathaway at last Sunday's Oscars, but it also has a solid ensemble cast and a sharp script from Jenny Lumet, daughter of legendary director Sidney Lumet. Todd Hatton spoke with Larry Thomas talk about the film, on offer this week at Maiden Alley Cinema in Paducah.