Martin, TN – Former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales got a mixed reception during a speech at University of Tennessee Martin last night. Gonzales resigned in 2007 amid accusations that he authorized the torture of terrorism suspects. The Jackson Sun reports A group of about 35 students protested the speech, in which Gonzales stressed the importance of education and also defended the Bush administration's handling of the War on Terror.
Marion, KY – Bobby Martin and his son Turner Martin have been in the sawmill business for sometime. Their Marion, Kentucky company, Turner and Conyer Lumber has been in operation for more than 55 years. Their latest addition to the business, is a fairly new concept in this part of the state. In 2006, Turner Martin began researching wood pellet power. Because of their current business focus, Martin sees it as a logical choice.
Murray, KY – The H1N1 virus has started to affect several college campuses across the nation. Murray State has been spared so far with only about 60 confirmed seasonal flu like cases. But what about those students that are perfectly healthy, but just don't want to go to class? Caleb Campbell has more on how some students could be using the swine flu as an excuse to skip out on education.
Murray, KY – Tuesday at 8 p.m. (Oct. 27) Murray State dedicates a brand new keyboard instrument in a Lovett Auditorium Concert featuring the University Concert Choir with a special guest accompanist. Kate Lochte asks the Director of the University's Choral Activities, Dr. Bradley Almquist, how Murray State acquired this new jewel in the Music Department's inventory.