Afternoon Update
4:35 pm
Mon June 18, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 6/18/12

Today on NPR: Organizers of the National Hollerin' Contest in Spivey's Corner, N.C., started the annual competition to preserve the disappearing art of hollerin' — a complex form of yelling that sounds like Tarzan's jungle call.

Around the Commonwealth:

The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights is offering education workshops on fair housing to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals across the commonwealth this week.

A two person team of travelers visits Murray today as part of the Rand McNally USA Today Best of the Road competition.

A decades-long court fight between a Christian health organization and the Kentucky state government is drawing the ire of some Tea Party activists.

A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to resume hanging steel on the new US 60 Ledbetter Bridge next Monday.

Tennessee:

Obion County Tennessee Commissioners will allow three rural communities to provide membership-based fire service to their local customers.