2012

Society
1:33 pm
Fri January 4, 2013

W KY Historians consider what will make our region's history books for 2012

The cargo vessel Delta Mariner following its January 2012 collision with the Eggners Ferry Bridge over Kentucky Lake
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Todd Hatton speaks with history professors, and history authors, Dr. Duane Bolin of Murray State University and Berry Craig of West Kentucky Community and Technical College, about what you might find in the "2012" chapter of our region's history books.

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Culture
10:00 am
Mon November 26, 2012

December 21 and 'The Maya Sense of Time'

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Are we just under one month away from the end of the world on December 21 as predicted by the Mayan calendar? Well, this is news to modern-day Mayans. Kate Lochte brings us more about “The Maya Sense of Time” with Zach Zorich, who wrote the article of this title for the November/December issue of Archaeology, a publication of the Archaeological Institute of America. First, we hear about time-keeping by the Maya, whose culture spread across what is now southern Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, northern Honduras, and El Salvador.

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Arts & Music
3:58 pm
Fri May 11, 2012

Lower Town Arts and Music Festival 2012 Preview

The 2012 Lower Town Arts and Music Festival gets underway in Paducah next Friday.  The three day event brings together artists, musicians, and restaurants from the 350 miles around the River City. 

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Rolex Olympics
4:04 pm
Fri April 27, 2012

Road to 2012 Olympics Includes Stop at Lexington for Equestrians

For some of the world’s top equestrians, the road to the 2012 Olympics includes a stop in Lexington this weekend for the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. Fitness, international experience, rideability, and speed are the qualities team selectors are looking for as they pick the horses and riders who will compete in this year’s Games. 2004 Olympic gold medalist Leslie Law says it takes strong nerves to consistently do well in dressage, cross-country, and show jumping.

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