5:14 pm
Wed March 11, 2015

Visionary Day: Exploring Art for Blind & Visually Impaired Students and Their Parents

Kentucky School for the Blind logo

Two free events for western Kentucky students who are blind or visually impaired and their parents or siblings as well as school administrators are scheduled for mid-April in Madisonville. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with Kentucky School for the Blind Outreach Consultant with the West Kentucky Special Education Cooperative Robbin Cox, whose office is at Lone Oak Middle School.

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1:49 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

Hammack Lecture Highlights Historically Important Kentucky Woman

Murray State's Department of History's distinguished Hammack Scholarship Banquet is September 14th in the University's Curris Center Ballroom. Reservations are due tomorrow! History professor Duane Bolin gives the keynote titled, "The Woman who Helped Blind Children See: Linda Neville and the Struggle to Eliminate Blindness in Kentucky." It's not surprising that fourth graders led Bolin to learn more about this early 20th century pioneer in the Commonwealth. We hear a bit of Neville's story with Dr. Bolin and Kate Lochte.

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Afternoon Update
3:33 pm
Tue March 13, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 3/13/12

Governor Jay Nixon

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is opposing budget cuts to a health care program for the blind.




Kentucky Politics:

The Kentucky House has passed a measure giving retired prosecutors special privileges to carry concealed weapons anywhere in the Commonwealth.

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2:45 pm
Tue March 13, 2012

Nixon Opposes Blind Healthcare Cuts

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is opposing budget cuts to a health care program for the blind. The House budget committee proposed to cut the state’s current 28 million dollar program and replace it with a new 6 million dollar program. The proposed cuts are expected to go in front of the entire House next week. Nixon is urging representatives to support the current program which covers healthcare costs like prescriptions and doctor visits and serves over 2,000 blind Missourians.