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2:21 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

Mystery Novelist Alana White Reads at MSU

Murray State hosts novelist Alana White reading from her fiction tomorrow night(Thursday, November 14, 2013)  at 7:30 in Clara Eagle Gallery. White resides in Nashville but has roots in our region.  Her latest book, "The Sign of the Weeping Virgin," is set at the height of the Italian Renaissance.

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Culture
2:09 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

J.D. Wilkes on 'Barn Dances & Jamborees Across Kentucky'

Colonel J.D. Wilkes hasn't met a medium yet that he hasn't matched. An accomplished musician, illustrator, filmmaker, and author, he's added another book to his C.V.; Barn Dances and Jamborees Across Kentucky. It traces the history, legacy, and the future of the Commonwealth's music as well as the social gatherings that birthed it. Wilkes sat down with Todd Hatton to talk about what prompted him to write the book and what it taught him. 

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Religion
2:54 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

Louisville's Kurtz to Lead U.S. Bishops

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Louisville Archbishop Joseph Kurtz is the new president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Kurtz is among group of new leaders elected today in Baltimore, as the bishops adjust to changing priorities under Pope Francis.

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Culture
6:41 am
Tue November 12, 2013

Paducah Hosts Baptist Meeting

Baptist church leaders are in Paducah for the annual meeting of the Kentucky Baptist Convention.

The meeting today at Lone Oak First Baptist Church will include the election of a president and resolution votes.

One of the resolutions seeks to honor Albert Mohler for his 20 years as president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville.

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Culture
3:00 pm
Mon November 11, 2013

Carlisle County Man Saves Family History One Picture at a Time

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West Kentucky Genealogy

Closets, attics and basements across the region house holiday decorations and clutter. And buried in some of those boxes there is a good chance that there are some family photos that haven’t seen the light of day for years. Now, imagine 100 years from now and someone, somehow has found these now discarded photos and is looking to identify members of your family. 

Don Howell of Carlisle County is that man. 

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Culture
10:25 am
Fri November 8, 2013

Kathy Timmons' Holiday Recipes Sound Good

On a special Sounds Good with Dr. Bob, we met a dietitian and good cook Kathy Timmons. She has some scrumptious recipes that you’ll want to try during the holidays. Try one of these this season: 

Kathy Timmons’ Holiday Recipes:

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Culture
4:51 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Local Winery to Build Store in Murray

Paris Winery and Spirits, which currently operates in Tennessee is looking to open a sales and tasting business in Murray.

The city's zoning board has approved the wineries application to occupy the old Domino’s Pizza building on 12th Street. 

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Culture
3:47 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Paris Native Brings Dramatic Thriller Film to Region

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We speak with Paris native Summer Crockett Moore who is now managing partner and producer for Choice Films & Choice Theatricals which is bringing its award-winning feature film JUNCTION to Paris, Murray, Paducah and Martin later this month. JUNCTION is a dramatic thriller about drug addicts breaking into a house to steal items for methamphetamine. However, upon breaking in, they discover something that will change their lives forever.

See more at choicefilms.com.

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Culture
6:42 am
Mon November 4, 2013

IL Clergy Send Letter Urging Marriage Equality

A coalition of clergy members and faith leaders has sent a letter to Illinois House members encouraging them to support gay marriage.

The letter has more than 300 signatures. It says allowing same-sex couples to marry is "morally just."

The Illinois General Assembly returns to Springfield this week and supporters of gay marriage hope the House will take up the bill, which passed in the Illinois Senate on Valentine's Day.

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Culture
6:23 am
Mon November 4, 2013

KY Arts Council Prepares For Holidays

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With the holidays approaching, the Kentucky Arts Council is launching its annual online campaign to promote Kentucky retailers and homemade crafts.

The Give a Gift from Kentucky campaign provides information about special events, promotions and discounts from artists and retailers.

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