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Greg Jenkins

Operations Director

Greg Jenkins has been the Operations Director at MSPR since 1999. Greg is a 1996 graduate of Morehead State University with a BME in Music Education and received a Masters of Science in Industrial Technology in 2008. Greg oversees training, scheduling, and evaluation of the student board operator staff, preparation of the daily traffic logs and serves as weekday classical music host. He is also the webmaster of the MSPR website and maintains MSPR's webstreaming and podcasting.

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October 11, 2018 -- Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was an American political figure, diplomat and activist. She served as the First Lady of the United States from March 1933 to April 1945 during her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt's four terms in office, making her the longest serving First Lady of the United States. 

Writers Write

October 10, 2018 -- James Clavell was a British novelist, screenwriter, director, and World War II veteran and prisoner of war. Clavell is best known as a writer for his The Asian Saga series of novels and their televised adaptations.

The concert begins at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 14th, 2018 at the Morehead Conference Center, 111 W. 1st Street, Morehead, KY.

Tickets are priced at $20 for adults, free for MSU students with an ID, children 17 and under are free.  Adult full Season Tickets are $40.

Featured Works:

  • Morton Gould– Flourishes and Gallop
  • Franz von Suppe – Light Cavalry Overture
  • Aaron Copland – Four Dance Episodes from “Rodeo”
  • Richard Rodgers – "Oklahoma" – Selections for Orchestra

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Western Clippings

October 9, 2018 -- Hank Patterson was an American actor and musician. He is known foremost for playing two recurring characters on three television series: the stableman Hank Miller on Gunsmoke and farmer Fred Ziffel on both Petticoat Junction and Green Acres.

Automotive Hall of Fame

October 8, 2018 -- James Frank Duryea and his brother Charles invented the first gasoline-powered automobile in America.

Public Domain

October 5, 2018 -- Allen Ludden was an American television personality, emcee and game show host, perhaps best known for having hosted various incarnations of the game show Password between 1961 and 1980. 

Morehead State University

Welcome to this broadcast of the Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, recorded by Morehead State Public Radio on Thursday, October 4th, 2018 at the Morehead Conference Center.

This program features Dr. Jay Morgan, President of Morehead State University.

Thanks to the Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce and the Morehead Conference Center.  

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October 4, 2018 -- Child prodigy and educational philosopher.

The Politics Show (NPR)

Morehead State Public Radio (WMKY, 90.3FM) has added two nationally-distributed news programs from National Public Radio and Public Radio International.

“The Politics Show” (NPR) and “The Takeaway – Politics with Amy Walter” (PRI) will focus on the latest news in politics with insightful perspectives during this election season.

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October 3, 2018 -- Eugene Luther Gore Vidal was an American writer and public intellectual known for his patrician manner, epigrammatic wit, and polished style of writing. Vidal was born to a political family; his maternal grandfather, Thomas Pryor Gore, served as United States senator from Oklahoma.

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October 2, 2018 -- Graham Greene was an English novelist regarded by many as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century.

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Morehead State Public Radio (WMKY, 90.3FM) has announced the addition of two new, locally-produced music programs.

Big Band Boulevard and Live From The Jazz Lounge will be heard on a rotating schedule Sunday evenings at 6:00 p.m. and repeating Friday nights at 10:00 p.m. In addition, Jazz Happening Now will move to Sunday evenings at 7:00 p.m.

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October 1, 2018 -- Louis Untermeyer was an American poet, anthologist, critic, and editor. He was appointed the fourteenth Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1961.

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September 28, 2018 -- Kate Douglas Wiggin was an American educator and author of children's stories, most notably the classic children's novel Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm. She started the first free kindergarten in San Francisco in 1878. With her sister during the 1880s, she also established a training school for kindergarten teachers.

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September 27, 2018 -- Louis Stanton Auchincloss was an American lawyer, novelist, historian, and essayist. He is best known as a novelist who parlayed his experiences into books exploring the experiences and psychology of American polite society and old money.

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September 26, 2018 -- Edmund Gwenn was an English actor. On film, he is perhaps best remembered for his role as Kris Kringle in the Christmas film Miracle on 34th Street, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and the corresponding Golden Globe Award.

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September 25, 2018 -- Jason Fairbanks was an American murderer. Fairbanks came from a prominent family in Dedham, Massachusetts. He was the son of Ebenezer and Prudence Farrington Fairbanks and lived in the Fairbanks House, today the oldest wood-framed house in the country.

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September 24, 2018 -- Lemon Henry "Blind Lemon" Jefferson was an American blues and gospel singer, songwriter, and musician. He was one of the most popular blues singers of the 1920s and has been called the "Father of the Texas Blues".

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September 21, 2018 -- Francis Hopkinson designed the first official American flag, Continental paper money, and the first U.S. coin. He was an author, a composer, and one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence in July 1776, as a delegate from New Jersey.

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September 20, 2018 -- Sylvester J. Pussycat Sr., usually called Sylvester, is a fictional character, a three-time Academy Award-winning anthropomorphic, 40, 50, or 60-Inch tall Tuxedo cat in the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of cartoons.

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September 19, 2018 -- David Keith McCallum, Jr. is a Scottish-American actor and musician. He first gained recognition in the 1960s for playing secret agent Illya Kuryakin in the television series The Man from U.N.C.L.E..

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September 18, 2018 -- American vocalist and actor best known for his chart-topping songs in the mid-1950s and early 1960s and as the star of youth-oriented beach movies.

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September 17, 2018 -- William Carlos Williams was an American poet and physician closely associated with modernism and imagism. In addition to his writing, Williams had a long career as a physician practicing both pediatrics and general medicine.

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September 13, 2018 -- James Wilson was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and a signatory of the United States Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution. 

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September 13, 2018 -- U.S. Army pathologist and bacteriologist who led the experiments that proved that yellow fever is transmitted by the bite of a mosquito. The Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, D.C., was named in his honour.

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September 12, 2018 -- Charles Dudley Warner was an American essayist, novelist, and friend of Mark Twain, with whom he co-authored the novel The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today.

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