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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.

Ways to Connect

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August 20, 2018 -- Horror fiction author H.P. Lovecraft wrote short stories, novels and novellas, including "The Call of Cthulhu" and The Case of Charles Dexter Ward.

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August 16, 2018 -- American author of the enormously popular novel Gone With the Wind (1936). The novel earned Mitchell a National Book Award and a Pulitzer Prize, and it was the source of the classic film of the same name released in 1939.

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August 15, 2018 -- Napoléon Bonaparte was a French statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars.

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August 14, 2018 -- William Randolph Hearst Sr. was an American businessman, politician, and newspaper publisher who built the nation's largest newspaper chain and media company Hearst Communications and whose flamboyant methods of yellow journalism influenced the nation's popular media by emphasizing sensationalism and human interest stories.

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August 13, 2018 -- Bert Lahr was an American actor of stage and screen, vaudevillian and comedian. Lahr is best known for his role as the Cowardly Lion, as well as his counterpart Kansas farmworker Zeke, in The Wizard of Oz.

Spy Guys and Gals

  • Mysterious Traveler (Beware of Tomorrow)
  • 5 Minute Mystery (Case of Oversight)
  • Secret Agent K-7 Returns (Poisonous Gas)    

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August 10, 2018 -- Jimmy Ray Dean was an American country music singer, television host, actor, and businessman, best known today as the creator of the Jimmy Dean sausage brand as well as its TV commercials' drawling spokesman.

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August 9, 2018 -- Izaak Walton was an English writer. Best known as the author of The Compleat Angler, he also wrote a number of short biographies that have been collected under the title of Walton's Lives.

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August 8, 2018 -- Brigham Young was an American religious leader, politician, and settler. He was the second president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1847 until his death in 1877.

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August 7, 2018 -- Ralph Johnson Bunche was an American political scientist, academic, and diplomat who received the 1950 Nobel Peace Prize for his late 1940s mediation in Israel. He was the first African American to be so honored in the history of the prize. 

MSU

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August 6, 2018 -- John Middleton Murry was an English writer. He was a prolific author, producing more than 60 books and thousands of essays and reviews on literature, social issues, politics, and religion during his lifetime.

SAADA

  • Frontier Gentleman (The Lost Mine)
  • Lum & Abner (National Farm Safety Week)
  • Al Overand & His Orchestra  

MSU

The 2018 fall semester at Morehead State University is about to get under way.

Before the students begin classes, MSU President Joseph A. (Jay) Morgan will address the faculty and staff during the Fall Convocation. The event will take place at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, in Button Auditorium.

Several awards will be presented at convocation, updates and brief announcements will be made, and Dr. Morgan will address faculty and staff. 

Freshman Move-In days will begin Aug. 8 and will continue through Aug. 9. 

The News-Enterprise

Welcome to this broadcast of the Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, recorded by Morehead State Public Radio on August 2, 2018 at the Morehead Conference Center.

This program features Josh Williams, Talent Pipeline Project Manager, Kentucky Chamber Workforce Center.

Introduction provided by Valerie Campbell, President, Morehead-Rowan County Chamber of Commerce.

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

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August 3, 2018 -- James MacGregor Burns was an American historian and political scientist, presidential biographer, and authority on leadership studies

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August 2, 2018 -- Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi was a French sculptor who is best known for designing Liberty Enlightening the World, commonly known as the Statue of Liberty.

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August 1, 2018 -- George I was King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1 August 1714 and ruler of the Duchy and Electorate of Brunswick-Lüneburg in the Holy Roman Empire from 1698 until his death.

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July 31, 2018 -- Leader of perhaps the most savage fighting unit in the Civil War, William Quantrill developed a style of guerrilla warfare that terrorized civilians and soldiers alike. By late 1861, he was the leader of Quantrill's Raiders, a small force of no more than a dozen men who harassed Union soldiers and sympathizers along the Kansas-Missouri border and often clashed with Jayhawkers, the pro-Union guerrilla bands that reversed Quantrill's tactics by staging raids from Kansas into Missouri.

Week of July 30, 2018

Jul 31, 2018
MSU

The Community Advisory Board for Morehead State Public Radio (MSPR) will conduct its quarterly meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 1, at 6 p.m. 

The meeting will be held in MSPR’s studios, located at 132 Breckinridge Hall on the Morehead State University campus. Meetings of the board are open to the public. 

Morehead State Public Radio broadcasts from the MSU campus on WMKY at 90.3 FM and online at www.wmky.org. WMKY has serves more than 20 counties throughout eastern Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia. 

Baseball Hall of Fame

July 30, 2018 -- Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel was an American Major League Baseball right fielder and manager best known as the manager of both the championship New York Yankees of the 1950s, and later of the hapless expansion New York Mets.

Letterboxd

  • Tribute to the Dairy Industry (Bob Hope, George Burns and Gracie Allen)
  • Movie Previews (Dancing Coed)
  • True or False (Postal Clerks vs. League of Women Voters)  

Owens Valley History

  • Richfield Reporter
  • Colonel Jack
  • Death Valley Days (Shoo Fly)  

Old Time Radio Downloads

  • Pat Novak For Hire (John Brown Gambling Ring)
  • Chandu The Magician (Journey Up The Nile)  

Free Classic Radio Shows

  •   That Was Radio: Westerns

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