WMKY Feature: Spring Bees in Kentucky

14 hours ago
Bee Culture

Spring has arrived in the region bringing blooming flowers and buzzing bees. In recent years, the number of area residents beekeeping has been growing. WMKY’s Carrie Stambaugh has more.


Inspired by the recent CDC announcement that travel is low-risk for fully COVID-19 vaccinated people (as reported here), we offer some odd tunes loosely related to travel.

(April 16th @ 9pm; April 17th @ 4pm)


1. “I Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere” by Rick Moranis

2. “Frogger! The Frogger Musical” by Paul & Storm

With the pause on Johnson & Johnson vaccines grabbing headlines, experts worry that the news could complicate efforts to convince those who are on the fence about getting vaccinated against COVID-19.

Crystal Wilkinson Appointed Kentucky Poet Laureate

Apr 15, 2021

Crystal Wilkinson is the first black woman to be appointed Kentucky Poet Laureate. She spoke with us recently about her rural roots, her writing, and how she hopes to inspire young Kentucky writers.   

Business News Daily

Even with the turmoil of COVID-19, minority students in Kentucky achieved steady gains in college degrees and credentials last year, and overall, the state remains on pace to meet its educational attainment goals in 2030.

MSU Athletics

Carrying the legacies of each of the alumni who came before them and continuing the groundwork laid to bring the program to the heights it reached in 2020-21, Morehead State volleyball continued to soar Wednesday afternoon, earning the program's first NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Championship victory.


April 15, 2021 -- A Way with Words (Black!)

  • blackout
  • black sheep
  • blackball
  • blackguard

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will temporarily close part of US 60 east in Rowan County for drainage repairs next week.

US 60, just west of Kentucky 799 (Big Perry Road) will close to excavate the highway and replace a large culvert underneath. The work is part of a $2.2 million dollar Federal Highway Safety Improvement Program Project along seven miles of US 60 from Bramblewood Lane to the Carter County line.

Mike Barnett

Muddy Bottom Blues

Program #240 (April 16 at 8:00 p.m. and April 17 at 3:00 p.m.)

Mike Barnett is a virtuoso fiddler with a sound that straddles traditional and contemporary bluegrass, jazz, and folk.


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