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Don Edwards

A Time For Tales

Program #430 (March 14 at 3:00 p.m.)

“The West”

Program performers:

Don Edwards

Gillette Brothers

Donna Ingham

Bill Miller

Waddie Mitchell

MSU, Childers Create Scholarship Fund

3 hours ago

The Morehead State University Foundation announced a new scholarship opportunity for students funded by musician couple Senora May and Tyler Childers.

The Hickman Holler Appalachian Relief Fund supports ongoing efforts in education, civil rights and addiction recovery in the region. The couple will donate 100% percent of the net profits from Childers’ “Long Violent History” album to support the purposes of this relief fund.

Alicia Parker Webb is the Senior Philanthropy Officer at MSU. She says discussions around the scholarship began in the Fall of 2020.

Feature: Improving Equity in Teaching

5 hours ago
https://www.kentuckyteacher.org/

Kentucky education leaders announced the relaunch of the Kentucky Academy for Equity in Teaching.  WMKY’s Carla Haight has more.

  

IMDb

March 8, 2021 -- Alan Hale Jr. was an American actor and restaurateur. He was the son of character actor Alan Hale Sr. His television career spanned four decades, but he was best known for his co-starring role as Captain Jonas Grumby on the 1960s series Gilligan's Island. He also appeared on several talk and variety shows. 

  

Marshall University shut down all fraternity and sorority activities after reports of COVID-19 violations, according to a press release from the university.

Marshall officials issued a cease and desist letter to all Greek organizations for all on and off campus activities after the violations were reported. The allegations include large parties with no masks or social distancing. There are videos and photos on social media to support the allegations, along with witness reports, the statement said.

NPR

Over 2,000 licensed child care centers and family child care homes in Kentucky will potentially benefit from federal funding received last month totaling $195.5 million for child care aid, an appropriation of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021.

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

KY 2017 in Lee County is closed indefinitely at mile-point 5.7 near Williba due to a break in pavement. Transportation Cabinet personnel evaluated the break and determined that the road is unsafe for travel. The break extends across both lanes of the highway.

It is not known at this time when repairs will begin, how long they will take, or when the road will be reopened.

MSU Athletics

Ten years and one day after winning the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament championship, the Morehead State men's basketball program staked its claim again to the conference title Saturday night.

Facing top-seeded Belmont for the second time in a week (after defeating the Bruins in overtime last Saturday), the Eagles led from wire-to-wire in knocking off Belmont 86-71 at the Ford Center.

MSU punched its ticket to its eighth NCAA Tournament. The NCAA selection show is set for 6 p.m. ET on Sunday, March 14.

Amazon

Live From The Jazz Lounge

Program #52 (March 7 at 6:00 p.m.)

Billy Taylor and Gerry Mulligan – Live At MCG (1993)

Recorded live at Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in October, 1993.

Performers include:

Dr. Billy Taylor – piano

Gerry Mulligan – baritone saxophone

Chip Jackson – bass

Carl Allen – drums

Art Materials

The Annual Burley-Coal Art Exhibition and Competition is accepting submissions through March 15. 

The show, typically held on the MSU campus, features hundreds of works in all media by regional high school students. However, due to COID restrictions, the exhibit will be virtual this year. Dozens of schools from across the Commonwealth participate in the event each year, allowing many young artists to display their works for the first time.

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