Recordings in the Oral History Collection at Murray State University contain stories of the history and culture of the Jackson Purchase region. On reel to reel and cassette tapes, hundreds of recordings amounting to many hundreds of hours of audio are stored in the Pogue Library archives on the school’s campus. Some, however, are joining the rest of the world in making the switch to digital.
Burlesque returns to our region, and it’s about more than just entertaining audiences. It empowers the performers, too. Paducah’s growing community of burlesque entertainers and how they plan to grow their audience, today on Front Page Sunday from WKMS News.
For children with disabilities like autism, going to a movie can be alarming, even frightening. But now, theaters across America are showing movies in ways that accommodate how these kids sense the outside world. One of them is in Murray, and we’ll find out what makes these screenings “sensory friendly,” today on Front Page Sunday from WKMS News.
Murray State’s spring 2012 crop of graduates face a rough economy still struggling back from recession. And they, along with two and a half million other graduates nationwide, will compete for jobs not quite as plentiful as in the past. We’ll take a look at job prospects for new grads in our region today on Page Sunday from WKMS News.
Balanced budgets are tough to come by these days at the national, state and local level. Murray’s City Council is dealing with a half million dollar deficit, but what about it’s doppelganger in Mississippi? How twins can be so different on Front Page Sunday from WKMS News.
We’ll hear about contention on another one of our region’s rivers, the long-overdue Olmstead Dam Project on the Ohio. Then we’ll sit down with a world-class runner who was in Murray this weekend, to talk about the sport’s finer points. Then, a look back at the past Paducah Symphony Orchestra season with their new executive director and their artistic director.