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Volunteers Sought to Clean up Civil War Battlefields

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The Civil War Trust is looking for volunteers to clean and restore battlefields, including sites in Kentucky and Tennessee for its 17th annual Park Day, scheduled for April 6th.  Volunteers will be asked to rake leaves, haul trash, paint signs and plant trees.  The nationwide event encompasses 100 historic sites in 24 states.  The sites in our region include Fort Donelson in Dover, Tennessee and Columbus-Belmont State Park in western Kentucky.  Those interested can find more information at civilwar.org.

Todd Hatton hails from Paducah, Kentucky, where he got into radio under the auspices of the late, great John Stewart of WKYX while a student at Paducah Community College. He also worked at WKMS in the reel-to-reel tape days of the early 1990s before running off first to San Francisco, then Orlando in search of something to do when he grew up. He received his MFA in Creative Writing at Murray State University. He vigorously resists adulthood and watches his wife, Angela Hatton, save the world one plastic bottle at a time.
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