Eastern Kentucky University has issued a safety alert following an overnight incident involving a firearm.
University police report that, just before 1:00 Friday morning, an individual reported that a vehicle with four persons inside pulled up near him and “verbally argued” with him before displaying a firearm.
During recent weeks, heritage and history have been on the minds of many in the south and elsewhere. Following the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia there have been renewed discussions about Confederate symbols and monuments.
In Kentucky, Lexington is moving forward with plans to relocate two statues and, just this week, there have been renewed calls to remove the statue of Jefferson Davis from the Rotunda of the State Capitol.
We received n email from William in Lexington, “I hope that you will give serious consideration to renewing Prairie Home Companion for next season. I am truly tired of listening to re-broadcasts!”
American Public Media, producers of A Prairie Home Companion, have announced plans for the 2017-18 season to begin with a “live” show Saturday October 7. It is my understanding that they intention is to get back to a production schedule closer to what was the case when Garrison Keillor was hosting.
Lexington’s Planning Commission Thursday gave its approval for a zone change that will allow use of the campus of the Veterans Administration Hospital for new housing in the form of apartments and townhouses.
The 50 units will be offered first to military veterans and perhaps all low-income families.
It’s not a giant toad, wolf or even a dragon eating the sun but millions will see it disappear at least briefly on August 21st.
Dr. Richard Gelderman Professor Extra-Galactic Astrophysics Western Kentucky University, told our Eastern Standard listeners, "The sun disappears in the middle of the day, one of the transformational phenomena that is going to be one of the top memories you will ever have in your life."