Matt Kelley

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Local News
6:00 am
Mon March 12, 2012

Butler County Historical Society Offers Free Digitization

The recent storms and tornados across the region have a lot of people thinking about their own emergency plans. The Butler County Historical Society is offering people the chance to digitize and archive important family records and photographs free of charge. Executive Director Kathy Creighton told WNKU’s Matt Kelley that the timing of the event right after the storm is really just a coincidence. (get more information by emailing bcmuseum@fuse.net or call 513.896.9930)

Local News
1:27 pm
Wed March 7, 2012

Governor, Lieutenant Governor to visit more Tornado-Ravaged Areas

     Governor Steve Beshear and Lt. Governor Jerry Abramson today are visiting additional storm-damaged areas hit by Friday’s tornadoes and severe storms. Beshear will travel to Menifee, Morgan and Laurel counties, and Abramson will travel to Lawrence and Johnson counties.

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Local News
6:00 am
Tue March 6, 2012

Northern Kentucky Youth Services to Expand Advocacy Role

The Northern Kentucky Youth Services Foundation will be expanding the scope of the services they provide to kids in the commonwealth. Executive Director Ryan Courtade says the agency wants to continue its’ present services and add some new advocacy activities. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Courtade why they’re making the changes. ( get more information at www.nkyyouth.org)

Local News
4:42 pm
Mon March 5, 2012

Northern Kentucky Youth Services to Expand Advocacy

The Northern Kentucky Youth Services Foundation will be expanding the scope of the services they provide to kids in the commonwealth. Executive Director Ryan Courtade says the agency wants to continue its’ present services and add some new advocacy activities. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Courtade why they’re making the changes. ( get more information at www.nkyyouth.org)

Local News
2:50 pm
Mon March 5, 2012

UNITED WAY MAKES $100,000 AVAILABLE FOR TORNADO RELIEF AND RECOVERY

     United Way of Greater Cincinnati has made a first grant of $100,000 available for relief and

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Developing
1:41 pm
Mon March 5, 2012

Red Cross Accepting Kentucky Tornado Relief Donations Via Phone

A spokesman with the Bluegrass Chapter of the American Red Cross says the best way people can help with the massive storm relief efforts in Eastern Kentucky is financially.  Winn Stephens says there are a variety of ways people can give. A $10 donation will be made automatically by texting the word REDCROSS to 90999. Contributions are
also being accepted at redcross.org, or by calling 1-800-REDCROSS.

 

Developing
10:55 am
Fri March 2, 2012

Heavy Storms Moving Through the Dayton Area-Hail Possible

     A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT WAYNE AND NORTHWESTERN FAYETTE COUNTIES THROUGH 1100 AM EST.AT 1009 AM EST...RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR DUBLIN,
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH. THIS STORM WILL PRODUCE ONE HALF INCH DIAMETER HAIL.
     SOME LOCATIONS THAT MAY BE AFFECTED INCLUDE...DUBLIN...CAMBRIDGE CITY...HAGERSTOWN...CENTERVILLE AND FOUNTAIN CITY....MOUNT AUBURN...EAST GERMANTOWN...JACKSONBURG...GREENS FORK...ECONOMY...WILLIAMSBURG...WHITEWATER AND BETHEL ARE NEAR THE PATH OF THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM.

 

Local News
6:00 am
Thu March 1, 2012

Gilligan's Island's Dawn Wells to Visit the Redwood

Dawn Wells-Mary Ann from Gilligan's Island

America’s favorite castaway will be visiting the Tri-State this weekend. Dawn Wells, also known as Mary Ann will be boarding “The Redwood Express: Destination Gilligan’s Island". She’ll be helping to raise money for The Redwood School; which provides educational, therapeutic and vocational services for children and adults with disabilities. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Ms. Wells why she decided to make the trip. (get details at www.redwoodnky.orgor call 859.331.0880)

Breaking
12:42 pm
Wed February 29, 2012

Tornado warning issued for Fayette, Clark, Jessamine and Madison counties

The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a tornado warning until 1 p.m. EST today for southwestern Clark County, southern Fayette County, southeastern Jessamine County and northern Madison County.

Local News
6:00 am
Wed February 29, 2012

The Cincinnati Public Library Celebrates National Passport Day/Processes Applications

Whether you’re planning a trip out of the country or just thinking about it, getting a passport is part of the process. Angela Farmer of the Cincinnati Public Library says they have a fast and easy way for people to apply and have their passport processed. Farmer talked to WNKU’s Matt Kelley about National Passport Day. ( get a passport application online at www.travel.state.gov or make an appointment at the library at 513.369.6900 )

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