A new study will provide a reliable estimate of how many horses there are in Kentucky...the state that considers itself the world's equine capital. Jill Stowe is an Assistant Professor of Agricultural Economics at the University of Kentucky. Stowe is involved in compiling the survey, which she tells WNKU's Steve Hirschberg, will be a large and collaborative undertaking.
This Friday and Saturday, Scioto County is holding its annual Relay for Life, which benefits The American Cancer Society. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the event with Rosie Williams the chair of the relay.
Today and tomorrow, two building doctors will be in Portsmouth to assist owners of old buildings. As part of their visit the building doctors will hold a seminar this evening at the Scioto County Welcome Center. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the Building Doctors program with Mariangela Phister. She's a technical preservation services manager with the state's Historic Preservation Office.
The archives of B'nai B'rith, the oldest Jewish service organization in the world and the oldest Jewish fraternal organization in U.S. history, recently arrived in Cincinnati. Their new permanent home is The American Jewish Archives on the campus of Hebrew Union College in the Clifton neighborhood. Rabbi Gary Zola is Executive Director of the archives. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Zola about the collection's significance and how Cincinnati was chosen to house the large array of B'nai B'rith documents.
We've heard a lot about preparations for next month's World Choir Games in Cincinnati. But once the choirs arrive in our area how will the games actually work? What are the competitions all about and what are the categories of the competitions? To find out, WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Michael Perry, Director of Marketing and Promotions for the games.
The Dayton Art Institute is about to undergo a renovation that will combine its cafe and museum store into a community gathering place. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the project with Michael Roediger, the Institute's Executive Director.
This evening at 6:00 in Cincinnati Council chambers there will be an informational session called Save Our Homes. It's designed to help homeowners who are in foreclosure or near foreclosure. Sister Barbara Busch is Executive Director of the non-profit organization Working in Neighborhoods, which is putting together tonight's free program. Busch tells WNKU's Steve Hirschberg the session will focus on new ways to prevent foreclosure.