When you think of adult beverages made or mixed in Kentucky, you naturally think of Bourbon and, perhaps, Mint Juleps. But now The Bluegrass State is starting to produce its own locally-crafted beers. In fact, there is even a new website for beer-loving tourists. It's called The Brewgrass Trail. In this Postcard story, WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the burgeoning breweries with Adam Johnson. He is Executive Director of the Danville/Boyle County Convention and Visitors Bureau.
The non-profit Children's Law Center in Covington has just teamed up with Northern Kentucky University's Chase College of Law to start a clinic designed to help young clients who need legal services. The clinic will also help NKU law students hone their skills and get real-world experience in their chosen profession. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Professor Amy Halbrook, the Director of the new clinic.
Businesses and non-profits looking for help finding solutions for PR and communication technology issues will be getting some assistance from NKU students. The College of Informatics and Communication Department will be hosting MashComm-36. Professor Zach Hart says student teams will work with area partners to design strategies and integrate technology to solve existing problems. WNKU’s Matt Kelley visited with Dr. Hart to find out how the program will work.
This weekend, modern country music composer Rick Ferrell, a Scioto County native, will be the featured artist in the first-ever songwriters seminar at Greenbo Lake State Resort Park in Greenup, Kentucky. The park is located across the Ohio River from Scioto County and the city of Portsmouth. Anne Stephens is a University of Kentucky Extension Agent for Fine Arts in Greenup County. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked Stephens what the seminar is all about.
Cincinnati Police Chief James Craig, with the support of Mayor Mark Mallory and City Manager Milton Dohoney, says the police department will focus on five areas of change, following a two-month independent audit of the agency. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.
The Cincinnati Museum Center has given reporters a glimpse at artifacts uncovered when excavators began work on The Banks development on the city's central riverfront. The items were found in what used to be the basements of homes near the 19th century public landing. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the finds with Bob Genheimer, the Museum Center's Curator of Archeology.
Northern Kentucky University's College of Informatics will play a significant role in UpTech. It is a newly-announced initiative designed to transform our region into a world-class, high-tech hub that will spawn informatics companies and create high-paying jobs. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.
Pink Smoke Over the Vatican is an award winning documentary about women and their struggle to be ordained Roman Catholic Priests. The film is being shown at the Esquire Theater , Saturday January 14th. Following is a lunch and presentation by well known activist Father Roy Bourgeois. Father Roy is an advocate of women's ordination and is featured in the film .