A skilled trade shortage has a solution. A 60-acre greenhouse is being built in Morehead. Plus: the works of Wendell Berry, a steam locomotive makes a return to life, and what you need to know about scuba diving safety. 

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ONE: A serious skilled trade shortage has a solution. Todd Johnson discusses the Building Institute of Central Kentucky.  And, an update on AppHarvest, the 60-acre greenhouse is being built in Morehead. Tom Martin talks with founder and CEO Jonathan Webb. LISTEN

TWO: What distinguishes the works of Kentucky writer Wendell Berry? Kentucky Historical Society research fellow Richard Bailey discusses his studies of the works of the novelist and poet. The Kentucky Historical Society research fellowship program provides funding for academic researchers whose projects focus on Kentucky or larger regional-related topics. Researchers have used the the Kentucky Historical Society’s archival holdings to shed light on a vast array of topics, including resistance and slavery, medical history and addiction, and environmentalism and economic development. Visit history.ky.gov to learn moreLISTEN

THREE: Vintage steam locomotive "2716" makes a return to life and purpose. A report from WEKU's Samantha Morrill. 

And, in our latest "Great Outdoors" feature, Chris Begley on what you need to know about scuba diving safety. LISTEN

Contact: Tom Martin at es@eku.edu or leave voicemail at 859-622-9358


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