New parking meters mean new costs for downtown street festivals – WFHB news director Alycin Bektesh has the report in today’s WFHB feature exclusive.
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The Brown County Hour comes to you from the legendary Hills o’ Brown where the plum purple haze, the one that nature herself drapes in the hills and hollers, inspires local characters, artists, and nature lovers. It’s as though the hills themselves conspired to create a beauty and a culture in the heart of Indiana. Sit for a spell and hear the music, the tall tales, the true stories, and the current goin’s on brought to you by folks who still know how to sit by a fire in winter and swim buck naked in summer…
In this episode:
“Things that Go Thump in the Woods”, featuring Jeff Tryon as Tramp Star, Gunther Flumm, the motley Brown County Hour Comedy Troupe and new contributor Peggy Daily, local author of the book for women, “Practical Guide to Fishing,” with a story about turtle fishing.
Special guests include violinist Carolyn Dutton; Keith Bradway reading his Bear Wallow letter to the editor; Brown County Park naturalist Cassie Norman on snakes; Jon Kay reading a James Whitcomb Riley poem; and Charlie Cole and Linda Baden discussing the controversy regarding Yellowwood road.
Also please visit our main show page at www.browncountyhour.com.
Indiana Democrats have responded to a Ball State University study that indicates Hoosiers bring home significantly less per capita personal income compared to residents of other states; The Monroe County Community School Corporation announced last week that its Afterschool Ed-Ventures program will be the recipient of a twenty five thousand dollar grant award from Duke Energy; At a meeting September 3rd, the Bloomington Telecommunications Council heard about continuing problems getting public, educational and governmental access channels to be carried on AT&T U-verse; A small town in Indiana is making big news about gender equality; Last week the Monroe County Council announced the proposed food and beverage tax will not be added to the agenda of the council’s September 10 meeting.
Bleeding Heartland Rollergirls Reach Playoffs
After 8 challenging seasons, Bloomington’s Bleeding Heartland Rollergirls have reached the playoffs of the Roller Derby World Championships. WFHB Correspondent Jennifer Whitaker has the story for today’s WFHB feature exclusive.
Anchors: Cathi Norton, Kelly Wherley
Today’s headlines were written by Casey Kuhn, and Nash Hott
Along with Joe Crawford for CATSweek, in partnership with Community Access Television Services
Jennifer Whitaker produced our feature
Bloomington Beware is produced by Richard Fish, and correspondent Reina Wong
Our engineer is Jim Lang
Executive Producer is Alycin Bektesh
Leaders of the Democratic and Republican parties in Congress said today they support the Obama administration’s call for a military strike on Syria. The administration, especially Secretary of State John Kerry, has said the U.S. should attack in response to the alleged use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government on August 21st. But as some in Washington continue to make the case for intervention, protesters in Bloomington are calling for diplomacy instead. A crowd gathered outside the Monroe County Courthouse last night to protest military action in Syria. Correspondent Joe Crawford has that story for today’s WFHB feature exclusive.