Born in Morehead Kentucky, Stan Ingold got his start in public radio as a volunteer at Morehead State Public Radio. He worked there throughout his college career as a reporter, host and producer and was hired on as the Morning Edition Host after graduating with a degree in History from Morehead State University. He remained there for nearly three years. Along with working in radio he spent a great deal of time coaching speech and forensics at Rowan County Senior High School in Morehead, working with students and teaching them broadcasting techniques for competitions.
Stan arrived at Alabama Public Radio in March of 2011. Since then he has been busy criscrossing the state gathering news stories and bringing them to you, the listener. His story on the Key Underwood Coondog Memorial Cemetery recently earned him a regional Edward R Murrow Award for Feature Reporting.
As summer gets underway, forest officials are reminding people that a popular summertime item is prohibited in the National Forest.
A church in the town of Nicholasville, Ky., held a fundraiser for humanitarian relief for Ukraine over the weekend. It raised $145,000.
Kentucky ranks near the bottom in the country when it comes to protecting animals. That’s according to the Animal Legal Defense Fund. The Commonwealth’s animal protection laws currently rank 45th in the country. Todd Blevins is the Kentucky state director of the Humane Society of the United States. Despite the low ranking, he said there have been some recent changes to help improve Kentucky’s animal protection record.
Many people keep the cremated remains of a loved one in an urn or scatter the ashes over a favorite place. But one company in Alabama has pioneered a new twist to honor the dead: It will put your beloved's ashes into ammunition.