Author Archive: Leigh Stein
For those of you who have not heard the sad news. We lost our good friend and associate Michael French yesterday to a tragic accident. This is a terrible loss. Michael was simply a terrific person, a talented archaeologist, and a loving father and husband. This loss affects us all. It is times like this when we realize what a close and supportive professional community we have in Kentucky. Michael will be greatly missed by so many. So many memories to share, so many great stories to retell. Read his full obituary.
Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Highland Baptist Church, 1101 Cherokee Road. Visitation will be held at Pearson’s, 149 Breckenridge Lane from 4-7 p.m. on Friday. Burial will be private.
Our posters and brochures are in! Should anyone want a copy of these, they may be picked up at the Office of Archaeology, Lexington, located on Export Street.
September will soon be upon us, and with it Kentucky Archaeology Month. We’re happy to reveal our poster for this year. this will be printed soon and distributed to schools, libraries, and other places throughout Kentucky. This year we chose to focus on the Paleoindian Period. Those interested in obtaining one can email email@example.com
We’re starting to add events to our calendar as well, so if you have a related event you think should be included, please let us know.
Great news! From Darlene Applegate at WKU!
The Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology at Western Kentucky University is proud to announce that the Kentucky Archaeological Survey joined us effective June 1, 2019. This partnership insures that the award-winning work of the Survey will continue into the future, and it will provide WKU students with additional opportunities to gain hands-on experience in the field, the lab, and the community. For more information, please visit Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology News
The KYOPA Board is meeting next Friday, June 21. If anyone has any issues they would like to see discussed, please advise Anne at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get it on the agenda.