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The Buried Lede: Production Notes and Dog Searches

The Buried Lede is an opportunity to connect with the people behind Buried. Send questions and ideas to buried@ketr.org; we'll answer on future episodes. And keep up with the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. You can subscribe to Buried for free on NPR One, Apple Podcasts, CastBox and anywhere else you listen to podcasts. Files: Public Reprimand of Dan Robertson -- July 1995


Buried Episode 15: The Black World

On Thursday, Feb. 21, 1991, a Quinlan police officer arrested Carey Mae Parker on a warrant for traffic offenses. Here's what happened next.


Buried Preview: Episode 15

Law enforcement officials in the Lake Tawakoni area had a reputation for corruption and criminality -- much of it deserved -- throughout the 1990s. Police officers in south Hunt County say they're still picking up the pieces.


Buried Update: Texas State Highway Search

In the latest search for Carey Mae Parker, sheriff's deputies use ground-penetrating radar and cadaver dogs to scan properties in northeast Texas.


Buried Radio: KETR News Spot 04 - May 24, 2019

Sgt. Jeff Haines of the Hunt Co. Sheriff’s Office said searchers used cadaver dogs and ground penetrating radar on three adjacent properties as part of the investigation into Parker's 1991 disappearance from the area of Quinlan, TX. Haines declined to elaborate on any results of the day's efforts before notifying Parker's family about the searches. But the detective did confirm the search areas included properties that belonged in the past to the family of Cody Songer, a man Parker dated...


Buried Update: We're Working On A Fix

We're working on a solution to problems accessing Buried on certain podcast apps. In the meantime, every episode is available at KETR.org/Buried.


Drop That Beat and Cut The Cheese...For Science!

Would you care for a little brie marinated in hip hop? How about some cheddar dipped in rock and roll? Swiss serenaded by an up-beat pop classic! Turns out that cheese have preferences when it comes to music, and those preferences determine everything from their taste to their smell! Join Mindy and Guy Raz as they discover the Who, What, When, Where, Why and How and Wow in the World of the musical taste of cheese!


Here Comes The Sun-Powered Energy!

It's Cyber Funday on Wow in the World, and Mindy is taking full advantage of all the good deals! Sales on everything thing she's ever wanted and everything she never even knew she wanted! But is her online shopping spree a good deal for the planet? Guy Raz takes Mindy on a little time traveling fossil-fueled trip to the past to see how we can best protect the Earth for the future! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How and Wow in the World of Fossil Fuels and the future health of planet...



Imagine a giant asteroid is out in space and headed on a collision course with planet Earth. Your mission, is to annihilate this giant mass of space rock before it can even get close. What do you do? How do you do it? Join Mindy and Guy Raz as they travel through time and space to the asteroid belt for a little experiment of their own! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of Planetary Defense!


And The Winner Is...RICEQUAKE!

You might think that rice krispies belong in the kitchen, but as Guy Raz and Mindy find out at the Annual Nom Nom Foodie Awards, they also belong on the big screen and in the lab! Join Mindy and Guy Raz as they discover what the average bowl of cereal can tell us about the structural integrity of antarctic ice shelves!


Song Of The Singing Mouse

What do humans, bottlenose dolphins, and the singing mice of the Costa Rican cloud forests have in common? Well according to a new scientific study, we all share the power of singing...in duets! But why?! And how?! Join Mindy, Guy Raz, and Reggie, as they visit these singing mice on their live concert tour, and witness this vocal turn taking with their eyes and ears! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How and Wow in the World of Singing Mice and the brains behind musical conversation!


Hey Baby Island, How'd You Get Here? - When Underwater Volcanoes Grow UP!

If you could take one item to a desert island what would it be? A pacifier? A rattle? How about a diaper? Well that might be just what you need if you're visiting an itty bitty baby island! Join Mindy and Guy Raz as they take the Wow Machine out to the middle of the Pacific Ocean to visit the youngest volcanic island on the planet! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of VOLCANIC ISLANDS!


Buried Episode 14: The Constable

The constable Carey Mae Parker 's father says he contacted in 1991 had enemies within local law enforcement and the courts.


Horsefly Don't Bother Me! - The Dazzling Mystery Of Zebra Stripes

Guy Raz and his horse Bucky just got back from a frustrating riding lesson. Mindy is on the roof of her gingerbread mansion dressed as a horsefly. And Dennis is, well....just being Dennis. And before this episode is over, YOU will know the newly discovered reason behind why Zebras have stripes! Prepare to be DAZZLED as Guy Raz and Mindy explore the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of Zebra Stripes!


Buried Preview: Episode 14

Highlights from the next episode of Buried, in which we learn about local law enforcement at the time Carey Mae Parker disappeared.


Bored Out Of Your Bonkerballs? - Why Having Nothing To Do Can Be Good For You!

Bored out of your bonkerballs with nothing to do? Turns out, being bored can be good for you! A new study from the United Kingdom suggests that periods of boredom are crucial for anyone looking to get their creativity on! Join Mindy and Guy Raz for the Paint Drying World Championships, and a mind-numbing fact-finding visit to the "Institute of Boredom!" It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of BOREDOM!


1+2=3? Just Ask A BEE! - The Scientific Buzz On Bees & Math

What in the world is a Fibonacci Sequence? Where in the world can you spot one in the wild? And why in the world is that BEE adding and subtracting at the lightening speed of a child?! Join Guy Raz and Mindy as they explore the latest scientific buzz on bees and their newly discovered ability to do...MATH! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the world of BEE BRAINS!


So Cute You Can't Even! - The Science Of Cute Aggression

Do you have a face so cute that people want to pinch your cheeks? Does the sight of a baby piglet snuggling up to a newborn baby make you want to kick down a door and run away screaming? Have you ever uttered the words, "You're so cute I could EAT YOU UP!?" Well then you may suffer from a scientific phenomenon known as "Cute Aggression." And in this episode, Mindy and Guy Raz take you through a recent scientific study that explores what causes it, and why? It's the latest Who, What, When,...


Buried Bonus: Billy Givens Extended Interview

An inmate in a Texas prison looks back on an alarming conversation he had with Carey Mae Parker 's ex-boyfriend Cody.


Buried Radio: KETR News Spot 03 - Feb. 21, 2019

Dogs trained to detect human remains have resumed searches near the former home of a woman missing since 1991, a law enforcement official said Monday.