The U.S. Coast Guard has shut down a portion of the Mississippi River after a tow boat collision last night released and what could be thousands of gallons of clarified slurry oil into the water. The slurry oil is a partially refined product used in gasoline production. The Coast Guard reports up to 250,000 gallons could have been released at the crash site near Columbus, Kentucky.
The Murray State Racer Football season kicks off tonight at 6 with a home game versus Kentucky Wesleyan College. On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with "Voice of the Racers" Neal Bradley about lessons learned from last season, changing head coaches, new players and the league at large.
WKMS is saying goodbye to our fearless leader, station manager Kate Lochte. Kate has been with WKMS since 1989 and as station manager since 1992. She has been a tremendous leader for this station that has shown exponential growth on all fronts. Thanks, Kate for your service to this station and its members and listeners. Here is a short montage of some great "Kate" moments on air, all the best for your retirement.