murray http://wkms.org en Monster Draw, Demos, Music, Food on Sticks at Murray Art Guild's Summer Party http://wkms.org/post/monster-draw-demos-music-food-sticks-murray-art-guilds-summer-party <p>Monster draw rally, food on sticks, artist demos and live music... The Murray Art Guild's Summer Art Party is tomorrow night from 6 to 9. Debi Danielson visits <em>Sounds Good</em> to speak with Jenni Todd about the event, featuring the Eddy Grove Trio and the Savage Radley. Hear the conversation:</p><p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 18:39:55 +0000 Jenni Todd 41763 at http://wkms.org Monster Draw, Demos, Music, Food on Sticks at Murray Art Guild's Summer Party Murray Freedom Fest Kicks Off with Veterans Remembrance http://wkms.org/post/murray-freedom-fest-kicks-veterans-remembrance <p>Murray's annual tradition of food, fun and fireworks is back this Friday and Saturday. Festivities kick off Friday evening with a street fair featuring food, crafts, games, a beer garden, and an outdoor concert by Swamp Donkey and Margarita Beach. Murray Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Erin Carrico walks us through Freedom Fest, beginning Friday with a 7:30 a.m. Veteran's Remembrance Ceremony at Chestnut Park. Hear the conversation:</p><p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 21:29:13 +0000 Tracy Ross 41741 at http://wkms.org Murray Freedom Fest Kicks Off with Veterans Remembrance Summer Activities and Book Lending at Calloway County Public Library http://wkms.org/post/summer-activities-and-book-lending-calloway-county-public-library <p>On today's<em> Sounds Good</em>, we welcome regular guest from Calloway County Public Library, Sandy Linn, with the latest on the range of activities the library this summer like Jim Gill's Contagious Tunes Tour, the 2014 Summer Reading Program and the Teen Creative Canvas Event. They also talk about the book lending service.&nbsp;</p><p><em>Listen to the conversation:</em></p><p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 19:34:32 +0000 Tracy Ross 41362 at http://wkms.org Summer Activities and Book Lending at Calloway County Public Library Downtown Saturday Market Opens This Month in Murray http://wkms.org/post/downtown-saturday-market-opens-month-murray <p>Murray's Downtown Saturday Market on the court square opens for the season May 17, featuring dozens of vendors selling locally grown vegetables, meats, bread, hand-made soaps, crafts and more. Erin Carrico, Autumn Denton and Mark Welch join Kate Lochte on Sounds Good for a preview of what's to come to this year's market.</p><p> Mon, 05 May 2014 18:24:29 +0000 Kate Lochte 40338 at http://wkms.org Downtown Saturday Market Opens This Month in Murray Roof Collapses on Downtown Murray Building http://wkms.org/post/roof-collapses-downtown-murray-building <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The roof of a downtown Murray building partially collapsed this morning. Police and city officials received calls about the damaged building on 117 S. </span>4<sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> St. around 10 a.m. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The building used to house Yours, Mine and Ours and still belongs to the same owner. No one was in the building when a section of the roof collapsed.</span></p><p> Sat, 29 Mar 2014 19:28:10 +0000 Whitney Jones 39561 at http://wkms.org Roof Collapses on Downtown Murray Building Murray Relay For Life: New Time, New Location http://wkms.org/post/murray-relay-life-new-time-new-location <p>The Relay for Life is an opportunity&nbsp;to unite as a community to honor cancer survivors, raise awareness about what one can do to reduce cancer risk, and to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Murray's Relay for Life Publicity Chair, Betsy Whitfield, visits<em> Sounds Good</em> to tell us about a new time for this year's event: April 18 and 19, and a new location: The Expo Center on College Farm Road.</p><p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 18:31:37 +0000 Kate Lochte 39440 at http://wkms.org Murray Relay For Life: New Time, New Location Proposed Spending Bill Could Hit Local Tourism Hard http://wkms.org/post/proposed-spending-bill-could-hit-local-tourism-hard <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Convention and Visitors Bureaus all over the Commonwealth are concerned about nine million dollars in potential cuts to tourism in the two year state spending bill, significantly affecting CVB advertising money statewide.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">According to Erin </span>Carrico<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Executive Director of the Murray </span>CVB<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, this advertising budget blow would&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">severely disable the bureau’s ability to advertise locally, nationally, and internationally to&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 19:08:45 +0000 Troy Taylor 39399 at http://wkms.org Proposed Spending Bill Could Hit Local Tourism Hard Murray Mayor on Make A Difference Recycling Day http://wkms.org/post/murray-mayor-make-difference-recycling-day <p>Murray's 95th Make a Difference Day recycling event is at Murray State's Roy Stewart Stadium on Saturday, March 22, from 9 a.m to 1 p.m. Mayor Bill Wells stops by<em> Sounds Good</em> to tell us about the opportunity to make an environmental difference.</p><p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 19:06:51 +0000 Kate Lochte 39366 at http://wkms.org Murray Mayor on Make A Difference Recycling Day Wild Mountain Bakery Opening in Downtown Murray http://wkms.org/post/wild-mountain-bakery-opening-downtown-murray <p>A new bakery will be opening soon on the Murray Courthouse Square. On<em> Sounds Good</em>,&nbsp;Eran and Karen Guse&nbsp;give us a preview of their cakes, Danishes, cheesecakes and more offerings at their Wild Mountain Bakery &amp; Cafe, set to open next week. Karen is the artisan baker and Eran teaches at Murray State.</p><p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 18:57:17 +0000 Kate Lochte 39365 at http://wkms.org Wild Mountain Bakery Opening in Downtown Murray Playhouse in the Park Presents Charlotte's Web http://wkms.org/post/playhouse-park-presents-charlottes-web <p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Charlotte’s Web</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> was recently named "the best American children's book of the past 200 years," and the play captures this work in an enchanting theatrical presentation. All the familiar characters are here - Wilbur, the irresistible young pig; Fern, a young girl who cares for Wilbur as he is the runt of the litter; Templeton, the gluttonous rat; and, most of all, the extraordinary spider, Charlotte. Director </span>Alix<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Bloodworth<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;and actor Noah </span>VandenBosch<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> (who plays Templeton the rat) visit </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Sounds Good</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to preview the show.</span></p><p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 22:11:24 +0000 Tracy Ross 39331 at http://wkms.org Playhouse in the Park Presents Charlotte's Web