hopkinsville http://wkms.org en Steep Canyon Rangers Play Alhambra Theatre in Hopkinsville Tonight http://wkms.org/post/steep-canyon-rangers-play-alhambra-theatre-hopkinsville-tonight <p>The Steep Canyon Rangers often tour with Steve Martin, notably&nbsp;on <em>A Prairie Home Companion</em>, won "Entertainers of the Year" from the International Bluegrass Music Association, and recently received a Grammy for Best Bluegrass Album, for "Nobody Knows You." &nbsp;Tonight, the Pennyroyal Arts Council presents "A Night With the Steep Canyon Rangers" at the Alhambra Theater. On <em>Sounds Good</em>, Tracy Ross speaks with the band's banjo player, vocalist and songwriter Graham Sharp.</p><p><em>Listen to the conversation:</em></p><p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 16:42:20 +0000 Tracy Ross 41281 at http://wkms.org Steep Canyon Rangers Play Alhambra Theatre in Hopkinsville Tonight Hopkinsville Poised for New Visitors Center http://wkms.org/post/hopkinsville-poised-new-visitors-center <p></p><p>This Tuesday the Hopkinsville City Council approved a memorandum of agreement outlining the financing of the construction of a Visitors and Welcome Center at the Trail of Tears Park. &nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 23 May 2014 17:05:14 +0000 Kate Lochte 40789 at http://wkms.org Hopkinsville Poised for New Visitors Center Hopkinsville Police Chief Responds to Recent Shootings http://wkms.org/post/hopkinsville-police-chief-responds-recent-shootings <p style="page-break-inside: avoid">Hopkinsville Police Chief Guy Howie says he plans to ramp up patrols following two shootings and one homicide in his community in the last month.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 16 May 2014 16:55:14 +0000 Parker Franklin 40615 at http://wkms.org Hopkinsville Police Chief Responds to Recent Shootings Storms Cause Damage Locally http://wkms.org/post/storms-cause-damage-locally <p>The National Weather Service <a href="http://forecast.weather.gov/product.php?site=PAH&amp;product=LSR&amp;issuedby=PAH">reported</a> the storm system that passed through Western Kentucky Wednesday produced high winds &nbsp;that blew walls and roofs off several buildings and downed powerlines. Most of the damage occurred&nbsp;in Christian County, northeast of Hopkinsville between 4 and 5pm.</p><p> Thu, 15 May 2014 11:52:30 +0000 Troy Taylor 40578 at http://wkms.org New Hopkinsville Chamber Director Outlines Plans to Grow Community http://wkms.org/post/new-hopkinsville-chamber-director-outlines-plans-grow-community <p>Marian Mason has returned to her childhood home of Christian County as the new Executive Director of the Christian County Chamber of Commerce. On Sounds Good, she speaks with Kate Lochte about some of the efforts in the works in the Hopkinsville/Christian Co. area, such as connecting veterans with jobs (after First Lady Michelle Obama's recent Fort Campbell visit), legislative agenda successes, community vision plan, entrepreneurial business plan competition and the recent rebranding/remodeling of the Chamber building.</p><p> Tue, 06 May 2014 19:18:13 +0000 Kate Lochte 40372 at http://wkms.org New Hopkinsville Chamber Director Outlines Plans to Grow Community Police Respond To Suspected Explosive Device in Downtown Hopkinsville http://wkms.org/post/police-respond-suspected-explosive-device-downtown-hopkinsville <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">An empty explosives case prompted law enforcement to close a section of downtown </span>Hopkinsville<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> this morning.</span></p><p> Mon, 05 May 2014 19:29:09 +0000 Rob Canning 40341 at http://wkms.org Police Respond To Suspected Explosive Device in Downtown Hopkinsville Hopkinsville Author Michael Freeland Pens Book of Poetry http://wkms.org/post/hopkinsville-author-michael-freeland-pens-book-poetry <p>Hopkinsville author Michael Freeland&nbsp;joins us on <em>Sounds Good</em> to read from and discuss&nbsp;his recently published book of poetry, <em>Homeplace: Finding Poetry in Everyday Places.</em> Freeland has also published <em>Blood River to Berlin - The World War II Journal of an Army Medic</em> and <em>Time and the River - A Memoir</em>.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 19:13:19 +0000 Kate Lochte 40208 at http://wkms.org Hopkinsville Author Michael Freeland Pens Book of Poetry The 22nd Annual Edgar Cayce Hometown Seminar http://wkms.org/post/22nd-annual-edgar-cayce-hometown-seminar <p>Hopkinsville native Edgar Cayce&nbsp;became a household name for allegedly possessing strange powers of mental telepathy. His purported psychic abilities to answer questions on health and other personal problems while in a trance garnered him worldwide fame. Museums of Hopkinsville Director Alissa&nbsp;Keller joins Kate on <em>Sounds Good</em> with events Friday through Sunday (March 28-30) remembering Cayce's legacy in the 22nd&nbsp;annual Edgar Cayce&nbsp;Hometown Seminar featuring experts and a hypnotist.</p><p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 19:11:02 +0000 Kate Lochte 39486 at http://wkms.org The 22nd Annual Edgar Cayce Hometown Seminar Grimes' Jobs Plan: Just How Much Can One Senator Do? http://wkms.org/post/grimes-jobs-plan-just-how-much-can-one-senator-do <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>U.S. Senate hopeful Alison Lundergan Grimes described her jobs plan for western Kentucky last night in Hopkinsville. But while she touts the length and depth of her plan, some question just how much one senator can do for the Commonwealth.</p><p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 22:01:48 +0000 Whitney Jones 39378 at http://wkms.org Grimes' Jobs Plan: Just How Much Can One Senator Do? Grimes Says Expanding Broadband Internet Access, Working with Veterans Key to Western Kentucky Jobs http://wkms.org/post/grimes-says-expanding-broadband-internet-access-working-veterans-key-western-kentucky-jobs <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate Alison </span>Lundergan<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Grimes says unlike her opponent Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell she will work for instead of against better Internet access in rural Western Kentucky.</span></p><p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 04:36:38 +0000 Whitney Jones 39354 at http://wkms.org Grimes Says Expanding Broadband Internet Access, Working with Veterans Key to Western Kentucky Jobs