Christmas http://wkms.org en NWS Calls For Heavy Rainfall Over Weekend, Flash Flood Watch In Effect Friday http://wkms.org/post/nws-calls-heavy-rainfall-over-weekend-flash-flood-watch-effect-friday <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The National Weather Service is predicting widespread heavy rainfall this weekend with a possibility of severe thunderstorms.</span></p><p>A&nbsp;flash flood watch takes effect tonight&nbsp;at 6PM&nbsp;and lasts through&nbsp;6AM on Sunday&nbsp;for most of our listening area. &nbsp;</p><p>The NWS is predicting heavy rainfall Friday evening after&nbsp;10PM&nbsp;with wind gusts upwards of 20 miles per hour.</p><p>The heaviest rainfall is predicted for&nbsp;Saturday&nbsp;with 2 to 4 inches expected along with a chance of severe thunderstorms in the late afternoon and evening with wind gusts near 30 miles-per-hour.</p><p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 20:59:56 +0000 Rob Canning 37482 at http://wkms.org NWS Calls For Heavy Rainfall Over Weekend, Flash Flood Watch In Effect Friday Holiday Poems from Murray State's MFA in Creative Writing Director Ann Neelon http://wkms.org/post/holiday-poems-murray-states-mfa-creative-writing-director-ann-neelon <p>Murray State's MFA in Creative Writing Program Director Ann Neelon visits Kate Locte on Sounds Good to read a selection of favorite poems for the holiday season. They also talk about the upcoming MFA residency, visiting writers, and the latest issue of the New Madrid literary journal.</p><p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 20:21:56 +0000 Kate Lochte 37298 at http://wkms.org Holiday Poems from Murray State's MFA in Creative Writing Director Ann Neelon Carson Myre Series Presents Murray Woman's Club 2013 Holiday Open House http://wkms.org/post/carson-myre-series-presents-murray-womans-club-2013-holiday-open-house <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Welcome to The&nbsp;</span>Carson-Myre<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Charitable Foundation’s Youth and Ensemble Music Performance Series with&nbsp;</span>WKMS<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;&nbsp;We’re delighted you’ve joined us for this new series. In this web exclusive, we feature the Murray Woman’s Club 2013 Holiday Open House. This concert was recorded on December 1, 2013 at the Murray Woman’s Club. George&nbsp;</span>Eldred<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;is our recording engineer.</span></p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 21:53:38 +0000 Matt Markgraf 37232 at http://wkms.org Carson Myre Series Presents Murray Woman's Club 2013 Holiday Open House Holiday Activities in Historic Golconda http://wkms.org/post/holiday-activities-historic-golconda <p>Pope County's Gail Barger Lannom visits with Kate Lochte on <em>Sounds Good</em> to talk about special holiday tours of four homes, an historic church, and the Davidson Cabin decorated for the holidays as well as Golconda festivities including the Courthouse lawn bonfire. We'll also learn about a documentary she's produced about Pope County, 1797 to 1937.</p><p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 20:16:11 +0000 Kate Lochte 37196 at http://wkms.org Holiday Activities in Historic Golconda Benton Main Street Welcomes Christmas with Dickens' Celebration http://wkms.org/post/benton-main-street-welcomes-christmas-dickens-celebration <div>Benton Main Street Board Member Elayna Blevins is our Dickens' Christmas Celebration correspondent during <em>Sounds Good</em>. &nbsp;The Saturday, December 14th<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;celebration features a sweet shoppe, bakery, ye </span>olde<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> pub, a pig roast, live nativity scene, children's games, and a lighted Christmas Parade. It all begins at dusk. Thu, 05 Dec 2013 20:06:11 +0000 Kate Lochte 37114 at http://wkms.org Benton Main Street Welcomes Christmas with Dickens' Celebration A 'Holiday Dancefest' in MSU's Lovett Auditorium http://wkms.org/post/holiday-dancefest-msus-lovett-auditorium <p>Jackson Purchase Dance Company director Karen Balzer visits <em>Sounds Good</em> today with news of its Holiday Dancefest in Lovett Auditorium on Saturday, December 7, including wheel chair dance soloist Kristen Knabel. The Jackson Purchase Dance Company benefits arts, culture and humanities, focusing specifically on dance programs.</p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 21:24:50 +0000 Kate Lochte 36860 at http://wkms.org A 'Holiday Dancefest' in MSU's Lovett Auditorium Christmas Story Time and More at Calloway Co. Library http://wkms.org/post/christmas-story-time-and-more-calloway-co-library <p>Tracy Ross speaks with Calloway County Public Library's Sandy Linn about Christmas story time, the formation of a new Friends group, and spring story time registration in this month's conversation on the goings on at CCPL. <a href="http://www.callowaycountylibrary.org/">See more on their website</a>.</p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 20:20:03 +0000 Tracy Ross 36671 at http://wkms.org Christmas Story Time and More at Calloway Co. Library Kentucky Writers Sign 'Twelve Days of Christmas' Anthology at MSU http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-writers-sign-twelve-days-christmas-anthology-msu <p>Bluegrass Community &amp; Technical College faculty member James B. Goode joins Kate Lochte on <em>Sounds Good</em>. He's at Murray State's bookstore Sunday for a signing of the anthology "Kentucky's Twelve Days of Christmas." Goode previews the book, and talks about some of the writers in the book. He also reflects on his days in Murray State's MFA program and mentions some of the writers in the anthology who also happen to be Murray State MFA graduates.</p><p><a href="http://www.kentuckymonthly.com/events/kentuckys-twelve-days-of-christmas/">See more about the book on Kentucky Monthly's website</a>.</p><p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 22:11:21 +0000 Kate Lochte 36625 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Writers Sign 'Twelve Days of Christmas' Anthology at MSU Holidays Sound Good on WKMS! http://wkms.org/post/holidays-sound-good-wkms <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We’re happy announce that our annual holiday programming schedule is set! We hope you’ll curl up with a hot mug of cocoa to enjoy nearly 80 hours of special national and local programing to celebrate the season.</span></p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 21:31:35 +0000 Matt Markgraf 36540 at http://wkms.org Holidays Sound Good on WKMS! Dickens’ Alley and Main Street Merriment http://wkms.org/post/dickens-alley-and-main-street-merriment <p>Every year Murray Main Street combines caroling, lighting the Christmas Tree, and a recreation of a Victorian England Alley for visitors to enjoy, topped off with a tuba/Euphonium concert at the Robert O Miller Conference Center.&nbsp;We welcome Ebenezer Scrooge to learn more about Dickens’ Alley, a narrow passageway behind the Maple Street Businesses on the Court Square in Murray, between 4<sup>th</sup> and 5<sup>th</sup> Streets.</p><p> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 22:09:36 +0000 Kate Lochte 24979 at http://wkms.org Dickens’ Alley and Main Street Merriment