New Madrid http://wkms.org en 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 Ann Neelon on Murray State's MFA Program and New Madrid http://wkms.org/post/ann-neelon-murray-states-mfa-program-and-new-madrid <p>Today on <em>Sounds Good</em>,&nbsp;MSU’s New Madrid Journal of Contemporary Literature Editor and MFA Program Director Anne Neelon drops by to review the Summer 2013 edition and preview the next publication. She speaks with Kate about the "paradigm shift" of evolving the MFA Program and how it caters to distance learning students in a 'budget-tight' environment. Also, how one can submit work to New Madrid, and the theme for the next issue: The Great Hunger. <a href="http://www.newmadridjournal.org/">See more about the New Madrid Journal</a>.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 20:22:58 +0000 Kate Lochte 33715 at http://wkms.org Ann Neelon on Murray State's MFA Program and New Madrid USGS Improving Understanding of New Madrid Fault Line http://wkms.org/post/usgs-improving-understanding-new-madrid-fault-line <p>USGS Scientists Bill Ellsworth and Oliver Boyd join Kate Lochte on Sounds Good to speak about regional work involving earthquakes and the New Madrid Fault Line. Ellsworth’s research says injection-induced earthquakes are more prevalent than fracking induced earthquakes. Boyd explains the Missouri Bootheel aeromagnetic survey going on now, tracking seismic activity on certain areas of the fault and furthering research to learn about the faults and to better predict future earthquakes.</p><p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 20:11:38 +0000 Kate Lochte 33191 at http://wkms.org USGS Improving Understanding of New Madrid Fault Line New Madrid Airborne Survey http://wkms.org/post/new-madrid-airborne-survey <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The U.S. Geological Survey is conducting low-level flights across sections of the New Madrid earthquake seismic zone. The USGS will begin conducting the flights&nbsp;<span data-term="goog_1341591833" tabindex="0">tomorrow</span>&nbsp;over a 1,400-square-mile area across southeastern Missouri, northeastern Arkansas and western Tennessee.</p><p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 16:58:04 +0000 Drew Adams & The Associated Press 32902 at http://wkms.org New Madrid Airborne Survey Educators Visit New Madrid Fault http://wkms.org/post/educators-visit-new-madrid-fault <p>Twenty teachers from six different states visited New Madrid, Missouri on Monday to learn more about that town&#39;s claim to fame.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 17 Jul 2012 14:29:52 +0000 Drew Adams 19338 at http://wkms.org Educators Visit New Madrid Fault 4.0 Magnitude Earthquake in Southeast Missouri http://wkms.org/post/40-magnitude-earthquake-southeast-missouri <p>&nbsp;</p><p>Some area residents may have felt a rumble this morning as US Geological Service officials say a magnitude 4 earthquake took place in Southeast Missouri. Reports say the quake started around four o&rsquo;clock this morning, about 5 miles north of East Prarie, Missouri. The epicenter was around 3 miles deep. There are no reports of damage at this time.</p> Tue, 21 Feb 2012 12:41:42 +0000 Gary Pitts 16992 at http://wkms.org 4.0 Magnitude Earthquake in Southeast Missouri