Datebook
10:55 am
Wed March 26, 2014

Datebook: March 26 - Robert Frost's Birthday

West Kentucky Community and Technical College offers a five-week landscape design class on Thursday evenings from 6-9 tomorrow through April 24. Students learn about design principles and theory and how to apply them to an individual landscape. The cost of the class is $95, which includes a book. Call (270) 534-3335 to register.

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Ultimate Date Night!
9:23 am
Wed March 26, 2014

Win the WKMS Ultimate Date Night!

Credit Facebook

Is the great news and music you hear on WKMS always on your mind and your radio dial? There’s no better time than now to make your first pledge of support! Not only will you keep programming you love on air, but you’ll be entered to win an Ultimate Date Night package when you pledge before April 3.

The Ultimate Date Night Package 

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Politics
8:01 am
Wed March 26, 2014

Senate Budget Defunds ACA Effort in Kentucky

Credit kynect.ky.gov

The Kentucky Senate’s $20 billion budget proposal aims to defund the Affordable Care Act in the commonwealth, but its provisions won’t affect the program. 

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Business
6:05 am
Wed March 26, 2014

No Alcohol Sales in McCracken On Election Day

The McCracken County Fiscal Court voted 3-1 to pass a county ordinance prohibiting alcohol sales on Election Day with Commissioner Zana Renfro dissenting.

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Education
4:40 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Miller Says Neither State Budget Plan Bodes Well for Murray State

Credit Murray State University

Murray State University President Tim Miller says the Kentucky Senate’s budget proposal that passed Monday has downsides for the university as does the state House’s proposal.

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Education
4:33 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Meet Hopkinsville Community College's New President, Dr. Jay Allen

Credit Dr. Jay Allen, Twitter

In late 2013, the Kentucky Community and Technical College System announced the appointment of Dr. Jay S. Allen as the next president of Hopkinsville Community College. Dr. Allen comes from his position as Vice President of the Perkinston Campus and George County Center of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College System. He brings over 18 years of experience as a community college administrator. Kate Lochte learns more about Dr. Allen in a conversation on Sounds Good, including some of his plans for the future of HCC.

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Education
4:26 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

A Conversation with Dr. Bob Davies, Murray State's Next President

Coming from the West, Dr. Robert O. "Bob" Davies assumes the presidency of Murray State University this July. Dr. Davies and his sister thought of themselves as "university brats" growing up. Kate Lochte speaks with Davies about his family and his experiences interviewing for his new job, from his office at EOU.

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Arts
4:06 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Russian Photojournalists Present "From Sochi to Paducah" at Paducah School of Art & Design

Seacoast by Oksana Yushko, from her portfolio website youok.ru

Work by award-winning Russian photojournalists Oksana Yushko and Arthur Bondar are featured in a program titled "From Sochi to Paducah" at the Paducah School of Art and Design. The school's dean Paul Aho joins Kate on Sounds Good to preview this collaboration with the Paducah Arts Alliance.

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Society
3:57 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Learning and Volunteering Opportunities at MSU Women's Center

This month, the Murray State Women's Center seeks items for their adopted agency, Needline. They're also hosting a Celebrate Women Luncheon in the MSU Women's Center, with door prizes and more. The Director of Murray State's Women's Center Abigail French visits Sounds Good to talk about its learning and volunteering opportunities.

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Government
3:10 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Henry County Emergency Management Training Exercise Set for Thurs., Fri.

Henry County, Tenn. residents may receive a knock at the door on Thursday and Friday as part of a disaster preparedness training exercise.

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