Allison Crawford

Digital Producer

A proud native of Murray, Kentucky, Allison grew up roaming the forests of west Kentucky and visiting national parks across the country. She graduated in 2014 from Murray State University where she studied Liberal Arts, Television Production, and Spanish. She loves meeting new people, questioning everything, and dancing through the sun and the rain.

Though her heart belongs to Murray, constant travel and exploration are necessary for her survival. If not reporting for WKMS, she can be found calling for owls in the Land Between the Lakes, working to advance environmental sustainability, or going on an adventure. She will never stop dancing and hopes to make a positive impact in this world several endeavors at a time.

Ways to Connect

Antonio Guillem, 123rf Stock Photo

Director of Clinical Operations at Ridge Behavioral Health System Geoff Wilson of Lexington speaks with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good about the prevalence of teen suicide and his upcoming public event addressing the issue in Paducah on July 13.

Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet

Kentucky’s state park system is in need of $240 million dollars in repairs according to state Tourism, Arts, and Heritage Secretary Don Parkinson. In an effort to address safety and aesthetic issues, Parkinson and Kentucky State Parks commissioner Donnie Holland unveiled plans today to spend $3.7 million on repairs, upgrades and fresh coats of paint at four western parks. 

Nicole Erwin, WKMS

Paducah’s revitalization efforts in the Fountain Avenue Neighborhood are on track to wrap up next year.

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Tennessee election officials are reminding state residents the last day to register to vote for the August 4 state primary and county general election is July 5. 

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, transportation.ky.gov

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is restricting eastbound I-24 traffic in Christian County to one lane Tuesday, June 28th, through Thursday, June 30th. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's Keith Todd says the interstate will be one lane starting at mile point 91. Workers will repair joints on the West Fork Red River Bridge during the restriction.  

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, via Facebook

A new audio healthcare service at Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army  Community Hospital is underbooked. Hospital Commander Telita Crosland says it may that there is not a great need for the service or just that people are unaware of it. She says the service rolled out last month as a way to provide patients in the hospital's broad coverage area with more convenient access to healthcare.

Ruth Baggett Gallery, Facebook

Lea Feinstein speaks with Austin Carting on Sounds Good about her exhibition opening at the Ruth Baggett Gallery in Paducah this Saturday. “No Dawdling” will be on display through July 31st.

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[Audio] On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross and Dr. Michael Bordieri discuss the Orlando night club shooting from a mental health perspective.

paducahrotaryplayground.com

Nearly 1,000 volunteers from around Western Kentucky are building a community playground in Paducah this week.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Traci Lawrence talks with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good about a new nonprofit organization called The Way of Wellness, a mentoring facility in Murray providing shelter, counseling, and educational services for homeless women and their children and victims of domestic violence.

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