Kate Lochte

Station Manager

Kate Lochte was born in Texas, and grew up in Alabama, Alaska, New York, and Maine. She and Music City, Tennessee native Bob Lochte have sojourned in Los Angeles, Nashville, Knoxville, Chattanooga, Pulaski, and Greeneville, Tennessee and now, Murray, Kentucky. Kate has taught high school and college English; office-managed the Hunter Museum of Art in Chattanooga; written for the Chattanooga Free Press and the Pulaski Citizen newspapers; broadcast news and music for WMGL-FM and WKMS-FM; and broadcast for WETO-TV as the Kid's Klub's "Granny Goose." The Lochtes and their dogs enjoy being at home in the woods of Calloway County. For a time, Kate shared her appreciation for world music hosting shows Ports of Call and Country Music on WKMS.

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Society
2:49 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

Peel & Holland on The Affordable Care Act Part 3

Heather Elliot of Peel & Holland in Benton and Murray joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good. They walk through the third of a three part series on changes we're looking at with the implementation of The Affordable Care Act.

This conversation begins with the question, "It's happening... What do I do?"

What about people whose work has employees travel beyond the coverage areas specified in their plans? Also, what about early renewal options? Peel & Holland has compiled comprehensive information on what that entails for families and businesses on their website. Click here to read more.

Environment
4:30 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

From the Garden Gate: September Gardening

Roy Helton divides his time between teaching in the English Department at Murray State University and indulging his passion for gardening. In this edition of "From the Garden Gate," Roy talks about the 'vegetative doldrums' of September, and how to prepare for next season.

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Arts
2:24 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

'Eye Full of Paris Weekend' 2013 Preview

Kate Lochte chats with the Downtown Paris Association's Kathy Ray about this weekend's Eyeful of Paris Celebration. Commercial Bank presents Noon on the Square on the Courthouse Lawn on Friday featuring country music artist John Austin McDaniel. On Saturday, the PHC Arts Council and DPA present Arts Round the Square and Kidzone Live on the Courthouse Lawn from 9 am to 4 pm. Paris Winery presents a Concert in the Vineyards that evening from 6 to 10. See more about the weekend's events.

Education
12:28 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

New Executive Director KY Humanities Council visits MSU

Credit wikipedia

Former Kentucky Attorney General and U.S. Representative for the Sixth District of the Commonwealth, Ben Chandler is now Executive Director of the Kentucky Humanities Council. His visit to western Kentucky coincides with Chautauqua performances in Hopkinsville schools and a two-part program at Lake Barkley State Resort Park Friday. We learn more with Kate Lochte.

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Arts
12:24 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

Philadelphia Meets Paris in Prints in Paducah

"Abyss" by Patty Smith
Credit www.uarts.edu

Ruth Baggett's 1025 Gallery in Paducah's LowerTown hosts an exhibit merging prints and animation - connecting artists from Philadelphia to Paris. Claire Fouquet was studying math in Paris before she discovered the art of animation which she now teaches at the Ecole Superior de l'Image in Poitiers. Printmaker Patty Smith is on faculty at The University of the Arts in Philadelphia. They give an artists' talk at 3 p.m. tomorrow (September 14) in the gallery and we get a preview with Kate Lochte.

Society
3:23 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

CASA by the Lakes Hosts Pirates vs. Ninjas Fundraiser This Weekend

CASA by the Lakes Executive Director Lindsey Harlan joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good to recap with us the upcoming Pirates v. Ninjas Fun Walk/Run and Chili Challenge at Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park this weekend, September 28th. It raises funds for CASA’s safe placement of abused and neglected children in Calloway and Marshall Counties. They also talk about the work court appointed special advocates do in Marshall and Calloway Counties and the unity between counties and regionwide. Call 270-761-0164 or email casapr@murray-ky.net for more information about the fundraiser.

Society
3:17 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

Peel & Holland on The Affordable Care Act Part 2

Heather Elliot of Peel & Holland in Benton and Murray joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good. They walk through the second of a three part series on changes we're looking at with the implementation of The Affordable Care Act. This conversation begins with the big question, "What's it going to cost me?" and "Is the government going to help me pay my premium?" Peel & Holland has compiled comprehensive information on what that entails for families and businesses on their website. Click here to read more.

Education
3:09 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

UT Martin Presents ECHO 360 Webinar on Active Learning Online

Active learning online is a buzz phrase for getting faculty lectures to students before they come to class, so the class can be an engagement center for students asking about lectures they've already heard, and presumably studied.  University of Tennessee at Martin instructional technology designer Harriette Spiegel is involved in an ECHO 360 webinar open to all, free, this Thursday at 1 p.m.  It is targeted specifically to supporting STEM classrooms. See registration information here.

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Datebook
3:04 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

Datebook: September 24 - 60 Minutes Debuts 45 Years Ago

Coming in at 6 on TV Guide's "Greatest TV Shows of All Time" list, CBS' 60 Minutes was the creation of Don Hewitt, set apart for its unique style of investigative journalism. The program has won a total of 95 Emmys and 20 Peabody Awards. It's the longest continuously running program in American network primetime.

It's Tuesday, Sept. 24

The McCracken County Public Library hosts "The History of Paducah ICG Railroad Shops," a presentation by John A. Rogers, as part of its Evenings Upstairs series. The hour-long presentation is Thursday night at 7 in the second floor meeting room. Admission is free. For more information visit mclib.net.

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Environment
3:04 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

Dawson Springs Mayor on Becoming Kentucky's First "Trail Town"

Kate Lochte visit with Dawson Springs Mayor Jenny Sewell on Sounds Good to learn more about the road, mountain biking, hiking, horseback riding and blueway trails earning the community the Kentucky Trail Town designation. Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear designated Dawson Springs as the state's first "Trail Town" as part of an effort to promote and develop adventure tourism opportunities across the Commonwealth. The city is developing several outdoor attractions including Pennyrile State Resort Park and State Forest, Tradewater River and Wildlife Management Area, and the Jones-Keeney Wildlife Management Area. Read more the about designation on Kentucky Tourism's website

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