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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Culture
5:02 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

PSO's Amy Sanders Previews the 2013 LowerTown Arts & Music Festival

The 2013 LowerTown Arts and Music Festival is just around the corner and Amy Sanders of the Paducah Symphony Orchestra's staff shares the rundown on the music line-up during Sounds Good. The festival runs from May 17-19 on 7th and Madison in Paducah. WKMS will be broadcasting live on the evening of Friday, May 17th. More information about that coming soon! Click here to see festival news and the complete schedule.

Arts
4:52 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

MSU Theatre Presents Irish Comedy "She Stoops to Conquer"

MSU Theatre presents Oliver Goldsmith's "She Stoops to Conquer or The Mistakes of a Night" this weekend in Robert E. Johnson Theatre. The production is an Irish comedy by Oliver Goldsmith, about a young lady posing as a serving girl to win the heart of a shy young gentleman. Deceits stack up into hilarious twists and turns over the course of a single evening. Faculty director Matthew Crider previews the show on Sounds Good.

Sports
4:06 pm
Mon April 15, 2013

PADD's Emily Clime Previews Purchase Area Senior Games

Purchase Area Development District's Emily Clime joins us for the second hour of Sounds Good with information about the Purchase Area Senior Games, May 6th through the 10th, the first step in qualifying for the Kentucky State Senior Games in Frankfort in September.

Arts
4:03 pm
Mon April 15, 2013

MSU Director of Bands Previws 19th Annual Provost's Concert

Dennis Johnson at WKMS

Murray State University Director of Bands Dennis Johnson join us on Sounds Good to preview the 19th Annual Provost's Concert, this Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in Lovett Auditorium and includes guest trumpet artist Joe Burgstaller and a premiere of a composition by MSU's Dr. Michael D'ambrosio.

Arts
11:35 am
Thu April 11, 2013

AQS Co-Founder is 2013 Quilters Hall of Fame Inductee

Credit quiltershalloffame.net

Starting out with husband Bill as a publisher of books on collectibles, Meredith Schroeder co-founded the American Quilter's Society or AQS, and this year she is being inducted into the Quilters Hall of Fame. They simply thought that quilts should be recognized as art. This notion changed both their business and their city. In late March Kate Lochte spoke with Meredith Schroeder to learn more.

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Culture
5:11 pm
Wed April 10, 2013

New Exhibits at Paducah's Market House Museum

Credit www.hellolouisville.com

The Market House Museum in downtown Paducah opened new exhibits this past weekend and its director, Penny Baucum Fields, describes them on Sounds Good. The Market House Museum is located at 121 South 2nd Street in Market House Square, downtown Paducah. Their new hours are Tuesday through Saturday from Noon to 4 p.m. Click here for more on the Market House Museum website.

Arts
5:02 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

MSU English Student Organization has "A Way With Words"

Murray State English and Philosophy faculty member Carrie Jerrell is visits Kate on Sounds Good. recruiting for the English Student Organization’s poetry recitation event called “A Way With Words” on Monday, April 22, at 7:;30 p.m. in the Clara Eagle Gallery on campus.

Arts
4:55 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Playhouse in the Park Presents: "Driving Miss Daisy"

Actors Marci Edmonds and Joshua Jones performing a scene from the show

A perennial favorite opens at Murray’s Playhouse in the Park this week: "Driving Miss Daisy," by Alfred Uhry. The 1987 play centers around the relationship of an elderly white Southern Jewish woman, Daisy Werthan, and her African American chauffeur, Hoke Colburn during the time period 1948 to 1973. Kate Lochte speaks with Director Katie Hamilton, and actors Marci Edmonds (Daisy) and Joshua Jones (Hoke) about the production.

Education
5:37 pm
Mon April 8, 2013

Teaching Poetry to Kids and Recording for Radio

Murray State’s Teacher Quality Institute’s Constance Alexander brings poetry to the studio on Sounds Good today. She’s produced Poetry Minutes for WKMS over the past several years. In the conversation, she reads some of the poems written by area school kids for the project, and talks about teaching poetry to kids, how to interpret something like a photo or painting using carefully constructed words.

Click here to listen to this year's Poetry Minutes.

Bonus: Here's last year's Poetry Minutes!

Environment
5:31 pm
Mon April 8, 2013

Mapping the Pennyrile

Credit peadd.org

Last week, the Pennyrile Area Development District announced that a new set of letter-size county maps for its region is now available at its website: peadd.org. The person responsible for mapping is Jim Creighton, who is called a “data integrator,” and he spoke with Kate Lochte about his work.

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