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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Business
6:00 pm
Sat August 11, 2012

Get a haircut, help an animal

What if you could get a haircut for twenty dollars – every penny of which goes to the Humane Society of Calloway County.  And what if that haircut was from master hairstylist, and animal lover, Patrick Lomantini of Wichita, Kansas.  Well, you can.  Lomantini’s in his second year of doing 50 haircuts in 50 states in 50 days and he’s made Murray his Kentucky stop.  Humane Society Executive Director Kathy Hodge tells Kate Lochte all about it.

FLW Fishing Report
5:07 pm
Fri July 27, 2012

FLW Fishing Report: Extreme Heat Demands Different Strategies

There’s probably as many or more bass being caught at night now as there are in the daytime because it’s been so ‘dadblamed’ hot. A lot of folks are waiting for the temperature to cool down into the low 80s or high 70s in the evening before they head out on the water. The lake level is holding at around 359 feet — if only because of the afternoon thunderstorms they’ve been having in Tennessee and north Alabama — and they’re not pulling much water at the dam.

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Restoration & Preservation
3:35 pm
Mon July 9, 2012

Ancient History Housed in Mounds Around Us

Wickliffe Mounds
Wikimedia Commons

Long before the Jackson Purchase, in about 1000 C.E, back when the Vikings were the only Europeans to come to this continent, Native American civilizations were building mound cities in and around our region.  Today, researchers and volunteers work to preserve these sites.  They call the people who built these now brooding places the Mississippians.  While much is known about them, there’s much more that’s mysterious.

Good Reads
12:04 pm
Wed June 27, 2012

Good Read: The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy

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Good Reads
11:44 am
Wed June 27, 2012

Good Read: Killing Mister Watson by Peter Matthiessen

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Drawn from fragments of historical fact, Matthiessen’s masterpiece brilliantly depicts the fortunes and misfortunes of Edgar J. Watson, a real-life entrepreneur and outlaw who appeared in the lawless Florida Everglades around the turn of the century.

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Good Reads
4:17 pm
Tue June 26, 2012

Good Read: Confederates in the Attic by Tony Horwitz

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Good Reads
11:57 am
Tue June 26, 2012

Good Read: Confessions of an Art Addict by Peggy Guggenheim

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A patron of art since the 1930s, Peggy Guggenheim, in a candid self-portrait, provides an insider’s view of the early days of modern art, with revealing accounts of her eccentric wealthy family, her personal and professional relationships, and often surprising portrayals of the artists themselves. Here is a book that captures a valuable chapter in the history of modern art, as well as the spirit of one of its greatest advocates. 13 photos.

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Good Reads
11:54 am
Tue June 26, 2012

Good Read: Cahokia by Timothy Pauketat

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Good Reads
11:44 am
Tue June 26, 2012

Good Read: The Echo Maker by Richard Powers

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Good Reads
11:44 am
Tue June 26, 2012

Good Read: The Echo Maker by Richard Powers

 

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