Shelly Baskin

WKMS Volunteer

Shelly Baskin works in MSU's Office of Regional Outreach and is a graduate student  in Occupational Safety and Health. A roustabout from Memphis, Tennessee, Shelly first found his way into WKMS through the newsroom back in 2011 through luck, charm and force of will. Though he left news for another position, he still enjoys working on independent radio projects and volunteering for the station. He’s an avid disc golfer and occasional real golfer and is terrible at both. A lover of all things musical, Shelly is always ready to hear something new and unique. 

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Regional Headlines
11:00 am
Tue February 7, 2012

Whitfield on Eggner's Ferry Bridge

U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield, (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, released the following statement today on the Eggner Ferry Bridge:

“I understand the impact the closure of the Eggner Ferry Bridge is having on many aspects of the lives of those who use it; ranging from the inconvenience of a longer work commute to a potentially life threatening situation of delayed emergency services or medical care. That is why I am working to ensure all federal agencies with jurisdiction remain on top of this incident.

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Regional Headlines
1:48 pm
Mon February 6, 2012

Delta Mariner Moved from Site of Bridge Collision

Angela Rowlett

From Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

 

The Coast Guard has approved the transit of the Delta Mariner to a safe harbor on the Tennessee River today.

Salvage workers successfully cut the Delta Mariner free from subsurface bridge debris at 10:15 a.m., and will continue removing remaining portions of the bridge from the bow of the ship once it is safely secured a mile from its current location.

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