Tracy Ross

Program Director, Host of Sounds Good and Beyond the Edge

Tracy started working for WKMS in 1994 while attending Murray State University. After receiving his Bachelors and Masters degrees from MSU he was hired as Operations/Web/Sports Director in 2000. Tracy hosted All Things Considered from 2004-2012 and has served as host/producer of several music shows including Cafe Jazz, and Jazz Horizons. In 2001, Tracy revived Beyond The Edge, a legacy alternative music program that had been on hiatus for several years. Tracy was named Program Director in 2011 and created the midday music and conversation program Sounds Good in 2012 which he hosts Monday-Thursday. Tracy lives in Murray with his wife, son and daughter.  

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FLW Fishing Report
11:03 am
Thu May 17, 2012

FLW Fishing Report: Blahs, Bass, and Bedding Bluegills

Colin Moore here, filling in for Scott Ellison with the FLW Weekly Fishing Report. Scott is on the road, tending to a tournament in Maryland, but wanted me to say hi for him and wish everybody good fishing.

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Environment
2:17 pm
Wed May 9, 2012

FLW Fishing Report: Good Fishing Despite Low Lake Levels

Scott Ellison here, with the FLW Weekly Fishing Report.

As there hasn’t been enough rain to settle the dust, the lake is about three feet low and there’s no sign that it’s going to go up anytime soon. Still, the air temperature has moderated, the water level is staying fairly stable and the fishing has gotten a lot better for most species.

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FLW Fishing Report
12:04 pm
Fri April 27, 2012

FLW Fishing Report: Fairly Good Wind

Dave Washburn says fishing is fairly good when the wind will let you get out on the lake.

Hi, I’m Dave Washburn, with the FLW Weekly Fishing Report. Depending on what you’re targeting, fishing is fairly good when the wind will let you get out on the lake. Bass, bluegill and shellcracker are the headliners, but you’ve got to cover water and make a lot of casts to do well.

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Music Interview
1:07 pm
Fri April 20, 2012

Sister Sparrow and The Dirty Birds Play Lovett Live

Sister Sparrow and The Dirty Birds play Murray State's Lovett Live Onstage Concert Series Tuesday, April 24 at 7:30 in Lovett Auditorium. Beyond The Edge host Tracy Ross and Lovett Live host Matt Parker recently spoke with lead singer  Arleigh Kincheloe about growing up in the Catskills Mountains, creating music with nine musicians, and the band's very generous fanbase. 

FLW Fishing Report
4:06 pm
Thu April 19, 2012

FLW Fishing Report: High Winds Put a Crimp in Fishing

FLW's Scott Ellison says high winds put a crimp in everybody's fishing but conditions are improving.

Scott Ellison here, with the FLW Weekly Fishing Report. You’ll have to pardon me if there are a lot of gaps in this week’s report, because the high winds that we had beginning Sunday put a crimp in everybody’s fishing. It’s supposed to be relatively calm for the next several days, however, so that should let the fishermen catch up on what they’ve been missing.

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Lovett Live
8:35 am
Fri April 13, 2012

Joe Pug: Carpenter Turned Singer/Songwriter

It's only been four years since singer/songwriter Joe Pug quit his day job to focus on music full time.  However, the Maryland native and Austin resident has already garnered comparisons to musicians like REM, Iron & Wine, John Prine, and Bob Dylan.  

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FLW Fishing Report
4:57 pm
Thu April 12, 2012

FLW Fishing Report: Dampened Fishing Conditions

Dave Washburn says the cold weather may have dampened fishing conditions, but didn’t stop it completely.

Dave Washburn here, with the FLW Weekly Fishing Report.

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FLW Fishing Report
7:18 pm
Sat April 7, 2012

FLW Fishing Report: Fishing Conditions Improve as Water Level Rises

In this week's FLW Fishing Report Scott Ellison says fishing conditions will improve as the water level rises.

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FLW Fishing Report
8:01 pm
Tue March 20, 2012

FLW Fishing Report: Bass and Crappies Lead the Parade

Scott Ellison says fishing is busting out all over, with bass and crappies leading the parade. 

This is the time of year when you’re reminded what is so great about living near Kentucky Lake. Fishing is busting out all over, with bass and crappies leading the parade.

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FLW Fishing Report
7:57 pm
Tue March 20, 2012

FLW Fishing Report: Varsity Bass Fishing

Scott Ellison talks about Kentucky’s newest high school varsity sport—Bass Fishing.

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