WKMS News’ election coverage joins Sounds Good with Tracy Ross and Friends (11 A.M. to 1 weekdays) in October with weekly Friday candidate forums. Meet candidates seeking state offices for districts in our region without an incumbent in the race.
Each Friday’s forum will re-air the following Front Page Sunday at 9 A.M. WKMS News Director and Assistant Station Manager, Chad Lampe and Morning Edition Host and News Producer, Todd Hatton host the forums. WKMS invites listener calls, emails, tweets and facebook messages before and during the forums to submit questions for the candidates. Here’s the schedule:
Todd Hatton also hosts a forum on the proposed Paducah McCracken County government merger Monday October 8th at 11:00 during Sounds Good. Hatton hosts the conversation between pro-merger representative John Williams Jr, and anti-merger representative Van Newberry live at Murray State's Crisp Center in Paducah.
Also, hear KET’s Kentucky Tonight first congressional district forum featuring incumbent Ed Whitfield (R) and Charles Hatchett (D) on WKMS October 9th at 2:00.
WKMS airs NPR’s coverage of all three presidential debates and the single vice presidential debate, (FROM Danville Kentucky’s Centre College). Hear these debates live on WKMS at 8:00 p.m. on Oct: 3rd, 11th (VP), 16th, 22nd.