Sounds Good

11 am - 1 pm Weekdays
Tracy Ross, Austin Carter

About The Show

The music on Sounds Good is a mix of legacy artists who are still making great music now (Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young, Bonnie Raitt) deep cuts from classic artists (The Band, The Beatles, Grateful Dead, Talking Heads, REM) great contemporary artists who don' t receive commercial airplay (Neko Case, Wilco, Jack White, Darrell Scott, The Black Keys) and those who defy the boundaries of categorization (Punch Brothers, Bela Fleck, Ry Cooder, Bill Frisell, Justin Townes Earle). You'll also get a bit of World music, Blues, Soul/R&B, Reggae and Jazz.

Additionally, you'll hear interviews with newsmakers and community leaders, live music from some of our region's best musicians, our community events calendar and more.

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Science
5:09 pm
Tue July 28, 2015

[Audio] Helpful Ways to Identify and Address Panic Attacks

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Panic attacks are relatively common. About one in five Americans will experience a panic attack in their lifetime, says Dr. Michael Bordieri, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Murray State University. It's the sudden onset of fear, similar to the fight or flight response, where our heartbeat starts racing, our palms feel sweaty, our breathing is faster, we may feel uneasy and tense, like we're losing control or having a heart attack. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with Dr. Borideri on identifying panic attacks and panic disorder and how to receive treatment.

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Arts
3:50 pm
Tue July 28, 2015

[Audio] Local Artist Bill Ford Pens Forthcoming Book "From Paducah with Love"

From Paducah With Love book cover
Credit Bill Ford, Courtesy of Ray Lane

Doing business as Bill Ford Interiors, Inc. in Paducah, Bill Ford is involved in many of the city's cultural activities and has begun a new project called From Paducah With Love. The art book collects original pen and ink drawings by Ford with articles from the community about reflections and memories of the city. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte asks him more about the project, the gallery reception and how his signature bowties make an appearance.

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Science
2:47 pm
Mon July 27, 2015

[Audio] Neurologist: Early Detection is Key to Preventing Memory Loss and Dementia

Dr. Chris King
Credit Jenn King

Murray Neurologist Dr. Christopher King of Primary Care Medical Center was surprised at the large turnout at a community education meeting about memory loss back in May. He finds that the anxiety about memory loss and dementia leads to a feeling of isolation. He believes that early detection is important and there are resources that exist to help. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with Dr. King about his concerns.

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Culture
11:15 am
Mon July 27, 2015

[Slideshow, Audio] Cleaning Up The Columbia Theatre, A Paducah Treasure

Matt stands outside of the Columbia Theatre, dressed for clean up day
Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Downtown Paducah's Columbia Theatre is in the early stages of rebirth, or that's what members of the Columbia Club hope. The massive theatre first opened to the public in 1927 and has been deteriorating since its last show in 1987. The estimated cost to renovate the space is six million dollars, which the club hopes to raise through grants and local investors. Matt Markgraf takes us on a tour of the building while he lends a hand on a recent clean-up day.

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Business
3:06 pm
Fri July 24, 2015

Meet Ellie Waggoner, Paducah Area Farmer & Business Owner at 'CommonGround' MAC Event

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LeCows Dairy in Paducah is the last dairy farm in McCracken County. Passed down over generations, the family farm is now a women-owned business, with co-ownership between Ellie Gore Waggoner and her mother Lesa Elliott Clark. Ellie will be among the farmers in the Q&A session after the screening of the documentary "Farmland" at Maiden Alley Cinema on Friday, July 31, hosted by The Kentucky Soybean Board and CommonGround of Kentucky. The latter is an organization of Kentucky women offering conversations between women who grow food and women who buy it. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with Waggoner about her experience in farming and the upcoming film.

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Arts
4:07 pm
Thu July 23, 2015

Musician Steve Webb Brings the Florida Keys to Sounds Good

Steve Webb on Sounds Good
Credit Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Florida Keys musician Steve Webb brings some refreshing island vibes to Sounds Good today as he visits friends in the region. He began playing in central New York for a few decades before falling in the love with the Keys and eventually moving down there to continue his music career. He's performing at Eddy Creek Marina Resort in Eddyville tonight, tomorrow and Saturday at 6 p.m.

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Arts
3:14 pm
Thu July 23, 2015

Paducah RIVERfront Concert Tonight: Bear Medicine Band and Dawn & Hawkes

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Paducah Parks Services continues their free RIVERfront Concert Series this evening at 6 with acoustic, Lexington-based, chamber folk group Bear Medicine Band (who we recently spoke with when they played LowerTown) and Austin, Texas indie folk duo Dawn and Hawkes, who performed on NBC's The Voice in 2014. On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with Special Event Coordinator Molly Tomasallo about tonight's event and some up coming concerts. 

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Society
2:53 pm
Thu July 23, 2015

Commission Seeks Public Comment on Removal of Jefferson Davis Statue

Jefferson Davis Statue by Frederick Cleveland Hibbard
Credit Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain

The public is being invited to comment about moving the statue of Jefferson Davis from the State Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort to a nearby history center. The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights is encouraging the public to attend a meeting of the Kentucky Historic Properties Advisory Commission on August 5, and to comment on the removal by July 29th. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with Commissioner Timothy Thomas of Madisonville.

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Society
2:04 pm
Wed July 22, 2015

St. Nicholas Foundation Helps Working Uninsured, Holds Fundraiser this Weekend

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The St. Nicholas Foundation, a program providing assistance to uninsured or underinsured working adults, will be hosting a "Picnic for St. Nick!" this weekend. Dr. Pat Withrow and St. Nick's Executive Director Rayla Bridges speak with Kate on Sounds Good to share more about the program and event. 

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Arts
1:14 pm
Wed July 22, 2015

Icehouse Gallery Honors Local Artists in Upcoming Exhibits

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As Mayfield's Icehouse Gallery celebrates 25 years as a community beacon of the arts, the gallery honors local artists in current and upcoming exhibits.  Gallery Director Ric Watson speaks with Kate on Sounds Good today to share more about exhibits and events going on this month and next at the Icehouse. 

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