Sounds Good

WKMS Press Releases
10:55 am
Wed January 9, 2013

Dr. Bob to Guest Host Sounds Good

Dr. Bob Lochte, host of The Eisenhower Hour, returns to WKMS after a two-year hiatus. Dr. Bob will sit-in for host Tracy Ross during Sounds Good, 11 a.m. -1 p.m., the second Friday of each month beginning January 11.

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Christmas Special
12:23 pm
Wed December 19, 2012

Contents from Today's WKMS Production: A Kentucky Christmas

Aired 12-19-12 @ 11 a.m (Rebroadcast: 12-23-12 @ 10 a.m.)

READINGS from A Kentucky Christmas, edited by George Ella Lyon, The University Press of Kentucky, 2003:

Holly Bloodworth:  from Chapter 17, Borrowed Children, George Ella Lyon, p. 203    

Jack Rose:  Christmas Lamb, from The View from Plum Lick, David Dick, p. 299

Linda Miller:  Winter Wren at Solstice, Frank Olson, p. 210

Montage – Rusty Jones: Two Cardinals by George Eklund, p. 215; Holly Bloodworth:  Christmas Eve, 3 p.m. by Marcia L. Hurlow, p. 192 :  Rusty Jones:  Snow Arithmetic, p. 220

Randy Dunn:  VI, 1991, From A Timbered Choir, Wendell Berry, p. 191

Rusty Jones:  From God’s Oddling, The Story of Mick Stuart, My Father, Jesse Stuart, p. 272

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WKMS Press Releases
3:25 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

WKMS Presents Splendid Music and Storytelling for the Holidays

Each year Murray State’s NPR station, 91.3 WKMS-FM, broadcasts its annual series of special music and storytelling programs for the holiday season.  Company for the Holidays begins Thanksgiving Day and continues through New Year's Day 2013 and includes over 40 hours of radio features not broadcast elsewhere in this region. 

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WKMS Press Releases
3:12 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

Sounds Good Wreath Contest Winners

Wreath Contest 2012 Waterfield Library

Murray State’s NPR station, 91.3 WKMS-FM, has announced winners of its holiday wreath making contest. Wreaths are on display in Murray State’s Waterfield Library through the end of November and then most go to Murray Calloway County Hospital to decorate for the holiday season. Images of all wreaths are also on the WKMS Facebook page.

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Culture
5:04 pm
Tue October 16, 2012

Little Shop of Horrors Devours our Studio on Sounds Good

Murray's Playhouse in the Park opens a three weekend run of the rock-horror-musical Little Shop of Horrors this Friday at 7 p.m. Sounds Good welcomes the production's Director (and voice of Audrey II) Stephen Keene and the actor who plays Seymour, Bryant Powell with Kate Lochte. Get tickets at playhouseinthepark.net.

Puppies
10:21 am
Wed October 10, 2012

October Puppies Sound Good and Need Homes

These girls just wanna have fun

Puppies sound good today! Meet Miley and Maddie, six-week old black labrador retriever mix puppies. We'll speak with Kathy Hodge of the Humane Society of Calloway County, and Liz Fiero, working on BARKtoberfest.

Miley: http://www.petfinder.com/petdetail/24332470

Maddie: http://www.petfinder.com/petdetail/24332423

Culture
2:24 pm
Mon October 8, 2012

Maestro Ponti Previews This Weekend's PSO Concert: Young & Mighty

Kate Lochte sits down with Maestro Raffaele Ponti for a preview of this weekend’s concert of the Paducah Symphony Orchestra, our region’s only professional orchestra. Ponti is Artistic Director and Conductor of the Paducah Symphony Orchestra.  He previews the next concert:  Saturday, October 13, at 7:30 p.m. at the Carson Center.  Winners of this year’s Young Artist Competition solo in Korngold’s Violin Concerto in D Major and Liszt’s Hungarian Fantasy for piano and orchestra.  Works by Beethoven and Dvorak complete the program.  Tickets are available at 270-444-0065.

Politics
2:03 pm
Fri October 5, 2012

Senate Candidates Hubbard and Humphries Debate on WKMS

First District State Senate Candidates: Carroll Hubbard (D) left, Stan Humphries (R) right, center Chad Lampe, moderator and WKMS News Director and Assistant Station Manager

1st District State Senate Candidates Carroll Hubbard (D) and Stan Humphries (R) debated live at 11:00 on WKMS Friday during Sounds Good.

Humphries is currently serving his second term as Trigg County Judge Executive. This is Humphries first campaign for state office.

Hubbard is a lawyer and former 1st District U.S. Rep. who served Kentucky from 1975 to 1993. Hubbard also held the 1st district senate seat in the late 1960's.  Hubbard has also sought the 2nd and the 1st state senate seats respectively in 2006 and 2008.

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Music
11:50 am
Thu October 4, 2012

Chris Thile on Receiving the MacArthur Genius Award and Future Plans

Marcelo Teson, Wikimedia Commons

Mandolinist, former Murray resident, and Murray State Student, Chris Thile, known for his work in Nickel Creek and Punch Brothers, was among those awarded 2012 "genius" grants from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. The 23 fellows will receive $500,000 over the next five years to continue their work or change fields. Tracy Ross spoke with Chris Thile about receiving the award and his plans for the future.

Arts
2:04 pm
Mon October 1, 2012

Enjoy "A Taste of the Arts" Murray State's Homecoming Weekend

Murray State's College of Humanities and Fine Arts kicks-off Homecoming Activities with its annual Taste of the Arts Dinner and Auction on Thursday, October 11.  Kate Lochte learns more about it with the College's Development Director, Tina Bernot.  All proceeds benefit scholarships.

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