9:38 am
Thu July 26, 2012

IL launches buy local campaign

Illinois agriculture officials have launched a campaign to encourage shoppers to buy locally produced food.  Authorities say consumers will be able to find those products on shelves bearing a new “Illinois Product” logo. 

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Sounds Good for WKMS Members in the Future
9:45 am
Mon July 16, 2012

Now You Can Make Pledges that Renew Automatically Every Year

WKMS sounds good because nearly two thousand listeners support it financially each year, and now we're giving you an even more convenient option to continue your support from year to year.  Thank you!

Use the "Pledge Now" button on this page.  You will go to a secure giving page where you can contribute electronically anytime.  

And now you can choose to do so as a WKMS Sustaining Member.  

You tell us the amount you want deducted from your credit card and your giving is automatically renewed and uninterrupted yearly.

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10:29 am
Sun July 1, 2012

WKMS @ ROMP: The Slideshow

The Farewell Drifters

We had a blast at ROMP  at Yellow Creek Park in Owensboro, hosted by the International Bluegrass Music Museum. We hope you enjoyed the live broadcasts! Also a special shout-out to our friends at the Evansville-based NPR & PBS station, WNIN for helping make the trip and the broadcast possible.

See more photos on ROMP's Facebook page.

2:59 pm
Sat June 30, 2012

Old Crow Medicine Show Headlines Live Broadcast from ROMP

Old Crow Medicine Show
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Tonight at 6 p.m. hear Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three and their creative mix of American roots, western swing, early jazz and country blues. The 23 String Band follows at 7:20 p.m. playing bluegrass fueled by high-octane rock-n-roll. Old Crow Medicine Show headlines at 10 p.m with old-time folk and bluegrass. Thanks for listening, Please "like" us on Facebook!

Click here to stream the broadcast (.m3u) Alternate links: iTunesWindows Media

2:24 pm
Fri June 29, 2012

Clarksville opens cooling stations

The City of Clarksville opens cooling stations today to aid residents during record high temperatures. 

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12:34 pm
Thu June 28, 2012

TN Governor Haslam on SCOTUS ACA Ruling

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam says the state will review today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding most of the Affordable Care Act to fully understand its impact.  

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12:22 pm
Thu June 28, 2012

Area Cooling Station Locations

Cooling stations are open today in Hopkins County, Kentucky and Henry County, Tennessee as temperatures reach record highs.  

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11:26 am
Wed June 20, 2012

Acting Younger, Living Longer, and Living Better in Calloway County.

Todd Hatton looks into studies that say college towns, and the young people who live there, can help older people live longer and more active lives.

11:36 am
Mon June 4, 2012

Conversation with Mignon Pittman, New Director of the Calloway County Public Library

Calloway County Public Library, Facebook

Internet service problems have plagued our region for just over a week now, and as inconvenient as it is for most of us, imagine heading up one of our area’s libraries just as the Commonwealth’s new e-book lending program, Kentucky Unbound rolls out.  

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9:52 am
Mon May 28, 2012

Heroin's resurgence in Kentucky

The varying forms of drug abuse have created challenges for both treatment and law enforcement professionals.  Much attention across Kentucky in recent years has centered on a growing prescription drug abuse problem.  State lawmakers have taken steps to crack down on improper pain clinics while also providing better communication within the medical profession about patients’ use of prescribed drugs.   Michelle Lofwall (LAHF-wall) is a University of Kentucky psychiatrist who treats prescription drug users.  She is beginning to see another alarm go off.

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