Murray's Gentry House holds a Derby Party fundraiser on May 2, benefiting its residential service for homeless families with children. Director Kimberly Mason and Board Member Dr. Robert Lyons join Kate Lochte on Sounds Good with more about the party, an overview of Gentry House services and dreams for its future.
The first president of National Public Radio has died. Don Quayle was 84 years old. He had a long career in public broadcasting — both television and radio. NPR's Susan Stamberg reflects on his impact.Don Quayle gave me my first radio job. It was the early '60s and he was head of the Educational Radio Network — the precursor of NPR — a skinny littl […]
The McCracken County Board of Education is looking to add e-cigarettes to it’s tobacco policy as national studies are finding teenagers are more likely to reach for them as opposed to traditional cigarettes.
Kentucky is seeing a rapid increase in the number of syphilis infections, mirroring a national trend. Public health officials are seeking expanded education and treatment for the sexually transmitted disease. Kentucky’s number of syphilis cases has doubled since 2009, to just over 10 cases per 100-thousand residents.
A new Derby watch party is coming to Nashville May 2. Promoters say Frontstretch Fest at Nashville's Farmer's Market will be a classic Southern celebration of horse racing, quality bourbon, craft beer and artisanal food. Brian Bauer of Rockhouse Partners spoke with Kate Lochte on the festivities.
National Autism Awareness Month continues through April, spreading the message about the disorder and how families can identify and treat it in their children. Adapting educational goals are a big part of that process, and Bloom Behavior Therapy Psychologist Dr. Becky Nastally along with Families on the Spectrum Board Member Kim Steele spoke with Kate Lochte […]
Our new vintage logo t-shirt celebrates 45 years of WKMS broadcasting and is available as a thank you gift at the $10/month pledge level this Spring. What a great way to share your support for WKMS! Call 800-599-4737 to make your pledge or click here to give online.
WKMS continues a new series of reports called Racer Scholar Profiles, highlighting Murray State Faculty research, scholarly and creative activities across colleges and schools. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with Ashley Ireland, Director of User & Instruction Services in Waterfield Libraries. The newly established President's Commission on Reten […]
Some Murray Electric customers are not getting their bills through the mail, and the utility hasn’t been getting payments either.General Manager Tony Thompson says the issue began at the end of March. He says the utility is investigating the matter, especially since it didn’t receive payment from several of its large commercial customers.