Murray, KY- Dedicated WKMS listeners and underwriters from western Kentucky, northwest Tennessee, and southernmost Illinois raised $131,177 in community support this spring to maintain Murray State’s NPR Station.
Join us Thursday, April 25 at Wrather West Kentucky Museum on MSU's campus for "An Evening with David Greene," to benefit the Murray High School Speech team. Donations for the MHS Speech team will be accepted at the door. There's a reception at 5:30 p.m. and Greene will take the stage at 7 p.m.
David Greene is co-host of NPR's Morning Edition, a cornerstone program of public radio stations all over the nation.
Murray, KY- Over 1,000 dedicated WKMS listeners and underwriters from western Kentucky, northwest Tennessee, and southernmost Illinois have raised nearly $118,000 towards a $130,000 goal in community support this spring. WKMS staff will fundraise on-air April 17 & 18 to give listeners a convenient way to meet goal by calling the station toll-free at 1-800-599-4737 or clicking “Contribute Now” at wkms.org, a secure pledge page, to make a gift.
WKMS and Murray State University’s Teacher Quality Institute have teamed up for the sixth year of a special project during April, National Poetry Month. WKMS broadcasts Poetry Minutes showcasing original poems by students in grades 3 – 12 from schools throughout the region. Poetry Minutes air at 7:19 a.m., 11:40 a.m. and 4:19 p.m. weekdays through April 30.