As the campus radio station at Missouri Southern celebrates its 30th anniversary, KXMS 88.7, the station has announced a new schedule, featuring new student programs and returning favorites.

88.7 KXMS/Fine Arts Radio International

88.7 KXMS/Fine Arts Radio International

Student-hosted programming previously was available on weekends but has now been moved to Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. The hour-long shows vary in style of music, from the 1950s to present day. New and returning programming is also featured on the station.

The schedule includes:


3 p.m. – “Retro Hour” with host John Horner, who shares a conglomeration of music.

4 p.m. – “Music Basics” with host Anna D., showcasing music from k-pop to alternative.

5 p.m. – “The Review Hour” with host Dalton Purdy, featuring albums and songs from a variety of artists.

6 p.m. – “Hair Metal Masterpiece” with host J.T Walls, offering rock music from the ‘80s to present day.

7 p.m. – “Hour in the ‘80s” with host East Bay J, playing hits and little known gems from the ‘80s.

8 p.m. – “Modern Music Discovery” with host K. Blaze, showcasing modern music from around the world, including artists new to the world of music.


3 p.m. – “The Ozark Power Hour” with host Ryan Land, showcasing classic music hits.

4 p.m. – “Celtic Connection,” featuring Celtic music both old and new.

5 p.m. – “KGCS Newsmakers” with host Judy Stiles, with interviews about the Joplin community, community organizations and non-profits.

6 p.m. – “E-Town,” showcasing indie-folk artists.

7 p.m. – “Appetizer,” a two-hour show featuring a wide range of music.


3 p.m. – “Walls of Inspiration” with Jesse Walls, playing music meant to inspire.

4 p.m. – “G.O.A.T. (Greatest of All Time)” with Alexis Murphy, featuring a weekly battle between two artists, with the audience deciding who wins.

6 p.m. – “DreamFarm Radio,” which focuses on the eclectic side of jazz music.

7 p.m. – “Jazz ODC,” offering different styles of jazz.


3 p.m. – “Blues Before Sunrise,” showcasing vintage blues and R&B music, along with comedy from the 1950s.

8 p.m. – “Bluegrass Review,” offering old and new bluegrass tunes.


3 p.m. – “Swingin’ ‘50s Hour” with A.J., playing your favorite hits from the ‘50s.

4 p.m. – “Game Time” with Master Alex, featuring underappreciated and forgotten music featured in video games.

5 p.m. – “Acoustic Café,” offering current and older acoustic songs.

7 p.m. – “Country Fun Time” with host Michael Reynolds, playing country hits both old and new.

8 p.m. – “Weekend Radio,” showcasing classic comedy and vintage music.