KWMS-LP was founded in 2001 as an independent station operated by First Baptist Church in West Monroe, LA. The station's flagship programs are services from First Baptist Church and sporting events from West Monroe High School. It also airs a local program called Girlfriends produced by On Fire Ministries. The station's original call letters were K17FV, but it received the requested KWMS call letters in May 2002.
In 2011, KWMS affiliated with RTV, serving as Monroe's affiliate. KWMS-LP is now affiliated with Me-TV since April 1, 2013 replacing RTV. It is also secondarily affiliated with FamilyNet. According to the station's official website, it is now seen on every cable system in Ouachita Parish, as well as Bastrop.