Taylor Inman

Student Reporter

Taylor is a journalism major/history minor and a senior at Murray State University. When she's not reporting for WKMS, she enjoys creative writing and traveling. She loves writing stories that involve diversity, local culture and history, nature and recreation, art and music, and national or local politics. If  you have a news tip or idea, shoot her an email at tinman1@murraystate.edu! 

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The community message at a town hall about the future of Calloway County Public Library was almost unanimous: support for an expansion and renovation.

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The Kentucky Office of Homeland Security is awarding nearly $467,000 in federal grants to communities in west Kentucky as part of a statewide effort to combat terrorism.

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Update: The Brookport Bridge is back open after a brief closure Tuesday afternoon.

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The Kentucky non-profit Minority Economic Development Initiative is holding Hopkinsville’s first college football game. 

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Wednesday’s Calloway County Public Library Board meeting was no exception to ongoing tensions between the recently-formed board and some members of the community. 

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A former west Kentucky police officer is receiving 42 months in federal prison for arresting a citizen who attempted to file a complaint against him.

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Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is asking President Donald Trump to urge Congress to provide additional funding for state election security after he signed an executive order Wednesday. 

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The City of Murray’s smoke free ordinance goes into effect on September 17.

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Kentucky State Resort Parks are offering discounted rates to people seeking shelter from Hurricane Florence.

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Counties in far west Kentucky rank below the statewide average for economic growth since the 2009 recession. 

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