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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Officials in a western Kentucky city have voted in favor of an ordinance that requires private correctional facilities to more quickly notify law enforcement agencies when there is an escape.

Murray State University

A former Murray State Geosciences professor is establishing an annual scholarship at the university for students preparing for careers in earth and environmental sciences.

Cory Sharber / WKMS

An access road to a popular recreation area in Calloway County is open to the public again after lease negotiations prompted its closure for about a month. 

Matt Markgraf / WKMS

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao announced Thursday the opening of a new federal Maritime office in Paducah.

Matt Markgraf / WKMS

Barkley Regional Airport will offer an additional daily option to fly to Chicago beginning January 7. 

Matt Markgraf / WKMS

$192,000 is going towards victim services in Marshall County after Governor Matt Bevin approved the grants on Tuesday. 

Rob Canning / WKMS

An online petition to remove the three newest members of the Calloway County Public Library Board is approaching its signature goal. 

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The West Kentucky Community and Technical College Board of Directors has five new members. 

Taylor Inman / WKMS

Marshall County High School students are receiving a $50,000 scholarship for winning first place in the Kentucky Lieutenant Governor Entrepreneurship Challenge. 

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An upcoming ‘Teddy Bear Clinic’ in Paducah aims to help kids feel comfortable the next time they go to the doctor.