Bri Hunter

Student Reporter

Bri Hunter is a senior at Calloway County High School. She is mentoring and learning broadcast journalism at WKMS. Bri aspires to become a broadcast reporter and will attend Murray State University to pursue a major in broadcast journalism with a minor in Spanish. 

Bri Hunter / WKMS

  Four west Kentucky communities are the recipients of federal grants totaling more than $2 million combined for many different projects. 

Murray Police

  A Marshall County woman is facing a felony charge of identity theft after allegedly creating a fake social media account and phone number to impersonate someone.

via Calloway County High School Facebook

An average Tuesday for 18 year-old James Frazier starts at about 7 a.m. with a part-time job at a local law firm. Then, it’s time for school. First is a psychology class. His teacher just returned from maternity leave. 

via af.mil

Trump announced on Sunday the founder and leader of the Islamic State, or ISIS, was killed in a U.S. special operation mission in northwestern Syria. A native of west Kentucky helped lead the operation.

via techhive.com

A widespread internet power outage Tuesday has been impacting communities throughout far west Kentucky. Charter Communications Spokesperson Scott Morris said fiber optic lines were damaged by an electric cable.

via Murray State University website

A Murray State University assistant professor was appointed this month to Kentucky’s Native American Heritage Commission. The commission aims to bring awareness and provide an in depth understanding of Native American traditions, culture and contributions made by Native Americans to the state.