Cory Sharber


Cory Sharber is a student at Murray State University majoring in journalism and political science. He was born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. Prior to joining WKMS, Cory wrote for the Murray State News as a beat writer for the rifle and tennis teams. When he’s not at WKMS, he typically listens to music, plays guitar, video games, and crams for all of the assignments he puts off.

Cory is inspired by reading all the newspapers lying around the house as a kid and watching NBC Nightly News for most of his youth.

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The Marshall County community gathered Thursday evening at their high school for a ‘Night of Hope and Healing’ to mark two years since the deadly shooting at the school.

Courtesy of Murray State University

Murray State University has entered into an agreement with a Knoxville-based company to outsource custodial and grounds work.

National Weather Service

The National Weather Service reports multiple tornadoes touched down in west Kentucky last weekend, including two that traveled across multiple counties.

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More than 20 protesters lined up in Hopkinsville on Monday to call for the resignation of their Commonwealth’s Attorney after he wrote a letter requesting the pardon of a sex offender.

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Christan County Commonwealth’s Attorney Rick Boling says a letter he wrote to former Governor Matt Bevin requesting the pardon of a convicted sex offender was ‘poorly written.’

Kentucky State Police via Facebook

Kentucky State Police has charged former Graves County Commonwealth’s Attorney David Hargrove with misuse of funds.

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Former Murray High School teacher and coach Mark Boggess has pled guilty to charges involving possessing matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor and voyeurism.

Courtesy of Paducah Public Schools

The Paducah Innovation Hub has selected a local middle school teacher as the Makerspace Director.

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Congressman James Comer said Wednesday’s impeachment of President Donald Trump “should have never happened.”

via USGS

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says $25 million has been secured to fight invasive Asian Carp in Kentucky and other states in Congress’s latest funding bill.