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.

Matt Markgraf / WKMS

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin has appointed a new property valuation administrator for McCracken County.

Murray Police Department

A man is in the Calloway County Jail after being on the run for nearly 17 years.

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has granted Kentucky a REAL ID extension allowing current state driver’s licenses for air travel and for visiting military bases.

Kentucky State Police

SECOND UPDATE: A fifth suspect has been arrested in relation to a murder case in Todd County.

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Absentee voting is now open for Kentucky’s General Election in November.

Courtesy of Hopkins County Sheriff's Office

Two suspects are behind bars following a seven-month investigation involving two bank robberies in west Kentucky.

Dave Winder / Murray State Athletics

A former Murray State University basketball stand-out has signed an NBA contract after a stint in the Summer League.

Courtesy of the City of Paducah

A hemp product manufacturer has been approved for a “light industrial operation” in downtown Paducah.

Matt Markgraf / WKMS

Kentucky State Police are investigating a Murray High School teacher for “inappropriate things.”

30th Annual Trail of Tears Pow Wow event page / Facebook

An event highlighting Native American culture is in west Kentucky this weekend. The annual Trail of Tears Pow Wow begins at 11:30 a.m. Saturday in Hopkinsville.