Cory Sharber

Reporter

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 co-founder of the Discovery Park of America has died following a brief battle with cancer.

Montgomery County Courthouse

A Montgomery County, Tennessee commissioner and two disabled veterans are suing the county over a recent resolution that bans citizens from live streaming public commission meetings.

Courtesy of Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet in a release says repair and maintenance on the Ohio River Brookport Bridge is halfway complete.

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Kentucky Sports Radio host Matt Jones says he will decide within the “next few weeks” whether he will run for the U.S. Senate in 2020.

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A Murray attorney facing two felony charges for theft appeared in Calloway Circuit Court on Tuesday.

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The 139th Annual Fancy Farm Picnic on Saturday brought barbecue, bingo and heaps of political mudslinging. 

Courtesy of KY United We Stand

A school supply drive to aid children of families impacted by the shutdown of the Blackjewel mining company will take place on Saturday at the Fancy Farm Picnic.

courtesy of Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife

Construction has started on an experimental project to fight the Asian carp inhabiting Lake Barkley.

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Governor Matt Bevin has ordered flags at state buildings to be flown at half-staff on Friday to honor two Kentucky servicemen killed in action during World War II and the Korean War.

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Former OVC Player of the Year Cameron Payne has signed a two year deal with the Toronto Raptors.

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