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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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.’

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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.

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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.”

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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.

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Gov. Andy Beshear has named an acting and interim commissioner of the Kentucky Board of Education following Thursday’s resignation of Commissioner Wayne Lewis.

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The Murray-Calloway County Hospital plans to terminate its agreement with Anthem Health Plans of Kentucky in February to start re-negotiating a new long-term agreement.

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Unemployment rates fell in 85 Kentucky counties between October 2018 and October 2019 according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics.

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Murray State University will begin offering a master’s degree in cybersecurity management beginning the spring semester of 2020.