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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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.

Former Murray High School teacher and coach Mark Boggess appeared in Calloway Circuit Court on Thursday for a pretrial conference.


A former Murray State University cheerleader appeared in Calloway Circuit Court on Thursday for a status hearing relating to a first-degree rape charge.

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Republican Michael Adams has defeated Democrat and former Miss America Heather French Henry to become Kentucky’s new Secretary Of State. Adams will replace Allison Lundergran Grimes who was term limted and did not seek another office.

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The Associated Press has called the race for Kentucky Attorney General for political newcomer Daniel Cameron, a Republican. Cameron defeats former Attorney General Greg Stumbo, a Democrat, to claim the position that will be left behind by Democrat Andy Beshear.

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The Associated Press has called the race for Kentucky Auditor for Republican incumbent Mike Harmon. He has defeated Democratic challenger Sheri Donahue to remain as Kentucky’s Auditor of Public Accounts.

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Incumbent Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles, a Republican will remain in his position after defeating Democratic challenger Robert Conway on Tuesday. The Associated Press called the race in Quarles favor around 7:10 p.m. central time.