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.

The producers of a film underway in far west Kentucky are looking for extras for a shoot on Saturday in Dawson Springs.

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The Kentucky Senate Judiciary Committee passed a bill on Thursday that would penalize the distribution of “revenge porn” without consent.

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The grand opening for a prominent rest area on the Western Kentucky Parkway is this Friday. 

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The Kentucky and Ontario Chambers of Commerce released a statement on Wednesday in support of the North American Free Trade Agreement.


The Mayfield City Council unanimously passed an ordinance expanding food truck operations on Monday.

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The Murray State University men’s basketball team will head to San Diego, California, to take on the West Virginia Mountaineers on Friday in the 2018 NCAA Tournament.

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Kentucky’s unemployment rate decreased nearly a full percent since last year according to statistics obtained Thursday from the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics.

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The first reported death from the statewide hepatitis-A outbreak occurred on Tuesday in Louisville.


The Kentucky House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday that would begin charging people for multiple handicap parking placards.

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A bill in Kentucky regarding high school students pursuing military service passed in the House on Friday and will advance to the Senate.