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.


More than one million Kentuckians have registered to vote or updated their registration on this year.

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The deadline to register to vote in the upcoming primary election in the Commonwealth is Monday, April 22.

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A forum discussing a potential ‘nickel tax’ for Hopkinsville and Christian County High Schools is Thursday.


The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has selected a preferred alternative route for the reconstruction of U.S. 641 in Calloway County.

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The head coach of the Murray State men’s basketball team received a contract extension after making a second straight NCAA tournament appearance.


The McCracken County High School Principal is no longer facing a charge of failure to report child abuse and will resume his role effective immediately.

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Following a successful sophomore season in which he captured All-American and All-Conference honors, Murray State guard Ja Morant will enter the 2019 NBA Draft.

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Governor Matt Bevin appointed Murray native David Buckingham to the First Supreme Court District of Kentucky on Wednesday.

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A forum to discuss improving outcomes for Kentucky children and families involved in the state foster care system is April 9th in Madisonville.

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McCracken County High School has named Matthew Houser as interim principal.