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.

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.

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The Associated Press has called the race for Kentucky State Treasurer for Republican incumbent Treasurer Allison Ball. She has defeated Democratic challenger Michael Bowman.


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Democratic candidates for statewide office including gubernatorial candidate Attorney General Andy Beshear finished a campaign bus tour the day before Election Day, with several stops throughout west Kentucky.

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Kentucky State Police in a release say an inmate has escaped from a work detail in Calloway County.

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 Tennessee Governor Bill Lee endorsed Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin’s reelection bid Friday during a Republican campaign event in west Kentucky.