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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A multi-county outbreak of Hepatitis A remains ongoing with the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) now reporting 117 cases.

National Weather Service Paducah,

The National Weather Service in Paducah says showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop Friday night. Heavy rainfall and worsening flood conditions can be expected.

1.5 to 2 inches of rainfall is expected between this evening and Saturday night. It will include a chance of thunderstorms and could increase flooding potential after the 4 to 6 inches of rain that fell this week.

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A Japanese metal manufacturer is setting up shop in Hopkinsville.

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Kentucky authorities say a teenage boy has been arrested for a social media post in which he allegedly threatened to bring a gun to school.

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Construction is underway on a new Google Data Center in Clarksville, Tennessee.

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A groundbreaking ceremony for a new Google Data Center in Clarksville is at 1:30 on Friday.

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The Mayfield City Council plans to introduce an ordinance Monday to approve food truck operations in the city.