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 Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park will receive $5.4 million dollars to make infrastructure repairs and safety improvements.

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The Memphis Grizzlies have signed Shaq Buchanan to their G-League affiliate, the Memphis Hustle.

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Kentucky’s unemployment rate remains unchanged from last month at 4.4 percent.

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An infant child in Graves County was airlifted to a Nashville hospital after accidentally shooting themselves with a handgun.

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A once-dead format for music has seemingly back to life this decade. Cassette Store Day has played somewhat of a role in this. The event started in Europe in 2013 and has since then, spread globally. Next Saturday, a record store in Clarksville will host their event.

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Multiple airports in Kentucky will receive $27.3 million in federal grants to fund “construction and rehabilitation projects” as announced by U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao on Tuesday.

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Democratic candidates for Governor, Attorney General and Agriculture Commissioner made election pitches at a park in west Kentucky over the weekend.

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The body of a 22-year-old woman who drowned over Labor Day weekend was found off the shore of ‘Paradise Cove’ at Kentucky Lake on Tuesday morning.

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Murray State University enrollment for incoming freshman, transfer and graduate students increased for the Fall 2019 semester.

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OVC Player of the Year - now NBA player - Ja Morant received a warm welcome back to Murray State University on Friday.