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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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.

Courtesy of Idols Aside Ministries

Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow will speak at a church in Paducah in an effort to combat the region’s “fatherless epidemic.”

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Unemployment rates in the Pennyrile and Purchase regions remain largely unchanged in the latest report from the Kentucky Center of Statistics.

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Three communities in west Kentucky ranked among the top in the state for small business owners.

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The co-founder of the Discovery Park of America has died following a brief battle with cancer.

Montgomery County Courthouse

A Montgomery County, Tennessee commissioner and two disabled veterans are suing the county over a recent resolution that bans citizens from live streaming public commission meetings.

Courtesy of Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet in a release says repair and maintenance on the Ohio River Brookport Bridge is halfway complete.