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.

Courtesy of McCracken County Schools

McCracken County Public Schools has appointed an acting superintendent following the resignation of Brian Harper last week.

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

A phased rollout of Kentucky’s new REAL ID compliant driver’s licenses will begin in April.


The McCracken County Public Schools Director of Pupil Personnel was back to work on Monday, following the county attorney’s dismissing of a charge against him on Friday.

Courtesy of Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

Construction on a double crossover diamond interchange project at Exit 4 in the Paducah mall area starts on Monday.

via McCracken County Public Schools Webpage

The McCracken County Sheriff’s Office dropped official misconduct charges Friday against the county high school principal and the local school district director of pupil personnel.

Courtesy of Christian County Public Schools (cropped)

The property tax in Christian County will go up 5.5 percent to create funds to construct academic buildings.

Courtesy of Christian County Public Schools (cropped)

The Christian County Board of Education may vote Thursday night on increasing property taxes to aid in constructing new academic buildings.

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Kentucky’s auditor said Crittenden County needs to address weak internal controls over debt, disbursements and payroll found in a state audit released Monday.

McCracken County Schools via Facebook

An employee has been suspended at McCracken County High School due to possible inappropriate conduct.

McCracken County Schools via Facebook

McCracken County High School athletic director Kris Garrett has resigned after misconduct allegations.