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.

Cory Sharber / WKMS

The former Hopkinsville High School band director charged with felony offenses involving a minor appeared in Christian District Court on Friday.

J. Tyler Franklin/Louisville Public Media

Democrats looking to win state constitutional seats in November are coming to west Kentucky on Friday for the annual Purchase Area Jefferson Jackson Dinner.

Courtesy of Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

The Ohio River “Brookport” Bridge in Paducah will be closed until November First for additional maintenance.

Bill Call / Calloway County Emergency Management

Update 3:27 p.m.: According to Calloway EM Director Bill Call, US 641 is now open.

Marshall County Senior Citizens center / Marshall County Senior Citizens Center, via Facebook (cropped)

The Marshall County Senior Citizens Center is warning they’ll have to close their doors if their funds are cut from a proposed county budget.

Daderot (Daderot) [CC0 or CC0], via Wikimedia Commons

Republican Kentucky state Senator Whitney Westerfield of Hopkinsville on Friday filed to run for the First District state Supreme Court Justice seat.

Phoenix Paper Wickliffe LLC, via Facebook

A paper mill in western Kentucky is back in business after being closed for nearly three years.

Jenny Rohl / Murray State Athletics,

Former Murray State basketball standout Ja Morant has signed an endorsement deal with Nike.

Kentucky State Police / Facebook

The Kentucky State Police arrested a man in Calloway County on charges related to distribution of matter portraying sexual performance by a minor.

Caldwell County Jail, via

A Caldwell County man is in the Caldwell County Jail on multiple charges of child sexual exploitation.