Dalton York

Student Reporter

Dalton York is a student at Murray State University majoring in Nonprofit Leadership Studies with a History minor.  A native of Marshall County, he is a proud product of his tight-knit community. Dalton has competed nationally in speech and debate, winning numerous accolades in extemporaneous speaking and radio broadcast. He serves on the programming committee at Playhouse in the Park and regularly appears onstage in their community theatre productions. Dalton is also active in the university's Baptist Campus Ministry, serving on the public relations team and as a Bible study leader. He is a member of Hardin Baptist Church. Dalton considers himself a "public radio nerd" and is proud to serve his community through WKMS.

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Calloway County Republicans rallied Saturday for President Trump and conservative candidates up and down the ballot.

Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce

The coronavirus pandemic forced the Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce to cancel its annual “DC Fly-In” in favor of a virtual “fly-back” event this week. Federal officials addressed chamber members Wednesday and Thursday.

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear

Kentucky set a record for COVID-19 positive tests on a Monday for the second week in a row. 

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This report is part of a series produced by WKMS News highlighting races appearing on the 2020 general election ballot.

Photos Provided by the Candidates

This report is part of a series produced by WKMS News highlighting races appearing on the 2020 general election ballot. Other parts of this series published thus far include a voter guide for state legislative races and a report on the proposed constitutional amendment for judicial reform. 

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A Hopkins County coal miner is dead after being struck by a coal scoop Tuesday. 

Gov. Andy Beshear

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear said the state saw its largest Monday COVID-19 case increase.

screenshot Kentucky Sample Ballot / Kentucky Secretary of State

Kentuckians are voting on a proposed change to the state constitution that would extend terms for commonwealth’s attorneys and district court judges, as well as raise the experience requirement to become a district court judge.

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Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Amy McGrath returned to western Kentucky on Wednesday as part of a statewide tour ahead of the Nov. 3 general election.

Governor Andy Beshear

Governor Andy Beshear is encouraging Kentuckians to remain vigilant against COVID-19 after last week became the commonwealth’s highest seven-day period of new virus cases.

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