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.

Governor Andy Beshear

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear is calling for Kentucky schools to remain closed to in-person instruction until September 28. 

Murray Independent School District

A western Kentucky school district is working to reopen safely after staff members tested positive for the coronavirus.

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A statue of Kentucky women’s suffragist Nettie Depp is coming to the state Capitol, Lieutenant Governor Jacqueline Coleman announced in a Frankfort media briefing Wednesday.

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is offering Mayfield residents an opportunity to make their voices heard on transportation needs in the city.

U.S. House of Representatives

Kentucky Congressman James Comer, a Republican representing the first district, is putting forward legislation aimed at helping Americans recover from the coronavirus pandemic. 

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Governor Andy Beshear is asking Secretary of State Michael Adams to allow mail-in voting in the November election after historic turnout in the June 23 primary election.

Marshall County Sheriff's Office

The Marshall County E-911 Department is working to maintain access to the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) database after a change to the department’s classification sparked debate on whether the 911 program is properly credentialed to continue using the service. 

Governor Andy Beshear

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear said an order signed last month to require face coverings for most Kentuckians in public spaces is working as the state works to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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The Paducah Board of Commissioners is debating the future of a plan to redevelop a portion of the city’s downtown.

Office of the Governor

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear is preparing to commute the sentences of some state inmates as coronavirus case counts rise in prisons throughout the commonwealth.