Dalton York

Student Reporter

Dalton York is an undergraduate student at Murray State University majoring in History and Law. A native of Marshall County, Dalton is a proud product of his tight-knit community. He has competed nationally in speech and debate, winning numerous accolades in extemporaneous speaking and radio broadcast. Dalton is also very active in community theatre, appearing on stage and backstage at Playhouse in the Park.  Dalton considers himself a "public radio nerd" and is proud to serve his community through WKMS.

City of Paducah YouTube Screenshot

The City of Paducah is making progress on their plan to redevelop a portion of the city’s downtown.

Rancz Andrei / 123rf stock photo

Leaders in Lyon County are seeking to bring fiber optic internet access to all homes and businesses in the county through a new public partnership.

Murray State University College of Education and Human Services

A Murray State University professor will serve on Kentucky’s Advisory Council for Exceptional Children.

rob mattingly

Marshall and Calloway County Family Court Judge Rob Mattingly will retire in November. 

Obion County Sheriff's Department

An Obion County grand jury on Tuesday declined to indict staff from the Obion County Sheriff’s Office and the Union City Police Department involving the death of an inmate in March.

Commonwealth of Kentucky

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin made a stop in Hopkinsville today to announce funding for road projects in Christian County. 

Matt Markgraf / WKMS

Murray State University released their 2018 campus crime statistics Thursday as part of the Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report for 2019.

Discovery Park of America

Northwest Tennessee leaders in business, government and higher education came together on Tuesday for a summit on rural tourism at the Discovery Park of America. 

The Northwest Tennessee Tourism Works Summit brought together around 100 tourism and government stakeholders, including Department of Tourist Development Commissioner Mark Ezell, to discuss strategies for increasing tourism revenue in the region’s rural communities.

Ballard County Emergency Management

As drought conditions in the Commonwealth carry into their fourth week, many Judge/Executives are issuing burn bans for their counties in an effort to prevent wildfires. 

Committee to Elect Shea Nickell

The Kentucky Fraternal Order of Police is endorsing a candidate for The Kentucky Supreme Court.