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.

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.

Dalton York / WKMS

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.

Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce

The Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a debate Thursday for candidates seeking to represent the city in city hall and in Frankfort. 

Screenshot by Dalton York / WKMS

A Kentucky-based nonprofit seeking to train entrepreneurs is looking to expand services after receiving grant support from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Gov. Andy Beshear

Kentucky has unveiled a monument honoring the families of U.S. troops killed in military conflicts.

Paducah-McCracken County NAACP

The three men looking to replace Paducah Mayor Brandi Harless appeared onstage at a forum Thursday hosted by the Paducah-McCracken County branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

Lance Dennee / WKMS

Tennessee voters seeking to exercise their right to vote through a mail-in ballot may track the status of that ballot online ahead of the November 3 general election.

City of Paducah

Three candidates vying to become Paducah’s next mayor will pitch their vision for the city at a candidate forum Thursday, September 24, hosted by the Paducah-McCracken County chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).