Dalton York

Student Reporter

Dalton York is a Non-profit management major at Murray State University. 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.

Foster, Soyars, and Associates

A lawyer who served the longest period of time as a county attorney in Kentucky history will now hear cases on the state Supreme Court. 

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is funding several infrastructure projects in west Kentucky. 

Dalton York / WKMS

The parking lot of the Music Barn is full this Saturday evening with the Just Breakin’ Even Band playing traditional country music. The band is just one of the few groups in west Kentucky dedicated to playing these tunes.

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Former employees of a Paducah-based Genova Products facility filed a lawsuit last week against the company, claiming they weren’t notified far enough in advance of their layoff. The employees were terminated by the pipe manufacturing company after being placed on an indefinite layoff last year. 

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Three of Kentucky’s public universities are suspending travel to China as the country works to contain a deadly outbreak of the coronavirus.

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  The United States Department of Agriculture is investing $55.3 million in broadband infrastructure projects throughout rural Kentucky and Tennessee. 

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The University of Tennessee at Martin is seeing increased enrollment for the spring semester.

Dawson Springs Independent Schools

A “spirit week” decoration at a west Kentucky high school is attracting controversy after one class chose President Trump as their decoration theme.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reviewing how the agency manages Lake Barkley’s shoreline, and the Corps wants public feedback on the review.

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An important west Kentucky state representative in the process of shaping this year’s state budget will also serve as the House of Representatives’ acting majority floor leader.