Shelby Frye


Shelby Frye is a senior at Murray State University, double majoring in theatre and journalism. She has lived in Murray for four years, but grew up in Paris, Tennessee. When she isn’t working at WKMS, Shelby performs in and works on crew for Murray State Theatre productions, plays Dungeons & Dragons, and keeps her plate full with her dual majors.


Matt Markgraf / WKMS

A hearing for what could be Calloway County's first death penalty case in a century is set for Thursday.

Jan Fidler / 123rf

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is planning to announce a lawsuit against a pharmaceutical company on Monday for contributing to the state's opioid crisis.

Chris Freeland for State Representative / facebook

Marshall County Republican Chris Freeland won the State Representative seat for district 6 last night.

Kevin Neal for Marshall County Judge-Executive / facebook

Republican Marshall County Judge/Executive Kevin Neal is keeping his seat following Tuesday’s election.

Dakota "Kota" Young for Mayor / facebook page

The City of Princeton elected a 24-year-old man as its new mayor tonight.

Liz Tretter / WKMS

Former school superintendent Bob Rogers defeated part-time preacher and retired administrator Ed Davis in the Murray mayoral race tonight.


WKMS News has compiled information and coverage for many of the elections and candidates in our listening area into one article. Linked below are stories we have covered involving various candidates over the past several months.

courtesy of the Paducah Police Department

An employee of Paducah's annual Barbecue on the River has allegedly stolen money from the organization and police are searching for his whereabouts.

courtesy of the Paducah Police Department

Paducah Police Chief Brandon Barnhill announced yesterday that he is planning to retire at the end of the year.

Matt Markgraf / WKMS

The Pennyroyal Arts Council is delaying the season opening at the Alhambra Theater in downtown Hopkinsville due to ongoing renovations.