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.


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The Graves County Sheriff's Department says the search continues for a young woman who went missing earlier this year

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Update: Autopsies performed on a woman and infant who died in a Lyon County house fire Monday morning determined both died of smoke inhalation. The deceased victims are Amber Girkant, 29, and Nathaniel Vinson. The latter was just shy of nine-months-old. 

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Kentucky's corn production this year is forecasted to be at its highest in ten years, according to surveys taken by the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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A traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial exhibit is visiting Paducah next week.

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A new fire department is opening soon in a Union County community thanks to revenue from the coal severance tax.

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United States Attorney Russell Coleman announced the addition of Leigh Ann Dycus as an Assistant United States Attorney at a Paducah community event on Tuesday.

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The Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Murray State University's Town & Gown program to host a political forum involving local candidates next week.

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State lawmakers in Kentucky recently discussed what's next for the Tennessee Valley Authority's in-lieu-of tax, which began passing a proposed state budget through legislature in March

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The Kentucky Board of Education presented today a state award for educational and business leadership to Robbie Rudolph of far west Kentucky.


Governor Matt Bevin has appointed Fifth District State Representative Kenny Imes as Calloway County Judge/Executive.