Sydni Anderson

Student Reporter

Sydni Anderson is an undergraduate student at Murray State University, majoring in Pre-Medicine and Public Relations. Born on Fort Campbell, Sydni has lived between Kentucky and Tennessee for most of her life.

In high school, she traveled with her school’s Future Business Leaders of America chapter to Atlanta, Chicago, and Nashville, competing in website and digital design events.

In addition to reporting for WKMS, she writes for the features section at the Murray State News.

Sydni enjoys photography, travel and music. She spends most of her time hitting the books and watching dramas.

Facebook, Kentucky State Police

Kentucky State Police say a police officer was shot by a homeowner who may have mistaken the officer for a prowler.

Taylor Inman, WKMS

Kentucky is awarding a fish center in Wickliffe a contract to establish the state’s first-ever “fish house” to fight the state’s Asian carp problem. 

Courtesy of Bevin's Office

Governor Matt Bevin is holding a set of community forums in west Kentucky next week. 

Bevin is visiting Muhlenberg County on Monday to discuss economic development and other initiatives.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Candidates running for District 3 State Representative addressed local and state issues in a Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce forum on Thursday.

Vaclav Volrab, 123rf stock photo

A Graves County resident is opening her solar-powered home to the public Saturday, Oct. 6 to promote solar energy.

Murray State University

A museum exhibit centered on the role sports play in American society is coming to far west Kentucky. “Hometown Teams” opens Saturday at Murray State University’s Wrather West Kentucky Museum.

Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education via Facebook

The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education's Presidential Search Committee is meeting next week.

Public Domain, Wikimedia Commons

The Kentucky Center for Statistics reports that unemployment rates fell in 115 Kentucky counties between August 2017 and August 2018.

Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet via Facebook

Advocates for crime and abuse victims are meeting in Western Kentucky this week for training in the state Justice Cabinet’s inaugural Kentucky Victim Assistance Academy.

Schmidt13, 123RF STOCK PHOTO

A suspect is in police custody following a murder in Calloway County.