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.

David Benbennick / Public Domain, Wikimedia Commons

A fiberglass manufacturer is investing $5 million and creating 20 full-time jobs at a recently-acquired Henderson facility.

Sydni Anderson / WKMS

Murray State University's School of Nursing and Health Professions and the Kentucky Nurses Association are setting up a scholarship to honor a victim of the Marshall County High School shooting.

Official Headshot

The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky has named Paducah Mayor Brandi Harless a Healthy Kentucky Policy Champion for enacting a stronger smoke-free ordinance in the city.

Joseph M. Buliavac / Public Domain, Wikimedia Commons

A Calloway County daycare closed this month due to an inability to meet required staffing ratios in classrooms.

Kentucky Department of Corrections

The Paducah City Commission is looking for ways to secure the safety of a neighborhood adjacent to a correctional facility.

President Donald Trump is nominating a Kentucky education official as assistant secretary for postsecondary education at the Department of Education. 

Kentucky Center for Statistics / U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Kentucky’s July unemployment rate ticked down again from last year, but the rate is up slightly from June 2018.  

Wade White, Lyon County Judge Executive

A monument to a former Kentucky slave and war hero is being recognized by family nearly four years after its establishment.

Paducah-McCracken County Riverport Authority via Facebook

The Paducah-McCracken County Riverport Authority is receiving federal funds to help to reduce landside congestion by increasing waterway transport.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Murray State University is partnering with an online scholarship platform to increase enrollment by offering micro-scholarships to high school students.