Taylor Inman

Student Reporter

Taylor is a journalism major/history minor and a senior at Murray State University. When she's not reporting for WKMS, she enjoys creative writing and traveling. She loves writing stories that involve diversity, local culture and history, nature and recreation, art and music, and national or local politics. If  you have a news tip or idea, shoot her an email at tinman1@murraystate.edu! 

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Local candidates for State House and State Senate answered questions ranging from tax reform to non-partisan cooperation at a forum in Benton on Tuesday night. The forum was the second hosted this week by Marshall County High School’s AP Government class.

Sydni Anderson, WKMS

Candidates for Marshall County judge/executive and county sheriff faced off Monday night in the first of two forums hosted by Marshall County High School’s AP Government Class. Students posed questions regarding campaign priorities and plans to benefit the community.

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A candidate forum in Marshall County Monday night and Tuesday night will feature local races in the upcoming election. 

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Paducah Economic Development Board has named Glen Anderson as their interim president. The announcement follows the departure of Scott Darnell earlier this month.

Taylor Inman / WKMS

The community message at a town hall about the future of Calloway County Public Library was almost unanimous: support for an expansion and renovation.


The Kentucky Office of Homeland Security is awarding nearly $467,000 in federal grants to communities in west Kentucky as part of a statewide effort to combat terrorism.


Update: The Brookport Bridge is back open after a brief closure Tuesday afternoon.

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The Kentucky non-profit Minority Economic Development Initiative is holding Hopkinsville’s first college football game. 

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Wednesday’s Calloway County Public Library Board meeting was no exception to ongoing tensions between the recently-formed board and some members of the community. 


A former west Kentucky police officer is receiving 42 months in federal prison for arresting a citizen who attempted to file a complaint against him.