Ebony Clark

Student Reporter

Ebony Clark is a student at Murray State University majoring in computer science. She was born in Brownsville, Tennessee. Ebony has served as a reporter for 4-H congress in Nashville, TN where she spoke with several state leaders and congressmen. Ebony enjoys writing poetry and spoken word and competed in Tennessee's Poetry Out Loud competition hosted by the arts council in Nashville,TN.

Ebony is inspired by her mother, Sharon Clark, who is a Lead Digital Innovator for PBS and a member of the Board of Directors at WLJT.

Ebony enjoys taking pictures at the lake with her mother, coding, and researching new topics.

A film festival giving Lesbian filmmakers a platform to showcase their art returned for a second year in rural west Kentucky. Cinema Systers Film Festival organizers call it “the only lesbian film festival in the United States.” The festival is making the river town of Paducah a destination for some in the LGBT community.


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Republican Kentucky House Speaker Jeff Hoover has appointed GOP State Representative Lynn Bechler of Marion to a new group looking to streamline the state’s adoption process.

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A skilled nursing facility may come to Pecan Drive in Paducah with a recent re-zoning approval by the City Board of Commissioners.

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Murray State University’s Spring 2017 commencement ceremony is this Saturday.

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The Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives say the state’s public libraries recently set a record in expected funding from the federal Education Rate, or E-Rate, program. E-Rate provides eligible schools and libraries discounts on internet, phone bills and networking equipment.

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Kentucky energy companies are providing Kentucky Fish and Wildlife biologists with materials to more efficiently create artificial fish habitats.

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Former Murray State University student Johnnie Green recently visited the campus to donate $10,000 in scholarships to MSU’s Office of Multicultural Affairs.

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The City of Paducah is one step closer to becoming the first designated “Blue Zone” community in Kentucky.

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A Kentucky doctor has been sentenced to one year and one day in prison after pleading guilty to improperly prescribing powerful painkillers.

Kentucky officials say they will release 570 paroled inmates faster in an effort to ease overcrowding at state and local correctional facilities.

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