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.

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  An economic development authority in far west Kentucky is offering more than 2,000 acres of “free land” in an effort to attract Japanese automakers looking to build a facility.

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Less than two miles from NASA’s flag singling out the point of greatest totality is the SolQuest festival. More than 5,000 people from the United States and some from other countries plan to view the eclipse from this 75-acre family farm.

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Multiple state and federal agencies along with partners in the private sector are coordinating eclipse response efforts at The Regional Response Coordination Center at the University of Kentucky Ag Extension building in Hopkinsville. Ebony Clark and Liz Tretter speak with director Wayne Burd.

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More than 150 food vendors are expected to arrive in Christian County this weekend to serve eclipse tourists.

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U.S Congressman James Comer is hosting two town hall forums in Kentucky’s First District this week.

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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Spokesman Keith Todd says travelers should bring “a five gallon bucket of patience” when coming to see the total solar eclipse.

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Tuesday marks the 154th anniversary of Emancipation Day in Paducah. The holiday commemorates when slaves in Paducah got the news of the Emancipation Proclamation, which was signed in January of that year.

Ebony Clark, WKMS

Friends and colleagues of basketball coaching legend Clarence “Big House” Gaines gathered in his hometown of Paducah Monday to honor him with a monument and street dedication.

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A non-election year didn’t stop an enthusiastic crowd from showing up to this year’s 137th Fancy Farm Picnic in Graves County. 

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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