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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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.

MSU Office of Multicultural Affairs

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.

Ebony Clark, WKMS News

A Murray State University student is leading a 5K Saturday as part of an effort to raise money to build water wells in Haiti.

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Media outlets report that after a hearing that consisted of two full days of testimony, the council voted unanimously to remove Mayor John Royalty from office.

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Kentucky officials have reached a $168,000 settlement with one of the companies accused of being involved in the dumping of radioactive waste in an Appalachian landfill.

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An exhibit portraying the personal stories of everyday individuals in Paducah closes this Saturday at the Yeiser Art Center. Photojournalists from across the country traveled to the city last October to take part in Western Kentucky University’s annual Mountain Workshops. Subjects carried out their daily routines as their lives were documented behind the lens. Ebony Clark met some of the subjects and a photojournalist involved in the project.

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