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.

JC Penney, via Twitter

The J.C. Penney in Union City, Tennessee is closing next month as part of the company’s effort to “advance sustainable growth and long-term profitability”.

123rf Stock Photo

The state of Tennessee has filed a lawsuit against the federal government over the refugee resettlement program.


An Asian carp processing facility in Ballard County is planning to double its export numbers and create new jobs in the region.

Wikimedia Commons

A bill that would assist police officers to better identify individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing passed the Senate in a unanimous vote earlier this week and is headed to the House of Representatives.

UK Healthcare, ukhealthcare.uky.edu

The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services says Dr. Jonathan Ballard has been appointed as the state public health epidemiologist.


The African Children's Choir, via Facebook

The African Children’s Choir is performing in Hopkinsville next month.


A Korean War soldier whose remains were found 66 years after he went missing has been laid to rest with full military honors. The Leaf Chronicle reports the remains of 20-year-old Sgt. Robert Roy Cummings were found last year in November.

Cheri Lawson, WEKU

Governor Matt Bevin declared a statewide emergency on Friday in response to the severe weather across the commonwealth earlier this week. 


The University of Kentucky Research and Education Center in Princeton is holding a training workshop Wednesday to educate farmers on better ways to monitor and protect their crops during production season.


More than 20 counties in far western Kentucky are receiving a $1,989,194 grant to expand training and employment for displaced coal industry workers.