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.

Mountain Workshops, via Facebook

A workshop documenting the lives of Paducah residents opens this Saturday. The 41st Mountain Workshop features documentaries, photography and other graphics from 70 photojournalists from around the country. 

Courtesy of WK&T

West Kentucky and Tennessee Telecommunications Cooperative is moving forward with plans to create a technology park in Mayfield.

Kentucky Heritage Council

The Kentucky Main Street Program said 39 participating communities reported a cumulative investment of nearly 110 million dollars in downtown districts in 2016.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

The Women’s Faculty Caucus at Murray State University recently released the results of its first salary equity study. The caucus appointed a committee last April to analyze university faculty salary data. The committee consisted of Maeve McCarthy (Mathematics & Statistics), Alexandra Hendley (Political Science & Sociology), Constance Alexander (English & Philosophy), Marjorie Hilton (History) and Chris Mecklin (Mathematics & Statistics). Statistical analysis was conducted by Chris Mecklin.


dotshock, 123rf Stock Photo

Mayfield’s mayor says the first liquor store in the city’s history is set to open Tuesday. Residents voted last June to allow alcohol sales within city limits.

UT Martin logo, utm.edu

University of Tennessee at Martin is searching for candidates qualified to fill a dual role as provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs.

MSU photo

A Murray State University alumnus and Marshall County native recently reached his goal of $25,000 toward a scholarship for students on the autism spectrum.


A local newspaper says it will no longer deliver by mail due to an issue with the post office.

Bassel Alhashemi

President Donald Trump’s recent executive order blocking travel from seven Muslim-majority countries and banning Syrian refugees has one Murray State alumnus reconsidering a visit to his family overseas.

Office of the Secretary of State, Media Relations

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is traveling across the Commonwealth to discuss results of the 2016 Civic Health Index in an effort to increase civic engagement.