Parker Franklin

Reporter

Parker is a Junior at Murray State from the small town of Dixon, Kentucky. After studying engineering in high school, he realized his true passion was news. He is currently majoring in journalism, and hopes to be a newswriter some day. When he's not in class or working, you can find Parker watching sports with his friends or getting his jam on with some music.

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Society
12:38 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

Kentucky, Tennessee Rank Among Unhappiest States

A new study finds Kentucky and Tennessee as two of the unhappiest states in the country.

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Education
2:03 pm
Tue September 23, 2014

Murray State Named "Veteran-Friendly" School

Murray State University stands as one of the most veteran-friendly schools in the country, according to a national survey.

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Government
2:32 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

Kentucky Beef Referendum Approved

Credit www.en.wikipedia.com

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture has approved a referendum over a measure to re-assess the state’s cattle market system.

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Business
12:06 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

D.B. Wilson Power Plant to Remain Open

Credit Security Net (securitynet.org)

Big Rivers officials say the D.B. Wilson power plant in Centertown, Kentucky won’t be closing its doors anytime soon.

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Society
4:42 pm
Tue September 16, 2014

Tennessee Named 10th Worst State for Homicide Against Women

In the wake of the Ray Rice domestic violence scandal, a national study has named Tennessee the tenth worst state in terms of homicide against women.

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Government
12:27 pm
Tue September 16, 2014

VIDEO: First Round of Old Ledbetter Bridge Demolition Wraps Up

The first truss of the Old Ledbetter Bridge was demolished this morning in a controlled explosion.
Credit KYTC/Facebook

A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet wrapped up the first round of demolition on the former U.S. 60 Ledbetter Bridge this morning.

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Government
4:18 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

Charlann Carroll, wife of former KY Gov. Julian Carroll, dead at 81

Credit Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives

Charlann Harting Carroll, wife of Kentucky Senate member Julian M. Carroll, unexpectedly passed away at 81 early Wednesday morning.

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Education
5:17 pm
Wed September 10, 2014

CHART: Hopkins County School Board Boosts Property Taxes Among Highest County Districts in West KY

Credit www.education.ky.gov

 

Residents in Hopkins County will soon be paying slightly higher taxes after a unanimous decision by the county school board yesterday.

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Society
11:12 am
Wed September 10, 2014

Fundraiser to Bring Home Slain Calloway Resident Meets Goal

Pictured: Erica Faith Hagan, 22.
Credit GoFundMe/Hagan Family

A fundraiser to bring home the body of a slain Calloway County resident has met its $5000 goal just 2 days after it began.

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Government
12:22 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

If Paducah Gets a New City Hall, Then Where Should It Be?

Credit City of Paducah

Paducah officials want the public's opinion on where a new city hall may be located as the town weighs options for a new or renovated facility.

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