Rob Canning

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Rob Canning is a native of Murray, KY, a junior at Murray State University and a news writing intern at WKMS. He majors in TV Production and splits most of his time between class and serving as team captain of the Murray State Rowing Club. Rob's goal is to become a screenwriter, film director or producer and looks to the likes of Quentin Tarantino and Guy Ritchie for inspiration. He appreciates good music, mainly favoring British rock n' roll, and approves of anything with Jack White's name on it. When not studying, rowing or writing, Rob enjoys spending his free time with a book or guitar.

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Crime
12:18 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

Christian County Sheriff Investigates Fatal Shooting on Greenville Road

Credit christiancountyky.gov

The Christian County Sheriff’s Department is currently investigating the shooting of a man inside a home on Greenville Road outside of Hopkinsville.  

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Education
12:11 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Christian County Board Votes to Close Lacy and Holiday Elementary Schools

Credit christian.k12.ky.us

Christian County Schools will close two elementary schools in its district. The school board voted 3-to-2 last night to shutter Lacy and Holiday Elementary Schools in 2015.  

Communications Director Heather Lancaster said the board’s decision was difficult but was based on a needs-to-costs evaluation conducted by the school district’s facilities planning committee.

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Education
11:33 am
Fri November 22, 2013

Murray State's Brian Van Horn Named President of ACHE

Credit Murray State University

Murray State University’s Dr. Brian Van Horn is the newest President of the Association for Continuing Higher Education. The group elected him at its annual conference earlier this month in Lexington.  Van Horn currently serves as the dean of MSU’s Center for Continuing Education and Academic Outreach.  

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Crime
4:19 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

2 Former Oak Grove Policemen Charged in 1994 Murder

Duncan
Credit Christian Co. Jail / Christian Co. Jail

Nearly 20 years after two young women were shot and stabbed to death at a Kentucky massage parlor, two former police officers stand charged in connection with their deaths. 

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Government
3:29 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

Kentucky State Senators To Undergo Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training

Credit Kentucky Senate courtesy Commonwealth of Kentucky

Kentucky state senators will be required to undergo sexual harassment training before the start of next year’s legislative session.  

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Education
3:23 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

Calloway County High School Evacuates Students After Bomb Threat

Credit Chad Lampe

Calloway County High students are back in the classroom this afternoon following an evacuation in response to a bomb threat found written on the wall of one of the school's bathrooms. 

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Education
1:39 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

KCTCS President Announces 2015 Retirement

Credit Kentucky Community and Technical College System

Dr. Michael B. McCall, the founding president of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, announced his retirement Friday from the system he created and led for 16 years. 

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Weather
11:10 am
Fri November 15, 2013

NWS Calls For Severe Storms Over Weekend

National Weather Service forecasters in Paducah say strong storms are likely ahead of a significant cold front that will move through the region Saturday night and Sunday.  

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Education
11:05 am
Fri November 15, 2013

Hopkinsville Community College Selects Jay Allen as New Head

Credit Kentucky Community and Technical College System

Dr. Jay Allen, Ph.D, has been named the next president of Hopkinsville Community College. 

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Police
1:07 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

KSP and Sheriff Depts. Stretch To Cover Local Law Enforcement Gap

Credit wikipedia.com

The Kentucky State Police and local sheriff departments are stretching their staffs to cover a shortfall in local law enforcement presence.

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