Rob Canning

Reporter

Rob Canning is a native of Murray, KY, a 2015 TV Production grad of Murray State. At MSU, he served 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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Graves County Schools

A longtime Graves County Schools board member has been nominated to lead a group advocating for public education across the state.  

Kentucky Arts Council logo

The Kentucky Arts Council has named Lydia Bailey Brown to serve as its new Executive Director.

Rob Canning, WKMS

Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers says the main concern for the upcoming legislative session is jobs, and lawmakers may not have time to discuss many ‘social issues’ like a bill to stop fairness ordinances.

Rob Canning / WKMS

Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers says the main concern for the upcoming legislative session is jobs, and leadership may not have time to discuss many ‘social issues’ like fairness ordinances. 

A western Kentucky resident delivering supplies to protesters of the Dakota Access Pipeline says the blizzard is making it hard for supporters to safely make the journey, but morale amongst those there is high because ‘they have something to fight for, rather than against.’


Rob Canning, WKMS

Republican leadership from the Kentucky Senate are in western Kentucky this week for an annual retreat to prepare for the upcoming legislative session.  

Senate President Robert Stivers, President Pro Tem David Givens, Majority Floor Leader Damon Thayer, Caucus Leader Dan Seum and Majority Whip Jimmy Higdon held a press conference Wednesday along with 2nd District Sen. Danny Carroll who lobbied for the caucus to be held in Paducah.

Montgomery County

Emergency responders from Montgomery County are answering the call for aid in fighting rampant wildfires in East Tennessee. 

LRC Public Information

Kentucky Senate Majority Leadership members are holding their annual retreat in Paducah this year. 

The retreat will allow Senate Republicans a chance to discuss and prepare agenda and priorities for the upcoming legislative session in January.  

WKCTC

Lee Emmons is the new West Kentucky Community and Technical College Vice President of Institutional Advancement and Development.

WKCTC President Anton Reece made the announcement Monday.  

U.S. Department of Energy, energy.gov

  State Senator Danny Carroll said a bill to lift the nuclear moratorium in Kentucky has the best chance of passing now that the GOP controls the legislature.  The Paducah Republican has pre-filed a bill aiming to end the statewide ban on the building of new nuclear reactors.

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