Rob Canning


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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Voters in Hartford will be the next Ohio County community to decide whether to allow alcohol sales.

The Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer reports the city's wet-dry election will be held Jan. 24. Voters must live in the city limits of Hartford.

Hopkinsville Community College is one of ten community colleges selected as a finalist for a prestigious national award for innovative education.

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The Murray City Council has for now tabled discussion of a proposed payroll tax while approving the sale of alcohol on Sundays.  


Gov. Matt Bevin says he spoke by phone with Donald Trump and came away even more convinced that Kentucky has an ally in the president-elect.

Kentucky is re-dedicating the Capitol Education Center in Frankfort to honor Gold Star Families.

Gold Star Families are families whose sons or daughters were active duty military when they lost their lives fighting a U.S. enemy.  

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet,

A section of the Interstate 24 – Purchase Parkway is closed to allow emergency responders to recover a crashed semi-truck.  

The closure is expect to last until around 5 PM.

Churchill Downs is working to complete a $37 million project in time to add more than 1,800 seats for the 2018 Kentucky Derby. 

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170 soldiers from the U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division have returned to Fort Campbell after a 9-month deployment in Iraq.  

A welcome home ceremony with family and friends of the troops was held at the base this morning (Fri).


The Massac County Clerk’s Office is holding a recount for a ballot initiative that failed to pass by a single vote. The initiative to increase the county’s sales tax by 1 percent was defeated 3,319 votes to 3,318. 

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State workers in Illinois are protesting Governor Bruce Rauner's plan to enact his own terms for a new labor contract.