Sydni Anderson

Student Reporter

Sydni Anderson is an undergraduate student at Murray State University, majoring in Pre-Medicine and Public Relations. Born on Fort Campbell, Sydni has lived between Kentucky and Tennessee for most of her life.

In high school, she traveled with her school’s Future Business Leaders of America chapter to Atlanta, Chicago, and Nashville, competing in website and digital design events.

In addition to reporting for WKMS, she writes for the features section at the Murray State News.

Sydni enjoys photography, travel and music. She spends most of her time hitting the books and watching dramas.

Fountain Avenue Neighborhood via Facebook

Paducah’s Health Park has nearly completed the first phase of a two-part construction effort.

belchonock, 123rf stock photo

More than eight hundred Kentuckians have cleared their records under state senator Whitney Westerfield’s expungement law passed last year.

Travis Isaacs via Wikimedia Commons (CC BY 2.0)

Double Dollars is expanding to west Kentucky as two farmers markets in Calloway and Daviess County become eligible for the program.

Murray-Calloway Economic Development Corporation via Facebook

A 60,000 square foot spec building north of Murray is a few months away from completion.


A shopping center projected to create 250 jobs in Hopkinsville is on schedule for completion.

123RF Stock Photo

A national healthcare company has partnered with Murray-based Primary Care Medical Center to restructure the facility’s patient care model.

Patience Renzulli via Facebook

Update Friday Afternoon (6/9): Patience Renzulli is still first in Kentucky and now ranks 9th in the nation.

Original story:

A 63-year-old Paducah nurse is leading the commonwealth in an effort to raise money for children’s cancer research through cycling.

Bbadgett via Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 3.0)

A stave company building a mill in Marshall County is working to sustainably harvest white oak.


Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin has appointed nine members to the Charter School Advisory Council, including west Kentucky famer Ben Cundiff.

Natalia Merzlyakova, 123RF Stock Photo

Rural hospitals in west Tennessee could face closures if the American Health Care Act passes.