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.

NWS Paducah

The National Weather Service in Paducah is warning of a moderate risk of severe thunderstorms on Saturday.

Logan Aluminum Inc., Facebook

An aluminum company is investing 125-million dollars to build a new mill in west Kentucky.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

The executive director of the Paducah-McCracken County Riverport Authority said the economic impact of the city’s new foreign trade zone designation ultimately depends on local businesses.

Cristinistor, 123rf Stock Photo

A wastewater plant in Crittenden County is inching towards construction.

Sergey Nevins, 123rf Stock Photo

The Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives has awarded facilities construction grants to 10 public libraries across the commonwealth totaling $20 million dollars over 20 years.

Sergey Kuzmin, 123rf stock photo

A financial consultation company Monday presented a report to the Public Pension Oversight Board describing how Kentucky’s pension systems became the worst funded systems in the United States.

Wikimedia Commons

Ballard County has joined 36 other counties in becoming a certified Kentucky Work Ready Community.

Murray-Calloway County Parks and Recreation, Facebook

Newly appointed Murray-Calloway County Parks Director Ryan Yates said he plans on promoting community involvement.

USO Fort Campbell, Facebook

The Fort Campbell United Service Organizations Center is holding a ceremony Friday for the opening of their new location designed to better accommodate programming.

Discovery Park of America

The Discovery Park of America in northwest Tennessee opened a half-million dollar Children’s Discovery Garden Tuesday.