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.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

The historic Columbia Theatre in Paducah is making progress towards restoration but is quite a ways off from re-opening.

Baptist Health Paducah, Facebook

Baptist Health has reduced rates for physical therapy, computerized tomography - or CT - and magnetic resonance imaging - or MRI - scans following a recent policy change by health insurer Anthem.

Graves County Schools

The U.S. Department of Education has named Graves County Central Elementary as a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School, for the school’s overall academic excellence.

Barbecue on the River via Facebook

Paducah’s 23rd annual Barbecue on the River Festival is expected to bring up to 50,000 attendees, according to director David Boggs.

KenTenn EMS via Facebook

Twin City Ambulance Service Board in Fulton County is hosting public meetings this week to discuss operational efforts, revenue streams and how citizens can contribute to ambulance services.

MATT MARKGRAF, WKMS

Murray State President Bob Davies is responding to federal announcements regarding Title IX and DACA.

123RF Stock Photo

The owners of Filbeck Cann & King Funeral Home in Benton are summoned to appear in Marshall County Circuit Court next week to answer charges of forgery and fraud.

Public Domain

The Calloway County Office of Emergency Management is offering Community Emergency Response Team training to teach disaster preparedness and response. The eight-week course teaches fire safety, light search and rescue, first aid and emergency team organization.

Churchill Downs Incoporated

Churchill Downs Incorporated and Keeneland Association announced Friday a partnership proposing the construction of two new racing facilities in Kentucky: one in Oak Grove and another in Corbin.

University of Tennessee at Martin

The University of Tennessee at Martin is reporting its first fall enrollment increase since 2010, with 6,800 students for the 2017 fall semester.

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