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.

Murray State University

A recent Murray State University graduate is serving as a volunteer for the Peace Corps in Moldova beginning in June 2018.

Michael Cochran

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is coming up and with it the showing of a fictional reimagining of the Civil Rights leader.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Murray Mayor Jack Rose is not seeking reelection.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

The Paducah Board of Commissioners introduced an ordinance Tuesday to amend the city’s smoking ban ordinance to continue the prohibition in enclosed public places and extend it to all places of employment.

Rory Malloy

A regional alliance advocating for economic growth around Fort Campbell has selected retired Command Sergeant Major Rory Malloy as the organization’s first executive director.

Kentucky State Police via Facebook

The Kentucky State Police is launching a program designed to help people in west Kentucky struggling with drug addiction.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,

A locks and dam project 30 years in the making on the Ohio River is in the final phase of completion and ahead of schedule. 

University of Tennessee at Martin via Facebook

The president of the University of Tennessee at Martin Student Government Association said their resolution to support conceal carry on campus is a message to state officials to take up the issue.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Part-time preacher and retired Purchase Area Development District administrator Ed Davis is running for Murray mayor in the 2018 election.

Sergey Kuzmin, 123RF Stock Photo

A petition in Murray to place the payroll tax on the ballot has secured the number of signatures required by KRS statutes.