Taylor Inman

Student Reporter

Taylor is a journalism major/history minor and a senior at Murray State University. When she's not reporting for WKMS, she enjoys creative writing and traveling. She loves writing stories that involve diversity, local culture and history, nature and recreation, art and music, and national or local politics. If  you have a news tip or idea, shoot her an email at tinman1@murraystate.edu! 

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Paducah Economic Development -- https://epaducah.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/PED_IndustrialParkWest.compressed.pdf

 The Paducah-McCracken County Development Authority is providing 20 free acres to an unidentified business in the I-24 Industrial Park.


The Tennessee Valley Authority is planning to construct several additions to the Cumberland Fossil Plant southwest of Clarksville.


The Tennessee Valley Authority is considering improvements to the transmission system that runs between Murray, Kentucky, and Paris, Tennessee.


Marshall County High School is making several security changes for the upcoming school year.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles will emcee the annual Fancy Farm Picnic this year. The fundraiser for Saint Jerome’s Catholic Church is one of the best known political events in the state.


 The Kentucky National Guard is deploying five soldiers to the U.S. Mexico border.

City Of Murray Bee Creek Upgrades Website http://www.murrayky.gov/publicworks/sewer/upgrades2015.htm

The new Murray wastewater treatment plant is nearing completion with several updates already in the works.


Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is the keynote speaker for the annual Purchase Area Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner in June.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Some community members took to social media alleging donations to the ‘Marshall Strong’ account were not reaching Marshall County High School shooting victims. One of the individuals in charge of distributing the funds said it’s a complicated process.

Tennessee Bureau Of Investigation Twitter Page

A Tennessee sheriff's deputy was fatally shot during an altercation in a city outside of Nashville on Wednesday. Police are searching for the suspect and believe him to be “armed and dangerous.”