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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  Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials are reminding Kentuckians to buckle up this holiday season.


  Crisis funding will be available in January to aid Purchase residents with high heating bills.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

  The Paducah City Commission postponed a vote this week on changes to the Human Rights Commission until January. Officials want more time to include language regarding religious beliefs.


  This season’s flu shot is less effective than year’s past. That’s according to Calloway County Health Department public health director Amy Ferguson.


  The deadline for Kentucky voters to change their party affiliation before the 2018 primary is December 31.

Kentucky Department Of Corrections

  Local and state officials met in Frankfort on Tuesday to discuss solutions to long-time issues with the halfway house in Paducah.

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.

McCracken County Sheriff's Dept. Facebook Page

  A fugitive from California wanted for several sexual offences was arrested Tuesday in Mayfield.

Texas Department Of Public Safety

 A fugitive on Texas’s top ten most wanted list was arrested Monday in Murray, Kentucky.


A man has died after an incident at the Shawnee Fossil Plant in Paducah. The plant is operated by the Tennessee Valley Authority.