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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Taylor Inman

State funding for public libraries is still on the chopping block after the Senate revisions of Governor Matt Bevin’s proposed budget cuts.

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  The City of Paducah is encouraging residents to setup their own rain gardens in an effort to help reduce storm water runoff.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Murray State University will show multiple design options and ask for input on the restoration of J.H. Richmond Residential Hall on April 4.

Ryan Hermens, pool photo

Marshall County High School shooting suspect 16-year-old Gabe Parker will continue being tried as an adult.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

  Paducah elementary schools have implemented a new program that aims to raise children’s self-esteem and benefit their mental and emotional health.


  Murray State president Dr. Bob Davies said the current Senate budget will approach a $12 million impact to the university.

Taylor Inman

Despite a call for thunderstorms and rain Saturday the west Kentucky March For Our Lives event plans to run as scheduled.


  Close to $1.1 million is being distributed between west Kentucky communities to stimulate economic development after the closing of Paducah’s Gaseous Diffusion Plant.

KYTC District 1 Facebook page

The explosive demolition of the old Lake Barkley Bridge is scheduled for mid-April, but some might have a hard time viewing it.


  Paducah is a ‘Tree City USA’ for the 26th consecutive year.