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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Nicole Erwin, WKMS

Paducah welcomed a new mural to it’s floodwall this week that highlights the city’s identity as a town for artists and quilters.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

The ride-sharing company Lyft is getting off the ground in Paducah.

Discovery Park Of America

Discovery Park Of America’s third annual Great American Airshow is taking flight Saturday.

Natalia Merzlyakova 123rf Stock Photo

  The Hopkinsville-Christian County League of Women Voters is holding an informational forum this month on the rising costs of health care.

The Murray State University Student Government Association is raising money on campus for hurricane victims in Texas.

Marcella's Kitchen Facebook Page


A community kitchen in Benton is expanding operations by moving into a building that could potentially double the amount of people they serve.

National Weather Service

A Paducah native and Murray State alumna who lives in Houston is in Paducah organizing relief efforts for Harvey victims in Texas.

Lindsey Bainbridge and her family moved to Texas in 2009. She was visiting family in the region when the hurricane ravaged Houston. She said her family’s neighborhood is safe- but said she feels she needs to help those impacted.


  The City of Paducah may soon become a designated “Blue Zone” placing greater emphasis on healthy eating and exercise.

Taylor Inman, WKMS

The point of greatest eclipse just happens to be outside of Hopkinsville, Kentucky but the folks at an alien festival down the road in Kelly swear it was written in the stars. The Little Green Men Days Festival is an annual celebration remembering when aliens allegedly visited the rural community 62 years ago to the day of the total solar eclipse.

Vatican Observatory Foundation, via Facebook

The Director of the Vatican Observatory is in Hopkinsville to view the total solar eclipse and speak on the confluence of religion and science. Taylor Inman of WKMS News sat down with Brother Guy Consolmagno to discuss how the two are philosophically connected and how the eclipse should be interpreted in Christian faith.