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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Land Between The Lakes Website

  Land Between the Lakes is removing old structures and sites in what they say is a step towards ‘sustainable recreation.’

Paducah's Youtube Channel

The Paducah Police Department is starting a new campaign that aims to spread awareness about car thefts and break-ins.

Pixabay

 The future of sex education for some classrooms across the country is up for debate as President Trump’s proposed 2018 budget allocates a majority of funding towards abstinence-centered programs. Abstinence education is already required in Kentucky schools, where many high school students will encounter it in their mandatory health class. There, the classroom experience can end up being very different for female students compared to their male counterparts.

W.C. Young Community Center's Facebook Page

Tuesday marks the 154th anniversary of Emancipation Day in Paducah. The holiday commemorates when slaves in Paducah got the news of the Emancipation Proclamation, which was signed in January of that year.

Ebony Clark, WKMS

Friends and colleagues of basketball coaching legend Clarence “Big House” Gaines gathered in his hometown of Paducah Monday to honor him with a monument and street dedication.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS / Fancy Farm

A non-election year didn’t stop an enthusiastic crowd from showing up to this year’s 137th Fancy Farm Picnic in Graves County. 

123rf Stock Photo

A local alcohol beverage company is suing the City of Murray over an alcohol sales tax that they claim is “excessive.”

Kelly Little Green Men Days festival Facebook Page

 An annual UFO festival in a town outside of Hopkinsville is preparing for a major influx of visitors during the August 21st total solar eclipse.

Taylor Inman, WKMS

  State and local officials met in Murray on Wednesday to discuss expanding highway 641 South in Calloway County to the Tennessee state line.

via LinkedIn

Audubon Metals is expanding it’s plant in Henderson with a more than $8 million dollar investment. 

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