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 Education and Workforce Development Secretary Hal Heiner is stepping down from his position to accept an appointment to the Kentucky Board of Education.

Governor Matt Bevin's Youtube Channel

Kentucky politicians have mixed reactions to a video Governor Matt Bevin posted on Sunday. Bevin’s video was a response to the outcry over his comments claiming children were sexually abused and introduced to drugs because teachers were protesting at the Capitol.

Gina Crider

Teachers in west Kentucky are rallying in Murray on Friday for public education funding.


After reports of yellow water in the City of Hickman, state officials says residents are safe to drink the water.

Taylor Inman

The old Lake Barkley Bridge was demolished Wednesday morning in front of a crowd of spectators.


The U.S. Department of the Treasury is certifying 15 'Opportunity Zones' in far west Kentucky.


  A former assistant soccer coach at Madisonville North Hopkins High School is being sentenced to 5 years in prison after an inappropriate sexual relationship with a minor player.

Taylor Inman

Murray State students and faculty offered opinions Wednesday on the restoration of the dorm that was destroyed in a gas explosion last summer.


A Circuit Court Judge in far western Kentucky is being temporarily suspended for several counts of misconduct.

Marshall Ward

  A group of west Kentucky teachers protested the passage of a pension reform bill on the steps of the state capitol building Monday.