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This post includes audio and links for WKMS Student Reporter Taylor Inman. WKMS is submitting Inman's work for the Best College Reporter award for the college contest. Inman is a senior journalism major at Murray State University.

Below is a compilation of some of Inman's work the audio includes excerpts from: newscast, interview, spot news report and feature.

Here are some links to Inman's other work.

Christian County Sheriff's Office

Update: Christian County Sheriff's Office have identified the victims as 69-year-old Dominic (Don) Giametta and 55-year-old Dr. Dianna Giametta. They were flying from Bettendorf, Iowa to Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Their plane crashed in a rural area near Shurdan Creek Road in northwest Christian County.

The Summer in the Park program begins today at Murray’s Central Park and runs through July 15th. The program is open to all children through age 18; children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. Lunch is served from 11 to noon at the Bailey Pavilion, and educational programs follow from noon to 1. 

The McCracken County Public Library launches its “Locally Grown” themed summer reading lineup with a live performance by the award-winning blues act the Alonzo Pennington Band. The performance is this Thursday night at 7 in the library garden.

Land Between the Lakes offers canoe and kayak rentals for use on Honker Lake beginning this weekend. Hourly rentals start at 10 a.m., and all boats must be returned by 4:30 p.m. Visitors must check in at the Nature Station in order to rent a canoe or kayak. Details on the Land Between the Lakes website.

The Northwest Tennessee Racquet Club offers summer tennis programs in Paris, Tennessee, for all ages. Instruction is available for all levels of players, with summer camps for kids and cardio-focused programs for adults and teens. More information available on the club’s Facebook page.

The Woodlands Nature Station at Land Between the Lakes holds a Wildlife Celebration during Memorial Day Weekend. Special programs include visits with Smokey Bear, wildlife encounters, canoe trips, scavenger hunts, crafts, and more. Reservations are required for canoe trips. More information and a schedule of events at

The Yeiser Art Center in Paducah offers a variety of Summer Youth Art Camps. Sessions are available for kids ages 5 to 12, with classes on clay, fibers, printmaking, painting, papier-mâché, folded paper sculptures, mixed media sculptures, dying, stamping, printmaking, collage, and more. For more information or to register, contact the Yeiser. 

Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park holds its Arts and Crafts Show this Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The show features handcrafted artwork, artist demonstrations, and food concessions and is located at the Old Beach near the Convention Center. 

The Homeplace at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area offers Children's Day tomorrow afternoon from 1 to 4. Kids are invited to play the old-time way with 1850s-style games, homemade toys, and more. Find event details on the Land Between the Lakes website