Logan Whaley joins the KAIT 8 news team as a multimedia journalist and reporter.
Logan is a graduate from Union University just up the road in Jackson, Tennessee. There, he anchored ‘West Tennessee This Week,’ a program that aired on Jackson’s local NBC affiliate. In addition, he also provided play-by-play and color commentary for the school’s baseball, basketball, soccer, softball, and volleyball teams, calling key events such as the NCAA Division II South Region Tournament and the Gulf South Conference Tournament.
A native of Mayfield, Kentucky, Logan developed his passion for broadcasting at Graves County High School. At the school’s award-winning broadcasting program, he won three individual Kentucky High School Journalism Association State Championships.
When Logan isn’t working, you can find him watching and supporting pretty much every sport. He loves the Atlanta Braves, Memphis Grizzles, Tennessee Titans, Tennessee Volunteers, and the Murray State Racers.
Logan is excited to be joining the Region 8 News team. You can reach Logan by email at email@example.com or by following him on Facebook and Twitter.
According to a recent report, the Hoxie School District has 103 new cases of COVID-19 within its district’s population. Superintendent Kelly Gillham says that number is concerning, but it can be misleading.
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The Hornets were without starting receiver and defensive back Marquell Miller in Friday’s 33-8 victory over Walnut Ridge due to him being in quarantine. For Miller, he says this season has given him perspective.
Walnut Ridge Mayor Charles Snapp, who is a part of the Arkansas Complete Count Committee, a statewide coalition formed to ensure ‘a complete and accurate census in Arkansas’ says the census means a ton to a small city like Walnut Ridge.
BRTC’s industrial electricity program received over $30,000 in grant money from the Arkansas Division of Higher Education’s regional workforce. With that money, the program wanted to help further educate students.
The event typically sees around 700 butterflies released in remembrance of lost loved ones. Families and friends usually gather the butterflies and release them all in one location, but this year, that won’t be the case.