Murray FRYSC Advisory Council to meet

The Murray FRYSC Advisory Council will meet at noon Friday, April 23, at the Murray Middle School Library, or those interested can join via Zoom at 2021. For those who plan to attend in person, an RSVP is required to Morgan Carman at 270-759-9592 or

MSU Music Dept. to hold outdoor concert

Murray State University’s department of music will host an outdoor “Bright Days Ahead” spring concert on Thursday, April 22, beginning at 6 p.m. at Woods Park, located at the corner of 14th Street and Olive Boulevard. The free concert is open to the public and will be the department’s first public performance in 14 months. Students from MSU’s wind ensemble, symphonic band and jazz orchestra will be featured. Attendees must follow all Racer Safe and Healthy protocols and health guidance, including the wearing of facial coverings. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair.

Calloway County Tea Party will meet

The Calloway County Tea Party will meet Monday, April 26, at Pagliai’s. Voluntary pizza is at 5:30 p.m., with the meeting at 6 p.m. Steve Ariana will speak on politics and living in contemporary California and why he relocated to Murray. The public is invited to attend.

Need Line hosting logo design contest

The Murray-Calloway County Need Line is hosting a logo design contest. The top three winners in each of the three categories - elementary, middle and high school; college/adult - will receive a prize. The requirements for the design are dimensions of 8”x10” and MCC Need Line must be included in the design. Designs may be email to or taken to 509 N. Eighth St. Included should be a name, phone number, address and category. The deadline for the contest is Saturday, May 1. For questions, call Emma at 270-753-6333. Need Line’s mission is to feed the hungry, assist with basic needs and provide a bridge of wellness and financial security through education, counseling and advocacy for citizens of Calloway County.

MHS SBDM Council seeks representative

Murray High School will be accepting nominations for a parent representative to serve on the Site-Based Decision-Making Council for the term beginning July 1. Any interested person eligible to serve may pick up a nomination form at the MHS Office. The forms are also available on the school’s website. The forms should be returned to the school by April 26. The SBDM election will be held online Wednesday, April 28.

American Legion meeting scheduled

The monthly meeting of American Legion Post 73 of Murray will be held on Thursday, April 22, at the American Legion Veterans’ Hall located at 310 Bee Creek Drive (off of North Fourth Street).  Food and fellowship starting at 6:30 p.m. followed by a business meeting at 7 p.m. All Veterans are invited to attend. For additional information, contact Mark Kennedy at 752-3333.

New Concord Neighborhood to meet

The New Concord Neighborhood Watch will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, April 26, at the New Concord Church of Christ Annex. Calloway County Sheriff Nicky Knight will be the guest speaker. Anyone interested is invited to attend.

CCHS holds parent rep election

Calloway County High School will hold a signed ballot election for a parent representative for the Site-Based Decision-Making Council on Monday, April 26, from 3:30-6 p.m. in the CCHS Front Commons. Nominations will be accepted until Thursday, April 22, at 3 p.m. Nomination forms are on the CCHS SBDM webpage. For more information, contact CCHS Principal Christopher King at 270-762-7374.

Conservation Office offers no-till drills

The Calloway County Conservation Office maintains two no-till drills which may be rented by Calloway County residents. For information on the drills and availability, call West Kentucky Trailer Sales at 270-227-7708 or Alex Cooper at 270-227-3257.

Great Rivers Sierra Club will meet

The Great Rivers Sierra Club will meet from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 29, via Zoom. Jeff Young, managing editor of The Ohio Valley ReSource, will be the speaker and will discuss “Appalachian Fall: Dispatches From Coal Country on What’s Ailing America.” Visit the club’s Facebook page for the Zoom link.

West KY NOW to hold panel discussion

West KY NOW (National Organization for Women) will host a Zoom panel discussion from 6-7 p.m. Monday, April 26. “NOW is the Time…to Run for Office: Run, Vote, Change.” Guests will include Jessica Evans, Vonnie Hays-Adams and Miranda Terry, and the panel will be moderated by Constance Alexander. Topics will include the basics of civic engagement, particular to what it is like to run for a local office or board position. This event is free and open to the public. More information is available at