Main Street Youth to host holiday party

The Main Street Youth Center will sponsor its fifth annual Christmas Celebration at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16. All children and adults are welcome to participate in Christmas readings, songs, instrumental solos and more. For more information, participation or to volunteer, call or text Rosa Hudspeth at 270-227-4852. The public is welcome to attend.

CCRTA to meet Monday

The Calloway County Retired Teachers Association will meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 10, at the Murray Woman’s Clubhouse. The speaker will be Tom Abrams, executive director of the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association.

Plan To Be Tobacco Free to be presented

Plan To Be Tobacco Free will be presented from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital Center for Health and Wellness. The event is free but preregistration is required. Call 270-442-1310 to reserve a spot in the class.

Christmas Vendor Event to be held

A Christmas Vendor Event, sponsored by Butterfly Missions, will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at the WoodmenLife Building on C.C. Lowry Drive. Bring your camera and get pictures with Santa. For more information, contact Vickie at 270-978-4993.

Al-Anon support group will meet

Al-Anon, a support group for friends and family members of alcoholics, will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m. every Monday at University Church of Christ. For more information, call Diana at 270-227-0951 or Belinda at 270-293-5100.

Community Kitchen to serve lunch

The Murray Community Kitchen will be open every Sunday from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church at 503 Maple St. The entrance is in the back of the church. For information, contact Dana Stonecipher at 270-293-4501.

Murray Star Chapter will meet Tuesday

The Murray Star Chapter No. 433 Order of the Eastern Star will meet Tuesday, Dec. 11. A meal will be served at 6 p.m. and the meeting will follow at 7 p.m. 

MCC Senior Center to sponsor meal

The Murray-Calloway County Senior Citizens Center is sponsoring a chicken and dressing fundraiser on Wednesday, Dec. 12. The menu is chicken and dressing, green beans, sweet potato casserole and cheesecake for $6. Orders must be picked up by noon Tuesday, Dec. 11. To reserve a meal, call 270-753-0929, fax order to 270-753-2374 or email All the proceeds will support the Meals on Wheels program.

Bariatric Support Group to meet

The Bariatric Support Group will meet from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital Center for Health and Wellness. For more information, call 270-762-1547.

Donations needed for cemetery upkeep

The Friendship Cemetery at 50 Kirk Ridge Road is in need of donations to help with the future care and upkeep of the cemetery. Mail donations to The Friendship Cemetery Fund, 58 Rippling Creek Drive, Murray, KY 42071. For more information, contact Brian Overbey, board treasurer, at 270-873-2558.

AA meetings available

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women with the purpose to help others to recover from the pain and suffering of alcoholism. There are meetings in Murray seven days a week, midday and evenings. For more information, call 270-535-4111, 270-799-1065 or 270-226-3971 or visit

Parkinson’s group meets Tuesday 

Parkinson’s Support Group will meet at 11 a.m.n Tuesday, Dec. 11,, at the Murray-Calloway County Senior Citizens Center. 

Need Line updates food basket needs

Need Line is needing boxed stuffing mix and canned sweet potatoes for its Christmas Food Boxes. Items can be dropped off at the Need Line Office at 509 N. Eighth St.

Soup for the Soul serves weeknights

Soup for the Soul Community Kitchen serves free dinner each night Monday - Friday, from 4-6 p.m., at 411 Maple Street, downtown Murray. Donations are always accepted. For more information, call 270-759-0800.

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