Girl Scouts seek volunteers

Girls Scouts of Kentuckiana is hosting a volunteer roundtable for potential volunteers via Zoom at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 28. During this event, participants will hear from a panel of current Girl Scout volunteers as they share their experience and answer questions. Register at If unable to attend but are interested, call 888-771-5170 or email

Hicks Cemetery meeting canceled

The Hicks Cemetery meeting scheduled for Saturday, July 25, has been canceled. Donations for upkeep may be sent to Gaery Farris, 498 Farris Road, Murray, KY 42071, or Owen Garrison, 372 Scott Fitts Road, Murray, KY 42071.

Dairy box to be given away July 24

A Dairy Box “Give-A-Way,” sponsored by the Murray-Calloway County Need Line, the Murray-Calloway County Parks and Prairie Farms Dairy, will be from  5-7 p.m. Friday, July 24, in the parking lot of Central Park off of Arcadia Drive. In the box will be two gallons of milk, two pints of chocolate milk, two pints of strawberry milk, one sour cream, one cream cheese, one cottage cheese and one French onion dip. The box is free, no questions asked, and will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. Drive, walk or carpool to receive a box.

MISD registration open online

The Murray Independent School District announced the MISD 2020-21 registration form is available online with two participation options available, in-person learning or online learning. The link is and click on the red banner that says “Returning to School Information for the 2020-21 School Year.” Registration forms should be submitted by Friday, July 24, through the link. Students will begin the fall semester Aug. 24.

Run/walk for Homeless Coalition planned

A run/walk fundraiser, “A Night on the Town,” to benefit the Homeless Coalition will be from 4-5 p.m. Friday, July 31, at the Chestnut Park Walking Trail, across from the park office. Register  at the event with a $10 cash donation. Participants can complete their mile any time between 4-5 pm. Four laps around the trail is one mile. There is a limit of 50 participants with social distancing required. Coordinators are asking participants to donate a T-shirt instead of receiving one.

CC Health Board to meet

The Calloway County Board of Health will conduct a special-called meeting at noon Tuesday, July 28, at the Calloway County Health Department. The meeting is open to the public.

Bazzell Cemetery Reunion canceled

The Bazzell Cemetery Homecoming Reunion scheduled for July 25 has been canceled. Visitors are welcome to place flowers at the cemetery or leave donations. Representatives of the cemetery will be there from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, July 25. Donations may also be mailed to Bazzell Cemetery Fund, c/o Willis Sanders, 8224 KY 121 North, Murray, KY 42071, or to 807 Darnell Road, Farmington, KY 42040.

CCPL Board of Trustees seek applicants

The Calloway County Public Library Board of Trustees seek applications for an open position on the board. Board members must reside in Calloway County. The board meets the second Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. Trustee’s primary roles are to hire and evaluate the library director; monitor and evaluate the overall effectiveness of the library; plan for the future of the library; set library policies; and advocate for the library. Applications may be found online at Completed applications must be received by 5 p.m. Saturday, July 25. Applicants who have applied for a CCPL trustee position within the past 12 months and wish to be considered may contact CCPL Director Mignon Reed at 270-753-2288 or by email to Completed forms may be mailed to Library Director, 710 Main St., Murray, KY 42071 or emailed to

McGuire Cemetery meeting to be Aug. 8

The annual meeting of the McGuire Cemetery at Emerson/State Line Road between Weakley County, Tennessee, and Graves County will be at 11 a.m..Saturday, Aug. 8. There will be a short service/business meeting, but no potluck meal this year. Face masks and social distancing are required. Those interested in bidding on the maintenance contract are encouraged to attend. For more information or to make a donation, contact Dannie Harrison, 808 Nancy Drive, Murray, KY 42071, or call 270-293-2546.

MHS SBDM Council meets Wednesday

The Murray High School Site-Based Decision-Making Council will have a special-called meeting at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, via Google Meet, a virtual meeting platform. Anyone interested may contact the school at 270-753-5202 prior to the meeting for the link to join.

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