Thomas-Bridges Reunion canceled

The Thomas-Bridges Board of Directors voted to cancel the 49th annual Thomas-Bridges Family Reunion scheduled for July 17-19 in Cadiz. For more information, email or call 270-551-2004.

MAG announces July youth workshops

The Murray Art Guild Community Art Center announces its July summer youth workshops in painting and clay, taught by local artists/art educators, Emily Chipman and Anne Beyer. Painting students will develop color theory skills while making paintings using a variety of traditional and non-traditional painting tools. They will use dots, straws, and even make their own “paint brushes” from found items. Each class will focus on developing skills, such color mixing, risk taking and experimentation. Clay students will learn the basics of slab building with a variety of projects. Classes will be held virtually via Zoom, with material kits to be picked up at the MAG the Friday before class begins. For more information, contact the Murray Art Guild at 270-753-4059 or register online at

CCMS SBDM meeting canceled

The Site-Based Decision-Making Council meeting for Calloway County Middle School scheduled for Wednesday, July 8, has been canceled. A special called meeting will be at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 15.

Need Line seeks fans

The Murray-Calloway County Need Line is conducting a fan drive for families in our community who do not have a way to cool off during the summer. New fans may be dropped off at the Need Line office from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday from June 18 through Sept. 30. Need Line is at 509 N. Eighth St. For questions, call 270-753-6333.

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 which is 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.

MMS SBDM Council to meet

The Murray Middle School Site-Based Decision-Making Council will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, July 9, via Google meeting, a virtual meeting platform. Any interested parties in attending the meeting should contact MMS at 270-753-5125 prior to the meeting time for the link to join.

Mt. Zion Cemetery meeting canceled

The Mount Zion Cemetery’s annual meeting to be held July 18 has been canceled. Donations for upkeep may be mailed to Sabrina Karracker, 1014 Crossland Road, Murray, KY 42071.

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