Need Line updates items needed

Need Line has issued an updated request for items needed. They include mustard, potatoes, tea bags, bread, saltine crackers, pancake mix, pancake syrup, catsup, onions, Kool Aid, buns, peanut butter, pickle relish, pork and beans, sugar, Jiffy Mix, eggs, margarine, fresh fruit, fresh vegetables, ground beef, hot dogs and chicken. Personal hygiene items are extremely low and needed are toilet paper, dish liquid, laundry detergent, soap, plastic storage bags (1- and 2-gallon sizes), and hotel or travel-size shampoo, lotions and soap. Large brown bags are also requested. Need Line is at 509 N. Eighth St. and is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Need Line is a United Way agency. For more information, call 270-753-6333.

Writers Support Group meets Saturday

The Murray Writers Support Group will meet Saturday, June 8, at Brookdale of Murray. The meet and greet will be at 12:30 p.m. and the meeting will be from 1-3 p.m. Meetings are open to those interested in writing, both published authors and beginners. For more information, contact Dr. Ken Tucker at 270-753-6886 or email

Scott Family Reunion to be held

The descendants of Willie and Ollie Scott and Alvin and Tempie Scott will have a reunion Sunday, June 9, at the Ellis Center on Ellis Drive. For questions, call Johnny Scott at 270-293-2469.

Fair entries will be taken Saturday

The family and consumer science entries for the Calloway County Fair will be accepted from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, June 8. Judging will begin at 5 p.m. the same day. The 2019 Fair Division Rules and Categories have been updated this year and copies are available at the Calloway County Extension Office at 93 Extension Way. For more information, contact Kelly Mackey at 270-753-1452.

Murray SO to hold softball registration

The Murray Special Olympics will have registration for Special Olympics KY softball at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 8, at the old Kirksey Ballpark, newly named Rockets Park at 3665 Kirksey Road. This is for children and adults 8 and older who have intellectual or developmental disabilities. For more information, call Laura Miller at 270-293-9054 or email

FBC to host movie night

First Baptist Church will host a movie night from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, June 9, in the Family Life Center.

Marketplace seeks vendors

The first Murray Woman’s Club Marketplace will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, in downtown Murray. This is a market for vendors selling fine arts, crafts, food, and will also include retail merchants. The market will be located around the court square and space will be available on a first-come, first-served basis once fees have been paid. For more information on vendor space and cost, call Linda Scott at 270-753-7944 or email Proceeds from this event will spotlight the Calloway County Girl Scout Cabin and maintenance to the historical Murray Woman’s Club Clubhouse.

CC Genealogical Society meets Tuesday

The Calloway County Genealogical and Historical Society will meet at noon Tuesday, June 11, at the large pavilion at the Murray State University Arboretum. This meeting will be a brown bag lunch  with bottled water and dessert cookies provided. The speaker will be Dr. Ernie Bailey, retired from the Pogue Library at Murray State. He will discuss highlights of the history of Murray and will pay tribute to Mable Pullen, whose farm is where the Arboretum is located. All interested are invited to attend. For more information, call 601-842-4036.

Donations needed for used book sale

The Murray Middle School Band is preparing for its annual Fourth of July Used Book Sale on the front lawn of Murray Middle School. The funds raised through this annual sale will go toward transportation and special instruction for the upcoming school year. Donations of gently used books, games, puzzles and toys may be left at the front office of the school until the end of June.

Kirksey/Hazel Woodmen to meet

Kirksey Woodmen 170 and Hazel Woodmen138 will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, at the WoodmenLife Building on C.C. Lowry Drive. Homemade ice cream will be served. Members are asked to bring cookies. For more information, call Marilynn at 270-489-6251.

crAFTER HOURS to be at MAG

crAFTER HOURS will be from 6-8 Thursday, June 13, at the Murray Art Guild Community Art Center. The June project will be mail art with Janeen. Participants will create unique fabric postcards using basic stitching techniques. Materials are provided and the cost is $25. Call the MAG AT 270-753-4059 or visit to register.

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 433 meets Tuesday

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

Kirksey UMC to host breakfast

Kirksey United Methodist Church will host a community breakfast from 8-10 a.m. Saturday, June 8. A traditional breakfast of bacon, sausage, gravy, eggs and biscuits will be served. Donations will be accepted with proceeds going to local charities. All are welcome.

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