MAG to host opening reception

The Murray Art Guild Community Art Center Gallery will host an opening reception of Margaret Merida’s “Cosmic Imaginings,” from 5-7 p.m. Friday, June 7. Merida’s paintings are inspired by the Hubble telescope photographs and reflect her fascination of the mystery and beauty of the cosmos. This exhibit will be open until June 21.

MWC Garden Dept. meets Thursday

The Garden Department of the Murray Woman’s Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 6, at the clubhouse. The program will be “Wrap Up and Looking Ahead.” The hostesses are Shirley Latto, Cathy Mathis and Sheila Poston.

Town & Gown Band to present concert

The Murray State University Town & Gown Community Band will present a concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, at the Rotary Amphitheater in the Murray-Calloway County Central Park. The concert is free and open to the public.

CCPL to hold special called meeting

The Calloway County Public Library will have a special called meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 4. This will be a video teleconference meeting. The agenda item is trustee selection.

MWC seeks vendors for marketplace

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.

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.

Golden Pond School Reunion planned

The annual Golden Pond area school reunion will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 8, at the LBL Fenton Airport Pavilion. A potluck lunch will begin at noon. For more information, contact Joann Harvey at 270-522-3956 or Faye Oakley at 270-271-2200.

Calloway to offer volleyball camp

The Calloway County Lady Laker Volleyball Team is hosting a volleyball camp for grades K-8. This two-day camp will be from 8-10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 6, and Friday, June 7, at Calloway County High School Jeffrey Gymnasium. The cost is $40 per camper. Campers are encouraged to bring a water bottle, wear tennis shoes, shorts, T-shirt and knee pads. Calloway County Head Coach Lindsey Jones, assistant coach Melisa Hicks and CCMS Coach Ann Fraher, along with the Lady Laker Volleyball players will be instructing the camp on fundamental volleyball skills. For more information, text or call 270-293-2479 or email

Quilt tops sought

The Quilters of First United Methodist Church of Murray are seeking quilt tops to hand quilt. The quilt tops are hand quilted by a group of women from the church. A fee is charged with monies collected going to a variety of missions in the area. For additional information, contact Paula Hulick at 270-753-0323 or the church office at 270-753-3812.

Alzheimer’s Caregivers Group to meet

The Alzheimer’s Caregiver’s Support Group will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 6, at the Murray-Calloway County Senior Citizens Center. Light refreshments will be served.

Legion offers help to veterans   

Service officers Mark Kennedy, Bill Cowan and Ray Campbell of American Legion Post 73 will be available from 1-4 p.m. each Wednesday at 310 Bee Creek Drive to assist veterans and their families who need to file VA claim. No appointment is necessary, and all are served on a first-come/first-served basis. For more information, call Kennedy at 270-752-3333.

Kentucky Lake Flotilla to meet

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary’s Kentucky Lake Flotilla will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 6, at the Weaks Center, second floor. The meetings are open to the public and interested boaters are invited to attend. For more information, contact Flotilla Commander Rob Sorg at 270-226-5235 or Bill Husfield at 270-354-9966.

Cemetery seeks donations

Donations for the upkeep of Mt. Zion Cemetery may be made to Evelyn Tucker, 2521 Potts Road, Kirksey, KY 42054.

Dexter-Almo Water District will meet

The Dexter-Almo Heights Water District Board will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 6, at the office at 351 Almo Road in Almo.

Rabies Clinics planned

The 2019 Rabies Clinic will be held this week. Rabies shots will be $11 each. No appointments are taken and vaccines are available to pets outside Calloway County. Clinics will be Wed. June 5, from 9-10 a.m. at Kirksey Methodist Church; 2-4 p.m. at Lynn Grove Gato’s Kitchen; and from 7-8 p.m. at the Calloway County Health Department; Thursday, June 6, from 9-10 a.m. at the Hazel Community Center, 2-4 p.m. at the Almo Fire Station, and from 7-8 p.m. at the CC Health Dept.; and Friday, June 7, from 9-10 a.m. at New Concord Church of Christ, and from 2-4 p.m. at Duncan’s Market on KY 94 East. The Humane Society will microchip pets for $10 at the 7-8 p.m. clinics both days. For questions, call the Humane Society at 270-759-1884.

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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