21 degrees recorded Jan. 31
FRANKFORT – (KT) Spending by lobbyists on members of the Kentucky General Assembly and their staff members hit an all-time high in 2022, according to information released by the Legislative Ethics Commission.
WASHINGTON — (TNS) Hours after Joe Biden delivers his State of the Union Address to Congress, House Republicans will launch their promised investigation into alleged Biden family “influence peddling,” effectively nullifying any message of unity the president may want to deliver.
MURRAY – Due to multiple days of inclement weather, the cast of Playhouse in the Park’s production of “Crowns” has been unable to rehearse this week. For that reason, the opening date of the Regina Taylor-penned play has been delayed until Friday, Feb. 10. The show will now run for one weeke…
WAUKEGAN, Ill. — (TNS) Lake County prosecutors indicated the massive investigation into the July Fourth Highland Park parade shooting is still ongoing during a brief courtroom appearance Tuesday for alleged shooter Robert Crimo III.
WASHINGTON — (TNS) The House Oversight and Accountability Committee adopted its new rules on Tuesday after rejecting six amendments proposed by Democrats, in a first glimpse of a key committee whose new chairman, James R. Comer, has promised to launch a series of investigations.
MURRAY – Although some sunshine and temperatures above freezing are expected today, more freezing rain is expected Wednesday night, so it will likely be Friday before Calloway County is past this week’s multiple rounds of winter weather.
Retiring Murray Police Chief Jeff Liles stands with his wife, Missy, Tuesday as he thanks everyone present at a farewell reception for their support over the years. Despite the icy and hazardous driving conditions, many area law enforcement and local residents came to the training room in th…
BENTON – The Interstate 69 Exit 41 southbound ramp to the U.S. 641-Spur at Benton reopened to traffic Tuesday afternoon after being blocked for several hours that morning by a multi-vehicle crash.
BENTON – The former bookkeeper for a volunteer fire department in Marshall County has been charged with misappropriation of funds, Kentucky State Police announced Tuesday.
An American bald eagle recently made an early morning stop in a field near Wiswell Road in Murray. A couple of bald eagles have been spotted in the area from time-to-time, so it is likely they are nesting somewhere nearby.
FRANKFORT – Gov. Andy Beshear announced Monday that applications are now open for the federal Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) program. The program will provide almost $500,000 funding to organizations working to reduce violent crime, with a priority on crime prevention for youth in Western …
Calloway County Fire-Rescue recently accepted 14 new firefighters as members. The volunteer firefighters received 20 hours of basic firefighting training that began on Jan. 20 and ended Jan. 22. Of the 14 new firefighters, six are junior firefighters, said Assistant Chief Zach Stewart.
Former Murray State basketball star and current Memphis Grizzlies point guard Ja Morant acknowledges the cheers of the fans Saturday as he is introduced during the Racers’ game with Missouri State at the CFSB Center in Murray. Morant made his appearance on a day his old team claimed a big wi…
EDDYVILLE – A Murray man faces terroristic threatening charges after allegedly stating he was going to “shoot up” and “blow up” Lyon County Middle School, according to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office.
MURRAY – Two individuals involved in a traffic stop were arrested on multiple drug and traffic violations Friday, the Calloway County Sheriff’s Office said.
MURRAY – Much of the Murray-Calloway County Hospital Board of Trustees meeting last week focused on the hospital’s quality improvement projects, including performance on last year’s initiatives and objectives for 2023.
HAZEL - The Kentucky League of Cities (KLC) presented the City of Hazel with a 2022 Liability Grant. KLC members receive the money to help fund various programs and services that reduce liability and make the community safer. KLC has awarded more than $5.5 million in liability and safety gra…
MURRAY – A Murray man is facing charges for drug trafficking and other offenses after more than a pound of methamphetamine was allegedly found in his vehicle, the Calloway County Sheriff’s Office said.
MURRAY – Murray Independent School District Superintendent Coy Samons said Thursday evening the district had once again investigated a threatening statement, this time at Murray Middle School.
MURRAY – After having to delay her trip three times in the last couple of months because of weather-related travel risks, Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman finally made her way to Murray Thursday to formally present state grants to the Dexter-Almo Heights Water District and the Murray Convention a…
MURRAY – Murray-Calloway County Hospital hosted its annual City-County Meeting Tuesday. The meeting is an opportunity for hospital executives to share with city and county officials as well as the community at large how the hospital performed over the prior year.
MURRAY – Before his final Murray City Council meeting as chief of the Murray Police Department, council members, city employees and many others came to wish Jeff Liles a happy retirement.
MURRAY – Requiring hospital staff to invest more time in getting prior authorizations approved and fighting denials is not the only way Medicare Advantage plans are negatively impacting hospitals’ bottom lines. Reduced reimbursement compared to traditional Medicare is also wreaking havoc on …
MURRAY – A few months after completing utility relocation for the Murray Business Loop project, city administrators say they are waiting to hear from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet on when the project can move to the next phase.
Eight-year-old Grayson Hearn prepares to swing his paddle while playing pickleball one recent afternoon with his grandmother, Renee Ramsey, in front of her Faxon Road home. The sport combines elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong and has seemingly exploded in popularity in the last cou…
MURRAY – Farmers from around the region gathered once again at Murray State University Tuesday to learn more about their trade during the 18th annual Soybean Promotion Day.
FRANKFORT – State Sen. Jason Howell (R-Murray) said this week he is inviting children of all ages to participate in the Kentucky General Assembly’s annual Military Kids Day at the State Capitol on Thursday, Feb. 16.
MURRAY – Insurers offering Medicare Advantage plans claim to provide a cost-effective alternative to traditional Medicare; however, companies are notorious for using practices that prevent policy holders from accessing the same medically-necessary care they would receive through traditional …
BOWLING GREEN – A Princeton man was sentenced today to 8 years and 9 months in prison, followed by a 4-year term of supervised release, for drug trafficking and firearms offenses.
MURRAY – The Calloway County Board of Elections voted Tuesday to add Kirksey Baptist Church to its list of voting centers for Kentucky’s May 16 primary.
Friday evening, Murray High School had its annual basketball homecoming ceremony as part of a doubleheader with Christian Fellowship at Taylor Gymnasium/Rechelle Turner Court. Jenna Turley was crowned the new queen and is shown with her court. Pictured, from left, are Madeline Howell, Laila …
MURRAY – Murray’s Purpose Church distributed more than 300 pairs of shoes to students at East Calloway Elementary School Monday, kicking off a new program the church’s leaders hope to one day expand to every child in the county.
Two white-tailed deer make a run for the woods on Faxon Road Friday afternoon while a third deer appears to carefully consider its options. After a few moments of seeming to ponder the decision, it finally followed its family away from the open space.
FRANKFORT – As of Friday, former Circuit Court Judge James (Jamie) Jameson is suspended from practicing law in Kentucky for failing to pay his Kentucky Bar Association dues.
Marking the 50th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that made abortion legal nationwide, a group from Murray's St. Leo Catholic Church marches north on 12th Street Sunday with signs opposing abortion. The court overturned Roe in June with its ruling on Dobbs v. Jackson Wom…
MURRAY – A Murray man was charged last week with possessing methamphetamine, operating a vehicle on a suspended license and several other offenses after a traffic stop by the Calloway County Sheriff’s Office.