MURRAY – With COVID-19 and the Delta variant keeping all but one Kentucky county firmly in the Red Zone for community spread, local educators are doing what they can to protect the children under their care. Since children under 2 are not able to wear face masks, the need for protection in t…
(TNS) WASHINGTON — Democrats are sharply divided over whether to require drugmakers to negotiate prices with the federal government, a rift threatening key parts of President Joe Biden’s $3.5-trillion social safety net bill — including the possible expansion of Medicare or Obamacare — and on…
Construction of the widened U.S. 641 from the Clarks River Bridge at the south edge of Murray to the Kentucky-Tennessee state line at Hazel continues. Initial construction on this six-mile section of the new four-lane will have no impact on existing U.S. 641 traffic during the 2021 construct…
MURRAY – Murray State University President Bob Jackson updated business leaders Tuesday about enrollment, fundraising and other campus initiatives during the first Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Commerce breakfast held in the last 19 months.
CALLOWAY COUNTY — The Calloway County Sheriff’s Office said that two people were arrested early Monday morning after an investigation into a reported burglary.
MURRAY – Although the General Assembly passed a law in a special legislative session last week lifting statewide mask mandates, the mask policies for both local school districts will remain in place for now due to high COVID-19 case numbers.
MURRAY — As of Monday, the Calloway County Health Department has received notification of 116 new cases of COVID-19 (46 cases on Friday, 40 cases on Saturday, four cases on Sunday and 26 cases on Monday. The case count for the entire pandemic is now at 4,889 with 4,389 recovered, 437 isolate…
The traveling show Circus Funtastic presented three performances at the Murray-Calloway County Fairgrounds Saturday afternoon and evening. An acrobat is seen here hanging upside down from the ceiling before dropping herself to the floor.
MURRAY – A Murray man was acquitted Monday in Calloway Circuit Court on all three charges he faced after a woman told police he had sexually abused her years earlier when she was 13 years old.
MURRAY – As Americans everywhere on Saturday grieved for those lost in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Murray Fire Department personnel remembered in their own way.
MURRAY – Murray-Calloway County Parks and Recreation will now be entirely controlled by the City of Murray after the Calloway County Fiscal Court voted 4-1 Friday to approve an ownership transfer agreement between the two governments.
MURRAY – A Murray man has been charged with driving under the influence after being involved in a single-vehicle accident early Sunday morning, the Calloway County Sheriff’s Office said.
Saturday evening I attended The Memorial Stair Climb held at Marshall County High School to join others in honoring those that lost their lives on 9/11. Jackson and Kirklyn Yates organized the special event as a tribute to the fallen and to show appreciation for first responders everywhere.
MURRAY — The case of a Murray man who is accused of sexually assaulting a girl back in the 2000s who told police about the alleged incident several years later should go to a jury today.
Tonight, Calloway County High School hosted its 2021 football homecoming festivities at Jack Rose Stadium, which included the crowning of this year's queen, who was Sunny Clark (center). The new queen is pictured with the other members of her court, from far left, Bailey Provine, Addy Bogard…
SHANKSVILLE, Pa. — (TNS) A generation has passed since the plane plunged from a clear blue sky, changing this tiny rural town of miners and farmers forever.
(TNS) The proliferation of COVID-19 variants in Africa, partly attributed to the low rates of vaccination on the continent, could lead to vaccine-evading mutations that complicate attempts to end the pandemic, a group of 112 African and 25 international organizations said.
(TNS) President Joe Biden plans to order all federal workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in a tough new step aimed at stamping out the pandemic and getting the economic recovery back on track.
MURRAY – A Murray man faces multiple felony charges after deputies responded to an emergency call Wednesday morning, the Calloway County Sheriff’s Office said.
MURRAY – First-year Murray State University student Jiwon Yoon recently moved to Kentucky from South Korea. She is adjusting to the American lifestyle after arriving in mid-August.
MURRAY – Sept. 11, 2001, will be a date that many people will never forget. On this infamous day, 19 members from the terrorist group al-Qaida hijacked four planes and set course for the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon in Virginia, and the White House or U.S. Capitol. Passengers…
MURRAY – The Murray City Council voted 10-1 Thursday to approve an agreement to transfer ownership of the Murray-Calloway County Park System solely to the city.
(TNS) Apartment rents were up in August from a year earlier in all the top 30 U.S. metro areas, the first time that’s happened since the start of the pandemic, according to a new report by Yardi.
MURRAY – Brigid and Jim Robine had not met one another when the attack on the World Trade Center occurred on Sept. 11, 2001, but they vividly remember experiencing the event from different vantage points in nearby New Jersey.
(TNS) Scientists and officials have long hoped full government approval of a COVID-19 vaccine would help allay stubborn concerns about the shots’ safety and perhaps trigger a new boost in inoculations among those who have been hesitant to roll up their sleeves.
MURRAY – September is Suicide Prevention Month, and the veterans service officers at American Legion Post 73 are taking the opportunity to ask the public to watch out for veteran friends and family members and refer them if they need help.
MURRAY – With the new Murray Fire Department headquarters on South 16th Street now in operation, a demolition company on Tuesday razed the former Station No. 2 next door.
WAVERLY, Tenn. – A Murray State University student from Waverly, Tennessee and her mother lost the home they share due to the flooding that community suffered on Aug. 21. Although she said she is devastated by the loss, Ellie Burns is simply relieved that her mother was rescued from the floo…
MURRAY — Until the COVID-19 pandemic canceled it in 2020, the Murray Half Marathon had been one of the premier events in western Kentucky.