Flames engulf an SUV Wednesday afternoon in the parking lot of Grace Baptist Church in Murray. City of Murray Fire Chief Eric Pologruto said that it is believed an electrical problem started the fire. No injuries were reported. Firefighters needed about five minutes to extinguish the flames …
WASHINGTON — (TNS) The Senate on Tuesday approved a sweeping effort to fortify the nation’s ability to compete with China’s economic and political ambitions by shoveling billions of dollars into scientific research and American manufacturing across several industries, including artificial in…
MURRAY — From his position as an ensign aboard a U.S. Navy LST ship in World War II, Eugene Waggoner would watch American bomber planes head east across the English Channel toward France and Germany.
MURRAY – The Calloway County Sheriff’s Office reminds the public deputies will be periodically conducting traffic safety checkpoints at any/all of the following locations:
MURRAY – After having to take last year off because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Murray-Calloway County Fair is scheduled to return tonight.
PADUCAH – The special judge overseeing the case of a Murray man accused of injuring Black Lives Matter protesters and police officers with pepper spray last summer has denied a motion to dismiss the charges.
A two-vehicle wreck Monday afternoon disrupted traffic on a key traffic artery in Murray. Police, fire and ambulance units responded to the intersection of North 12th Street (U.S. 641) and Olive Boulevard at about 2:30 p.m. and found two SUVs sporting front-end damage, one of which had come …
FRANKFORT – (KT) State officials announced Monday that additional FEMA staff will be available in person during the coming days, to assist Kentuckians eligible for federal disaster aid, due to severe weather and flooding that occurred earlier this year.
MURRAY – Major Chris Scott is retiring from the Murray Police Department after 20 years with the the department and a total of 27 years in law enforcement.
PADUCAH – A Marshall County man pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiracy to distribute U-47700, commonly known as U-4, a Schedule I controlled substance, and to distributing, possessing with the intent to distribute and importing U-4 from China.
FRANKFORT – (KT) Two Kentucky House members have proposed a second piece of legislation for the 2022 legislative session that would ban teaching critical race theory in the state’s public schools.
A bumblebee is seen lifting off from a piece of white clover in a yard of tall grass north of Murray. While spring and summer can be tough for people with seasonal allergies, bees and other pollinating insects certainly aren't complaining.
WASHINGTON — (TNS) The Justice Department recovered $2.3 million in cryptocurrency ransom that Colonial Pipeline paid to hackers whose cyberattack last month shut down its major East Coast pipeline, leading to gas shortages up and down the East Coast, authorities said.
WASHINGTON — (TNS) The Supreme Court on Monday dealt a setback to hundreds of thousands of immigrants who have so-called temporary protected status, ruling they can’t have a green card if they entered the country illegally.
Because of the rain, Sunday's kickoff for the Commonwealth Honors Academy at Murray State University was moved from the Quad to inside Franklin Residential Hall. A group of CHA students is pictured creating a dance for TikTok, one of the activities on the first day.
MURRAY – The Murray Police Department is congratulating Capt. Jay Herndon, who graduated from the Criminal Justice Executive Development course at the Department of Criminal Justice Training on Friday, May 28.
WASHINGTON – (TNS) Lawmakers are still tinkering with President Biden’s sweeping infrastructure package, with Republicans and moderates saying a compromise is possible.
Sunday's scattered showers caused the first public performance of Todd Hill and His Orchestra since the COVID-19 pandemic to be moved from the amphitheater at Central Park into the sanctuary at Murray First United Methodist Church. Hill can be seen at the keyboard smiling at the enthusiastic…
MURRAY — Murray State University alumni Jerry Rhoads and Sharon Green have been on the front lines to face some of their alma mater’s most challenging times as members of the university’s Board of Regents.
MURRAY – The Calloway County Fiscal Court met in special session Friday morning to approve a budget amendment and to rebid a contract for red gravel.
HARDIN – Due to weather delays last week, a contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) delayed plans to alter traffic flow at the U.S. 641/KY 402 intersection near Hardin in Marshall County to Tuesday, June 8.
MURRAY – The Murray Main Street Trivia Night fundraiser seemingly went off without a hitch Friday night as 16 teams competed at Renaissance Park downtown.
RICHMOND – Deputy Jon Hayden with the Calloway County Sheriff’s Office graduated from Kentucky’s Department of Criminal Justice Training (DOCJT) Academy on May 27.
FRANKFORT – Two Calloway County residents were selected to be part of a group of 48 Kentuckians serving on the Kentucky Coalition for Advancing Education (KCAE).
MURRAY — For several months, Mark McLemore has watched numerous vehicles make ventures through the George Weaks Community Center parking lot in Murray.
MURRAY – The Calloway County Health Department said Thursday that it had received notification of no new cases of COVID-19. The case count is at 3,524, with 3466 recovered, nine isolated at home, zero hospitalized and 49 deaths.
MURRAY — The last time the 18-piece powerhouse known as Todd Hill and His Orchestra played in front of a live audience was Jan. 25, 2020.
MURRAY – Not many law enforcement officers spend almost their entire career with one agency, but Sgt. Charles Tidwell worked for the county for 25 years, the majority of which was with the Calloway County Sheriff’s Office, before his retirement took effect this week.
MURRAY – The Calloway County Health Department said Tuesday it had received notification of four new cases of COVID-19. That included two cases on May 29, zero cases on May 30, two cases on May 31 and zero cases on June 1.
MURRAY – During a business roundtable Tuesday afternoon at Murray State University’s campus, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul said that in his view, the United States’ increasing deficit is partly a result of many elected officials having “big hearts” and “small brains.”
A two-car wreck on North Fourth Street Tuesday morning disrupted traffic in the area of the Calloway County Judicial Building. The wreck occurred at about 10:45 a.m. in front of the Judicial Building. One of the vehicles came to rest on the front lawn of the facility. Murray Police Departmen…
MURRAY — Anyone who has visited the Vietnam Veterans Memorial — known to many as simply “The Wall” — in Washington, D.C. knows exactly what Fred Ahrens was discussing Monday during a Memorial Day ceremony in Murray.
HARDIN – A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) plans to alter traffic flow at the U.S. 641/KY 402 intersection near Hardin in Marshall County starting Friday, June 4.
MAYFIELD – A Calloway County Jail escapee who had allegedly walked away from a work detail in Mayfield on Memorial Day was apprehended in Tennessee Tuesday afternoon, state police said
MAYFIELD – As of Tuesday morning, troopers with Kentucky State Police Post 1 are still searching for Brian A. Ferryman, a Calloway County Jail inmate who walked away from the candle factory in Mayfield where he had been placed on a work release program.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — (TNS) A Missouri lawmaker allegedly used his position as a police officer to receive a “sexual favor” from an intoxicated teenage girl in 2015 and his boss, the Pike County sheriff, is accused of attempting to obstruct a probe as the deputy ran for a seat in the Legisla…
MURRAY – After being closed for more than a year, the after-school and summer programs for the Murray Independent School District and Calloway County Schools are welcoming students back to the delight of employees, parents and children alike.
MURRAY – Robert Dymek and his wife moved to Murray several years ago and besides moving usual household items, he also brought a truckload of his military memorabilia collection. Not only does he have a building behind his house where he can display his collection, but he is also set up for …
PADUCAH – A Kevil man was seriously injured Wednesday after his vehicle was rear-ended by a semi truck just outside of Paducah.
Chad Gaylord, assistant manager of the Arboretum at Murray State, right, is assisted by student Logan Haigh of Richmond as they plant mums at the Pullen Farm. Pullen Farm Manager Dava Hayden said 3,000 potted mums were placed on the mum pad with irrigation equipment to grow plenty of flowers…
MURRAY — One of the crown jewels of Murray State University’s summertime learning program will make a triumphant return in a little more than a week.
WASHINGTON — (TNS) The family of George Floyd met privately with President Joe Biden on Tuesday and pressed congressional leaders to strike a deal on a massive policing package one year after police killed Floyd on a south Minneapolis street.
MURRAY – The COVID-19 pandemic has been hard on every organization, but that might be especially true for civic clubs. These organizations rely on members gathering together, and many of the members are often a bit older, putting them more at risk for catching the virus.
Before demolishing the former Holmes Family Restaurant, Ronny Blakely of R & M Trucking and Excavating called some friends to salvage as many building materials – namely, lumber and metal roofing – as they could.
MURRAY — Murray Main Street Inc. Executive Deana Wright said Tuesday that, back in late January and February, she seemed to receive confirmation as to how popular an annual event Main Street had hosted for several years really was.
(TNS) Half of all adults in the United States are now fully vaccinated against the coronavirus as of Tuesday, marking another milestone in the country's pandemic recovery.