MURRAY – Monday night, the Murray-Calloway County Park Board took a step it had hoped to avoid, but came to the conclusion that it had no choice but to make.


MURRAY —  The City of Murray government  has announced that all government facilities are closing at the end of business today in an attempt to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. 


MURRAY — Calloway County Judge-Executive Kenny Imes issued an executive order to close all Calloway County government buildings to the public this afternoon. 

MURRAY — The Calloway County Public Library will be closing its doors Monday in the wake of concerns over the spread of COVID-19 in various states across the country. 

MURRAY — COVID-19 continued to impact the sports world with both the OVC and the KHSAA suspending spring sports seasons.


MURRAY —  There was a momentary bright spot yesterday in a sports world that looks bleak due to the coronavirus pandemic, as Murray High quarterback Hunter Utley signed his national letter of intent to play for the University of Memphis next season.


MURRAY —  The Murray State Rifle team has been through emotional turmoil this season. No one was sure whether or not the Racers would even qualify for the NCAA championship this year after losing six All-American shooters in the past two years. But on the last day of the regular season, they…

MURRAY — With the 2019 novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, gaining more and more attention in recent days – including suspension or even cancelation of major events across the world – it is important to remember that there are still other illnesses causing problems. 

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has told Americans to prepare for the spread of the coronavirus, although the flu is still a bigger threat here in the U.S. As of Wednesday evening, eight cases had been confirmed in Kentucky, but it is essential to remain calm about this issue, while re…

MURRAY — The Calloway County Public Library Board of Trustees heard its annual audit report Tuesday, as well as some legislative concerns that will impact library funding throughout the state. 

I can hear my mother now, “Greg, go wash your hands before you eat. And your fingernails … get that dirt from under your nails.” Of course, I couldn’t understand why; I was just going back outside to play, and they would  get dirty again.  What’s a boy to do?

This month we celebrate the 100th anniversary of a woman’s right to vote which became official in August 1920 when Tennessee became the 36th state to approve the 19th Amendment more than a century after our Bill of Rights was ratified.

MURRAY — In a statement released late Thursday afternoon, Murray State University officials gave the news that Saturday night’s concert with the well-known rock band Starship featuring Mickey Thomas will not take place. 

MURRAY — The latest list of indictments of a Calloway County grand jury includes additional charges against a former Murray High School teacher and coach charged with sexually-based offenses.


Brandon Thurmond of Murray Sealcoating and Striping uses a mobile machine to mark a parking area with white paint Thursday afternoon on the lot of the Curris Center on the Murray State University campus. Thurmond said he expected to have all spaces marked by the end of Thursday as a project …


MURRAY — Volunteers with the Sleep in Heavenly Peace Kentucky, KenLake Region chapter were joining up with Lowe’s in the business’s parking lot Saturday morning to tackle a charitable endeavor.

MURRAY - With the possibility of stormy weather over the next week looming, Friday’s test of Murray and Calloway County’s emergency sirens could not have been better timed.


It took a smal army to properly fold this massive American flag to prepare it for retirement by fire Saturday afternoon during a ceremony hosted by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6291/Herman Eddie Roberts Jr. Post at Chestnut Park in Murray. Post 6291 members, local Boy Scouts and spectators …

Justin Tucker, a freshman from Madisonville, guides a shopping cart full of belongings after emerging from the side door of the Hart Residential College Friday afternoon on the Murray State University campus. Friday marked the final day of classes for the 2018-19 academic year on the campus,…

Emily Kennedy of the Murray State University Graduate Admissions Office, right, provides assistance for senior student Simon Friebel of Germany as Saturday's 2019 spring commencement exercises quickly approached.

Kate O'Connell, a freshman student from Frankfort, attempts to stuff a pillow into the already-full back seat of her car Friday afternoon after emerging with several items from inside Springer/Franklin Residential College (background) on the Murray State University campus. O'Connell was prep…

Murray State professor Dr. Robin Zhang poses with students, from left, Matthew Schwartz of Murray, Brandon Rose of Vienna, Illinois, Alex Cline of Shepherdsville and Austin Johnessee of Edwardsville, Illinois prior to Saturday's commencement exercises.


MURRAY — Vicki Williams said she always wanted to be a nurse from the time she was young. This year, she will be retiring from her position as a nurse in the Calloway County school system after more than 27 years. 


MURRAY — Though she will not officially retire until June, this weekend will mark the final two public events in which Dr. Marcia Hobbs will take part as dean of the Murray State University School of Nursing and Health Professions. 

MURRAY — The Arboretum at Murray State University has been a popular spot for a variety of activities since opening in the fall of 2013. 

The Graves County Sheriff’s Office’s investigation into thefts from vehicles – which recovered a stolen Calloway County handgun – led to a fifth arrest Tuesday with the Calloway County Sheriff’s Office assisting.

Kentucky’s 42nd Judicial Circuit (the Marshall and Calloway county court system) has announced it will host its third annual “Justice Conference” on Thursday, May 16.