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 – The Calloway County Sheriff’s Office reminds the public deputies will be periodically conducting traffic safety checkpoints at any/all of the following locations:

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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.  

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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

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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 – 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 …

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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…

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Wherever there is roadkill, vultures will soon follow. These two were spotted perched on a rooftop in Almo Wednesday evening down the road from a dead possum.

MURRAY — The Personnel and Finance Committee of the Murray City Council approved the Fiscal Year 2022 budget Thursday evening.

MURRAY — A Calloway County man facing charges in a child abuse case made his first court appearance Tuesday morning.

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.

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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.