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 – With Tuesday having been Murray Police Chief Jeff Liles’ last day of employment, the process for hiring a new chief has begun.

DEXTER – A Dexter man faces drug and weapon charges after the Calloway County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at his home earlier this week.

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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…

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MURRAY – By the end of Thursday, Calloway County should be through with icy winter weather for at least a couple of weeks, according to forecasts.

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.

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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…

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.

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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.

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MURRAY – Drivers should be prepared to encounter slick roads and patches of black ice as they head to work tomorrow and Wednesday morning.

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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…

MURRAY – Two Owensboro residents are facing methamphetamine-related charges after a traffic stop last Thursday by the Calloway County Sheriff’s Office.

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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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…

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MURRAY – The Calloway County Sheriff's Office says it is looking for a man in connection with a possible burglary and sexual assault.

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 …

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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 …

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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.

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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.

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FAXON – To fill a service gap in the northeastern part of the county, Calloway County Fire-Rescue is in the process of building its 13th station.

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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.