In 2004, the Calloway County Sheriff’s Office first implemented an automated external defibrillator program with donations from the Murray-Calloway County Hospital Endowment and the Murray Woman’s Club. Over the last 17 years, those AEDs have been used numerous times by Calloway County deput…

MURRAY – “More and more ‘Baby Boomers’ are saying goodbye to their jobs in construction, manufacturing and engineering, and companies are really feeling the crunch,” said Shelly Cole, Human Resources director of Operations and Engineering for Pella Corporation.Ell

In 2004, the Calloway County Sheriff’s Office first implemented an automated external defibrillator program with donations from the Murray-Calloway County Hospital Endowment and the Murray Woman’s Club. Over the last 17 years, those AEDs have been used numerous times by Calloway County deput…

MURRAY - The Murray Bank President and CEO, Bob Hargrove, presented Leanne Gibbs with the Employee of the Quarter award at the bank’s recent employee meeting. Gibbs currently works as a deposit operations manager.

Kopperud Realty recently made donations to Murray and Calloway County high schools’ Project Graduation. Pictured are John Kopperud with, from left, Murray High seniors Caroline Bray, Claire Whitaker and Lila Munsey.

Community and business leaders from throughout Murray and Calloway County were present Thursday morning for a ribbon cutting to welcome Burkes Outlet to the community. This came as part of the grand opening of the store, which is also a new member of the Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Com…

As part of the recent Mothers Day weekend, Murray's Caring Hands Home Care supplied 240 gift packages for clients served by the Meals on Wheels program of the Murray-Calloway County Senior Citizens Center. Caring Hands also supplied donuts for center volunteers who were preparing the meals. …

MURRAY – Billy Lane Lauffer American Legion Post 73 of Murray recently honored the Kroger Company for supporting the programs and goals of the post.

Lowe’s recently donated more than $13,000 worth of sanitation and cleaning supplies for the Murray Independent School District. Picking up the supplies at Lowe’s were, from left, Murray High School Principal Tony Jarvis, MISD Facilities Director Jim Baurer, Clemons Welch of MISD facilities a…

Community and business leaders participated in a ribbon cutting last week for the new office of Fast Pace Urgent Care on Murray's north side. The new office is on North 12th Street at the intersection of the access road to the Murray Walmart and will offer significantly more space than its p…

Team Members of Kopperud Realty recently provided lunches to residents of Murray-Calloway County as part of the Community Kitchen program at First United Methodist Church. Pictured are, from left, Tony Thompson, Krista Thompson, Bill Kopperud, Mona Bolin and John Kopperud.

Barista Riley Browning makes an espresso drink at Murray Donuts.

This blessing box outside of Murray's Future Grounds business gives the community the opportunity to assist individuals and families in need. This blessing box was funded from a campaign undertaken by about 30 local businesses to assist groups and organizations that are seeking to provide a …

Future Grounds has joined about 30 local businesses in providing local charity fundraising support to several organizations in the Murray-Calloway County area. One of those is Need Line of Murray Calloway County. Pictured is Stacie Pruitt, manager of Murray’s Future Grounds, far left, as she…

About 30 local businesses in Murray and Calloway County have come together in providing charity fundraising support to several organizations. One of those is Soup for the Soul. Pictured is Stacie Pruitt, manager of Murray’s Future Grounds, left, as she hands a check to Soup for the Soul co-f…

The Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting for the new location of Southern Family Dental. The practice has moved from its former location next door to the Calloway County Public Library on Main Street. It is now welcoming patients at its new office along the KY 1…

MURRAY  – In honor of Independent Community Bankers of America Community Banking Month in April, the ICBA is shining a spotlight on community banks, like The Murray Bank, outsized role in fostering economic wellbeing and meeting the financial needs of their consumers and local communities. 

The Calloway County High School Art department was asked recently to paint a mural at a new local business, Chi-Town Dawgs. The owners are the parents of a middle school and a high school student attending Calloway County Schools. The students pictured volunteered their time after school to …

Murray — Spring brings warmer weather, longer days, and a much-anticipated break from winter. It also brings a very real threat of severe weather, according to disaster recovery specialist Stephen Gallimore of SERVPRO of LBL North. 

The Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting for H2 Health at its new office location on South Sixth Street at the intersection of Poplar Street in Murray. H2 Health, formerly Heartland Rehabilitation, offers comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation services customiz…

Future Grounds has joined about 30 local businesses in providing local charity fundraising support to several organizations in the Murray-Calloway County area. One of those is the Humane Society of Calloway County. Pictured is Stacie Pruitt, manager of Murray’s Future Grounds, left, as she h…

MURRAY – During a special presentation between games at The Murray Bank Crosstown Classic, The Murray Bank proudly presented each school superintendent with a donation in the amount of $13,475. These donations were made on behalf of all The Murray Bank Spirit Debit Card holders.

MURRAY — The most challenging situation a family member could face is not knowing who, or if their loved one is being taken care of, whether one needs 24/7 care or someone is looking for a trusted provider to monitor a loved one. 

The Murray Bank recently presented students at Murray High School with a monetary donation to assist with costs associated with the senior class of 2021 Project Graduation event.

MAYFIELD —  FNB Bank is proud to announce its recognition as one of the 2021 Best Places to Work in Kentucky winners. The announcement comes from the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM) and ClearPath Mutual Insurance Company, who released…

WEST DES MOINES, IA –  Mediacom’s internet service earned a #1 spot in the Netflix ISP Speed Index rankings. The popular streaming service measures the speed at which leading Internet Service Providers (ISPs) deliver Netflix streams during the prime time window around the globe. In December …

A tradition in Murray was once again renewed Monday with the opening of the Murray Dairy Queen on Main Street. Every year, the eatery opens on March 1 and this day always seems to produce a big crowd, regardless of the weather. This image was taken at about 8:30 Monday night and, as can be s…

As COVID-19 related needs continue to grow in the Murray-Calloway County community, the United Way of Murray-Calloway County is ready to assist, thanks to generous business partners like Community Financial Services Bank. Without these donations, the United Way would not be able to aid local…

Nick Calhoon uses a shovel Thursday morning to remove snow from the sidewalk in front of the Tribe Fitness business that his family owns along North Fourth Street in downtown Murray. Numerous business owners were engaged in this type of activity after three inches of new snow accumulated Wed…

MURRAY – The Murray Bank President and CEO Bob Hargrove, presented Cheryl Raspberry with the Employee of the Quarter award at the bank’s recent employee meeting. Raspberry currently works in deposit operations at The Murray Bank.

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor has launched a new monthly series of career workshops to provide employment assistance to transitioning military spouses. Participation is free and classes are open to all transitioning military spouses. The launch follows a successful pilot program …

MURRAY — Officials with one local bank say they are seeing the benefits of the second round of federal payroll protection loans to assist small business owners struggling because of the COVID-19 pandemic and are trying to circulate the word.

The Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the grand re-opening of member Red Bug Yarn & Gifts at their new location on the court square. Red Bug Yarn & Gifts is Murray’s only yarn shop featuring fiber art supplies and lessons for all ages and experience level…

MURRAY – Scammers use email or text messages to trick you into giving them your personal information, where they are trying to steal your passwords, account numbers, or Social Security numbers. Scammers launch thousands of phishing attacks like these every day — and they’re often successful …