The Murray Bank recently made a $2,000 donation to the Hazel Cares group to help improve the park in Hazel. “Part of our mission statement is to invest our resources in the community that we serve, and this project does just that, going directly back into the Hazel community,” said Bob Hargr…

MURRAY - A week before greeting their Tigers inside classrooms, Murray Elementary staff shared kindness and good will throughout the Murray/Calloway County community in collaboration with Independence Bank’s “Here For Good” program. 

Community and business leaders came to the studios and offices of Froggy 103.7 this week for a ribbon cutting and open house to celebrate the radio station’s Business Partner Appreciation Day. New station manager Tammy Petty said the facility underwent some renovations, which were made possi…

Thanks to the Music Strikes Back benefit concert in June, it raised nearly $2,700 to buy items needed for the Homeless Veterans Center in Hopkinsville. These items were delivered on July 17.  Sponsors were VFW District 1, Ryan Buchanan post commander; WoodmenLife, Rachel Brown; Freedom Sound…

MURRAY — On March 27, 2020, CFSB opened the doors of it’s second Banking Center in Calloway County, the Sycamore Banking Center.  Shortly after, COVID forced banks to close their lobbies and Calloway team members did not have the chance to celebrate the beautiful new building with the commun…

MAYFIELD – West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation (WKRECC) recently donated $15,000 to the Murray-Calloway Economic Development Corporation (MCED) to support its mission of fostering economic growth in Calloway County. The money is earmarked to support MCED’s recruiting and mar…

MURRAY – Marshalls, one of the nation’s leading off-price retailers with more than 1,100 stores currently operating in 48 states, D.C. and Puerto Rico, will open at Shoppes of Murray on Thursday, Aug. 5. Marshalls shoppers in Murray will find an “amazing selection of high-quality, on-trend, …

MURRAY – The Murray Bank has again earned a coveted 5-star superior rating from Bauer Financial, an independent bank research and rating firm. This is the 73rd consecutive quarter that they have received the highest ranking, which signifies that The Murray Bank is one of the strongest banks …

Numerous community and business leaders came Thursday to observe the open house for the MarketHouse Realty firm’s new office on South 12th Street in Murray. Owner and Principal Broker Cheryl Roberts said this came after the business was launched in 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic, and inv…

MAYFIELD —  FNB Bank is pleased to announce the recent promotion of officers at the Annual Meeting of the Board. During the meeting, the Board of Directors promoted Trice Seargent to senior vice president. Jaclyn Burnett, Dawn Followell, Jennifer Franklin, David Jeffress, Tim O’Brien and Rus…

MURRAY -- West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation, Inc. (WKRECC) announced a new partnership with TVA EnergyRight®, Purchase Area Development District, and The Murray Bank of Murray to offer a special Home Uplift program to 40 income-qualified homeowners in the WKRECC community.…

The Murray JCPenney store closed on May 16, having served the Murray-Calloway County since July 1982. In closing, employees sent this message: "Thank you for being our loyal and valued customers. Thank you for your business and your trust. We are so grateful for the pleasure of serving you a…

BENTON — Community Financial Services Bank (CFSB) announced Thursday the retirement of long-time Security Officer Russ Claborn after 28 years of service in various roles at the bank. 

BENTON — The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM) and ClearPath Mutual Insurance Company announce that Community Financial Services Bank (CFSB) has been named sixth place in The Best Places to Work in Kentucky, Medium Business category.  D…

Pictured is Mark Kennedy accepting a donation from Bob Hargrove, president and CEO of The Murray Bank, to replace parts that were stolen from the American Legion van that is used to transport our local Veterans.

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…