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Construction of the widened U.S. 641 from the Clarks River Bridge at the south edge of Murray to the Kentucky-Tennessee state line at Hazel continues. Initial construction on this six-mile section of the new four-lane will have no impact on existing U.S. 641 traffic during the 2021 construct…

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MURRAY – Murray State University President Bob Jackson updated business leaders Tuesday about enrollment, fundraising and other campus initiatives during the first Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Commerce breakfast held in the last 19 months.

MURRAY – Although the General Assembly passed a law in a special legislative session last week lifting statewide mask mandates, the mask policies for both local school districts will remain in place for now due to high COVID-19 case numbers.

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The traveling show Circus Funtastic presented three performances at the Murray-Calloway County Fairgrounds Saturday afternoon and evening. An acrobat is seen here hanging upside down from the ceiling before dropping herself to the floor.

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MURRAY – A Murray man was acquitted Monday in Calloway Circuit Court on all three charges he faced after a woman told police he had sexually abused her years earlier when she was 13 years old.

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MURRAY – Murray-Calloway County Parks and Recreation will now be entirely controlled by the City of Murray after the Calloway County Fiscal Court voted 4-1 Friday to approve an ownership transfer agreement between the two governments.

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Saturday evening I attended The Memorial Stair Climb held at Marshall County High School to join others in honoring those that lost their lives on 9/11. Jackson and Kirklyn Yates organized the special event as a tribute to the fallen and to show appreciation for first responders everywhere.  

Tonight, Calloway County High School hosted its 2021 football homecoming festivities at Jack Rose Stadium, which included the crowning of this year's queen, who was Sunny Clark (center). The new queen is pictured with the other members of her court, from far left, Bailey Provine, Addy Bogard…

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Tonight, Calloway County High School hosted its 2021 football homecoming festivities at Jack Rose Stadium, which included the crowning of this year's queen, who was Sunny Clark (center). The new queen is pictured with the other members of her court, from far left, Bailey Provine, Addy Bogard…

MURRAY – A Murray man faces multiple felony charges after deputies responded to an emergency call Wednesday morning, the Calloway County Sheriff’s Office said.

MURRAY – Sept. 11, 2001, will be a date that many people will never forget. On this infamous day, 19 members from the terrorist group al-Qaida hijacked four planes and set course for the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon in Virginia, and the White House or U.S. Capitol. Passengers…

MURRAY – Two people were taken to Murray-Calloway County Hospital Wednesday after a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of 12th and Main streets.

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A pair of boats are captured traveling along the waters of Cypress Bay just off the main Kentucky Lake channel Friday afternoon in southeastern Calloway County. Boaters were quite active for the Labor Day weekend, which is traditionally the final time for summertime activities to be enjoyed.…

Members of the Murray State University Racer Band are captured during pregame festivities of Thursday night’s football game between Murray State and Mississippi Valley State at Roy Stewart Stadium. Thursday marked the first performances of the popular Racer Band in more than a year at a foot…

Justin Holland, official government weather observer for Murray, reported that the high temperature for the month was 95 degrees on Aug. 12. The low temperature for the month was 63 degrees on Aug. 2. Average temperatures for the month were a high of 88 degrees which was one degree below nor…

MURRAY – The president of the Murray State University Student Government Association is drawing praise from administrators for spearheading a campaign to encourage COVID-19 vaccination among students, aiming to get at least 80% to get the shot.

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At the Town & Gown Tailgate ahead of Thursday's football season opener for Murray State, fans received the added treat of having mascot Racer 1 make an appearance with jockey Emily Helmick. Here, Candy Matteson, left, and husband, Dave, both of Cadiz, get the chance to pet the horse as R…

MURRAY —  As of Wednesday, the Calloway County Health Department has received notification of 52 new cases of COVID-19.  The case count is now at 4,498 with 4,127 recovered, 306 isolated at home, 10 hospitalized, and 55 deaths.  The majority of reported cases were unvaccinated.  Here is a br…