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MURRAY —The home stretch of the 2020 general election has arrived in Calloway County and there are now three days left for anyone wishing to cast an early ballot to take advantage of that opportunity.

CADIZ — Detectives with Kentucky State Police Post 1 in Graves County continue to investigate an officer-involved shooting that occurred Wednesday afternoon in Trigg County.

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MURRAY — The superintendents for both Murray Independent School District and Calloway County Schools announced late Thursday morning that starting next week, both districts would be canceling all extracurricular activities and moving all students to online instruction only until at least Nov…

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Keeping with the prevailing theme across the world, the pumpkins on this totem pole display were properly prepared for the COVID-19 pandemic as they had masks applied over their noses and mouths. This display is in front of a residence on Knight Road east of Murray.

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MURRAY — The superintendents for both Murray Independent School District and Calloway County Schools announced late Thursday morning that starting next week, both districts would be canceling all extracurricular activities and moving all students to online instruction only until at least Nov…

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MURRAY — It was no surprise that Wednesday’s meeting of the Murray-Calloway County Public Hospital Corporation Board of Trustees dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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MURRAY  — The Murray High Tigers have had their ups and downs this season with a couple of good performances to start the season, followed by a two-game slide, then another two-game winning streak and then capped with a heartbreaking, overtime-thriller that came up a point short against riva…

MURRAY – The Murray Police Department has charged a Murray State University student with first-degree rape after a woman told an officer she was sexually assaulted while unconscious.

MURRAY – Calloway County reached an unfortunate milestone Wednesday when the health department was notified of its 1,000th case of COVID-19.

As intense and, at times. ugly, as the 2020 presidential campaign is, a sight like this has to be rather surprising. Yet. in the yard of a house in Murray Wednesday, along with a display for Halloween, were, in fact, signs for both the Democratic Party ticket of former Vice President Joe Bid…

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The National Weather Service has placed Calloway County under a flood warning until 12:15 a.m. Thursday. The NWS said that at 8:12 p.m., trained weather spotters reported heavy rain in the warned area. Flooding is ongoing, and between 2 and 3 inches of rain have fallen. A trained spotter rep…

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CALLOWAY COUNTY – Calloway County will be reimbursed a total of $1,244,505 to resurface portions of 16 different county roads, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

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This display along Olive Street in Murray seems to depict a pair of skeletons carrying a casket through their yard. It does leave one to wonder just who is in the casket, if anybody? One thing does seem certain, though. Everyone else in the display very much approves of the action, judging f…

MURRAY — Murray police said Tuesday that one person was injured Monday night in a shooting that was reported in the north part of the city.

MURRAY —Both sides in the case of a Murray man facing two murder charges last week asked for an extension to a deadline for reaching a settlement in the case after an attorney had to be quarantined because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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For the first time this fall on Saturday night, the strains of "The Old Grey Mare" were heard reverberating throughout Murray State University's Roy Stewart Stadium, courtesy of the Murray State University Racer Band. The band gave a private performance for mostly family and close friends Sa…

CALLOWAY COUNTY – Local law enforcement officials and state agencies are reminding the public the importance of traffic and pedestrian safety as Halloween arrives this weekend.

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Southwest Calloway Elementary School Principal Mark Mallory, far left, speaks to, from second from right, City of Hazel Mayor John "Scooter" Paschall, Calloway County District 2 Magistrate Eddie Clyde Hale and Calloway County Judge-Executive Kenny Imes Friday just inside the campus entrance.…

MURRAY — With a huge crowd expected for Friday night’s Drive-Thru Trail of Treats Halloween event at Central Park in Murray, it appears one theme is taking precedence.

ELM GROVE — The Calloway County Sheriff’s Office said that two people were sent to a hospital following a two-vehicle wreck late Thursday night near Elm Grove. 

Calloway County senior student Elle Carson reacts as 2019 Calloway County High School Homecoming Queen Caroline Adam places the crown on Carson's head to cap her on-field coronation of becoming Adams' successor as queen Friday night at Jack Rose Stadium. The crowning came at halftime of the …

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Workers position a statue of Murray State University athletics mascot Racer One onto its base last week near the front entrance of the Curris Center on the Murray State campus. This is part of an extensive campaign designed to enhance the overall look of the campus from an aesthetics standpo…

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MURRAY — Republican Party supporters swarmed the parking lot of the Cheri Theatres Saturday morning to rally for President Donald Trump and other GOP candidates.

MURRAY — As has been the case with many public services, the Murray-Calloway Transit Authority has experienced struggles created from restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pictured are the members of the 2020 Calloway County High School homecoming court. One of these girls will be crowned homecoming queen Friday night at halftime of the Lakers' football game with Logan County at Jack Rose Stadium. Shown are, from left, Madi McMillan, Annabel Wilmurth, Kaitlyn …

HAMLIN — Retiree Tom Zalud and fellow customers of the Center Ridge Water District in southeastern Calloway County found an unexpected, as well as unpleasant, surprise in their mailboxes a few weeks ago.

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The full colors of the fall season were on display Thursday afternoon with trees lining Olive Boulevard on the Murray State University campus brimming with brilliant yellow and orange leaves, accentuated by afternoon sunshine. This will be a different scene today as showers and thunderstorms…

MURRAY —  Kentucky 5th District state Rep. Larry Elkins (R - Murray), who is a former Calloway County judge/executive, recently received the Kentucky Association of Counties (KACo) County Advocate award from Executive Director Jim Henderson to thank him for his leadership and commitment to p…

Calloway County is hosting a Waste Tire Collection event at the Calloway County Road Department. 

PADUCAH — Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) plans to close a section of KY 402 East of Hardin in Marshall County early next week have been extended by one day.  The closure will now be in place Monday through Thursday,.