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MURRAY — The Calloway United Benevolent Services (CUBS) had its first meeting of 2021 on Wednesday and highlighted new online services from Kynect. Kynect serves as Kentucky’s health insurance marketplace, a portal for people to manage their benefits and apply for Medicaid, Supplemental Nutr…

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Murray State University student Belle Salchli, a sophomore from Paducah, feeds a treat to Canyon, a 1-year-old Australian shepherd, Wednesday afternoon, while Saturn, less than 1, an Australian doodle, takes advantage of crumbs that fell to the ground for an easy snack. This was happening as…

MURRAY – The Calloway County Board of Education met in a short session Tuesday after re-scheduling the meeting because of inclement weather last week.

MURRAY — Calloway County Health Department Interim Director of Public Health Kim Paschall said that she is not hearing of too many instances where local patients who have received the COVID-19 vaccine have exhibited any ill effects.

Donna Whitfield of Murray said she was able to take her first walk in two weeks Tuesday morning along the walking trail inside Chestnut Park. That is because the weather was much different. Tuesday greeted Whitfield with a high temperature in the upper 50s as the snow of last week had dwindl…

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Logs lay strewn along the side of KY 121 South Tuesday morning in New Concord. Calloway County Sheriff's Office Deputy Troy Doss said that a semi truck, driven by Christopher Keylon, 45, of Milan, Tennessee, was pulling a trailer full of logs at about 8:25 a.m. when the load shifted and caus…

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MURRAY – The Murray Independent School District Board of Education met Monday evening and opened with a presentation from Clayton Morris, Future Farmers of America (FFA) advisor at Murray High School. The FFA chapter, a first for the school district, was founded in February 2020 at the onset…

MURRAY — Murray police are investigating a pair of thefts that were reported by Murray businesses.

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MURRAY — Throughout the various phases of the expansion of U.S. 641 South in Calloway County, at least  one comment always seems to be heard that is along the lines of, “I never thought I’d live long enough to see this.”

Last week’s snowfall took ordinary neighborhoods throughout Murray and turned them into something an artist might try to capture in paintings. Here, a narrow frozen creek bordered by rocks at the intersection of Tabard and Canterbury drives in Murray’s south side provides the focal point for…

Murray State University nursing student Ashley Orr, a senior from St. Louis, Missouri, holds the door for a group of patients who had appointments Sunday morning at the COVID-19 Regional Vaccination Site at the campus’ CFSB Center. It was estimated that about 600 patients, 70 and older, woul…

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MURRAY —The first thing medical officials in Murray and Calloway County say when it comes to the sudden and dramatic drop in COVID-19 cases over the past month is “it’s not over.”

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Ben Buchanan prepares the final snowball for placement on the top of the third snowman he and daughter, Amelia, 6, built in the front yard of their home Saturday in Murray. Buchanan said he and Amelia had waited for warmer temperatures that arrived Saturday because it allowed the snow to be …

C.J. Horsely of City of Murray Public Works guides the bucket of a backhoe toward a hole that was created Thursday morning near the intersection of North Fourth and Pine streets after a water main break was reported. City of Murray Administrator Jim Osborne said Thursday afternoon that the p…

MURRAY – The Calloway County Fiscal Court voted Wednesday to meet Sheriff Nicky Knight’s request to give the sheriff’s office its 2020 final settlement money back to make it easier for the agency to stay out of debt.

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MURRAY — Mary Scott Buck started the Calloway County Collective a little less than a year ago out of a desire to help people find necessities that had become difficult to locate in the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Traditionally, the hill adjacent to the Curris Center on the Murray State University campus is well known for providing students, faculty and the general public very fast sledding conditions when the Murray area receives enough snowfall to allow for such recreation. However, in the wake of a…

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MURRAY – Even when the county’s roads become difficult to navigate, the Meals on Wheels program at the Murray-Calloway County Senior Citizens Center must get food to its homebound clients. On Wednesday, as the snow and ice from the last winter storm still left many roads treacherous and anot…

An Amish horse and buggy resume their travels Tuesday morning as they head south on South Fourth Street through the snow-covered intersection with Poplar Street in front of First Baptist Church in downtown Murray.

CALVERT CITY – Troopers with Kentucky State Police Post 1 are investigating a two-vehicle collision in Marshall County that claimed the life of one man.

MURRAY — With the Murray-Calloway County area caught in the grip of an Arctic airmass that sent the morning low below zero degrees Tuesday, pet owners are being reminded to take extra care with dogs and cats.

MURRAY – The Calloway County Health Department said on Saturday that it had received notification of three new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Friday, Feb. 12, and four new confirmed cases on Saturday, Feb. 13.  

MURRAY — Western Kentucky appears to be headed toward resembling places like Buffalo, New York or International Falls, Minnesota over the next few days.