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Murray Police Latest ‘Coffee With A Cop’ Set Friday

Murray, Ky.–The Murray Police Department invites everyone to Hardees, 505 North 12th Street, and join them for the next Coffee with a Cop. They will be at Hardee’s Friday morning, March 29th, starting at 7:00 am and officials said they will be there as long as people would like to sit and talk.


Marshall County KY Sheriff’s Office Weekly Report

On 03-20-2019 Deputy R. Johnson was traveling behind a vehicle on Gilbertsville Highway. The vehicle pulled into an address where Deputy Johnson was also going to attempt a warrant service. Deputy Johnson made contact with a male that got out of the vehicle who was later identified as Mr. Douglas Ha


Fibonacci officials look forward to Murray project

MURRAY – Back in October, Phil McCallon was made aware of an idea. It seems Dr. Tony Brannon, dean of the Hutson School of Agriculture at McCallon’s alma mater, Murray State University, was in talks with someone about possibly establishing a project involving a material known as HempWood. It would i


Kentucky mail carrier air lifted to hospital after dog attack

HOPKINSVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A mail carrier had to be airlifted to an area hospital after a dog attack in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. According to police report, the victim was delivering mail when a pit bull ran out of the home and “began to viciously attack” her. It took two people to fight the dog of


Murray State issues severe weather preparedness plan

MURRAY, KY (KFVS) - Officials at Murray State University have issued steps to take in case of inclement weather conditions. If a tornado warning is issued for Calloway County, Ky., the Murray Police Department will activate the Racer Alert system for the campus.


Wildfires on rise in Kentucky, agency says

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Although outdoor burning restrictions are in place during the spring forest fire hazard season, the Kentucky Division of Forestry is reporting an increase in fires over the last three weeks.


Nation’s first HempWood operation to locate in Murray; $5.8M investment to create 25 FT jobs

Gov. Matt Bevin has announced that Fibonacci LLC will locate a HempWood manufacturing operation in Calloway County with a more than $5.8 million investment expected to create 25 full-time jobs.


1 injured after 2-vehicle crash in Mayfield, KY

MAYFIELD, KY (KFVS) - One person is injured following a two-vehicle crash in Mayfield, Kentucky on Friday, March 22. According to Mayfield Police, officers reported to crash at the intersection of West Water and South 9th Streets.



The Henry County High School Class of 1979 will hold a reunion meeting to discuss plans for its 40th-year class reunion. The meeting will be at 6 tonight at Perrylodgic Brewing Company on Highway 79 northeast of Paris.


Woman found dead in Kentucky closet, husband arrested in Arkansas

HENDERSON, Ky. (WKYT) - A Kentucky man is arrested in Arkansas in connection with his wife's death. Police in West Memphis, Arkansas said they found Mohamud Abdikadir, 21, man walking in traffic on Saturday. When they questioned Abdikadir, WFIE reports he told police his wife might be dead in their


Judge amends defense motion in Scott case

MURRAY — The judge in the case of a Murray man accused of murder in the February deaths of two women has amended a motion in relation to a competency evaluation. In a hearing late last week, McCracken Circuit Judge Tim Kaltenbach, who was appointed as the special judge in the case of Shannon Scott,


Officials: EPoll book training went well

MURRAY — Calloway County elections officials say a training session last week for precinct clerks on using a new electronic system for voter check-in on election day seems to have been very well-received.


Calvert City Police Arrest Report

Tina Marie Thurow, 53, of 104 A Gum Street, Kuttawa was arrested on March 22, 2019 on a Hopkins County Warrant for failure to appear. She was also charged with no registration plates and no registration receipt.


K9 Adora Tracks Woman Missing After Car Drives Off Roadway

Paris, Tenn.–Thanks to Henry County Sheriff’s Sgt. Wayne Fuqua and his K9 Adora, a Paris woman who was lost after her car drove off a roadway on Sunday was tracked and found. This is one of several times that Adora has conducted successful tracks.


World’s Biggest Fish Fry Headquarters Grand Opening Is Saturday

Paris, Tenn.–The grand opening of the 66th Annual World’s Biggest Fish Fry headquarters will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 30. The 2019 Fish Fry souvenir book will be unveiled and the names of the Parade Grand Marshal and the recipient of the souvenir book dedication will be announced.


Guest from Marshall County Landfill and Lakeland Wesley Village were guests on Coffee Call

Lisa Walker and Violet Maxie from Lakeland Wesley Village in Marshall County joined us on WCBL’s Coffee Call. They were here to talk about the facility and its many benefits to seniors in the community.


MC girls training wild mustangs for national competition

On a farm in the south end of Marshall County, three teenage girls are doing their best to tame and train wild mustangs ahead of a national competition in Lexington in June. Stephanie Frost, 17, Kristin Frost, 14, and Abby Gray, 15, picked up their horses in Cross Plains, Tennessee on March 2 and ha


A Walk Through History by Justin Lamb

Egner’s Ferry owned by Milton Egner from 1848 to 1878. A native of North Carolina, Milton Egner arrived in the Jackson Purchase region in the 1830s settling along the Tennessee River in what is now present day Aurora. Described as a “very rough” and exacting person, Egner was an astute businessman w


Marshall County seeks new 911 director, Coriell resigns

Marshall County is seeking a new E-911 director as the current director, Ladonna Coriell, announced she will leave the position effective April 12. She has accepted a position as a training specialist with the Four Rivers Nuclear Training Site in West Paducah.


Tennessee man accused of rape and animal cruelty

A 29-year-old Tennessee man is accused of rape and animal cruelty. As reported by WENK News, Jared Payton, of Paris, is facing multiple charges, including aggravated rape, one count of rape, one count of reckless endangerment and one count of animal cruelty, following a joint investigation between t