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First Batch Of Mosquitos Test Positive For West Nile
Limit time outdoors at dusk and nighttime hours when mosquitoes are present.If you must be outdoors then wear a mosquito repellent that is approved for use by the CDC – those include products that contain DEET, Picaridin, and Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus.Wear shoes, socks, long sleeve shirts and pants wh
As classes begin at Murray State, Greek letter social activities still suspended
MURRAY, KY – Murray State University’s suspension of Greek letter organization social activities remains in effect, even though a letter between university officials said policy recommendations would be discussed before the beginning of the semester.
Marshall Inmate Charged with Criminal Mischief
According to the Marshall County Sheriff's Office, the fire alarm went off in the Marshall County Jail late Thursday afternoon. When court security officers investigated, they found that an inmate had broken a sprinkler with his shoe and that had caused water to flood the area around his holding cel
Is the Old West the new reality?
I have said for years that leftists champion diversity of all things except ideas but, when it comes to ideas, they are fascists. By that I mean they see their view as the only possible legitimate position there is and that those who espouse another view are degenerate low-lifes who are either ignor
9-year-old girl starts box library in her neighborhood
“I love books,” Olivia said. “To me…I’m in this drama-free world that’s in my book, and its really incredible.”
Mayfield Man Injured When Car, Motorcycle Collide
The crash happened around 6:00 am on Westplains Road, near Herman Road. According to the Graves County Sheriff's Office, 19-year-old Claire Thomas, of Fancy Farm, was westbound on Westplains Road when she topped a hill and struck an eastbound motorcycle reportedly in her lane.
Murray Rotary Club Foundation for Families and Children
MURRAY -The mission of the Murray Rotary Foundation for Families and Children (MRFFC) is to help children thrive, and to build, strengthen and sustain family life. MRFFC provides small grants to local community organizations that serve families and children. The MRFFC focuses on these small grants t
PARIS TN: New bridge started on Olive Road
Henry County Highway Department track hoe operator Andy Bratton Wednesday afternoon widens the area for a new bridge to be constructed on Olive Road, between Seldom Seen Lane and the Jones Bend Road/Highway 140 intersection south of Cottage Grove. It will likely take two-three weeks before the road
Head on crash injures two in Graves County on Sunday
39-year-old Roy Marchand of Benton, Kentucky was found laying outside the car, along with 31-year-old Samantha McCoy, also of Benton.
Benton funeral directors sentenced in fraud case
Tim King will report today to serve 60 days in the Marshall County Jail. His wife, Becky King, will begin 30 days of home incarceration beginning Sept. 4. Both must also perform community service -- Becky King 200 hours and Tim King 100 hours.
Crews find body of man after boating accident in TN
ERIN, Tenn. (AP) – Officials say crews have found the body of a man who went missing after a boating accident in Tennessee.Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency spokeswoman Amy Snider-Spencer told media that the body of 49-year-old Randy Looney was found Tuesday morning.He was on a large ski boat Sund
Paris native Cody Nance, highest ranked American PBR rider, competes in Music City Knockout
Cody Nance of Paris, Tenn., competes on the Professional Bull Rider circuit that began with Rookie of the Year honors. Nance talks about the bulls and what it takes to get on and stay on.Larry McCormack / The Tennessean
PARIS TN: Puryear denied safety grant
With a very light agenda, the board approved paying bills of just more than $45,000 for July, deposits of more than $35,200 and a general fund balance of just more than $454,245.
Inmate Escapes From Kentucky Correctional Facility
PADUCAH, Ky. - A manhunt has gotten underway in Kentucky after an inmate escaped from a correctional facility in Paducah.Kentucky State Police officials said 28-year-old Charles A. Richards, of Winchester, escaped from the Keaton Correctional Facility at 8:30 p.m. Sunday.The staff realized he was mi
Grand Rivers Man Jailed on Burglary, Pot Charges
As a result of the ensuing investigation, Paul Grant Lee, of Grand Rivers, was served a summons for shoplifting, a Hopkins County warrant for failure to appear, two Livingston County warrants for burglary 2nd degree, and new charges from Marshall County for operating a motor vehicle on a suspended o
State police searching for escaped inmate
He described Richards, who is white, as a 5-foot-9-inches tall with blonde hair and blue eyes.
Greek social ban remains at Murray State
Murray State instituted the indefinite ban on Greek life social events in May following the death of Zach Wardrip the month prior. Wardrip, 19, of Evansville, Indiana, was a visitor who was found dead in a Lambda Chi Alpha House after attending a Pi Kappa Alpha party.
PARIS TN: NEWS NUGGETS
Motorcycle wreckA Paris man injured in a motorcycle accident Tuesday afternoon has a broken back and several broken ribs, according to a friend.Paul M. Wilson Jr., 55, of 1704 Caledonia St. was injured when his motorcycle was hit by a car Tuesday on North Market Street.
Woman killed, man injured in Carlisle shooting
A Barlow woman is dead, a Grand Rivers man hospitalized and a Bardwell man in jail after a Saturday night shooting, Kentucky State Police said.
Schaumburg named Administrator of the Year at KASA 50th Leadership Institute
Paul Schaumburg, Graves County community relations director, was named Administrator of the Year by the KASA.Photo provided