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Buff City Soap establishment brings new concept to Murray
MURRAY – Buff City Soap – the Southern-based lifestyle brand changing the way people buy their everyday soap by providing plant-based alternatives – opened last week in Murray.
Jury finds Murray man guilty of rape
PADUCAH — A McCracken County jury has found a Murray man guilty of rape. The jury found that Jantzen Brickeen drugged and raped a woman late last year at a home in Lone Oak in McCracken County. The woman said she woke up the next day disoriented with no clothes on. The woman reported the assault on
Live WWII German grenade found in Murray
MURRAY, KY — Tim Duncan says he was cleaning out an old pole barn next to his new home in Murray, Kentucky, when he discovered something odd sitting on a shelf next to paint supplies.
Calloway school board receives 2018 audit
MURRAY — The Calloway County Board of Education heard from representatives of the Alexander, Thompson & Arnold accounting firm in regard to their audit of the 2018 fiscal year.
Pacheco pleads guilty: Mayfield man will serve life sentence for killing of four family members in ‘15
MURRAY — A Mayfield man accused of killing a family of four in November 2015 just south of Murray decided to end his defense Thursday by entering a guilty plea less than a month before his trial was to have started.
Next Main Street Youth Center project carries personal cause
MURRAY — Anyone who knows Main Street Youth Center Executive Director David Hudspeth knows that when he gets passionate about something, big things can be expected to follow.
Murray Independent excels in annual financial audit
MURRAY – The Murray Independent School District passed a recent audit with flying colors, though it does have challenges facing it in the years to come. Alexander Thompson and Arnold CPA Matt Hale delivered the audit’s results at an MISD Board of Education meeting Thursday night, providing an overvi
Former judge executive soon to be state rep. found guilty of ethics violations
CALLOWAY COUNTY, KY — A former county judge executive who will soon serve as a state representative has been found guilty of violating the county’s code of ethics. In September, the Kentucky Democratic Party accused Larry Elkins of running his state representative campaign out of the Calloway County
Murray, KY man found guilty of rape
MURRAY, KY (KFVS) - A jury found a Murray, Kentucky man guilty of second-degree rape. The jury found Jantzen Brickeen guilty on Thursday, December 14 and recommended a five year sentence. The charge of trafficking a controlled substance would run concurrent.
VillageMD establishes pharmacy at Primary Care Medical Center
MURRAY — This week, a new chapter opened for Primary Care Medical Center. Through the partnership it has formed with Chicago-based VillageMD, a new pharmacy designed to make obtaining prescriptions more convenient for patients was established just inside the main entrance of the facility at the inte
Lady Lakers clip Hickman wings quickly
MURRAY -- Calloway County leapt out to a 21-4 lead after the first quarter and never let up against Hickman County. Charlee Settle led the Lady Lakers with 19 points, while Keeli Puckett put up 16 points and Kelly Underhill had 12 points and 11 rebounds. Kadey Wilkey topped the Lady Falcons with 10
MMS teacher suspended amid MISD investigation
MURRAY – Records confirm that a Murray Middle School teacher has been suspended through the end of the year for what officials describe as circumstances that create “a justifiable need for further investigation that is necessary to insure (sic) the safety of students.” That was part of what Murray I
Elkins found guilty of violating code of ethics
MURRAY — Former Calloway County Judge-Executive Larry Elkins was found guilty of violating the Calloway County Code of Ethics Thursday by the Calloway County Ethics Commission.
School district responds after Murray Middle School special needs student found wandering
MURRAY, KY — When you drop your kid off at school, you expect them to be there at the end of the day. “I go to Murray (Middle). It’s hard to get in there. You would think it would be hard to get out,” said Damien Pollion. His child goes to Murray Middle School.
Murray State Presidential Search Committee Discusses Process, Timeline
The search committee for Murray State University’s next president formally met for the first time on Friday to discuss their process and timeline. Materials for the position advertisement are expected to be ready late January for early February release. The committee will review applicants until fil
Reminiscences of Murray, Kentucky
Otis Jones, formerly of Murray, sent this to me a few months ago and I am sharing a part of his writings. Over the past 47 years since leaving Murray in 1971, I have many time reflected on the experiences which occurred in that cocoon of protection and decency during the first 24 formative years of
Calloway Ethics Commission: "No Further Formal Action" Involving Elkins Complaint
The Calloway County Ethics Commission determined on Thursday state Representative-elect Larry Elkins violated a local code of ethics in using county government resources for his campaign.
Murray State recognizes agriculture alumni during Homecoming 2018
MURRAY — Murray State University’s Hutson School of Agriculture announced the winners of several alumni awards during Homecoming 2018 in October, including Dr. Sheila Wilson Phillips as the recipient of the Outstanding Young Alumnus Award as well as Stan Brunston and Kyle Yancey as joint recipients
Engineering Firm: Kennedy "Lied" About Calloway Library Structural Assessment
Engineering firm Bacon, Farmer and Workman said a member of the Calloway County Public Library Board “blatantly lied” when discussing a proposed assessment of the former Regions Bank building at Tuesday’s board meeting.
Pascasio Pacheco takes plea deal in 2015 quadruple murder
CALLOWAY COUNTY, KY– Pascasio Pacheco will likely live the rest of his life in prison for the death of a local family. Pacheco is from Mayfield and is accused of killing his uncle’s family and burning down their home in Calloway County in 2015. Investigators say Pecheco first shot and killed Marisol