Pickup Destroyed By Fire At Calloway County Store
Murray, Ky.–A pickup truck was destroyed by fire Sunday morning in a Dollar General parking lot in Calloway County. Atapproximately 8:30 am the Calloway County Fire & Rescue was dispatched to the Dollar General on Hwy 94 East for a car fire in the parking lot. Responding units were able to extinguish the fire quickly resulting in no additional damage to other property and keeping the fire from spreading to the building. Photo courtesy of CCF&R.
Democrats gather for fish fry as election approaches
MURRAY – Calloway County Democrats gathered Friday night to hear from a variety of speakers and encourage strong turnout from the party faithful in the upcoming general election. After some historical reflections and humorous anecdotes from Mayfield author and West Kentucky Community & Technical College Professor Emeritus Berry Craig,...
Lakers fail to launch in loss at Hoptown
HOPKINSVILLE — Calloway County entered Friday night’s Kentucky Class 4A 1st District matchup with Hopkinsville knowing a win would tremendously help the Lakers’ postseason aspirations. And the situation seemed have the perfect setup. The host Tigers were winless and had looked, frankly, listless in its first six...
Quad State Volleyball Tournament; Lady Lakers reach championship of pool play
PADUCAH — The biggest thing Calloway County Head Volleyball Coach Gracee Murphy wanted to see as her team played in the prestigious Quad State Volleyball Classic this past weekend at her alma mater, McCracken County, was how it would look against very strong competition. Though the Lady Lakers emerged...
Hopkinsville Shuts Out Calloway Co. 43-0 for 1st Win of The Season
The Hopkinsville Tigers scored four touchdowns on their first five possessions and led 28 to nothing at halftime. They would score 15 more in the second half to win 43 to nothing. Scoring Summary (Final) Calloway County (2-5,0-3) vs. Hopkinsville (1-6,1-2) Date: Sep 29, 2023 Site: Hopkinsville, Ky Stadium: Stadium...
Mayfield man facing Calloway County meth charge
A Mayfield man will face drug charges in Calloway County after a Tuesday traffic stop. Authorities stopped the vehicle at the intersection of US 641 and Almo Road, where the driver, 37-year-old Christopher Crawford, was reportedly found to be in possession of meth. In addition to the meth charge, Crawford...
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Murray, Ky. man accused of harassing, threatening woman
CALLOWAY COUNTY, Ky. (KFVS) - A Murray man is accused of harassing and threatening a woman who had a no-contact order against him. Mark Hutson, 42, of Murray, was arrested on charges of menacing, third-degree terroristic threatening, harassment (no physical contact), third-degree criminal trespassing, TBUT or disp auto ($1,000>$10,000), first-degree second-offense possession of controlled substance (methamphetamine) and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Mayfield man charged with met possession
ALMO – A Mayfield man faces charges for possessing methamphetamine, in addition to several traffic offenses, the Calloway County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday. According to CCSO, deputies conducted a traffic stop at U.S. 641 and Almo Road at approximately 11 a.m. Tuesday. CCSO said the driver, Christopher Crawford, 37, of Mayfield, was found to allegedly be in possession of illicit drugs, which is a Class D felony. He was arrested and lodged at the Calloway County Jail after he was charged with having no registration plates, failure of owner to maintain required insurance,
Lady Lakers clinch top seeding in 4th District volleyball with win at CFS
BRIENSBURG — A dream season for Calloway County volleyball, well, became even dreamier Thursday night. For what is believed to be the first time in the program’s history, the Lady Lakers will be the top seed in this year’s 4th District Tournament after outlasting district and Region 1 power Christian Fellowship in four very tough sets in Briensburg.
Exclusive video reveals more details in the deadly shooting of Calloway County Chief Deputy Jody Cash
On Monday, May 16, 2022, Calloway County Chief Deputy Jody Cash was shot and killed in the line of duty outside the Marshall County Sheriff's Office. Body cam video captures the chaos outside the sheriff’s department, when Cash was shot by a suspect in custody, who was in turn shot and killed by other deputies.
MCCH Board hears positive quality report
MURRAY – High-quality care and patient satisfaction ratings continue to yield positive financial results for Murray-Calloway County Hospital, according to CEO Jerry Penner. “It’s been a great year for us on those (patient satisfaction surveys), and we're getting paid for that too, because our quality scores were really good,” Penner commented after Wednesday’s monthly MCCH Board of Trustees meeting.
Man charged with harassment, auto theft arrested in Calloway County
CALLOWAY COUNTY, KY — A Murray man faces more than a half dozen criminal charges after the Calloway County Sheriff's Office claims he harassed one victim, and in separate a incident stole another victim's car. On Friday, 42-year-old Mark Anthony Hutson allegedly went to the home of a woman...
Exclusive video sheds light on events leading up to deadly shooting of Calloway County Chief Deputy Jody Cash
On Monday, May 16, 2022, Calloway County Chief Deputy Jody Cash was shot and killed in the line of duty outside the Marshall County Sheriff's Office. Body cam video captures the chaos when Cash was shot by a man who was in custody. After a months-long investigation, Local 6 is...
Investigation uncovers new details in shooting death of Calloway County Chief Deputy Jody Cash
When Cash was shot, other deputies returned fire, killing Rowland. Despite the fact that Rowland was in law enforcement custody, he still managed to keep two weapons — a gun and a knife — hidden on him in the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office. A grand jury heard...
Murray man charged with drugs, terroristic threatening, trespassing
MURRAY – The Calloway County Sheriff’s Office said deputies arrested a Murray man on Monday for several drug offenses, as well as for allegedly trespassing and threatening an individual.
Calloway sweeps Graves in district soccer finales
MAYFIELD — Calloway County’s soccer teams ended 2nd District play Monday night with a sweep over host Graves County. In the girls match, the Lady Lakers evened their district mark for the season with a 6-1 win over the Lady Eagles. That moved Calloway back above the .500 mark overall this season at 9-8, while its district season ended at 4-4. Graves ended district play at 2-6, while falling to 5-7 overall.
Donations collected Saturday by United Way
MURRAY - The United Way of Murray-Calloway County (UWMCC) is proud to announce the Epsilon Tau Chapter of Sigma Chi fraternity at Murray State University will be collecting donations for the United Way at Roy Stewart Stadium during the Saturday night football game versus Indiana State. This volunteer effort by these young men is part of the Drs. Jan and Dick Weaver Challenge for Charities benefitting the UWMCC. They will be easy to spot while wearing special event T-shirts and tables with banners.
Lady Marshals roll over Calloway County
The Lady Marshals, photo above, soon will be heading into the post season. They defeated Calloway County 5-0 last Thursday night. - The Lake News file photo. Murray – Marshall County’s Lady Marshal soccer squad rolled over the Calloway County Lady Lakers 5-0 on Thursday night, September 21, 2023 ...
Calloway County Powers Past Fort Campbell
Troubles finding the net continued to plague the Fort Campbell Falcons over the weekend. The Falcons suffered their fourth straight shutout, falling 11-0 on the road at Calloway County in a 40 minute match. Oscar Avila led the Lakers with three goals and one assist in the win. Canaan Bazzell...