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Nance Quest For 300th Official Bull Ride Continues To Be Elusive

Paris, Tenn.–Despite the sweltering heat, there was another big crowd for Saturday’s PBR Rodeo at the Henry County Fairgrounds. Hometown hero Cody Nance of Paris did not achieve his 300th official bull ride either Friday or Saturday night, but will continue his quest at other PBR events. Saturday was Family Day, with several activities held including a Celebrity Bull Riding event (on a mechanical bull). Both evenings were capped off with fireworks. (Bobby Melton photo).
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Two men arrested on meth charges

On June 30, 2022 at 2:08 a.m., Graves County Deputies Tyler Crane and Chandler Sirls conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on KY 58 East. The vehicle in question was determined to have no valid insurance. During an investigation to verify ownership of the vehicle, deputies attempted to identify...
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Ongoing drug investigation results in Mayfield man's arrest

An ongoing drug trafficking investigation in Graves County resulted in the arrest of a Mayfield man on Friday. The Graves County Sheriff's Office searched a home on Big Valley Drive, just south of Mayfield, Friday afternoon. Allegedly, the search uncovered over 15 grams of crystal methamphetamine, a small amount of...

Murray State to face new challenges in MVC

MURRAY, Ky. - After almost 75 years in the Ohio Valley Conference, Friday signaled a new chapter for Murray State athletics. The school officially joined the Missouri Valley Conference, joining one of the most competitive mid-major conferences in the country. The Missouri Valley now consists of 12 member schools that will begin competition this fall.
Marshall County Daily

Murray State University selected as host site for Governor’s Scholars Program

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has been selected as a host site for the Governor’s Scholars Program during the summers of 2023, 2024 and 2025. The Governor’s Scholars Program is a summer residential program for outstanding high school students in Kentucky who are rising seniors as part of an effort to enhance Kentucky’s next generation of civic and economic leaders. Established in 1983, the program provides academic and personal growth through the balance of a strong liberal arts program with full co-curricular and residential life experiences. Students must complete an application and compete with others from across the state. Those selected attend the program free of charge.

MCCH announces additional dates for Safe Sitter classes

Murray-Calloway County Hospital has announced additional dates for their summer Safe Sitter classes. The classes for kids ages 12 and up will be held from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. on July 23 and July 30 at Murray-Calloway County Hospital, in the Dalton Conference Room, on the First Floor of the North Tower.

Nance’s Quest For 300th Bull Continues Tonight

Paris, Tenn.–An exhausted Cody Nance exits the arena at Friday night’s PBR Rodeo in Paris. Professional Bull Rider Nance of Paris is going for his 300th bull this weekend and has another chance tonight. Nance has said he would like nothing better than to achieve that goal in front of his hometown crowd.

Murray Street To Be Closed For July 4 Parade

The City of Murray plans to close a section of KY 94//Main Street in Murray on Monday, July 4, 2022. This closure of KY 94/Main Street in Downtown Murray from U.S. 641/12th Street (Mile Point 9.769) to KY 2594/Industrial Drive (Mile Point 10.828) is to facilitate the Murray July 4th Freedom Fest Parade.

Retha Sue Dunn

Retha Sue Dunn, 70, of Paris, Tennessee, died in her residence Sunday, June 26, 2022. She was born Thursday, May 15, 1952, to O.C. “Junior” Cole, Jr. and Shirlene Owens Cole, who both preceded her in death. She is survived by her daughter: Brenda Cole, of Paris, Tennesse,...

Larry Dwayne Goff

Retired soil conservationist, Larry Dwayne Goff, 78, of Buchanan, Tennessee, left the loving arms of his wife Friday morning, July 1, 2022, in their home to achieve his ultimate destination with his Lord & Savior Jesus Christ, after an aggressive battle with rare cancer. Larry loved God, whom he met...
Marshall County Daily

June 30, 2022 Fugitive Arrested in Symsonia area of Graves County

The Graves County Sheriff’s Office had received information that a man wanted on felony warrants in Marshall and McCracken counties for probation violations relating to previous drug convictions, was on the run from Louisville, and was hiding out at a rural remote location in northeastern Graves County. Joshua D....

Louisville fugitive arrested in Symsonia; will face new meth trafficking charge

A weeklong surveillance of a wanted Louisville man ended with his arrest in Symsonia on Thursday. The Graves County Sheriff’s Office said they received information that a wanted Louisville man was on the run and hiding in northeastern Graves County. The man, 31-year-old Joshua Burd of Louisville and formerly of Graves County, was also wanted on outstanding warrants out of McCracken and Marshall Counties.
Murray Ledger & Times

KYTC gives update on 641 South widening

MURRAY – The project to widen U.S. 641 South into a four-lane highway from Murray to the Tennessee state line is ahead of schedule and slated to be completed next summer, a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet spokesman said Thursday. Jim Smith Contracting of Grand Rivers is the prime contractor for...

Murray State picks up commitment from 2023 forward John McCrear

PADUCAH, KY -- Murray State head coach Steve Prohm has wasted no time after completing his team for this upcoming season, as the Racers picked up a commitment from class of 2023 forward John McCrear. McCrear, who will be a senior at Woodford County High School in Kentucky next season,...

Declaration of Independence Reading Set for Saturday

Members of the Colonel Stephen Trigg Chapter Sons of the American Revolution will continue their tradition of reading the Declaration of Independence Saturday ahead of the July 4 holiday marking the birth of our nation. Geoff Baggett with the Colonel Stephen Trigg Chapter said the tradition began small near the...