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Murray boutique heavily damaged by fire

A Murray business suffered extensive damage in a fire Wednesday morning. Motorists on 12th Street reported thick black smoke coming from the Southern Soul Boutique around 7:30 a.m. The proprietors of the boutique reported on social media that the cause was a "terrible electrical fire." They posted that "the future...
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From Murray State to Morgantown, Floyd Continues His Move In Secondary

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Junior Marcis Floyd is one of the leading contenders to take over the cat safety position Sean Mahone handled last year. Interestingly enough, he was brought here from Murray State to play cornerback, similar to what Charles Woods did last year in transferring from Illinois State before last season.
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Morgan, Gatlins, Sheppard, Tillis To Headline Dixie’s 17th Season

Huntingdon, Tenn.–It will be another stellar season for The Dixie Carter Performing Arts Center, with guest performers to include Lorrie Morgan, the Gatlin Brothers, Always…Patsy Cline, T.G. Sheppard and Pam Tillis. The Dixie Carter Performing Arts & Academic Enrichment Center’s tickets for its 17th Season’s Performance Series will...
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HCN Tigers Have Success in McKenzie Jamboree

The Henderson County North Tigers traveled to McKenzie, Tennessee on Saturday evening, August 6, 2022, for the annual Middle School Jamboree. The varsity team played Dresden in the first game. Dresden would score first on a quick one play drive to start the game but would be denied for the rest of the game by what proved to be a stout Tigers defense. The Tigers scored on the second possession of the game on a 40-yard touchdown pass from Webb White to Aiden Seaton. The Tigers would score again on an interception that would have been returned by Alex Stowe if not for the teams playing on half the field. Ridge Deere would intercept another pass that would have also been returned for a touchdown if not for the half field of play.

Kimsey appointed new Sharon Police Chief

Mark Kimsey is the new Chief of Police for the City of Sharon, replacing former chief John Andrews. The Sharon City Board named Kimsey to the position Monday night with a unanimous vote. Chief Kimsey is a Weakley County native and spent several years with the Philadelphia Police Department. Following...
Murray Ledger & Times

Murray High announces Hall of Fame class

MURRAY — Murray High School will induct its sixth class into the Murray High Athletic Hall of Fame at 5 p.m. Oct. 22, at the high school campus. Prior to the induction ceremony, a light reception will be held at 4 p.m. in the commons area for all new inductees and their families, former inductees, Murray High alumni and community members.

Annual Hummingbird Banding Event Saturday At Refuge

Springville, Tenn.–The annual Hummingbird Banding Event will be happening at the Tennessee NWR Visitor Center at 1371 Wildlife Drive in Springville this weekend, Saturday, August 13 from 9 a.m. – 3 pm with special programs on hummingbirds happening at 11 am and 1 pm. This is the refuge’s...

Our Stations To Livestream Henry County, Union City Games

Paris, Tenn.–Our stations will be livestreaming the Henry County High School and Union City High School football and basketball games this season. Station Manager Lance Pierce said we will be videostreaming all the games, both home and away, and the basketball games will include both girls and boys basketball.

Tuesdays In The Park Cancelled Tonight

Paris, Tenn.–Due to the threat of more rain, tonight’s performance by Jargon at Eiffel Tower Park has been cancelled. Tonight would have been the last Tuesdays in the Park event of the season. Organizer Rhonda Stanton said the event will not be rescheduled. “We’ll just have to see everyone next summer,” she said.

Michael King wins judgeship over Larry Logan

In the most watched local race in the Aug. 4 election was that of Carroll County General Sessions and Juvenile Court Judge between Huntingdon attorney Michael King and incumbent Judge Larry Logan, who had served 41 years in the position. The final tally showed that King, who ran as an...

PHOTOS – Trigg County Lady Wildcats vs Murray Lady Tigers

Trigg County and Murray High played 33 minutes before lightning caused the game to be canceled with Murray leading 7-0. Peyton Wray had two goals and Bria Stiff had two assists for Murray when play was halted. Here is a YSE gallery of the 33 minutes that were played. Trigg...

Murray State To Host Annual UK Tobacco Twilight Tour

The University of Kentucky Twilight Tobacco Tour will feature a variety of presentations Thursday during the annual event at the Murray State University farm. UK Tobacco Specialist Dr. Andy Bailey says they partner with Murray State University to conduct research each year, with one stop to focus on what they are seeing this year.

God’s Pit Crew rebuilding 3 homes for KY, TN tornado victims

DANVILLE, Va. (WFXR) — A Danville-based disaster relief organization, God’s Pit Crew, is rebuilding three homes at the same time for people in Virginia’s neighboring states who lost everything to deadly tornadoes. Last December, deadly tornadoes swept through Benton and Dawson Springs, Kentucky, as well as Dresden, Tennessee. As a result, the nonprofit says these […]

James Dwayne Hunter

James Dwayne Hunter, 80, of Gallatin formerly of Paris, died July 28, 2022. Dwayne was born Wednesday, July 8, 1942, in Paris, Tennessee, to the late Harris Rozell Hunter and the late Dorotha Bernice Call Hunter. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Mark Willis Hunter.
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Obituaries, August 10, 2022

Brenda Trimble, 67, of Murray, Kentucky, died Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022, at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital. She was born Feb. 2, 1955, in Murray, to Paul Cunningham and Earleen Hill Cunningham, who preceded her in death. She was a caregiver, and a member of Glendale Road Church of Christ. Ms....