Town & Gown Community Band Free Concert Tuesday
MURRAY, Ky. – The Murray State University Town & Gown community band will present two free concerts in the summer. The first concert will take place at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 6 at the Rotary Amphitheater located in Central Park on Gil Hopson Drive in Murray, Kentucky. In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be held at Lovett Auditorium located on Murray State’s campus. The second summer concert will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 4 inside Lovett Auditorium during the annual Freedom Fest celebration. The Town & Gown Community Chorale will also perform during the July 4 concert and will be conducted by Dr. Bradley Almquist, Murray State professor of music.
CCSO: Saturday traffic stop results in arrest
CALLOWAY COUNTY — Calloway County deputies arrested a Muhlenberg County man Saturday after a traffic stop. In a news release, Calloway County Sheriff Nicky Knight said that Calloway County Sheriff’s Office deputies found the driver to be in possession of methamphetamine, as well as a small quantity of other pills.
Work Zone Set For Murray Monday
A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) plans a work zone for pavement surface treatment and an asphalt overlay along a section of U.S. 641/Benton-Murray Highway north of Murray starting Monday, June 5, 2023. This work zone along U.S. 641/Benton-Murray Highway runs from Robert Young Boulevard at mile point...
CCSO: New Concord man faces multiple charges
CALLOWAY COUNTY — A traffic stop on Friday resulted in multiple charges for a New Concord man after deputies learned he was named in an active arrest warrant. In a news release, Calloway County Sheriff Nicky Knight said that Calloway County Sheriff’s Office deputies found the arrest warrant was in connection to an August 2023 incident that had resulted in a physical confrontation. Knight said that the suspect — identified as Ralph H. Largent Jr., 40, of New Concord, allegedly struck a second subject, then left with a vehicle that did not belong to him.
Traffic stop leads to Kentucky man’s arrest
CALLOWAY COUNTY, Ky. (KFVS) - On Friday, June 2, deputies with the Calloway County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop and discovered that the passenger of the vehicle had an active arrest warrant. According to a release from the sheriff’s office, the warrant was issued after an incident that...
New Concord man arrested on Calloway warrant
A traffic stop on Friday resulted in the arrest of a New Concord man. The Calloway County Sheriff's Department reports that during the stop, deputies found that a passenger in the vehicle, 40-year-old Ralph Largent, Jr., had an active warrant. The Calloway warrant was issued following a physical altercation in...
More thefts from vehicles, this time in Marshall County
Marshall County is the latest to see a series of vehicle break-ins. The Marshall County Sheriff's Office said on Monday that they had received a number of complaints about thefts from the McKenzi Park subdivision off of US 68 in western Marshall County. The Sheriff's Office is asking residents if...
Murray Bank VP Graduates Summa Cum Laude
Murray, KY – Paul W. Barret, Jr. Graduate School of Banking in Memphis, Tennessee recently. announced that Eleshia Bradnon, Sr. Vice-President at The Murray Bank, has graduated Summa. Cum Laude. “Eleshia is a tremendous asset to our bank and customers,” said Bob Hargrove, President and. CEO of The...
Murray State Regents approve contract adjustments for Turner, Lodge
MURRAY — During the quarterly meeting of the Murray State University Board of Regents on Friday, the contracts of two Murray State coaches received some adjustments. Director of Athletics Nico Yantko was at the meeting and presented an amendment to the contract of Head Women’s Basketball Coach Rechelle Turner that adds an incentive item involving interactions with the media.
Kentucky State High School Track and Field Championships; Murray High makes strong showing in Class A
LEXINGTON — The Murray High School track and field teams entered the University of Kentucky Outdoor Track and Field Complex with high hopes on June 1 to compete in the 2023 KHSAA Class 1A State Track and Field Championship. Coach Krysten Sebby’s Tigers and Lady Tigers exceeded all expectations as both teams claimed a spot among Kentucky’s top 10 and Layla Green captured an individual state championship in the 100-meter hurdles.
Wanted Missouri man apprehended by Kentucky State Police in McCracken County
A Missouri man who was wanted for violation of a protective order was taken into custody by Kentucky State Police.
Datebook June 5, 2023
Trade Day will be held at Murray-Calloway County Central Park in the large parking lot off of Arcadia Drive from daybreak until mid-afternoon Tuesdays and Thursdays. Vendors are welcome.
MISD to offer free meals
MURRAY – Lunch is on the house for all students in the Murray Independent School District in the upcoming 2023-24 school year, breakfast, too, after the MISD Board of Education approved a request at last month’s board meeting to participate in a program which will allow the district to offer free meals to all students.
Western Ky. woman accused of stealing money from employer
MARSHALL COUNTY, Ky. (KFVS) - A woman is accused of stealing money from her employer. Amanda Robertson, 32, of Dexter, Ky., was indicted on 10 counts of theft by unlawful taking over $10,000 but under $1,000,000 and one count of theft by unlawful taking under $10,000. The Calloway County Sheriff’s...
Sold Out ‘Songwriters Night’ A River Jam Highlight
Paris, Tenn.–Saturday night’s first annual Songwriters Night was a hit, with a sold-out and appreciative audience. Organized by Randi French and the Chamber staff, the event was a new one to the Tennessee River Jam and organizers said it won’t be the last. Bart Herbison of Paris,...
MSU Regents pass budget, extend Jackson’s contract
MURRAY – The Murray State Board of Regents unanimously voted at its quarterly meeting last Friday to approve a one-year extension to President Bob Jackson’s contract and to pass the 2023-24 budget with a 2.9% tuition increase and a total of $3 million in salary increases for faculty and staff.
CCSO: Driver arrested after traffic stop
MURRAY — A traffic stop was conducted on KY 94E at approximately 5:30 p.m. May 31. The driver was found to possess methamphetamine. Jeremiah Hopkins, 44, of Hardin, was arrested and lodged at the Calloway County Detention Center. He was charged with careless driving, no registration plate, failure for owner to maintain insurance first offense; driving on DUI suspended, first offense, possession of controlled substance, first degree, first offense; possession of drug paraphernalia.
Multi-county motorcycle pursuit leads to arrest of Mayfield man
A multi-county motorcycle pursuit late Thursday night led to the arrest of a Mayfield man. According to the Graves County Sheriff's Department, a call was received about a possible disturbance at a home on KY 80, just west of Mayfield. Before deputies arrived, a male left the home on a...
Tennessee River Jam Draws Crowds & Smiles
Paris, Tenn.–The four-day Tennessee River Jam is over and organizers say it was an unqualified success, with large crowds at all the events, great music, great weather and great music. Some 2,000 people crowded downtown Paris for the kick-off event Thursday night, with 3,500 in attendance at the main event at Paris Landing State Park Friday evening, according to Paris-Henry County Chamber Director Rachel Steedly.
Dexter woman charged with embezzlement
The Marshall County Sheriff's office has indicted 32-year-old Amanda Robertson of Dexter on ten counts of theft by unlawful taking-over $10,000, but under $1 million. She also was charged with one count of theft by unlawful taking-under $10,000. The charges are the result of an investigation that determined Robertson allegedly...
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