The American Red Cross holds a blood drive this Thursday from 12:30 to 5:30 at First Presbyterian Church, located at 1601 Main Street in Murray. All blood types are needed, especially O negative, A negative, or B negative. To learn more about donating blood and to schedule an appointment, visit redcrossblood.org.
UPDATE Monday 2:15pm - No foul play is suspected in the death of 23-year-old Megan Cooper over the weekend.
Calloway County Coroner Ricky Harris says no lethal trauma was found and does not suspect foul play. However, a toxicology report from Louisville will reveal more into the cause of death. Harris says those reports usually take about 10 days.
Land Between the Lake’s officials are addressing some confusion about their draft Scenery Management Plan which has raised concern among those who disagree with Forest Service management of the National Recreation Area.
Governor Steve Beshear announced a contract to reconstruct a KY 348 interchange in Benton in another effort to bring Julian M. Carroll Purchase Parkway up to interstate highway standards for the I-69 project.
Jim Smith Contracting Company won the more than $8 million bid to change the cloverleaf interchange into a diamond one to accommodate for interstate speeds. The project is set for completion June 30, 2016.
The Reindeer Run 5K is tomorrow morning at John James Audubon State Park in Henderson. Race day registration starts at 8, and the race begins at 9. It’s the final race of the Western Kentucky 5K Race Series. For more information, visit parks.ky.gov.
Thousands of wreaths will be placed on gravestones at four state cemeteries tomorrow, including Veterans Cemetery West in Hopkinsville. The nationwide observance, part of the Wreaths Across America program, will coincide with a noontime ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. Veterans Cemetery West Director Richard Stanley said the group's mission is to remember, honor, and teach.