Best of the Road

Tourism
3:35 pm
Tue July 17, 2012

Murray is the "Friendliest Small Town in America" in Best of the Road Contest

mymurray.com

Rand McNally and USA Today have awarded Murray the title of “Friendliest Small Town in America." The award comes from the organizations' Best of the Road contest. The friendliest town award comes ironically on a divisive day for city residents as they vote on whether or not to allow package alcohol sales.

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Society
4:59 pm
Mon June 18, 2012

"Rogue Rider" Team Tours Murray

The side of the Murray Calloway County Transit trolley says it all.

A two person travel team visited Murray Monday as part of the Rand McNally USA Today Best of the Road competition. Murray is nominated for the Friendliest town in the Best Small Town in America contest.

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Afternoon Update
4:35 pm
Mon June 18, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 6/18/12

"Back before telephones, you know, it was kind of hard to communicate to your neighbor."

Today on NPR: Organizers of the National Hollerin' Contest in Spivey's Corner, N.C., started the annual competition to preserve the disappearing art of hollerin' — a complex form of yelling that sounds like Tarzan's jungle call.

Around the Commonwealth:

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Culture
12:27 pm
Mon June 18, 2012

Road Rally Team Visits Murray

Murray, Ky. courthouse in downtown.
Murray Convention and Visitors Bureau

A two person team of travelers visits Murray today as part of the Rand McNally USA Today Best of the Road competition. 

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