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A team from Calloway County’s Obesity Workgroup is participating in a Centers for Disease Control-funded national conference this spring to improve their project targeting childhood obesity.

Murray-Calloway Chamber of Commerce via Facebook

The Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Commerce recently took a trip with nearly 30 community leaders to Frankfort to discuss state-level issues that could impact the region. On Sounds Good, Matt Markgraf speaks with local chamber president and CEO Aaron Dail about some of the economic development issues that emerged out of the meeting and how to address some of the needs moving forward.

Rob Canning, WKMS

After a months-long feud between the Calloway County Library Board and Judge Executive Larry Elkins, the fiscal court appointed former Webster County assistant superintendent Riley Ramsey in a special session Thursday while ousting board member Ryan Alessi, who has moved out of the state.

Kentucky Office of the Attorney General

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear says Calloway and Muhlenberg Counties are among six from a random drawing to undergo independent inquiries for irregularities during the General Election. The Kentucky Election Integrity Task Force met Tuesday to review the administration of the November 8th election. 

John Null/WKMS

Calloway County judge-executive Larry Elkins has provided an update to the Murray State News on his opposition to current plans for the renovation and expansion of the Calloway County Public Library.

Murray Main Street, via Facebook

A website aimed at “transforming the way people make big life decisions” has ranked Calloway County as the 2nd best county to live in in Kentucky.

Rob Canning, WKMS

Local officials are hopeful a new spec building north of Murray could help bring western Kentucky onto the national and global stage for business investment. 

Tyler Olson, 123RF

A new study shows that Calloway County has the highest life expectancy among western Kentucky counties and one of the highest overall in the state.

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A new jobs report shows unemployment rates fell in 83 Kentucky counties, rose in 33 and remained the same in 4 between April 2015 and April 2016. 

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Officials say an area of southern Calloway County was evacuated yesterday due to a propane truck that had overturned and caught fire.  

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