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A Murray Man arrested for sex offenses appeared in Calloway Circuit court Monday to enter into a guilty plea agreement.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Calloway County Judge Executive Larry Elkins is requesting information from the Calloway County Library Board related to taxing district funds being spent to further the education of library employees.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Update: Murray Mayor Jack Rose on Wednesday, he said he had "no comment" with regards to the resolution in a follow-up on Wednesday.   

The Calloway County Fiscal Court approved a resolution Tuesday night calling for the Murray City Council to place the proposed occupational - or payroll - tax on the ballot in the next general election.

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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. 

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