Calloway County Sheriff's Office

Society
10:53 am
Fri August 29, 2014

Calloway Bus Driver Treated Following Crash

Calloway County Sheriff's deputies responding to the early Friday morning crash of a Calloway County school bus.
Credit Calloway County Sheriff's Office

Authorities say the driver of a Calloway County school bus has been treated for injuries sustained in a single-vehicle accident early this morning.  

Forty-nine-year-old Terrie Swift of Murray was preparing to start her route when a deer ran in front of the southbound bus on Radio Road at about 6:50 a.m. 

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Politics
10:34 pm
Tue May 20, 2014

Calloway County Will Get a New Sheriff in Upset-Plus More Sheriff Race Results

Calloway County Sheriff's Office
Credit Calloway County Sheriff

With 54 percent of the vote, Sam Steger defeated incumbent William Marcum Tuesday night in the Calloway County Sheriff's race. Marcum has served as Calloway’s 61st sheriff since 2007. Steger says it was a tough campaign, made harder by his friendship with Marcum.

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Government
11:48 am
Fri October 18, 2013

Calloway County Sheriff Announces Bid For Third Term

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Calloway County Sheriff Bill Marcum announced Thursday that he plans to run for a third term.  He said the idea of not running again has never crossed his mind. 

Marcum has served as sheriff since 2007 but has been in Murray since 1973 when he helped set up the Murray-Calloway County Ambulance Service and was a deputy under Max Morris. 

Marcum said he’s proud of improving the office’s functionality, facilities and relations with other law enforcement departments.

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Crime
1:46 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

Sheriff's Office Looking for Information on Hazel Dog Shootings

Credit wikipedia

The Calloway County Sheriff’s Office is on the lookout after a series of dog shootings around Hazel.

Capt. Richard Steen says county residents have officially reported only one case of animal cruelty, but the sheriff’s office has heard of at least three other incidents where the dogs were killed. Steen says the reported incident involved Joe Pat Elkins of Puryear Tennessee and his border collie Levi.

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