Downtown Murray

Government
12:50 pm
Mon December 15, 2014

Murray Officials Seek Public Feedback on Future of Downtown Projects

Credit Murray Main Street

Murray city and economic officials seek public input on the future of Downtown.  

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Business
5:19 pm
Mon December 1, 2014

Another Building in Downtown Murray to be Demolished

Maple Street during downtown Murray fire.
Credit Troy Taylor

Another downtown Murray building at 500 Maple Street is set to be razed following a summer fire. 

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Government
4:38 pm
Tue September 2, 2014

Site of Recent Murray Downtown Fire to be Demolished

A view of the fire from 5th Street.
Credit Troy Taylor/WKMS

The City of Murray has issued a demolition order for buildings gutted by a recent court square fire.

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Business
4:28 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Murray Downtown Disasters: How the City’s Handling Collapsing, Burned Buildings

The burned downtown buildings as of this afternoon.
Troy Taylor WKMS

Murray Mayor Bill Wells says the city was in talks with the Kentucky League of Cities for clarification on its legal involvement in keeping downtown buildings safe and maintained before this morning’s fire broke out.

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Business
4:24 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Bad Luck: Murray Business Loses Office After Collapse, Then Fire Threatens New Office

Credit Troy Taylor

First it was a collapsed office, now it is a fire next door, Pierce Keller and Associates is facing destruction again. Julie Keller and her husband had purchased and were in the process of renovating 504 Maple Street when adjacent buildings on Murray’s square caught fire overnight Tuesday.

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Business
6:28 am
Wed July 23, 2014

[Slideshow: Afternoon Photos Added] Early Morning Fire on Murray Court Square

Firefighters work to contain the fire from 5th Street
Troy Taylor

(Click on the above photo to see the slideshow. More photos on our Facebook page)

UPDATE - 7/24/14 11:30 AM -- Murray firefighters remain on the scene since they are concerned about the possibility of small rekindling flames. The fire department is continuing to investigate the start of the fire, which they believe began at Wilson's Florist. Roads surrounding the damaged buildings remain closed.

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Culture
4:29 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Murray Freedom Fest Kicks Off with Veterans Remembrance

Credit Freedom Fest, Facebook

Murray's annual tradition of food, fun and fireworks is back this Friday and Saturday. Festivities kick off Friday evening with a street fair featuring food, crafts, games, a beer garden, and an outdoor concert by Swamp Donkey and Margarita Beach. Murray Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Erin Carrico walks us through Freedom Fest, beginning Friday with a 7:30 a.m. Veteran's Remembrance Ceremony at Chestnut Park. Hear the conversation:

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