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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.

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Calloway County Clerk Antonia Faulkner has received a more than $34000 government grant to preserve local government records.

Trigg County Archive Grant

Apr 3, 2013
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The Trigg County Clerk’s office is using a newly acquired grant to digitize and backup records.

Kentucky Confederate Records are Digitized

Feb 29, 2012


Historians and genealogists now have digitized Confederate Army Pension Applications to comb through to aid their research. The Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives have them all available online. . State archivist Barbara Teague says the pension program was open to indigent veterans and their widows.

“They had to prove that they had less than $300 income per year and own less than $2,500 worth of property. So you had to prove that you really didn’t have any money and you needed this pension, which may have been $15 to $25 a month.”