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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.

Ebony Clark, WKMS

As thousands of demonstrators joined the Women’s March on Washington on Saturday, a similar march in far western Kentucky drew hundreds of people from diverse backgrounds to Murray. Ebony Clark and Taylor Inman bring this audio postcard:

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Plans for converting a busy street through Murray State's campus into a boulevard are nearing completion, though funding for the project remains uncertain. 

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Kentucky’s top officials would be required to visit the farthest corners of the state before beginning their duties under a bill filed for the upcoming legislative session.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Murray ceramicist Wayne Bates of Gallery 121 talks about his Holiday Show and Sale this weekend.

Rob Canning / WKMS

The Murray City Council has for now tabled discussion of a proposed payroll tax while approving the sale of alcohol on Sundays.  

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Murray police are still looking for any information regarding the shooting of two people in a suburb of Murray last week.  

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. 

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Community members in Murray and Paducah held candlelight vigils last night remembering the victims of the shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando over the weekend, the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.

Playhouse in the Park

The Last Night of Ballyhoo is a comedic drama set in 1939 as Hitler invades Poland and the premiere of Gone with the Wind. The play centers around a Jewish family in Atlanta, making arrangements for the social event of the season: a ballyhoo, around Christmastime. On Sounds Good, members of the cast speak with Todd Hatton about the multi-layered production, learning Hebrew and Jewish culture and comedic timing ahead of the play's opening this weekend.

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