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Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Renowned author and Graves County native Bobbie Ann Mason discussed drawing from regional history in her stories to a packed audience Tuesday night at Murray State University. Mason was the featured speaker for the history department's inaugural Easley Lecture Series. 

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Murray State University is considering outsourcing health services to address budget pressures, but many details about how it would operate remain unknown. Officials fielded a range of questions in a forum on Thursday from whether current health services staff would be affected to how - and how much - students, faculty and staff would pay for services. 

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

U.S. News and World Report ranks Murray State among the top universities in the South in their 2018 Best Colleges Rankings.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Murray State University’s president said Governor Matt Bevin’s call to reduce more than 17% of the state budget this year doesn’t have a direct impact on the state’s public colleges and universities, but higher ed officials are bracing for an 'indirect' cut of more than $7 million dollars.

Courtesy of Hannah Crawford

A Murray State University student is heading to Florida to assist people impacted by Hurricane Irma. 

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Murray State University President Bob Davies said he hopes for a bipartisan Congressional effort to find a long-term solution for DACA recipients working towards university degrees and contributing to society.

Murray State Rodeo Team via Facebook

The Murray State University Rodeo Team says student saddles have been stolen from trailers. 

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

U.S. Congressman James Comer is holding a town hall meeting on September 20 at Murray State University. 

Dr. Bob Davies, Murray State University

Another academic year at Murray State University is underway. On Sounds Good, Matt Markgraf speaks with President Bob Davies about his outlook for the semester and the freshmen class, enrollment numbers, how university presidents are addressing the public pension issue, infrastructure needs and health services.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Murray State University's Board of Regents are praising the university's handling of the dorm explosion over the summer. 

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