Former Murray State student, and newly reinstated Paducah Middle School assistant principal, Jerry Walker, Junior will be back in court next week on charges related to a 1998 M-S-U dorm fire that killed student Michael Minger.
U.S. News and World Report magazine ranks Murray State University at the top among universities granting merit scholarships. They report nearly 77 percent of Murray State undergraduates win non-need-based scholarships and grants. Those scholarships total more than one-point-six million dollars a year.
Potential Adoptive and foster parents in the region will have access to some welcome resources in the coming weeks. Murray State University and a nationwide child advocacy group are hosting the Connect, Celebrate and Explore: Foster Care and Adoption Fair.
We kick off our WKMS Youth Radio Project with an interview by 9-year-old Murray Elementary School student Patrick Jones. He recently attended a basketball camp organized by Murray State Men’s Basketball Head Coach Steve Prohm. He scored a few minutes with Prohm to talk about the Racers’ upcoming season and the celebrated “ice cream shot.”
Special thanks to Patrick’s dad, Rusty Jones, for coordinating the interview.
Our Good Reads for Kids series continues with this young adult sci-fi Cinderella tale, Cinder by Marissa Meyer. This recommended read comes to us from Katherine Farmer, Coordinator of Racers Children's Preview Collection at Murray State University.