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Proposed Spending Bill Could Hit Local Tourism Hard

Mar 21, 2014
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  Convention and Visitors Bureaus all over the Commonwealth are concerned about nine million dollars in potential cuts to tourism in the two year state spending bill, significantly affecting CVB advertising money statewide.

According to Erin Carrico, Executive Director of the Murray CVB, this advertising budget blow would severely disable the bureau’s ability to advertise locally, nationally, and internationally to 

Murray Mayor on Make A Difference Recycling Day

Mar 20, 2014

Murray's 95th Make a Difference Day recycling event is at Murray State's Roy Stewart Stadium on Saturday, March 22, from 9 a.m to 1 p.m. Mayor Bill Wells stops by Sounds Good to tell us about the opportunity to make an environmental difference.

Wild Mountain Bakery Opening in Downtown Murray

Mar 20, 2014

A new bakery will be opening soon on the Murray Courthouse Square. On Sounds Good, Eran and Karen Guse give us a preview of their cakes, Danishes, cheesecakes and more offerings at their Wild Mountain Bakery & Cafe, set to open next week. Karen is the artisan baker and Eran teaches at Murray State.

Charlotte’s Web was recently named "the best American children's book of the past 200 years," and the play captures this work in an enchanting theatrical presentation. All the familiar characters are here - Wilbur, the irresistible young pig; Fern, a young girl who cares for Wilbur as he is the runt of the litter; Templeton, the gluttonous rat; and, most of all, the extraordinary spider, Charlotte. Director Alix Bloodworth and actor Noah VandenBosch (who plays Templeton the rat) visit Sounds Good to preview the show.

Murray Main Street is promoting the reopening of downtown Murray following a building collapse late last week, and is asking residents to help support affected businesses. 

The owners of some of the 15 properties affected by the downtown Murray building collapse have limited access to their offices today from 10am to 2pm. 

UPDATE:

Murray city officials are awaiting a structural engineer's report on a partially-collapsed downtown building.

Calloway County Public Library's Sandy Linn stop by our studio to give us an update on events and activities. We learn about the facility needs assessment meeting on January 29th and the new Zinio program. Zinio is a distribution service for digital magazines, with more than 5,500 magazines from a wide range of publishers. 

Rob Canning

Officials with the state fire marshal’s office are investigating a fire in a Murray apartment complex.

A neighbor reports the fire in the Cambridge subdivision began around noon.  No one was injured.   

Caution signs at crosswalks address a growing issue in Murray:  traffic and pedestrians using 16th Street.  Murray State's Chief Facilities Officer and Director of Facilities Design and Construction Kim Oatman presented a study of the situation to the Board of Regents at its most recent meeting. We learn more about it with Kate Lochte's recent conversation with Mr. Oatman.

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