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Culture
9:00 am
Sun July 15, 2012

Angels Attic Celebrates Ten Years of Supporting Angels Community Clinic

Caritas by Abbott Handerson Thayer Wikimedia Commons

Kathy Turner is in a unique situation. She works for Angels Attic, but can’t afford health insurance. So, when she noticed she wasn’t feeling quite like her-self, she followed the advice of her co-workers and went to the clinic her work supports where she was diagnosed with diabetes.

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Government
3:06 pm
Wed June 27, 2012

In-Office Absentee Voting Begins Thursday in Murray

Absentee voting begins Thursday on Murray’s packaged alcohol vote. Calloway County Clerk Ray Coursey said registered voters who will be out of town for the July 17 referendum can come to the courthouse to cast their ballot. 

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Society
4:47 pm
Fri June 22, 2012

Is Murray the Friendliest Small Town in America?

Murray, Kentucky is up against five other small towns for the title of the Friendliest Small Town in America.  It’s part of the Rand McNally/USA Today Best of the Road contest. This week, a two-person team representing Rand McNally spent four days in Murray touring the town and surrounding area by air, land and water.

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Politics
2:17 pm
Thu June 21, 2012

Voter Registration Roles Static Before Alcohol Vote

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Calloway County Clerk Ray Coursey Jr. says he has not seen an increase in voter registration heading into the local wet/dry vote in Murray.

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Society
11:26 am
Wed June 20, 2012

Acting Younger, Living Longer, and Living Better in Calloway County.

Todd Hatton looks into studies that say college towns, and the young people who live there, can help older people live longer and more active lives.

Society
4:59 pm
Mon June 18, 2012

"Rogue Rider" Team Tours Murray

The side of the Murray Calloway County Transit trolley says it all.

A two person travel team visited Murray Monday as part of the Rand McNally USA Today Best of the Road competition. Murray is nominated for the Friendliest town in the Best Small Town in America contest.

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Culture
12:27 pm
Mon June 18, 2012

Road Rally Team Visits Murray

Murray, Ky. courthouse in downtown.
Murray Convention and Visitors Bureau

A two person team of travelers visits Murray today as part of the Rand McNally USA Today Best of the Road competition. 

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City of Murray
3:55 pm
Tue May 8, 2012

Murray Budget Could be Approved at Next Council Meeting

Murray City Council members could approve the next city budget as early as their next meeting on Thursday. They’ll review Mayor Bill Wells’ second budget proposal after finance committee members objected to the first proposal’s use of a payment to the fire and police pension fund to shore up a $145 thousand budget gap. 

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Murray City Council
6:35 pm
Fri May 4, 2012

Murray Special Appropriations Budget Could See Big Cuts for 2012-2013

The shaky economy has led to cutbacks in government at all levels, from the federal budget all the way down to the city of Murray. In a meeting this week, Murray Mayor Bill Wells proposed completely gutting various special appropriations from the city’s 2012/13 budget. The drastic step would help fill a half-million dollar gap for next year, caused by increased expenses and declining revenues.  Half a dozen projects receive special appropriation funding, including Murray Main Street. MMS Director Deana Wright says city funding is an important part of their budget.

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Business
4:14 pm
Fri May 4, 2012

New CMO at MCCH

Dr. Robert Tucker is the new Chief Medical Officer at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital. Tucker will serve solely part time as a liaison between physicians and hospital administrative staff whereas in the past the CMO was a practicing physician nominated by hospital admin. Previously, Tucker served as a MCCH consultant and a CMO and medical director in northern Virginia.

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