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1:51 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Calloway's Relay For Life Kicks Off Tonight

Credit Relay For Life of Murray-Calloway County, Facebook

Calloway County's Relay For Life will begin tonight at 7 in Murray’s Cherry Expo Center. Over its 15+ years, the relay has honored those affected by cancer while raising donations toward a cure. This includes survivors, caretakers and those who have lost their lives to the disease.

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Society
3:31 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Ephemera Paducah Hosts Card-Making Project for Troops

This Saturday (April 19), Ephemera Paducah hosts a card-making day following Operation Write Home guidelines. Kristen Williams joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good with details about the 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. event providing deployed troops hand-made greeting cards to send back home to loved ones.

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7:19 am
Thu April 17, 2014

McCracken Animal Shelter Task Force Recommends Partnership with Humane Society

Credit nhandler, Wikimedia Commons

McCracken County’s Animal Shelter Task Force is recommending the Humane Society there partner with the county’s animal control.  The plan, approved by the task force 6 to 3 Tuesday and sent to the Fiscal Court, has one director overseeing the operations of both Animal Control and Humane Society operations.

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Society
4:11 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Kentucky At-Risk Youth Agency's President Resigns Following Inquiry

  See the full report at WFPL.

The president of Kentucky’s largest nonprofit agency for at-risk and foster children is leaving her post in the aftermath of an internal investigation of her performance.

Society
9:30 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Murray Half Marathon to Bring Traffic Disruptions

Credit Murray Calloway County Hospital

The Murray Half Marathon is set to take place this weekend. Motorists should be aware of several road closures and detours in place for runner safety. Traffic disruptions will occur from 7 a.m. Saturday morning until about 10:45 a.m.

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Society
7:00 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Symphony Declines Barbecue on the River Contract

The BBQ Contract given to PSO
Credit Stephen Lance Dennee

The Paducah Symphony declined the contract to operate the Paducah Barbecue on the River Beer Garden this fall after managing it for 19 years.

Roger Truitt, PSO president, felt the Symphony did not have enough options.

“We were told absolutely it’s not negotiable,” he said. “We were offered take it or leave it. And so, we’re not going to take it.”

The PSO says the nonnegotiable contract made it too difficult to deal with increasing costs, weather related issues, and the 500 plus volunteer hours required for the event.

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Society
2:20 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

IFHF Reaches Milestone for Ft. Campbell Traumatic Brain Injury Center

Credit fallenheroesfund.org

Ft. Campbell Kentucky's Center to Diagnose and Treat Traumatic Brain Injury has hit a construction milestone. Kate Lochte speaks with Arnold Fisher, a family representative of the national fundraising effort, Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund. The center will provide diagnosis and treatment for wounded, injured and ill military heroes while creating programs for rehabilitation and recovery.

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Society
3:21 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

Downtown Murray's Main Street Reopened to Traffic

KY 94/Main Street through downtown Murray is now clear to traffic after more than a month of closure at the intersection of 4th street stemming from February's building collapse.

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7:22 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Human Remains Found In Livingston County

Credit wikipedia.com

The Kentucky State Police is investigating the discovery of human remains in Livingston County.

A hiker discovered a human skull on the banks of the Tennessee River Monday while he was searching for arrowheads.

Investigators responded to the area and recovered the skull along with multiple other items. The Livingston County Coroner is assisting in determining the identity of the remains. Foul play is not suspected.

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Society
4:22 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Hopkins Co. Sheriff Hit with Cease and Desist Request from County Attorney

Credit hopkinscoattorney.com

Hopkins County Attorney Todd P’Pool has slapped Sheriff Frank Latham with a cease and desist request after allegedly threatening legal action against the Madisonville Police Department over jurisdiction gripes.

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