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Crime
9:05 am
Tue April 22, 2014

(Update - Preliminary Hearing Date Set) Trice Charged with Additional Sexual Offenses

Update:

Trice's preliminary hearing has been set for May 7th.

Original story:

The Murray High School assistant basketball coach and teacher’s assistant charged with five counts of third degree rape against an underage student has been charged with additional sexual offenses. 

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Society
3:27 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

Spring & Summer Events at Calloway County Public Library

Credit www.callowaycountylibrary.org

Calloway County Public Library's Sandy Linn joins Tracy Ross on Sounds Good for an update on Spring events and activities at the library. They preview the upcoming presentation by local author Bobbie Smith Bryant, Zumba classes and the children's summer reading series.

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Society
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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Society
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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