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Murray High School Class of 1995 to host Connie Payne Night  Murray Ledger and Times

MURRAY - In honor of the late Connie Payne, the Murray High School Class of 1995 will host a Connie Payne Night Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, during the ...



Murray Middle Teacher Suspended For Alleged “Circumstances” Involving Student  WKMS

Update: This story has been updated to include information provided in a follow-up with Superintendent Coy Samons. The updated information is included at.



MMS teacher reportedly suspended for 'circumstances' with student  Murray Ledger and Times

MURRAY – A Murray Middle School teacher has reportedly been suspended for the rest of the calendar year due to alleged “circumstances” with a student.



Murray High School Alumna Accuses Former Teacher Of 'Predatory Sexual Grooming'  WKMS

A Murray High School alumna is making public claims that a former teacher engaged in years of inappropriate conduct with students and predatory sexual.



Obituaries Nov. 24, 2018 | Obituaries  Murray Ledger and Times

Joseph 'Joe' Dick. Joseph “Joe” Dick, 90, of Murray, Kentucky, died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018. He was born Dec. 7, 1927, in Detroit, Michigan, to Euin and Mary ...



Obituaries Dec. 6, 2018 | Obituaries  Murray Ledger and Times

Steve Wilder. +1. 12.5 _ wilder.jpg. Steve L. Wilder, 59, of Murray, Kentucky, died Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, at his home, after a long struggle with cancer.



New year, new building for Murray High School students  WPSD Local 6

MURRAY, KY – The new Murray High School building is set to be completed by the start of the school year. The school will have a new look when students ...



Datebook Dec. 14, 2018 | Datebook  Murray Ledger and Times

MCC Park Board meets Monday. The Murray-Calloway County Park Board will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17, at the Robert O. Miller Courthouse Annex.



Murray High School Teacher Under Investigation For "Inappropriate Things"  WKMS

Kentucky State Police are investigating a Murray High School teacher for “inappropriate things.” Trooper Jay Thomas said the KSP received a call from the ...



Datebook Nov. 26, 2018 | Datebook  Murray Ledger and Times

CUBS to meet Wednesday. The Calloway United Benevolent Services (CUBS) will meet at noon Wednesday, Nov. 28, at Glendale Road Church of Christ.



Datebook Dec. 4, 2018 | Datebook  Murray Ledger and Times

Compassionate Friends will meet. The Compassionate Friends annual Memorial *Service* will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, at University Church of Christ.



Obituaries, Nov 23, 2018 | Obituaries  Murray Ledger and Times

William Ray 'Bill' Musser. William Ray “Bill” Musser, 85, of New Concord, Kentucky, died Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, at Spring Creek Health Care in Murray, ...



MHS teacher resigns amid KSP investigation | Local News  Murray Ledger and Times

MURRAY – A Murray High School teacher under investigation by Kentucky State Police has resigned.



Former Murray Superintendent “Skimmed” Alumna's Documents About Teacher's Behavior  WKMS

A former Murray Independent School District superintendent said he only “skimmed” documents provided by a Murray High School alumna concerned about a.



Datebook Nov. 23, 2018 | Datebook  Murray Ledger and Times

MWC Creative Arts Dept. meets Monday. The Creative Arts Department of the Murray Woman's Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 26, at the clubhouse.



Murray High School teacher under investigation resigns from position  Paducah Sun

A Murray High School teacher reportedly under investigation by the Kentucky State Police resigned earlier this month.



State police investigating Murray teacher | AP /KPNS  Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era

A Kentucky State Police investigation of a Murray High School teacher is underway, as detectives are looking into allegations of him having an inappropriate ...



Datebook Dec. 1, 2018 | Datebook  Murray Ledger and Times

MAG to host open reception Sunday. The Murray Art Guild will host an opening reception of the MAG members “Small Works” exhibit from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Dec.



Murray High speech team ranked in top 20 percent in US  Murray Ledger and Times

MURRAY — Several days ago, Michael Robinson was checking his mail, not unlike how he does every day as a teacher at Murray High School.



High Attendance Day at MISD Sept. 20 | Community  Murray Ledger and Times

MURRAY - The Murray Independent School District will be supporting Kentucky's statewide High Attendance Day, Thursday, Sept. 20, at each of its respective ...



Murray High Teacher Selected To Attend D.C. Seminar On Digital Storytelling  WKMS

A Murray High School art teacher is bringing new tools to her classroom this year after attending a national summit on digital storytelling.



Murray High alumna accuses former teacher of sexual grooming  Murray Ledger and Times

MURRAY – A Murray High School alumna claims that a former teacher engaged in inappropriate behavior and predatory grooming, and that school district ...



News  West Kentucky Star

MURRAY - A teacher at Murray High School is currently being investigated for an alleged inappropriate relationship with at least one student. Trooper Jay ...



Murray High Tiger Band drums | News  Murray Ledger and Times

The drumline of the Murray High School Tiger Band engages in a marching drill Thursday morning at Ty Holland Stadium. The band is nearing the end of its first ...



Safety in our schools: Murray Independent  WPSD Local 6

MURRAY, KY — The Murray Independent School District is improving student safety by refining procedures and working to upgrade surveillance systems, ...



Murray High speech alums dust off skills for reunion next Saturday  Murray Ledger and Times

MURRAY — Most high school reunions go the same way.



Murray teacher accused of inappropriate conduct  WPSD Local 6

MURRAY, KY — Kentucky State Police have opened an investigation into a teacher at Murray High School accused of inappropriate conduct. Trooper Jay ...



Change | Community  Murray Ledger and Times

Genevieve Adams shared with me her love of writing and she does so when the “need and thoughts” come to her. She was encouraged by friends to share this ...



Murray High Students 'Tired of Being Afraid' Join National Walkout  WKMS

Students across west Kentucky are joining the national protest this week demanding stricter gun laws and an end to school massacres. Murray High is just 30.



SkillsUSA Qualifier At GNTC Sends 48 To State  The Chattanoogan

Carpentry contestants competing in the High School SkillsUSA regional qualifier held at Georgia Northwestern Technical College's Walker County Campus on ...



Marshall County High School students prepare to protest Oliver North  WPSD Local 6

MURRAY, KY — On Thursday, the campus of Murray State University was quite and calm. Friday, it's expected to come alive with people attending a GOP rally ...



Murray High speech team wins regionals | Local News  Murray Ledger and Times

MURRAY – The Murray High School Speech Team won the regional championship at the Kentucky High School Speech League (KHSSL) Murray Regional ...



Twice is nice; Tiger Band defends state title by rising from the mat  Murray Ledger and Times

LEXINGTON — All season, it had seemed to many of the so-called experts that the Class A state marching title was a formality for defending champion Murray.



Richard Workman shares his greatest moment in sports  Murray Ledger and Times

A few weeks ago, I saw a post on Facebook that was shared by several Murray High School friends and alumni, and at first, I wasn't sure why this was.



Calloway County teen to compete in Special Olympics  WPSD Local 6

MURRAY, KY — A Calloway County teen will represent western Kentucky in the Special Olympics in Seattle, Washington, next week. Calloway County High ...



Murray State remembers Dr. Dick Stout | Sports  Murray Ledger and Times

MURRAY — Murray State Athletics is saddened at the news of the passing of Racer Great Dr. Dick Stout, a native of Murray, and a 1960 graduate of Murray ...



Murray Independent Schools Building New High School, New Technology Center  WKMS

Murray Independent School District is in the process of building a new high school. Superintendent Bob Rogers says the project will cost $16 million.



‘Like rubbing salt in a wound.’ Oliver North draws protesters and praise in Murray  Lexington Herald-Leader

Protesters criticized Republicans' decision to invite future NRA President Oliver North to make a speech the night before Fancy Farm.



Obituaries Sept. 11, 2018 | Obituaries  Murray Ledger and Times

Joe Bob Brewer. +1. Brewer obit.jpg. Joe Bob Brewer, 77, of Calvert City, Kentucky, formerly of Murray, Kentucky, died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, at Tennova ...



MHS Class of 1968 holds 50-year reunion | Community  Murray Ledger and Times

MURRAY - The Murray High School Class of 1968 held its 50th reunion during the Murray High School Football Homecoming and Alumni and Friends Weekend ...



Juvenile hit by car after going into road to get skateboard  WPSD Local 6

MURRAY, KY — A juvenile was hit by a car in Murray on Friday. The crash happened on Sycamore Street near Murray High School. The driver of the car said ...



Murray High School Tiger band wins state championship  WPSD Local 6

MURRAY, KY – Congratulations to the Murray High School Tiger band; they won their first state championship. Parents, alumni, and the community welcomed ...



Power Five commitment recap: Dec. 1-7  247Sports

The early signing period for college football is coming up later this month and some of the most talented prospects in the 2019 recruiting cycle are announcing ...



West KY NOW held voter registration efforts | Community  Murray Ledger and Times

MURRAY - West Kentucky NOW, a local chapter of the National Organization of Women based in Calloway County for the past year, has focused many of its ...



Obituaries Sept. 26, 2018 | Obituaries  Murray Ledger and Times

Dr. Richard H. 'Dick' Stout. +6. Stout obit.jpg. Dr. Richard H. "Dick" Stout, 79, of Murray, Kentucky, died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, surrounded by his family, at the ...



Election Board expresses confidence in new ePoll books for November  Murray Ledger and Times

MURRAY — After a great deal of uncertainty since the beginning of the year, it appears Calloway County is ready to use a new way registering voters on ...



Obituaries OCt. 13, 2018 | Obituaries  Murray Ledger and Times

Thomas Heuer. +2. Heuer obit.JPG. Thomas Heuer, 87, of Murray, Kentucky, died Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, at his home. He was born May 6, 1931, in Milwaukee, ...



Murray students getting new high school  WPSD Local 6

More classrooms are replacing books with iPads and projectors with SMART Boards, but are the school buildings changing with it? To keep up with modern ...



Obituaries Sept. 28, 2018 | Obituaries  Murray Ledger and Times

Mavis Dean Murdock. +1. Murdock obit.jpg. Mavis Dean Murdock, 83, of Murray, Kentucky, died Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, at her home. She was born Jan.



Obituaries, Nov. 1, 2018 | Obituaries  Murray Ledger and Times

Janet L. Manning. +4. Manning, Janet obit cmyk.jpg. Janet L. Manning, 72, of Murray, Kentucky, died at 1:28 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, in an automobile ...



'They did the unthinkable.' Kentucky softball team scores historic upset  Lexington Herald-Leader

McCracken County High School's softball team entering Wednesday was 59-0 against 1st Region opponents, a record dating back to the program's inception in ...



Obituaries July 31, 2018 | Obituaries  Murray Ledger and Times

Margaret Shuffett. Margaret Shuffett, 87, of Murray, Kentucky, died Sunday, July 29, 2018, at Spring Creek Health Care in Murray. She was born July 8, 1931, ...



Calloway County teen wins gold at Special Olympics  WPSD Local 6

SEATTLE, WA — A Calloway County, Kentucky, teen has won gold in the 100-meter dash at the Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle, Washington.



Obituaries Sept. 25, 2018 | Obituaries  Murray Ledger and Times

Gail Houston Pappas. Gail Pappas obit portrait.jpg. Gail Houston Pappas, 76, formerly of Murray, Kentucky, died suddenly Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, in ...



Murray High School Prom | News  Murray Ledger and Times

Mallory Wooldridge (left) and Eulalio Magana Pacheco were sporting big smiles Saturday night moments after they learned they had been selected as 2017 ...



Obituaries, Aug 25, 2018 | Obituaries  Murray Ledger and Times

Hoyland Jones. +2. Jones. Hoyland Jones, 92, of Murray, Kentucky, died Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, at Spring Creek Health Care in Murray. She was born Dec.



Obituaries, Aug. 1, 2018 | Obituaries  Murray Ledger and Times

Ronald Huff. Ronald Huff, 89 of Murray, Kentucky, died Thursday, July 26, 2018, at his home. He was born July 28, 1928 in Knox County, Tennessee, to Randall ...



Obituaries Nov. 2, 2018 | Obituaries  Murray Ledger and Times

Mary Lee Ramsey. Mary Lee Ramsey, 76, of Murray, Kentucky, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital. She was born Nov.



Tigers come back, stun O'Cath | Sports  Paducah Sun

OWENSBORO — Murray High School wouldn't take defeat for an answer on Friday night.



Former local athletes inducted into Hall of Fame  WPSD Local 6

Former Murray High Tiger Athletes are earning their stripes. Murray Independent Schools inducted its second class into the Murray High School Athletic Hall of ...



Local schools, police take precautions after gun threat on Snapchat  WPSD Local 6

MURRAY, KY- A picture of guns that was sent on the social media app Snapchat threatening a school in Virginia alerted school leaders in our area.



Mayes graduates from Harvard | Local News  Murray Ledger and Times

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Jacob Mayes, a 2014 graduate of Murray High School, graduated from Harvard University on May 24. Mayes received a bachelor of arts ...



Obituaries, Sep 10, 2018 | Obituaries  Murray Ledger and Times

Cleva Jean Paschall. Cleva Jean Paschall, 78, of Puryear, Tennessee, died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, at the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House in ...



Obituaries March 22, 2018 | Obituaries  Murray Ledger and Times

Anthony Wayne Thomas. Anthony Wayne Thomas, 69, beloved son, brother, husband, father, Tony Bear and friend, rode into the sunset Friday, March 2, 2018.



Election board sees no major issues in sheriffs' reports  Murray Ledger and Times

MURRAY — The Calloway County Board of Elections saw exactly what it was hoping to see Friday morning with its mandatory post-election assessment of ...



Towing for Toys Tow Truck Pull | Local News  Murray Ledger and Times

A team of Murray Fire Department employees won the Towing for Toys Tow Truck Pull by pulling a truck full of donated toys in 10.1 seconds. Six teams ...



Veterans Day will be chock full of activities in Murray  Murray Ledger and Times

MURRAY — Four separate events will honor veterans for *service* to their country Sunday as Murray and Calloway County observes Veterans Day.



MHS speech teams wins invitational speech tournament | Local News  Murray Ledger and Times

MURRAY — The Murray High School speech team won the Marshall County Invitational Speech Tournament in Benton on Nov. 11 with a total of 352 ...



Kentucky football coach retires as practices start after suffering stroke  USA TODAY High School Sports

Steve Duncan suffered a stroke, then resigned from his head coaching role four days later, just before summer practices began.



Obituaries July 13, 2018 | Obituaries  Murray Ledger and Times

Wilma Stark Beatty. +5. Beatty obit.jpg. Wilma Stark Beatty, 84, of Murray, Kentucky, died Thursday, July 12, 2018, at Baptist Health Hospital in Paducah, ...



Library board approves $6.4 million renovation, expansion | Local News  Murray Ledger and Times

MURRAY – After years of deliberation, it appears that Calloway County will have a new library.



Obituaries June 14, 2018 | Obituaries  Murray Ledger and Times

Carol Barrett. Carol Barrett, 75, of Murray, Kentucky, died Monday, June 11, 2018, at her home. She was born June 30, 1942, in Granite City, Illinois, to Raymond ...



Kentucky high school football coach retires after suffering mild stroke  Lexington Herald-Leader

Paducah Tilghman football coach Steve Duncan announced his retirement last week.



Obituaries, Jul 12, 2018 | Obituaries  Murray Ledger and Times

Roy Coleman Riley Jr. +2. Riley. Roy Coleman Riley Jr., “R.C.,” 76, of Benton, Kentucky, died Monday, July 9, 2018, at the Stilley House Memory Care ...



Murray native's first-ever pageant will be for Ms. Senior America crown  Murray Ledger and Times

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Since she was a little girl in western Kentucky, Sarah Ferony has always felt at home performing musically in front of crowds, ...



Obituaries, Oct 4, 2018 | Obituaries  Murray Ledger and Times

Martha N. Windsor. Martha N. Windsor, 90, of Murray, Kentucky, died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, at the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House in Murray.



Bob Rogers Wins Murray Mayoral Race  WKMS

Former school superintendent Bob Rogers defeated part-time preacher and retired administrator Ed Davis in the Murray mayoral race tonight.



Marching to the beat of victory: Murray State students help local bands make history  Murray State News

Story by Sydni Anderson, Staff writer Photo courtesy of Leigh Wright Two local high school marching bands made school history in the 2017 Kentucky Music ...



Lafayette wins state marching band championships for 20th time. See all the results.  Lexington Herald-Leader

Lafayette High School's marching band won the state's honors for its 20th time, further cementing the Lexington school's dominance in the field. The Kentucky ...



Several area high school graduates receive scholarships from Independence Bank  KFVS

Independence Bank has awarded several graduates within their *service* area with $128550 in scholarships at a reception held on Wednesday, May 9.



Three JCPS high schools ranked among Kentucky's best by U.S. News & World Report  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Three high schools in Jefferson County Public Schools are among the best in Kentucky, according to a U.S. News & World Report ...



Obituaries Aug. 27, 2018 | Obituaries  Murray Ledger and Times

Cora Lu Blessing. Cora Lu Blessing, 80, of Eagleville, Missouri, died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, at a Kansas City, Missouri hospital. She was born June 28, 1938, ...



Rudolph earns state award in education  Paducah Sun

Murray resident Robbie Rudolph, president of Rudolph's Inc. and founder of Four Rivers Foundation in Hickman, was presented the 18th annual Joseph W.



Former Murray High Assistant Coach Pleads Guilty to Rape Cases  WKMS

A former Murray High School assistant basketball coach charged with 10 counts of rape has pleaded guilty.



Lady Tigers, Cardinals earn titles  Paducah Sun

MURRAY -- Saturday's Class A Region 1 Track and Field Championships at Murray High School were both delightful and dichotomous.



WMHS TV 13 to host holiday fundraiser | Local News  Murray Ledger and Times

MURRAY — Member of the WMHS TV 13 broadcast journalism class at Murray High School are making plans to attend the 2018 Feel The Rhythm Student ...



Obituaries Oct. 14, 2017 | Obituaries  Murray Ledger and Times

Dr. Mary Ann Russell. Dr. Mary Ann Russell, of Murray, Kentucky, died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, on her 85th birthday, at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital.



Murray High Homecoming court and queen | News  Murray Ledger and Times

Shown are the members of the 2017 Murray High School football homecoming court as they appeared Friday night at Ty Holland Stadium. From left are Taylor ...



Murray Country Club announces upcoming 2018 golf schedule | Sports  Murray Ledger and Times

MURRAY—The Murray Country Club has announced the schedule of its main golf tournaments for 2018.



Barnhill returns to MSU | Local News  Murray Ledger and Times

MURRAY — For 34 years, the Harry M. Sparks Distinguished Lecture Series has been a celebration of both Murray State University alumni and graduates of ...



Murray State University hosts annual Harry M. Sparks Distinguished Lecture  KFVS

The 34th annual Harry M. Sparks Distinguished Lecture took place on May 1 in the Murray Room of the CFSB Center at Murray State University.



Murray shocks Butler in Girls Sweet 16  The Courier-Journal

Tigers will face Mercer County in Saturday's semifinals.



MISD names Samons new superintendent | News  Murray Ledger and Times

Murray Independent School District Superintendent Bob Rogers could not help recalling Friday the day last fall when he was asked about the MISD's ...



Obituaries Jan. 5, 2018 | Obituaries  Murray Ledger and Times

Elaine Kay Eversmeyer died Jan. 2, 2018, at Alive Hospice in Nashville, Tennessee, from breast cancer. She was born June 2, 1957, in Emporia Kansas, to Dr.



Playing for one of Kentucky’s smallest schools hasn’t kept her star from shining  Lexington Herald Leader

Owsley County senior basketball player Macie Gibson has committed to Murray State University. She leads the state in scoring and rebounding this season.



Listen WKMS SHORT Short Storytelling Student Champion: Chellam Anthony  WKMS

Chellam Antony is a junior at Murray High School and the winner of the student category of the WKMS SHORT short storytelling contest. Round trip.



Murray High rallies past UHA in All 'A' state sub-sectional  Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era

In a matchup that has all but become an annual tradition, Murray High School scored five unanswered goals Monday night to defeat the University Heights ...



MVP Crump, UHA crack host Murray | Sports  Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era

Heading into the final week of the high school basketball regular season, University Heights Academy coach Grant Shouse had to love the balanced output of ...



Could Stoops and Petrino end up on hot seat? Key questions for 2018-19 Ky. sports  Lexington Herald Leader

Could both Kentucky Wildcats football coach Mark Stoops and Louisville Cardinals head man Bobby Petrino be on the hot seat by the time the 2018 season ...



NSW HSC Honour Roll 2018  WAtoday

Aalders Scarlett, Conservatorium High School - English Extension 1, Music Extension. Aarons Benjamin Tyler, Mosman High School - Mathematics Extension 1, ...



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