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Rumors have been circulating in Calloway County for months regarding secret audio recordings in the courthouse. WKMS News investigated the rumors, the cameras and how county officials are addressing the concern.

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A Calloway County man is in jail on child sexual exploitation charges. Kentucky State Police said in a release on Wednesday they arrested Tuesday evening 38-year-old Derik Timmons of Almo.

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Calloway County Judge/Executive Larry Elkins is retiring from the position. Elkins made the announcement on Facebook on Tuesday stating his retirement would be effective September 30. 

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The special collections library at Murray State University is collecting and digitally preserving photographs of old class photos and schoolhouses in Calloway County.

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The new members of the Calloway County Public Library Board say a re-evaluation of a recently-approved library expansion is among their top priorities. 

Murray Man Pleads Guilty to Sex Offenses

Nov 6, 2017
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A Murray Man arrested for sex offenses appeared in Calloway Circuit court Monday to enter into a guilty plea agreement.

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Calloway County Judge Executive Larry Elkins is requesting information from the Calloway County Library Board related to taxing district funds being spent to further the education of library employees.

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Update: Murray Mayor Jack Rose on Wednesday, he said he had "no comment" with regards to the resolution in a follow-up on Wednesday.   

The Calloway County Fiscal Court approved a resolution Tuesday night calling for the Murray City Council to place the proposed occupational - or payroll - tax on the ballot in the next general election.

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A team from Calloway County’s Obesity Workgroup is participating in a Centers for Disease Control-funded national conference this spring to improve their project targeting childhood obesity.

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The Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Commerce recently took a trip with nearly 30 community leaders to Frankfort to discuss state-level issues that could impact the region. On Sounds Good, Matt Markgraf speaks with local chamber president and CEO Aaron Dail about some of the economic development issues that emerged out of the meeting and how to address some of the needs moving forward.

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