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Calloway County Public Library is receiving a project grant from the Kentucky Oral History Commission to conduct interviews documenting the county’s African American communities. 

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This article was updated at 1:15 p.m. to include information issued by the Murray Police Department

A video posted to social media shows a man assaulting protesters with a chemical spray during an evening march on June 2 in Murray, in a second day of protests in the city related to the recent killings of unarmed black people across the country. 

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A Calloway County food service employee tested positive for COVID-19 and as a result, school officials said they’ve delayed meal distribution until April 20. 

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  The Calloway County Health Department has confirmed two new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases in the county to eight.

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  The CEO of Murray-Calloway County Hospital says his hospital has been notified of a sixth case of the novel coronavirus as of Saturday morning, with the first reported case in Calloway County expected “to be fully recovered very soon.”

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This article has been updated.

A church in Murray says a visitor who attended the church’s service Sunday, March 15, has tested positive for the new coronavirus. 

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  Nearly four months after the former family court judge for Marshall and Calloway Counties retired mid-term, Governor Andy Beshear’s Office appointed Murray attorney Stephanie Perlow to the seat Tuesday.

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  Three of four National Guard soldiers accused of involvement in a 2017 sexual assault case have pleaded guilty in Murray to misdemeanor sexual misconduct charges.

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A Calloway County man was killed in a shooting with local law enforcement Saturday.

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Calloway County Judge Executive Kenny Imes is directing the county library board of trustees to restart a board appointment process after one of the finalists withdrew their name.