Calloway County Public Library

Robert Penn Warren's groundbreaking novel of politics, power, and corruption, All the King's Men, is the centerpiece of public discussions around the state as part of a joint project between Kentucky Humanities and University Press of Kentucky. Constance Alexander and Dr. Drew Thompson visit Sounds Good to discuss the Paducah discussion and the upcoming Murray event.

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The community message at a town hall about the future of Calloway County Public Library was almost unanimous: support for an expansion and renovation.

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Wednesday’s Calloway County Public Library Board meeting was no exception to ongoing tensions between the recently-formed board and some members of the community. 

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An online petition to remove the three newest members of the Calloway County Public Library Board is approaching its signature goal. 

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The Calloway County Public Library Board’s three recently appointed board members voted Wednesday to rescind the decision to move forward with the proposed $6.4 million library expansion project.

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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. 


The Calloway County Public Library Board can once again hold meetings after Judge Executive Larry Elkins appointed three members Tuesday night.


Calloway County Judge Executive Larry Elkins said if elected to state representative he would dedicate time to reforming special taxing districts.


A five-person Calloway County Public Library board is left with only two members after three resignations last month. The law requires at least three board members be present before action can be taken, like passing a balanced budget.

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Even though his actually birthday is not until March 2, the Calloway County Public Library will kick off the festivities for Dr. Seuss's birthday Wednesday.