Calloway County Public Library

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Engineering firm Bacon, Farmer and Workman said a member of the Calloway County Public Library Board “blatantly lied” when discussing a proposed assessment of the former Regions Bank building at Tuesday’s board meeting.

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The Calloway County Public Library Board has approved moving forward with contracting two studies to determine whether the former Regions Bank building in downtown Murray is a viable alternative for library expansion.

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Calloway County Library Board Secretary Mark Kennedy is proposing a new option for library expansion-- moving the library into the former Regions Bank building in downtown Murray.

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The Calloway County Public Library Board held a special meeting Tuesday to address letters that alleged board members violated the Open Meetings Act.

Taylor Inman

Calloway County Public Library Board is considering changing meeting times that could reschedule certain programs.

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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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