Judge Executive Larry Elkins

Matt Markgraf / WKMS

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.

Taylor Inman / WKMS

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.

Republican Party of Kentucky via release

Calloway County Judge Executive Larry Elkins has formally filed to run as a candidate for the 5th District state house seat. 

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Kentucky’s fifth district State Representative and the Calloway County Judge Executive could switch seats in 2018. 

LRC, Public Information

Republican State Representative Kenny Imes of Murray said Wednesday he will not seek re-election to the 5th District seat and instead run for Calloway County Judge Executive. 

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

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.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

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.

ROB CANNING, WKMS

Update: Statement from Judge Executive Larry Elkins added.  

An attempt to fill a vacancy on the Calloway County Library Board failed in a fiscal court meeting Tuesday night.

Taylor Inman, WKMS

  The Higgins House is officially back in the possession of the Calloway County Public Library after pressure from the fiscal court. The library board bought back the dilapidated property for $1 in a meeting Wednesday night. A tabled ordinance would have forced the library to buy the house.

Rob Canning, WKMS

After a months-long feud between the Calloway County Library Board and Judge Executive Larry Elkins, the fiscal court appointed former Webster County assistant superintendent Riley Ramsey in a special session Thursday while ousting board member Ryan Alessi, who has moved out of the state.

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