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  A Murray man facing charges including two counts of murder, animal cruelty, burglary and tampering with evidence will go on trial in Calloway County on Sept. 8, 2020.

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What appears to be a seemingly lost juvenile male peacock* (see note at the bottom of the story) has been spotted roaming around the eastern part of Murray. 

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Local organizers said they were “astounded” by the turnout and community support for the inaugural Rural KY Flash Pride March on Saturday in Murray. 


  A Murray man facing charges including homicide, burglary, evidence tampering and animal cruelty pleaded not guilty Monday morning in Calloway County District Court.


51-year-old Shannon Scott is accused of murdering two women found Thursday night in a residence on Catalina Drive in Murray. He also allegedly killed and hid a dog.


Murray Police officers found one woman in a garage and found the second woman in a next door residence.


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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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A farm management software company ceremonially opened their new headquarters in a historic building in downtown Murray on Thursday. Syngenta subsidiary Ag Connections has relocated into the renovated Swann Warehouse, a former tobacco warehouse built in the 1920s.

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Kentucky State Police arrested on Monday a Murray attorney on an indictment warrant for two counts of theft by failure to make a required disposition of property of $10,000 or more.

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The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky has named Murray Mayor Jack rose a Healthy Kentucky Policy Champion for passing a smoke-free ordinance in the city.

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Update: Murray Police Department said the grenade was checked by Kentucky State Police's Hazardous Device Unit and the Paducah Police Bomb Squad and was determined to be live. Police say the device has been secured and taken to a separate location where it will be destroyed. 

Courtesy of the Office of the Governor

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin is holding a community forum in Murray on Friday. The event begins at 11:30 a.m. in the Murray City Hall.