Murray State Presidential Candidate Jim Smith believes Universities are about exploration and the resulting intellectual growth. He believes that Universities exist to shape students. He believes that universities are first and foremost for educating students. He believes faculty drive curriculum. He believes universities must be global in all senses. He b […]
The Murray State Board of Regents Chairman says it is an embarrassment that the Board was unaware of the significance of the TVA power contract that resulted in a campus power shutdown in January and more than $250,000 in resulting damage.
The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Resources Commission has passed a resolution that aims to use a tract of land near the site of the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant as part of an economic development plan in Paducah.
The full House will vote on legislation to allow local school districts to shorten their instructional calendar by up to ten days. The measure is being promoted as a way for schools to deal with a higher-than-normal number of snow days.
A call from city officials across the state for a local sales tax option faces tough sledding in the Kentucky legislature. But, a veteran Kentucky senator believes some additional monies may be generated in other ways.Jessamine County Senator Tom Buford doesn’t expect the proposal to even get a hearing in the 38 member senate. The longtime lawmaker says th […]
The McCracken County Fiscal Court moved ahead with a motion to prohibit liquor sales on Election Day in the county. The state previously did not allow alcohol sales but decided that local municipalities should govern the issue.McCracken County Commissioner Jerry Beyer said no one opposing such an ordinance was present at the workshop or the first reading, bu […]
It appears serendipitous that Dr. Bob Davies is a finalist for Murray State’s Presidency. Davies says his teenage daughter, who has a desire to be the Executive Director of the Kentucky Horse Park, earnestly told him that for her to achieve that goal she’d need to attend Murray State University for its pre-vet program and equine science program.