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First COVID-19 death in Calloway confirmed, Murray-Calloway County Hospital receives more testing kits
Calloway County Health Department confirms two more cases of COVID-19
Mayor encourages Murray citizens to follow COVID-19 safety guidelines, Gov. Beshear recommends usage of cloth masks
University releases list of eligible courses for pass/fail grading
Honors students expected to still graduate with Honors Diploma
Spring commencement canceled, students and professors continue online learning transition
NCAA grants extra year of eligibility to athletes who play spring sports
Kentucky Department of Public Health asks for student help
Mayor Rogers declares state of emergency for Murray
2020 Tokyo Olympics set to begin on July 23, 2021
Sirloin Stockade closes until further notice 
Student starts petition to change grading criteria
Murray Calloway County Hospital identifies first Calloway County resident with COVID-19
Church visitor tests positive for COVID-19
In-person classes suspended through end of the semester, graduation postponed, residential colleges to close and more statewide business closures


First COVID-19 death in Calloway confirmed, Murray-Calloway County Hospital receives more testing kits

Daniella Tebib News Editor The Calloway County Health Department confirmed the first death of a Calloway County resident related to COVID-19 on Tuesday, April 7. With 147 new reported cases, the total number in Kentucky has risen to 1,149, resulting in 65 deaths. The death in Calloway County was not reported before this count Read More


Murray State rifle members awarded Scholastic All-America Honors

Jon Dunning Staff Writer The Collegiate Rifle Coaches Association awarded Murray State rifle team members senior Meike Drewell, senior Shelby Huber, sophomore Anna Scheer and freshman Lauren Frealy with Scholastic All-America honors on Wednesday, April 1. This year makes the fourth year in a row Drewell has received these honors. Huber has received the Read More


Counseling Center provides helpful tips to maintain good mental health

Grant Dillard Contributing Writer Even if not affected directly, the COVID-19 pandemic can be highly stressful for students, faculty and community members and take a toll on their mental health. It’s important to make sure everyone is taking care of themselves both physically and mentally. The News reached out to the Murray State Counseling Read More