Check out a few of our favorite images from stories that happened this month.
Jenny Rohl/The News PRESIDENTIAL LECTURE: Martin Luther King III spoke to a crowd in Lovett Auditorium for the Presidential Lecture Series about progress in the civil rights movement. Last year, MSNBC’s Chuck Todd spoke for the lecture series.
Chalice Keith/The News IN ACTION: Hunter Carter, sophomore from Murray (left), and Laurel Henning, senior from Sherpardsville, Kentucky (right), participate in Racers in Action Feb. 24 in the Curris Center.
Nicole Ely/The News BENNIE PURCELL: Former student-athlete and coach Bennie Purcell was honored at the last home game on Feb. 13 in the CFSB Center. Purcell’s visitation has been set to go from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Burton Family Hall of Champions. Purcell died Feb. 12 at his home in Murray.
Nahiomy Gallardo/The News HALL OF FAME: Murray State Athletics honored its class of 2016 Hall of Fame class on Friday, Feb. 5 in the CFSB Center. The class included one coach and four former student-athletes. The inductees were honored with a plaque, given to them by Director of Athletics Allen Ward.
Chalice Keith/The News IVAN ROE: Roe, a member of the Murray State rifle team, has competed around the world and hopes to make an appearance at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Last season, Roe was named OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Collegiate Rifle Coaches Association (CRCA) Scholastic All-American.