Robot popular with middle school kids

From Evansville Courier & Press  SHEPHERDSVILLE, Ky. – In her first few weeks at Bullitt Lick Middle School, KATE has become quite popular. Students at the school enjoy hanging out with her because she is easy to talk to and has a firm grasp on pop culture. She knows all the dance moves to Michael […]

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Popeye Jones inducted into Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 2014 class

Nashville, TN.(WVLT) The Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame announced today the names of seven inductees to be enshrined at its annual Induction Banquet on Saturday, May 17, 2014, at the Renaissance Hotel in Nashville. Announced inductees include Carlton Flatt, Brentwood Academy and the state’s All-time winningest high school coach, Bridgett Gordon, former University of Tennessee […]

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The group that keeps on going

From The Paducah Sun   If you listen carefully to the Todd Hill Quintet in concert, you can hear the members pass around a few musical inside jokes. That kind of closeness is one of the rewards that comes from working with the same group of musicians for decades, says bandleader, singer and pianist Todd […]

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Event makes stand against violence, sexual assault

From The Murray State News For the 21st consecutive year, Murray State and the community surrounding the University will come together to take a stand against domestic violence. Take Back the Night, an annual event sponsored by the Women’s Center, is Oct. 3 at Cutchin Field. The first documented Take Back the Night event in […]

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Band hits perfect note

Halftime at Racer football games is more than a time to refill snacks and hit the bathroom. It’s a chance for spectators to see the entertaining and unconventional school marching band in action. The Murray State University band melds the old and the new, the traditional steps and drill lines, with new tunes and nontraditional […]

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Murray State’s Beyer discovers voice

With the power out during the 2009 ice storm, Carson Beyer was staying at a friend’s house when his friend brought out his acoustic guitar. You might as well sing along, was the invitation. “So I started singing,” Beyer said. Fast-forward a few years and Beyer, a Lone Oak graduate, is now a junior at […]

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Laura Nash first Henry County drum major at MSU

Laura Nash of Paris has been named one of three drum majors for the Murray State University Racer Band, the first Henry Countian to be named to that honor. She is already familiar with the position of drum major, having served in that capacity at Henry County High School in her junior and senior years, […]

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Students make their place in Murray State tradition

From The Murray State News Hunter Farrell, staff writer   Murray State’s slogan “Take Your Place” has students getting involved in clubs and organizations that exist on campus. With more than 170 registered and University-recognized clubs and organizations, there are many opportunities for Racers to find a place to belong. However, a new trend has […]

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MSU panel plans presidential recruitment

From the Paducah Sun – Early steps in the search for the next leader of Murray State University continued Wednesday as the search committee and its consulting firm met to organize the process. Members of the Board of Regents presidential search panel met with two representatives from Witt/Kieffer of Oak Brook, Ill., in the Pogue […]

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College Courts renovations to continue in near future

From The Murray State News Renovations that began in July will continue during the course of the academic year for College Courts. Kim Oatman, Murray State’s chief facilities officer, said improvements to College Courts are made as funds become available and that scheduled routine maintenance is performed throughout the year. The work started this summer […]

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