Contributions bring voters closer to the action

Oct. 19, 2015 Murray resident Dr. Richard Blalock spends his days practicing internal medicine at Primary Care Medical Center and following Racer athletics as Murray State’s team physician. But outside his practice, Blalock is an active political contributor, donating his money to the people and committees he believes in. While voting is seen as the… Read More Contributions bring voters closer to the action

Women march for equality worldwide

Jan. 23, 2017 By Alicia Steele, Kelsey Watznauer, Kelsey Grapperhaus and Paige Clanahan More than a million people gathered in Washington Saturday to march to the White House, taking a stand for women’s rights around the globe. “Every single person in those streets had a story – a reason for being there,” said Allison Borthwick, Murray State… Read More Women march for equality worldwide

Western Kentucky faces political shift

April 27, 2016 The election of U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield, R-Hopkinsville, in 1995, broke a long streak of Democratic representation in western Kentucky and has allowed for a shift toward conservatism to settle in, putting the Democratic control of the House at risk. Before Whitfield’s election, the 1st Congressional District was known as the Democratic Rock of Gibraltar,… Read More Western Kentucky faces political shift

Imes, Ramey fight for 5th District

March 29, 2016 After an unopposed 2014 election, Rep. Kenny Imes, R-Murray, will face Calloway County’s Democratic Party chairman David Ramey in the race for Kentucky’s 5th District state representative in the November general election. “We don’t have the representation in Frankfort that we need,” Ramey said. “We don’t have someone who’s looking out for us.” Imes has… Read More Imes, Ramey fight for 5th District