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Pete3 Fest brings big crowd to Lions Club Skate Park

MURRAY — Andrew O’Rourke said that when he formed the idea for a skateboarding event and concert in Murray, he had one person in mind. His brother, Peter III, loved these kinds of activities, and would have been right at home … Continue reading

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Murray Lions Backpack Night

A recent meeting of the Murray Lions Club was once again devoted to the packing of 500 snack filled “backpacks” which Need Line will distribute to Murray Independent and Calloway County school district students in order to help insure that … Continue reading

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Murray Lions Sponsor Leader Dog Puppy “Mission”

Meet future Leader Dog Mission, who is beginning a remarkable career that will fill an urgent need for a person who is blind or visually impaired at no cost to them. Puppies are constantly learning during their first year of … Continue reading

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness Month, designed to bring awareness to this serious health issue — one that many people face. In fact, 1 in 3 Americans have prediabetes, yet 90% of them don’t know they have it. Ready for the … Continue reading

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Murray Lions Club Foundation Is Awarded 2019 Nonprofit Of The Year

  The Murray Lions Club Foundation is proud to have received the 2019 Murray-Calloway County Non-Profit of the Year award at the annual Murray-Calloway County Business Celebration at the CFSB Center in Murray. The Murray Lions thanks our National Chamber … Continue reading

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Murray Lions Install Officers for 2019-2020

The Murray Lions Club installed the officers for the 2019-2020 Lions year at the annual dinner held at South Pleasant Grove Methodist Church. Performing the installation was Lions District Governor Kevin Bishop. Pictured above is the full Murray Lions board. … Continue reading

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Murray Lions Club Honors Jim Gray with Lion of the Year

At the annual Installation Dinner at South Pleasant Grove Methodist Church, Lion President Vicky Crafton (left) presented the Lion of the Year award to Jim Gray (center) with District Governor Kevin Bishop (right) attending.

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MURRAY LIONS RECOGNIZE FIRST RESPONDERS

For 29 years the Murray Lions Club has recognized the outstanding first responders from units that serve the Murray-Calloway County area, including four police agencies, a fire department, an EMS unit, and the jail.  Awardees are selected by the head … Continue reading

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MURRAY LIONS LONGEVITY

Several members of the Murray Lions Club were recently awarded longevity chevrons by District Governor Kevin Bishop (far right). Shown from left are Lions Ken Claude (20 years), Rocky Long (10 years), and Ken Purcell (25 years). Not pictured but … Continue reading

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Murray Lions Proud

Beth Birkner (center), president of the Murray State University Lions Club, was a scholarship recipient in the recent Ms. MSU Scholarship Pageant. Shown with her are Kevin Bishop (left), district governor of Kentucky Lions District K, and Jim Gray (right), … Continue reading

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