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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Arbor Day tree planting set for Lonesome Dove Trail

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Arbor Day tree plantings set for Lonesome Dove Trail

 

MURPHY (October 12, 2021) While the fundamental purpose of Arbor Day will not change this year, the organizational portion of the annual tree-planting program will undergo significant changes. ...

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Posted on: October 11, 2021

Keep Murphy Beautiful sets Fall Sweep

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Keep Murphy Beautiful sets Fall Sweep for October 23

MURPHY (October 11, 2021) It’s called the Keep Murphy Beautiful Fall Sweep, but instead of measuring TV ratings, this fall sweep is all about cleaning up one of Murphy’s most beloved...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

Drug Take Back set for Oct. 23

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Police set Drug Take Back event for Saturday, Oct. 23

Officials will accept unwanted drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

MURPHY (September 30, 2021) The fall edition of the twice-yearly Drug Take Back Day events has been scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 23 ...

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Posted on: September 23, 2021

Volunteers for boards and commissions sought

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Boards, commissions, committee seeking membership

New Charter Review Commission seeks to fill all seats

 

MURPHY (September 23, 2021) Volunteers who serve on the City’s boards, commissions, and committee provide the residents’ pe...

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

Positive WNV samples found in creek bed captures

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Positive WNV results found in two creek bed samples 

MURPHY (September 8, 2021) While no human infections have yet been reported in the Murphy and surrounding areas, two additional positive results for West Nile Virus have been detected within the...

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Posted on: August 26, 2021

National Night Out set for October 5

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National Night Out block parties set for Tuesday, Oct. 5

Meet-and-greets attended by first responders

 

MURPHY (August 26, 2021) This year’s National Night Out is set for Tuesday, Oct. 5 when residents can meet their neighbors, greet first...

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

Second location reveals positive WNV test

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Second location reveals positive WNV test within City

Still no human cases have been reported in Murphy 

 

MURPHY (August 17, 2021) A mosquito trapped in Murphy on Aug. 10 has been found to carry the West Nile Virus. The testing of the inse...

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Posted on: August 3, 2021

Former Council member dies

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Former Council member Brad Lapsley succumbs at 93  

MURPHY (August 3, 2021) Former Murphy Council member Brad Lapsley died on July 27 at the age of 93. He is survived by Betty, his wife of 69 years, and five children.

Lapsley, a retired real estate...

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

Take Me Home program initiated by Police Department

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Police Department initiates Take Me Home program

Designed to assist locating uncommunicative individuals

 

MURPHY (July 29, 2021) It’s a caretaker’s worst nightmare. Someone in their care, whether elderly or otherwise unable to r...

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

Safe exchange spot posted at Police HQ

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Safe exchange spot positioned at Police headquarters

Spot monitored 24 hours a day via closed circuit

 

MURPHY (June 24, 2021) As more retail transactions take place online with many of the exchanges occurring on a face-to-face basis, the Murphy Pol...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

MAC dedication set for June 12

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City set to dedicate remodeled Murphy Activity Center

Transformed facility to be officially inaugurated on June 12

 

MURPHY (June 1, 2021) When pressed to name a tangible, easy-to-recognize outcome of the work accomplished as part of the 2017 Capita...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Construction on S. Maxwell Creek Road begins

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Project includes construction on S. Maxwell Creek Rd.

Major work on Kinney Drive also part of project 

 

MURPHY (April 13, 2021) Construction has begun for one of the final projects included in the 2017 Capital Improvement Projects bond ele...

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