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Murray State’s Racers Give fundraising campaign raises $217,871 for need-based student scholarships

Murray State University’s Racers Give fundraising campaign has raised $217,871 through the end of 2019, becoming the most successful need-based scholarship campaign in school history. Originally set to run from Nov. 29 through Dec. 6, Racers Give more than doubled its goal of $100,000, thanks to generous support from the University community. Dr. Jesse D. Jones, a 1964 alumnus, Distinguished Alumni...

Don McNay: Connecting the dots between a law school hall of fame and attorney suicides

“Once you’re gone, you can’t come back When you’re out of the blue, and into the black” -Neil Young   It was a session of the Kentucky Bar Association, but it felt like a wake. A reasonably large crowd came to hear about the downbeat topic of attorney suicides. Two years ago, a number of Kentucky attorneys took their own lives. All men, mostly middle-aged.   Some...

Don McNay: Connecting the dots between a law school hall of fame and attorney suicides

“Once you’re gone, you can’t come back When you’re out of the blue, and into the black” -Neil Young   It was a session of the Kentucky Bar Association, but it felt like a wake. A reasonably large crowd came to hear about the downbeat topic of attorney suicides. Two years ago, a number of Kentucky attorneys took their own lives. All men, mostly middle-aged.   Some...