Murray State College provides a Continuing Education and Community Service program of both formal and informal programs of study especially designed for adults and youth in order to serve the community generally with a continuing education opportunity. A brochure is published every eight weeks which provides popular classes such as: Concealed and Carry, CPR and First Aid, G.E.D., Beginning Guitar, How to build a Bluebird Nesting house, Cake Decorating and lots more. Community events are also advertised throughout the year. Those events include: the Arbuckle Simpson Nature Festival, REI Women's Business partnership events, the Johnston County Fair, Murray State College True Blue Travel, and various community run/walk events. If you are an instructor and want to host a class or interested in attending any of the classes above please contact Karen Cantrell by email, or phone, 580-387-7142. Feel free to visit the college website,, for more information.

The Tishomingo Merchants Association has become the staple for getting county residents out of the house and into the streets. The Merchants Association hosts four large events throughout the year as well as events on the first and third Friday's of the summer (Tishomingo Summer Nights) beginning in May going through the end of August. The goal of the committee is to get people out of the house to enjoy a variety of fun activities on Main Street in Tishomingo. To mingle with your neighbor and shop locally. For any questions regarding the Tishomingo Merchants Association contact Lisa Rose at 580-371-1186 or by email


Community Promotion