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Monday, March 25, 2019  


Today In History

Today is Monday, March 25, the 84th day of 2019. There are 281 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:

On March 25, 1911, 146 people, mostly young female immigrants, were killed when fire broke out at the Triangle Shirtwaist Co. in New Y ... « more »

Spectrum cable store closing

TOM BERRY/The Mayfield Messenger
Mayfield's Spectrum cable services store will close at 5 p.m. Friday. The closest other store is in Murray, although Mayfield residents may make payments locally at Food Giant or Minit Mart.

BY SHELLEY BYRNE sbyrne@mayfield-messenger.com
Mayfield's Spectrum cable television services store is closing Friday.
The store, 1512 Cuba Road, will close at 5 p.m. Friday, Spectrum spokesman Michael Pedelty said.
"So what

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Croft takes wheel of Mayfield hoops

Payton Croft (right) speaks to Mayfield's basketball team after Croft was announced as the program's new head coach Friday at Mayfield High School. Croft was previously the basketball coach at Trigg County. He takes over for Chris Guhy, who is retiring. The Cardinals won the First Region boys basketball tournament and reached the state Sweet 16.


The athletic tradition of Mayfield has Payton Croft very excited as he takes the wheel of a basketball program that raced to a First Region championship and Sweet 16 berth just this past season.

Croft was introduced. . . more »

Rotary speech contest winners

Photo courtesy of the Mayfield Rotary Club
The Mayfield Rotary Club hosted its 25th Annual Rotary District 6710 Speech Contest sectional division competition for Kentucky high school students recently and announced the winners. Shown in the photo above (left to right) are Zacharie Lamb of Graves County High School who won third place, Addison Rogers of Paducah Tilghman High School who placed first, Ellie McGowan of Caldwell County High School who placed second and Rose Donnelly of Murray High School. Rotary Club President Heather Nesler is standing at the far right.

Raw or roasted, go nuts for nuts

DEAR DR. ROACH: I have seen numerous articles extolling the advantages of eating nuts because they are a good fat. I often have wondered if it matters whether the nuts are raw or roasted. Would you please explain the difference and the impact on one's health? . . . more »

March 2019