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Saturday, February 23, 2019  


Today In History

Today is Friday, Feb. 22, the 53rd day of 2019. There are 312 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:

On Feb. 22, 1997, scientists in Scotland announced they had succeeded in cloning an adult mammal, producing a lamb named "Dolly." (Doll ... « more »

Ray gets 65-year sentence

SHELLEY BYRNE/The Mayfield Messenger
Defense attorney Dennis Null (right) makes an argument on behalf of client Brady Ray (left) before Ray's sentencing Tuesday in Graves Circuit Court. Circuit Judge Tim Stark sentenced Ray to 65 years, as recommended by the jury that convicted him in November. He also denied Null's request to grant Ray a new trial.

BY SHELLEY BYRNE sbyrne@mayfield-messenger.com
A man who attacked his estranged wife with a hammer will not get a new trial, and his 65-year sentence stands despite arguments from his attorney.
Graves Circuit Judge Tim Stark

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Cardinals win 3OT thriller for 3rd District crown

Mayfield's bench erupts after a missed last-second 3-point attempt from Graves County sealed the Cardinals' 3 overtime win Thursday night.


Death, taxes and down-to-the-wire Mayfield and Graves County Third District championship games.

All of these are certainties in this world. Thursday was testament to that.

This "Battle of the Birds" went through t. . . more »

GenCanna breaks ground

Photo provided by GenCanna
GenCanna and Mayfield/Graves County officials gathered on outside of Mayfield Thursday to officially break ground for construction of the company's 220,000 square foot hemp processing facility. Upon its completion for the 2019 harvest season, the processing plant is expected to be the largest facility of its kind in the state of Kentucky. Taking part in the ceremony (left to right) are Ron Conyea, grower representative; Mayfield Mayor Kathy O'Nan; Betsy Flynn, president of CFSB Bank; Richard Drennen, director of administration; Chris Stubbs, chief science officer; Dan Claycamp, vice-president of operations; Dustin Hawkins, vice-president of real estate; Graves County Judge Executive Jesse Perry; Ryan Drane, Graves County Economic Development president and Dennis Smith, president of Pinnacle, Inc. "The Western Kentucky community continues to be extremely supportive of GenCanna. We are appreciative of the support and are excited to be breaking ground on our first-class facility for our network of hemp growers to bring their crops to," Stubbs said.

Off-the-charts pain has arthritis sufferer looking for a better scale

DEAR DR. ROACH: Why is pain measured by numbers? I have severe pain, and doctors do not know what to do when I say it is an 11 on a scale of 1-10. My pain can't be measured by numbers. It depends on the time of day, what I have done during the day and the weat . . . more »

February 2019