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Saturday, December 16, 2017  


Today In History

Today is Thursday, Dec. 14, the 348th day of 2017. There are 17 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:

On Dec. 14, 2012, a gunman with a semi-automatic rifle killed 20 first-graders and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in N ... « more »

Erosion problem prompts month-long road closure

Courtesy of the city of Mayfield
The bottom of a culvert running beneath North Fifth Street has rusted out, leading to erosion forcing the road's closure beginning Monday. It is expected to take about 30 days to replace the culvert.

BY SHELLEY BYRNE sbyrne@mayfield-messenger.com
North Fifth Street in Mayfield will close Monday for about a month to replace an eroded culvert beneath the road.
The closure is in the 600 block, between East Lee Street and

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Graves goes on 26-0 run to blast Lady Bombers

MICHAEL BECK/Special to the Messenger
Graves County freshman Sophie Galloway goes up to put points on the board Friday against Ballard Memorial. Galloway had 10 points in the 72-27 Lady Eagle win.

Sports Editor
La CENTER - An uncharacteristic slow start by Graves County soon corrected itself to get a Third District opening win over Ballard Memorial Friday, 72-27.

The Lady Eagles (7-1, 1-0) led by 7-6 midway through the first quarter after. . . more »

Christmas at Cartwright Grove

Photo courtesy of Jill Kirby
Santa Claus will visit Cartwright Grove from 5-8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights this weekend during a final open house at the Old Western Town at the Mayfield-Graves County Fairgrounds. Along with Santa, a strings duo will play Christmas music on Friday and stagecoach rides will be available both nights for a charge of $2. The public is invited to come out and meet Santa and enjoy some free hot apple cider and popcorn by the fireplace or the bonfire.

Measuring the significance of a cardiac calcium score

DEAR DR. ROACH: I would like to know about the interpretation of the cardiac calcium test. My husband and I (both 74 years old) had this test and got scores of 74th and 77th percentiles, respectively. Our cardiologist did not seem very impressed with the test . . . more »

December 2017