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Wednesday, April 25, 2018  


Today In History

Today is Tuesday, April 24, the 114th day of 2018. There are 251 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:

On April 24, 1800, Congress approved a bill establishing the Library of Congress.

On this date:

In 1792, Capt. Claude Joseph R ... « more »

Lawsuit splits Mayfield, Graves boards

SHELLEY BYRNE/The Mayfield Messenger
These documents are part of the paperwork filed so far in a lawsuit between the City of Mayfield and the Graves County Board of Education over disputed payroll taxes from employees who work on school board property annexed by the city in 2016.

BY SHELLEY BYRNE sbyrne@mayfield-messenger.com
Both sides have made their initial filings in a lawsuit in which the City of Mayfield has sued the Graves County Board of Education.
The lawsuit alleges the school board failed to

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8th-grader Gloyd tosses 2-hit win for Cards

JOSEPH "PEE WEE" PETTY/The Mayfield Messenger
Ben Gloyd gets things started in the first inning against a St. Mary batter with his toss to Mayfield catcher Colin Price on Friday. Gloyd threw a two-hitter in the 6-0 victory.

By ERIC WALKER ewalker@mayfield-messenger.com
PADUCAH -- It was a big day for Mayfield pitcher Ben Gloyd. In his first start of the season, the eighth-grader pitched a two-hit shutout Friday at St. Mary, 6-0, while aided by. . . more »

New Legion members

Photo courtesy American Legion Post 26
American Legion Post 26 in Mayfield welcomed three new members at its March meeting. Standing left to right are Frank Johnson, Eugene Marlow and Charles Thomas "Tennessee" Ellis. Post 26 is proud to welcome these veterans as they join over 15,000 Legion posts worldwide and its nearly 3 million members. The America Legion celebrated its 99th anniversary in March, having been organized in 1919.

Could 'beaver fever' be the source of digestive trouble?

DEAR DR. ROACH: Last summer I went camping and ran out of clean water. I had to boil water and drink it without any treatment tablets. That evening, I had painful cramps in my stomach, and in my upper abdomen, under my ribcage. Since then, my digestion has bee . . . more »

April 2018