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Military veterans are a diverse and thriving group of people who contribute in many ways to communities across the United States. They are teachers, business owners, public servants, volunteers, civic leaders, and they serve in other ways. In the spring, veterans can continue to shape the fu…

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 1 Snow and Ice Team is carefully monitoring a winter weather system that is expected to bring some sleet followed by snow into the region this afternoon into Tuesday.

With the recent time change and deer on the move, AAA East Central cautions drivers to be especially vigilant on the roads in animal-prone areas. November and December are the most common months of the year for motor vehicle collisions with animals due to deer mating season. Inconvenience, c…

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Operation Christmas Child has set its sights on collecting 11 million gift-filled shoeboxes to be distributed to children in over 100 countries.

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A Graves County Sheriff's cruiser sits at Farmington's Dollar General Store Friday as part of the second annual Cram the Cruiser event with the sheriff's office and local Dollar General stores. The event collects non-perishable food items, cleaning and paper supplies, and toys for local orga…

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Every home starts as a dream that forms under construction. For 86 years, the Myers family and their lumber and housewares business has played a part in that for countless homes in Mayfield, Graves County and beyond.

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CLINTON -- It was during the building of the West Kentucky Baptist Association's Ministry Center on McMorris Street in Clinton, that the volunteer workers needed to get the water pumped out in preparation for the concrete to be poured later.

Mayfield Police Chief Nathan Kent reported the following arrests and warrants served:

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A spokesperson with GenCanna said an explosion and fire at its Winchester plant wouldn't have any affect on certain stages of processing this year's hemp harvest at the site.

A column by Berry Craig in Wednesday's Mayfield Messenger references the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall Thursday. The actual anniversary was Saturday.

Daylight saving time gives everyone an extra hour of sleep before changing the microwave clock. But don't stop there. Atmos Energy reminds customers and the public that this is an opportunity to perform routine household safety checks, inspecting your family's natural gas piping and applianc…

FRANKFORT -- The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet and the Office of the State Climatologist, in coordination with the Kentucky Drought Mitigation Team, have removed drought declarations for all 120 counties in the Commonwealth.

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When someone has been the victim of a crime, the process he or she is about to embark on can seem daunting. Aside from the crime itself can be learning what all is involved as the case makes its way through the courts.

STOCKHOLM -- A$AP Rocky will perform in Sweden several months after he was convicted of assault in a street brawl.

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Community breakfast planned

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Once upon a time long ago, I was looking through an old photo album and ran across several pages of somber, sad-looking faces. No one even came close to a grin. Funerals produce far happier crowds than were shown in the black-and-white shots.

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Members of Mayfield and Graves County's emergency first responders are now even more prepared for traumatic situations if they happen to encounter someone with special needs.

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is planning safety projects along U.S. 45 at intersections with Ky. 408 in Hickory, and Ky. 1288 in southern McCracken County.

FRANKFORT -- One of the favorite times of the year for tens of thousands of Kentuckians begins Saturday as modern gun deer season opens statewide. The 16-day season closes Nov. 24.

Dear Annie: Our best friend's son just got married in July. We gave them a generous check as a gift at the beginning of June when we saw the son and his fiancee at dinner.

If you aren't living with diabetes, there's a good chance that at least one of the friends or loved ones who you'll see this upcoming holiday season is affected by the disease. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 30 million people in the U.S.…

The holidays are approaching. For the dominant culture it is welcomed and anticipated as the "most wonderful time of the year." Yet, for many it is a time they have been dreading.

Graves County native Chris Rodgers of the University of Kentucky Research and Education Center at Princeton (left) was recently named a 2019 Outstanding Staff Award winner. Rodgers is shown with University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto.

Democrats took full control of the Virginia legislature for the first time in more than two decades on Tuesday while the race for governor in deeply Republican Kentucky was too close to call despite a last-minute boost from President Donald Trump.

Mayfield Police Chief Nathan Kent reported the following arrests and warrants served:

The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky has released regional breakdowns of the Kentucky Health Issues Poll, which was conducted last fall. Each breakdown outlines respondents' answers to various questions and compares regional responses to statewide findings.

With the end of daylight saving time this past weekend, motorists will be presented with challenges during their commutes that could impact pedestrian safety. AAA East Central and the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) recommend motorists and pedestrians make changes in their daily hab…

Virginia Langford, Ralph Priddy and Berry and Melinda Craig represented the newly reorganized Mayfield-Graves County NAACP branch at the annual Paducah-McCracken County NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet in Paducah Sunday afternoon. The keynote speaker was Lexington attorney Melissa Murphy, pictured…

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Jon Hayden can now remove the interim tag from his title.

NEW YORK -- Emmy-winning "Pose" actor Billy Porter, Latin singer Ozuna and Grammy-winning performers Black Eyed Peas, TLC, Chicago and Kelly Rowland will be among the stars celebrating at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.

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The Mayfield and Graves County community had the opportunity Saturday to join in the celebration of the 100-year life of Helen LaFrance, which included the screening of a documentary on the Mayfield native and her artwork.

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It was a good morning Saturday for the annual Rotary Club of Mayfield Jeff Green Memorial Breakfast. A buffet of food from eggs to country ham to pancakes made by Rotarian John Carrico was on display that helped fill up the commons area at Mayfield High School and kept the line long. Funds h…

Cold War Patriots, a community resource organization that is the nation's strongest and most sustained voice advocating for worker benefits, will host free information events for Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant and Allied Chemical workers on Wednesday, Nov. 6, in Paducah and on Thursday, Nov…