The Lady Eagles defeated Marshall County 41-24 on Thursday night to start a doubleheader between Graves County and Marshall County.
FNB Bank recently announced a $9,691.10 donation to Graves County and Mayfield Independent Schools through its Spirit Debit Card Program. These donations to the school systems are a result of FNB’s first quarter 2023 Spirit Debit Card Program.
The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office announced Tuesday, May 30 that a Mayfield resident died in an ATV accident during the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
• Mayfield High School SBDM will have a special called meeting for the purpose of consultation at 11 a.m. June 1 in the conference room at Mayfield High School.
Graves County Economic Development and Universal Compressor Solutions LLC celebrated the company’s expansion with a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, May 30 at the facility in Mayfield. The expansion features an 8,000 square-foot addition and the purchase of new CNC machinery, according to GCED.
• On May 22, Mayfield police came into contact with 39-year-old Vinisha Stubblefield. Police said Stubblefield was found to have an active arrest warrant, and was arrested without incident. Stubblefield was taken to the Graves County Restricted Custody Center. She was lodged in the Marshall …
At Darnell Pumpkins, the Memorial Day weekend meant that the ladies over at the pumpkin patch have started planting pumpkins that will eventually become this Halloween’s jack-o-lanterns and this Thanksgiving’s pumpkin pies. The ladies in the picture had their first experience with planting.
PADUCAH — “It’s just not right in America that we’ve got kids sleeping in offices.”
Ayden Potter, James P. Potter, and Tanya Jackson all stand beside their LTRG case manager, Shannon Bradley.
• On May 25, Mayfield Police Department Officers served an arrest warrant on Logan Enoch, age 35, of Mayfield. Enoch was placed under arrest, and charged with Theft By Unlawful Taking or Disposition — all Others, according to police. He was transported to the Graves County Restricted Custody…
In recognition of academic performance, the Office of Academic Affairs at University of the Cumberlands has announced the students named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2023 semester.
Vietnam Veterans, Fred Diel, and David “Neal” Durbin, were selected to go on the Bluegrass Honor Flight from Louisville to Washington D.C. on May 17. Eighty-seven other veterans with guardians were flown to D.C. to visit the war memorials and were then treated to a welcome home rally at the …
The American Red Cross asks people to book a time to give blood or platelets now to address a recent drop in donation appointments that could lead to fewer transfusions for patients in the weeks ahead. Type O blood donors are especially needed to ensure a strong blood supply.
High school students may develop their creativity at Paducah School of Art and Design’s (PSAD) Pre-College Summer Art program through 2D and 3D design classes in oil painting, sculpture and a variety of mixed media, beginning in July. Registration for the two-week experience is open now.
The University of Kentucky Public Relations and Strategic Communications Office provides a weekly health column available for use and reprint by news media. This week’s column is by Tess E. Smith-Thomas, Ph.D., assistant professor in the section of Palliative Care at Kentucky Children’s Hospital.
The Jackson Purchase Historical Society is pleased to announce that the Dr. Lonnie E. Maness Award for Outstanding Article in the 2022 issue of the Journal of the Jackson Purchase Historical Society is awarded to Dr. Danielle Nielsen for her article “The Rhetoric of Suffrage Cookbooks.” Soci…
December 10, 2020, the day of the infamous tornado, was a nearly insurmountable test for all of the EMS/ Fire Department workers. Yet, their duel training in medical services and fire fighting training prepared these responders to succeed in the absolute worst conditions.
Mother and daughter enjoying shaved ice at the Mayfield Freeze on opening day, May 23, 2023.
After bring inspired by the community’s response to the the devastating Dec. 10 tornado, Trace Adkins traveled to Mayfield to perform “Somewhere in Kentucky.
This babysitter came down to the Mayfield Freeze to treat her two girls to a Tiger’s blood shaved ice.
The Long Term Recovery Group had another Home Dedication on Wednesday for Jessica Randall and her family. The LTRG rebuilt this house on North 13th St. with a completely renovated living room, kitchen, bathrooms, and a whole new upper level.
PADUCAH — For Paducah, future success could look like its past.
A crowd estimated at over 6,000 packed CFSB War Memorial Stadium in Mayfield for Saturday night’s free concert put on by country star Trace Adkins. For more photos, see pages A6-7.
Did you ever have any trophies growing up? You worked so hard, practiced so intensely and put in a bunch of time to end the year with a nice trophy. I recall having a couple from soccer, a bunch from baseball and even some from music. Where are your trophies now? Mine are likely in a box som…
FRANKFORT — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced that a baby food recall due to a potential bacterial infection has been expanded to include some independent grocery stores in Kentucky and seven other states.
The Graves County ASAP Coalition met Thursday, May 18 and announced the results of compliance checks on surrounding stores that sell tobacco products, and that it’s starting the process of becoming a nonprofit.
Several contractors for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet are continuing to ramp up efforts to reconstruct and restore traffic signals along U.S. 45 and other highways in downtown Mayfield this week.
Mayfield Mayor Kathy O’Nan participated in Gov. Andy Beshear’s campaign stop Friday morning in downtown Paducah outside of Freight House restaurant. O’Nan was one of several speakers, including Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman and Freight House proprietor Chef Sara Bradley, who addressed a sizabl…
Graves County Schools special education teachers have recently been awarded a grant to allow the purchase of a state-of-the-art driving simulator for students who are fearful to get behind the wheel.
On May 10, S and S Supply Company Construction LLC for roofing and remodeling work on constructing the Dairyman’s Supply Company building.
The stained glass windows on the First Baptist Church in Mayfield were restored over Mother’s Day weekend.
• On May 16, Mayfield police officers served an arrest warrant on Michael Gurnitz, 24, of Dexter, pursuant to a traffic stop. Police said Gurnitz was placed under arrest, and charged with failure to appear, on the underlying charges of failure to produce insurance card and speeding 10 mph ov…
FRANKFORT — Kentucky turkey hunters reported an impressive harvest of 35,655 turkeys this spring, the second highest total on record for the state, according to the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.
Mayfield Elementary first-grade class learns about measurements
Sept. 6, 2022, started as just another day for 26-year-old Sierra Garrett —besides the fact she was 32 weeks pregnant and dealing with an asymptomatic case of COVID-19 — until she abruptly got an unbearable burning sensation in her chest followed by a bout of nausea.
Oasis Marinas, the largest marina management company in the United States, is excited to announce the addition of Eddy Creek Marina Resort, a marina resort located on Lake Barkley in Eddyville, to its portfolio of marinas and resorts.
• The Trace Adkins concert will be held at the CFSB War Memorial Stadium at 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 20.
Kentuckians on Medicaid need to pay attention to any correspondence from the state’s Medicaid program. The Department for Medicaid Services has resumed its annual renewal process for Medicaid members because the pandemic rules that allowed continuous enrollment have ended.
Orphan Care Alliance, which works to equip, connect and mobilize Christians to serve vulnerable children and families, has opened an online portal in an effort to find volunteers who can help meet needs in communities across the state.
Paul, talking of his upcoming tribulations, said, “But none of these things move me; nor do I count my life dear to myself, so that I may finish my race with joy…” (Acts 20:24).
SMITHLAND — Gov. Andy Beshear was joined on Monday, May 15 by Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Secretary Jim Gray and state and local officials to cut the ribbon and ceremonially open the new U.S. 60 Cumberland River Bridge in Smithland before a crowd of community members.
PADUCAH — Paducah is host to a three-day nuclear energy conference which begins today presented by the Energy Communities Alliance, a nonprofit, membership organization adjacent to or impacted by U.S. Department of Energy activities.
Celiac disease is sometimes called gluten-sensitive enteropathy, and is an autoimmune disease that occurs in people where the ingestion of gluten leads to damage in the small intestine.
A lawsuit seeking a jury trial and unspecified damages was filed on Wednesday, May 10 in Marshall County Circuit Court stemming from the fatal shooting of Calloway County Chief Deputy Jody Cash on May 16, 2022.
Murray-Calloway County Hospital has started performing minimally invasive robotic surgery in the areas of gynecology, colorectal, metabolic and bariatric surgery and general surgery with its da Vinci Xi surgical system.
FRANKFORT — On Friday, May 12, Gov. Andy Beshear announced the first-ever state-level credit rating upgrade from the major credit rating agency Fitch Ratings, which moved Kentucky’s rating up from AA- to AA.
LEXINGTON — After a devastating tornado ripped through Mayfield in 2021, the community was left reeling. Now, several University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment students are helping the community.
The Graves County High School greenhouse is run by Kelvin Howard, who is retiring from his teaching career after 23 years of working in the main greenhouse on campus and 27 years of educating students on the importance of plant growth and horticulture.
The Mayfield City Council heard a variety of department reports on Monday, May 8, in addition to information from the Heart of Mayfield Emerges group.