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No one was at home when fire destroyed this home at 1470 Trace Creek Church Road on Tuesday. Firefighters from Clear Springs, Symsonia and Viola fire departments and Graves County Fire & Rescue, along with the American Red Cross, responded about 9:30 a.m. and remained on the scene until …

Mason and Jesse (Cavanaugh) Waters of Paducah announce the birth of their son, Grant William Waters, born December 22, 2018 at St. Frances Healthcare in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

Dear Heloise: My husband and I decided to economize this year, and one way we will be saving money is to "brown-bag it" to work instead of eating out. When I prepare dinner, I make a little extra so we can put the leftovers in plastic containers and microwave them for lunch the next day. It'…

The Graves County Sheriff's Office is continuing to search for a suspect that robbed the Stop and Go Food Mart on Ky. 58 East on Sunday night. The robbery was reported at 8:35 p.m. at the business, located at the intersection of Ky. 58 and Ky. 131. The suspect was reported to be a heavy-set …

DEAR DR. ROACH: My husband, 79 years old, is getting up five or six times at night to urinate. The urgent care doctor said he doesn't have an infection but doesn't know what's going on. He is taking Flomax, but that doesn't seem to be helping. Who should he see? -- E.L.O.

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Eighth graders from Mayfield Middle School attended an annual "College Fair" at the high school where several universities, local businesses, and military were represented. Mayfield alumni Jorge Bartolo with Independence Bank and Jazlin Guerrero with Mayfield Electric and Water talked to the…

"Your mind is a garden. Your thoughts are the seeds. You can grow flowers, or you can grow weeds…" Anonymous

LONDON -- Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, have released new photos of their youngest child Prince Louis to celebrate his first birthday.

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Men in the same Graves County Jail cell where an inmate was found unresponsive and later died and another was treated for an apparent overdose have been medically evaluated.

Graves County has been allocated $298,000 to pay for resurfacing of four additional roadways this summer above the number previously proposed by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

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

A Mayfield man charged with following a girl into a house, pushing her on a bed and sexually abusing her faces trial next month unless he reaches a plea deal in the case before then.

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A Lyon County Middle School employee resigned from his position Sunday following a criminal complaint of alleged sexual exploitation.

DEAR DR. ROACH: I heard recently someone say that they had an anaphylactic reaction to a vaccine many hours after administration, say, 14 hours later. Can anaphylaxis actually happen that long after exposure to an allergen? This is a general question, not vaccine-specific. I've always been u…

Dispatch telecommunications personnel at Kentucky State Police Post 1 were honored along with more than 200,000 of their peers across the USA during National Public Safety Telecommunications Week this week.

Mayfield's Code Enforcement Department issued citations for the following violations from April 1-12:

Randy and I have two daughters, and we are so proud of the fine women they have become. Kelly is a teacher in Marshall County and Jessica works for Peel & Holland in Murray.

Central Elementary School March students of the month for Individuality are pictured front and center: Cash Allen; (first row) Sarah Spain, Wyatt Watson, Maddox Tidwell, Jonah Brown, Roman Wilson, Annlee Pate, Alana Hearson, amd Rosalee Mason; (second row) Cason Mohney, Kerrigan Wiggins-Higd…

After 26 years as school board attorney, the Graves County Board of Education fired David Hargrove earlier this month and hired his replacement Thursday.

LOUISVILLE - If there’s one issue in Kentucky politics that is almost universally agreed on, it’s that Kentucky lawmakers must find more money to finance Kentucky’s ailing pension systems.

Dear Annie: My three siblings and I are in a terrible situation right now over our 88-year-old mother. When she first moved into her seniors residence almost a year ago, one of the papers that we were asked to fill out was a DNR (Do Not Resuscitate) form. We didn't think it was a good time t…

A Hickory man was taken by ambulance to Mercy Health-Lourdes Hospital in Paducah Tuesday after he lost control of his motorcycle on Ky. 1820 near Wheeler Road and crashed into a ditch.

The Symsonia Community Development Corporation has been notified that it is eligible for a federal grant up to $540,848 to construct about 2 miles of sidewalk, allowing residents safe passage to important destinations in the small, north Graves County community.

I had a solid white male lamb die unexpectedly this past week. He appeared to be a perfect little lamb without spot or blemish. But he died. He lay on a clump of hay. His lifeless body in the exposed sun motionless. From a distance he looked like he was just taking a nap in the sun. You coul…

We have arrived at the darkest day of the year for believers in God.

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Mayfield Mayor Kathy O'Nan recalled Robert Barclay as being a mountain of a man. But describing him went beyond the physical stature of a football player.

Slightly more of a partially collapsed building at 112 West Broadway apparently fell in shortly after noon Monday, calling emergency responders to the scene. A passerby thought he or she had seen smoke inside the building, but it was likely dust stirred up by further roof collapse, Mayfield …

FRANKFORT -- Kentucky's top lawyer is challenging subpoenas from the governor's administration seeking the names of teachers who might have used sick days that shut down schools as they attended statehouse rallies earlier this year.

"…Find out where joy resides, and give it a voice far beyond singing. For to miss the joy is to miss all." Robert Louis Stevenson

Dear Heloise: Ever have a piece of chicken, a pork chop or a piece of steak left from dinner that's not enough for another meal? I freeze the leftovers and use them later in a stir-fry. I let them thaw, cut them into bite-size pieces and mix with vegetables for a delicious meal. "Waste not .…

Intravenous drug users can get clean needles, be tested for Hepatitis C and HIV and have access to treatment, all anonymously, beginning today at the Graves County Health Department.