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Along with the current 10 members of the Mayfield City Council, a familiar face and a new face will join the race to help represent the city.

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A Mayfield man convicted of raping and sodomizing a minor has been sentenced to 40 years in prison.

WASHINGTON -- Chief Justice John Roberts was sworn in Thursday to preside over President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, then immediately administered the oath to the full Senate to ensure "impartial justice" as jurors for only the third such proceeding in American. history.

DEAR DR. ROACH: My 78-year-old father is experiencing the early signs of dementia. It has been suggested that he try a $500 device that would aim a low-intensity red LED light into his nose to stimulate his brain and stabilize or perhaps even reverse the symptoms of dementia. On the surface,…

NEW YORK -- Sir Patrick Stewart, Samuel L. Jackson and Lucy Liu will be among the readers for the audio edition of a new anthology edited in part by the American Civil Liberties Union.

The National Weather Service in Paducah determined an EF-1 tornado did touch down southeast of Wingo and traveled two miles during a severe windstorm Saturday morning.

Judge Deborah Hawkins-Crooks recently swore in 3 new CASA Volunteers (Court Appointed Special Advocates) for abused, neglected and dependent children. They join 27 other volunteers who advocate in Graves, Carlisle and Hickman counties.

One of the most publicized historical facts of American history is the great decimation of the buffalo herds that roamed the Great Plains. When I was a child learning history from TV, museums, and school, it seemed I heard repeatedly how we had callously, foolishly, and rapidly destroyed the…


Fancy Farm Elementary School students, from left, Lukas Johnson, Alizabeth Hendley, and Eli Hays pose with their Student Technology Leadership Program teacher-advisor Caleb Hargrove and their project, "You Lost It, We Found It." The team advanced from regional competition at Murray State thi…

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The community is invited to a celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Monday, Jan. 20, which is observed as Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Last time we visited, I introduced what I feel is a need to get back to basic fundamentals on proper societal behavior and how, simply, to do a better job of getting along with others.

Sandy Rogers of Mayfield was recently recognized for 15 years of service as a CASA Volunteer at the Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner. CASA is one way that Sandy positively impacts the lives of children. Sandy has advocated for the best interest of dozens of children in her time as a CASA…

FRANKFORT -- Public health advocates rallied at Kentucky's Capitol on Tuesday to push for legislation aimed at reducing smoking and e-cigarette use among young people.

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A former school custodian pleaded guilty to sending images of a sexual nature to a minor in circuit court on Monday.

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One of the co-defendant in a 2019 drive-by shooting case that left an unintended victim dead is scheduled to enter a plea early next month, according to the court dockets, or head to trial.

This cookie season, Girl Scouts USA announces two sweet new ways to celebrate young female leaders: refreshed packaging reflecting the amazing experiences cookie earnings make possible for girls and a new lemon cookie.

ATHENS, Greece -- Greece's government is extending its offer of citizenship to Tom Hanks to his wife and their two children, in recognition of the family's help in assisting victims of a deadly wildfire near Athens in 2018.

Dear Annie: I am in my 60s, as are my brothers and sisters, and we're all retired. We have always exchanged nice, thoughtful (though not expensive) gifts for birthdays, Christmas and maybe some other special occasions. Over the past several years, my brother "Rod" and his wife, "Erma," have,…

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Graves County's Property Valuation Administration office is again traveling the county's roads and photographically recording all houses, buildings, barns, churches, schools and other structures.

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Keith Lowry was around Elizabethtown heading to Lexington for the Kentucky-Alabama basketball game early Saturday morning when he got a call regarding a house by his farming operation in Pilot Oak.

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Graves County Judge-Executive Jesse Perry is optimistic on the new year for Graves County while also being pleased with several accomplishments the county saw in the previous 365 days.

The guest speakers for the Mayfield Rotary Club luncheon meeting on Monday were representatives with United Works. Pictured (from left) are Beth Smith, Sheriff Paul Thomas, David Webb, Trevor Thompson and Rotarian Denise Thompson.

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

ATHENS, Greece -- Greece's coast guard said 12 migrants were found dead in the Ionian Sea and 21 others were rescued after their boat took on water and sank Saturday. A search for more survivors was launched by air and sea.

Officials with the Department for Public Health are reporting the first four flu-related deaths of the 2019-2020 flu season. Flu activity is being raised to "widespread," the highest flu activity level indicating increased flu cases or flu outbreaks in at least half of Kentucky's regions.

SOCORRO, N.M. -- Lou Ferrigno, the actor in the CBS television series "The Incredible Hulk," is slated to become a sheriff's deputy in New Mexico.

A line of storms knocked out power and flooded roads around Graves County Saturday morning.

FRANKFORT -- The volatile illegal immigration issue has reached into the Kentucky legislature with a Republican-backed bill aimed at preventing sanctuary policies at the local level and requiring most public employees to use their "best efforts" to help enforce federal immigration laws.

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For the first meeting of the new year for the Mayfield-Graves County Chapter of the NAACP Monday, there were the usual items that needed to be crossed off the organization's agenda: prayer, approving minutes, committee reports, and recitation of the group's vision and mission statements.

A bill receiving high priority by Kentucky Senate Republicans may set up a major fight over voting rights in the commonwealth.

Downtown businesses on Broadway and Seventh Street have expressed concern over the possible demolition of the damaged structure at 112 W. Broadway, but that will be on hold as city officials discuss responsibility, liability and cost.

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Despite a string of positive growth numbers, the Mayfield/Graves County Chamber of Commerce isn't patting itself on its collective back. Instead, the organization is looking at how to re-tool and focus more on what is important to the local business community.

Millennials are known for constantly wearing ear pods. According to Lindsey Pollak's blog (www.lindseypollak.com) on managing milennials, they listen to 75% more music than the Boomer generation does. They walk around stores, work at the office, and exercise all while having at least one ear…

Dear Annie: My husband and I have been married for five years. We are in our early 30s and child-free. We talked about having children before we got married. At the time, we were both very much on the fence. We promised to keep checking in with each other and having honest conversations abou…