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Have your cooking plans ever gone wrong? I have managed to boil pasta dry, forgotten garlic bread in the oven until it was black and tried some recipes from the Internet that turned out to be disasters.

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Members and officers of Purchase #4464 Ladies Auxiliary are shown presenting a check to the Graves County Public Library bookmobile driver Sandra Hennessey and Office Manager Rachel Davis. Pictured are (left to right) Judy LeRoy, president of Auxiliary, Sandra Hennessey, bookmobile driver, R…

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April is Volunteer Appreciation Month and Sarah Dodd, District Long Term Care Ombudsman with the PADD office, expressed her appreciation to all of the ombudsman program volunteers.

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Sam Kemp of Mayfield was named to Freed-Hardeman University’s Dean’s List during the Fall semester. Kemp is studying kinesiology (exercise science).

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The “Welding” category in regional technology education competition is designed for advanced students. It includes TIG (tungsten-electrode inert gas) welding, advanced stick welding, and advanced MIG (metal insert gas) welding. Levi Kelly (left) won the category and Zachary Lindsey finished …

Mayfield High School student Nathan Cooper Hester (left) was runner-up and MHS student Lucian Lawson won the regional Skills USA competition in manual precision machining recently. Their teacher at the Mayfield-Graves County Area Technology Center, Chad Pickard, said both advance to state co…

Mayfield Elementary School students recently enjoyed special activities for Read Across America Week, which is also celebrated as Dr. Seuss’ birthday. They competed in an accelerated reader (AR) contest, enjoyed special food from the cafeteria such as green eggs and ham and fruit and jello c…

DEAR DR. ROACH: The new laws concerning prescription of opioids, especially the requirement of three-day or seven-day prescriptions, has caused quite a disruption in our area, causing some doctors to take early retirement. Doctors should decide how long to treat patients. There are people wh…

Graves County Central Elementary School students recently presented a production of a “Junie B. Jones” play under the direction of Anna West and Stacie Gonshorowski, in the Independence Bank Performing Arts Center. The PAC is located at Graves County High School.

Our first recipe was submitted by Joyce Wilford, and she says this recipe came from Ms. Mary Copeland, who lived in the Farmington community for many years. She was a friend to many people and well-known for her beautiful quilts and delicious food. She enjoyed entertaining guests in her home…

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Before you had ever heard of COVID-19, nearly half of the US workforce was able to work from home (that’s up from 29% just two years ago). If you don’t work from home regularly, you might find yourself sitting at your kitchen table thinking, “now what?” Here are some tips to maintain some no…

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Seay Motors recently delivered checks to two staff members of Mayfield Independent Schools for their perfect attendance in the second quarter of the school year. Winners for the second nine weeks from Mayfield Independent Schools were Denise Hendley, Mayfield Youth Service Center assistant, …

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman James Comer (KY-01) announced the start of the 2020 Congressional Art Competition, open to high school students throughout the 1st Congressional District. The United States House of Representatives hosts this competition each year to recognize talented y…

Farmington Elementary School February Students of the Month for Cooperation are pictured front row from left: Aiden Handley, Clarkson Weaks, Cayden Toon, and Charli Paul; (middle row) Aiden Sweeney, Makalah Morefield, Ava DeJarnett, Summer Runyon, Brooklyn Brown, Layla Hogg, and Adley Cochru…

Farmington Elementary School has conducted its very own news program during this school year. Their mini-news team includes Brayden Cherry, Meagan Wilson, Hailee Jones, and Mannix Hamilton, who all serve very specific roles.

Three members of the Laurel Oak Garden Club recently visited Ms. Mason’s Kindergarten class at Mayfield Elementary School. The members explained to the students about plants, how to take care of them and how they grow. The students were excited to plant their own seeds and seedlings to take …

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For our next stop on our food journey, we visited Ace’s Chicago Pizza. Now, I was absolutely thrilled to visit this restaurant and could not wait to see what they had to offer.

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Graves County High School junior Carrie Cavitt poses with her painting that recently won the “Best of Show” prize at the University of Tennessee at Martin’s ”College Art Day.”

Sedalia Elementary School February Students of the Month for “Honesty” are pictured front row from left: Bo Robertson, Kayden Wilson, Avery Williams, Everleigh Myers, AJ Stanfill, and Dariel Mata Canales; (second row:) Ava Green, Makylie Briant, Grayson Gilbert, Kailey Riley, and Hayden Kell…

Dear Heloise: It’s important to make sure you get copies of all medical tests, operations, hospital stays and the doctor’s findings to keep for your records.

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Dear Annie: I lost my wife to cancer two weeks ago after a two-year battle, with surgery and radiation treatments. I just saw a story on the news about how, in America, fewer and fewer people are getting regular wellness checks. There are a variety of reasons why. I ask that you implore your…

Dear Dr. Roach: Four years ago, I was treated for squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue. One year later my tongue was removed. The chief surgeon told me the cancer had HPV “markers,” which I guess spread cancer throughout the tongue? Is this a common occurrence with SCC of the tongue? Also, …

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Dear Dr. Roach: I’m the only person in the history of mankind whose blood pressure goes up when I sleep. There seems to be no cause. In addition, I’m resistant to medication; I’ve tried 21 different kinds. All give me terrible side effects and don’t bring my blood pressure down. The only one…

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• Baptist Health Paducah Prepared Childbirth Classes - 5 to 7 p.m. March 9, or 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, March 7, Mike and Tammy Zimmerman NICU Education Center, Medical Park 2, Baptist Health Paducah. Free class designed to help expectant parents in their second or third trimester lea…

Dear Annie: I'm a very concerned mother of a 30-year-old son, "Jesse," who's in an abusive relationship with his girlfriend "Adriana." They share a newborn child together. Adriana is divorced.

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LOS ANGELES -- The release of the James Bond film "No Time To Die" has been pushed back several months because of global concerns about coronavirus.

The Rotary Club Students of the Month for February are pictured (l-r) Rotarian Emily Redden, Mayfield student Colin Price, Graves students Raychel Mathis and Lauren McClain, and Rotarian Tyler Goodman.

Symsonia Elementary School's Governor's Cup team is pictured here, after winning the district championship. The team advanced to compete for the regional Governor's Cup at Lone Oak Middle School Saturday, Feb. 29. Team members include Wyatt Hoskins; Adam Goode; Braelynn Johnson, composition:…

Dear Annie: I have been a practicing attorney for six years. My current job as an in-house attorney was my first job out of law school. My employer was taking a big risk on me, as in-house positions are usually given to attorneys who have already done their time in big firms. My boss said th…

We all need dishes we can make and take to a family dinner, to take to someone who is ill, or just to have something delicious for home. These two recipes fit the bill for all of those situations. "This rice and sausage casserole has been a favorite at our family get-togethers for several ye…

NEW YORK -- Some key Kobe Bryant memorabilia, including two of his Los Angeles Lakers uniforms and cement handprints from his induction into the Grauman's Chinese Theater hall of fame gallery, are going up for sale in April.

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