Dear Annie: About two years ago I was pregnant with my firstborn. About five months into the pregnancy, my partner, the father, cheated on me. When I found out about it, I was devastated; I didn't know what to do with myself. I felt he did it to me on purpose with the reasoning of "getting e…

Mayfield Health and Rehabiliation recently held an appreciation tea in for the employees who have been there for 20+ years.

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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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NEW YORK -- Ryan Reynolds says he relates to the social media criticism heaped on the Peloton ad actress. In fact, that feeling led him to hire her for a commercial promoting his gin company.

Dear Annie: I am writing in hopes that you can provide a different and fresh perspective. I have two sons: "George," 28, and "Fred," 35. George has lived with us on and off for the past 10 years. I call him my "boomerang kid." He has finally landed a decent job, and we are giving him six mor…

NEW YORK -- Lizzo is going to keep doing Lizzo after social media exploded with fat shaming over her exposed, thong-covered backside as she danced at a Los Angeles Lakers game while the team's cheerleaders performed to her hit "Juice."

NEW YORK -- A dancer born with one hand is making hoofer history as the first person with a visible disability ever hired by New York's famed Radio City Rockettes.

NEW ORLEANS -- The city known for 19th century Voodoo queen Marie Laveau and for the tarot card readers who tell fortunes in its historic French Quarter is about to play host to a different kind of sorcerer -- at least in the Marvel comics universe.

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Dear Annie: My wife and I are approaching our 70th birthdays this year. As we have aged, hosting company and taking care of visiting children and grandchildren has become more stressful. Both of us have age-related health issues.

Mayfield Elementary School has another attendance winner! Anthony Brooks is a first grade student in Mrs. Danielle Dues' class. He was the perfect attendance winner for month 2 of school. Month 2 consisted of the dates August 29 through September 25 at MES. He is pictured with Ms. Heather Du…

LOS ANGELES -- Gabrielle Union and NBC both said Wednesday that they have had a "productive" first conversation on her firing from "America's Got Talent" and her allegations that she was removed over her complaints about racism and other troubling on-set behavior.

Dear Annie: My husband and I are planning a big party to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary.

PADUCAH -- Over one hundred students from 16 area middle schools participated in the annual West Kentucky Academic Association (WKAA) competition at West Kentucky Community and Technical College November 22.

NEW YORK -- The Callicoon Theater is a single-screen cinema along the banks of the Delaware River in the Catskills, in rural upstate New York. It has an art-deco facade and 380 seats. "We never sell out," its box-office phone line promises. There's not another theater for 30 miles.

Central Elementary School October Knight's of the month for courage are pictured front row from left: Cadrion Bolden, Rozlee Roach, Ozlen Kemp, Teaghin Wiggins, Parker Burgess, Hadley Ivie, and Jazlyn Garcia; (second row) Jullian Wiggins, Alyana Haney Bonn, Kameron Williams, Graeson Boles, A…

Graves High senior and career apprentice Cameron Cullum and GCMS cafeteria manager Jackie Snelling pose with a prize. For students who ate school lunches all week, their names were entered into a drawing for those prizes. It was all part of the celebration of National School Lunch Week 2019.

NEW YORK -- With the holiday shopping season upon us, actor and "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda is encouraging people to take part in Small Business Saturday, an effort to shop at local, independent stores on the Saturday after Thanksgiving.

Baptist Health Wound Care is helping raise awareness of diabetes and diabetic foot ulcers by providing tips for National Diabetes Awareness Month in November to help at-risk patients living with diabetes detect wounds earlier, receive better treatment options when wounds are discovered, and …

Dear Annie: I've been friends with this girl for several years. She's my (adult) daughter's age. We have never had a disagreement before. Long story short, she said something out of the blue that hurt my feelings. She says she was joking but the fact remains that she hurt me. She won't apolo…

The Rotary Students of the Month for October are pictured from left: Kyler Henson, Makayla Whitaker, Sydney Gream, and Jacob Mills.

This time of year is so special to me, but is also one of the most hectic ones.

The Graves County High School art program benefits when supporters eat at Mellow Mushroom in Paducah Monday, Dec. 2. Dine in or carry out between 4 p.m. and 10 p.m. Trivia starts at 7 p.m. Play and win prizes. Simply check in with the host/hostess to express support for Graves County High Sc…

Dear Annie: I have a sister who has had six surgeries to beat two types of cancer. She has residual complications but is working forward. I have been with her through all her surgeries and rehab. I live on the West Coast, and she lives on the East Coast.

At Mayfield Elementary School, every kindergarten student works hard to read the first 100 Fry words by the end of kindergarten. Students practice memorizing and reciting the words from 10 different color lists during the school year. Once students have read all 100 kindergarten Fry words, t…

It looks like this is the official kick-off of the Holiday Season. Thanksgiving is already upon us, with Christmas not that far behind. We want to take a moment to wish each and everyone of you a very happy and blessed Thanksgiving.

Graves County Central Elementary School students enjoyed posing for photos with friends in the cafeteria recently during National School Lunch Week 2019. The boys pictured here include, from left, Steven McMillin, Easton Clark, Tanner Wilson, and Caiden Jackson. The girls behind them are Add…

LONDON -- The British band Coldplay has decided not to launch a global tour because of environmental concerns.

Dear Annie: With the holidays coming up, and people going here and there for dinner at others' houses, I would like to know why some people feel they can just sit on their butts after the big meal (or before), while the others, always the same ones, get up and clean up!

Seay Motors recently awarded Graves County Schools bus driver Jill Kirby and Symsonia Elementary teacher Lea Ann McIntosh $250 each for perfect attendance for the first nine weeks of school. Seay Motors will do the same for one faculty member and one staff member in the school district at th…

The Fancy Farm High School Class of 1959 recently met for their reniuon. Those attending are pictured front row from left: Jimmy Thompson, Charlotte Cash, Laverne Elliott, Elizabeth Robb, Mary Edna Wilford, Donald Kilcoyne, Shirley Redden and Frankie Higgins; (back row) Ken Cash, Jerry Hobbs…

Dear Annie: My wife and I are both 86 years old and retired from meaningful careers. We have a very happy marriage, wonderful children and grandchildren and are blessed with good health and mobility. We live in our own home, subscribe to two theatres and the symphony, attend our grandchildre…

Dear Annie: It seems impossible for me to mend my relationship with my son. He is 38, and I am 68. Back when he was 22, he came out of the closet and told us he was gay. It took me nearly two years to accept that, and two years of hardly talking. Finally, I accepted it -- with a few years of…

The Mayfield Rotary Club recent guest speaker was Frank Bennett with the National Quilt Museum in Paducah. Shown with Bennett (left) is Rotarian Dennis Null.

FNB Bank is proud to announce that they have donated over $19,700 back to Mayfield, Graves County and Trigg County Schools through their Spirit Debit Card Program. These donations to the school systems are a result of FNB's 3rd quarter 2019 Spirit Debit Card Reward Program.