NEW YORK -- Rocker Ozzy Osbourne says that he's been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, a nervous system disorder that affects movement.

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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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Dear Annie: My very good friend "Pamela" has a son who recently got married. The wedding took place in the middle of September. The bride decided at the beginning of December that she didn't want to be married. My question is this: Who gets the gifts? The bride and groom were living with her…

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Dear Annie: Every December, my ex-mother-in-law organizes a holiday party for all of the women from her side of the family. It's a fancy dinner, and they have a $15 Secret Santa gift exchange.

Georgetown College, a private, Christian college in Georgetown, is proud to announce Drew Hayden of Hickory as the latest student accepted into the college's prestigious Christian Scholars Program.

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.

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.

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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…

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…

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,…

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.

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…

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The Mayfield-Graves County Retired Teachers meeting will be held Tuesday, January 14 at 11 a.m. at Wilson Hall, Mayfield First Baptist Church. The speaker will be KRTA Executive Director Tim Abrams.

Dear Annie. New Year's Day is approaching, and it's time for new resolutions. I'm ashamed to say that mine will be the same it is every year. My goal is to get into shape. Each year, I start with a few workouts but quickly fall back into my old lazy routine and let my diet slip. I've tried j…

After a break for Christmas and New Year's, I'm glad to be back with you for the first "Cooking With Friendship" column for 2020. The first recipe is one that I have had for many years and it is one I make sure I make for my dad around Christmas or for his birthday in January. I can remember…

PADUCAH -- Classes begin at West Kentucky Community and Technical College on Jan. 13. To better assist students with registration for spring classes, the college's student services offices will stay open later Jan. 6-10.

FRANKFORT -- Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Secretary Jim Gray invites Kentucky students to submit original artwork for the agency's annual Adopt-a-Highway art contest following the theme, Adopt-a-Highway: Keeping Kentucky Beautiful. The artwork promotes a litter-free message to resi…

Dear Annie: Lots of people need nothing, but everyone wants something. If you ask someone directly, "What do you want for Christmas/your birthday/the holidays?" then they'll probably say, "Nothing." Or "Save your money." So don't ask. Just pay attention.

This time of year, we are always looking for recipes that will get us through the cold days of winter. These three will do the trick! The first one is from Jamie Mullins, and it is a corn pudding that will go with all meals. What makes this one unique is that you use Jiffy Cornbread mix. I w…

• In conjunction with the Mayfield Animal Shelter the Graves County Public Library will host a special program called Paws to Read. It will be every first Thursday of each month at 4 p.m. and will allow children to read aloud to a therapy dog or cat for 15 minutes. Patient, nonjudgmental pet…

LONDON -- One of pop superstar George Michael's sisters has died exactly three years after her brother's Christmas Day death in 2016.

The guest speakers at a recent Rotary Club meeting were the Mayfield-Graves County Young Professionals. Pictured from left: Rotarian, Denise Thompson; and Young Professional members Keanu Murphy, Jesse Clark, Kyle Smith, and Alex Goodman.

Farmington Elementary School November Students of the Month for "Service" are pictured front row from left: Lydia Hearson, Addi Lilly, Adye Rowe, Owen Ellegood, and Kyson Kendall; (middle row) Anna Flemmons, Bailey Yoder, Malley Ralph, Cole Woodward, and Maddox Weaks; (back row) Lainey Leide…

FRANKFURT, Germany -- Opera singer and conductor Peter Schreier, who won fame at the Salzburg festival and Milan's La Scala, has died in Dresden, Germany. He was 84.

Dear Annie: I lost my wife of 32 years, and two months after, I lost my son. I will never be the same. How can I get through this? -- Grieving