Dear Annie: I read your column almost every morning, and I'd love to hear your advice on my situation. I am 20 years old. I'll be turning 21 this December. (Yippee!) My first real boyfriend and I have been off and on the last six years. Even at our young age, we used drugs, but both have suc…

Sedalia Elementary School September Student of the Month for "Respect" are pictured front row from left: Wyatt Daniels, Avery Doran, Maximo Pardo-Mercado, Keaton Watkins, and Bryce Slayden; (middle row) Blake Waller, Journey Fulks, Kaelyn Velazquez, Kaylee Clark, and Bryce Seay; (back row) H…

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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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The Rotary Club guest speaker for the recent luncheon was Alisha Grover with the Mayfield Middle School Cards After Hours program for students. With Alisha is Club President Darvin Towery.

Attendance is about a child being present each day for class so they do not miss anything and get behind in class work or so they get that extra little bit of help they may need in certain areas. At Mayfield Elementary School, students who have perfect attendance for each "school month" get …

For some reason, Fall brings to mind bread. In this column, I thought I would give you a couple of bread recipes.

Dear Annie: When I lost our son to suicide in 2012, there were no words to take away the pain. I understood that clumsy attempts to console were well-intended and appreciated the intent.

DEAR DR. ROACH: Our 18-year-old has been exposed to mono. Can you provide some information about this disease, including symptoms, treatment, complications and dangers of exposure to other family members, including toddlers and senior citizens? -- F.J.M.

ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- You might feel edgy as you begin your day. You might be sensing the chaos that this Full Moon day could wreak upon you. Be optimistic; stay positive, knowing full well what you want and desire. Avoid difficult people. Tonight: Dinner out.

Dear Heloise: Help! I washed a load of laundry with a colored lip balm in the pocket of my jeans. Now I have greasy spots on my favorite clothes. Is there anything I can do, or is it too late? -- Carol in Florida

La Dawn Hale from the U.S. Census Bureau recently spoke to the Mayfield Lions Club about the upcoming 2020 census to be taken next spring. She stands with Lions President Richard Hash.

DR. ROACH WRITES: If you haven't gotten your influenza vaccine yet, it's time to think about it. This year's vaccine is similar to last year's, but two of the components have been updated to match the strains that are circulating worldwide and expected to be epidemic in North America. In fac…

ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Take your time with an important decision. Your optimism could make a substantial difference as far as which way to go. Opportunities knock on your door if you remain open. Tonight: Lay low.

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Purchase Players director Ann Heath usually looks for the laughs in her stage productions. But for the theater group's latest offering, Heath is looking for the gasps.

Dear Heloise: Everyone talks about fiber in our diets, but no one says how much fiber we should be eating, or which foods have the highest fiber. Can you set the record straight on this matter? -- Jillian M., Pendleton, Ore.

Dear Annie: We received a shocking message on our answering machine a few days ago. A woman called and identified herself as a possible daughter from an affair 35 years ago. Later, a woman left a message saying she was the mother. I have not been in contact with this woman for 31 years! Late…

ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- You might feel as though you're walking on eggshells, but are you really? You could be developing this attitude for some reason that suits you. Have confidence in your actions and decisions. Tonight: Off to the casino.

Kylin McCuiston, a kindergarten student at Mayfield Elementary School, is the first student to read the first 100 Fry words of this school year. He worked so hard and was determined to be the first student to achieve this goal. He read and passed all 100 Fry words in only 32 days of school. …

DEAR DR. ROACH: Frequently, after eating and most often after dinner, I begin to sneeze. The sneezing goes on up to 10 times. It doesn't seem to matter what I eat or where I am. My husband calls the episodes "sneezures," and we found that if he tickles me, I start to laugh and the "sneezures…

This weekend Paul and I celebrated our 15th wedding anniversary. My parents volunteered to keep Drew overnight, so Paul and I took time for ourselves, celebrating with a carriage ride through downtown Paducah and dinner at a cozy Italian restaurant.

ARIES (March 21-April 19) You use spontaneity and the unexpected to gain within your immediate circle. You welcome change more than others realize. Be gracious in dealing with a loved one or child. At times, you feel this person is excessive. Tonight: A force to be dealt with. This Week: Lea…

ARIES (March 21-April 19) Don't hesitate to respond to another person who might be hostile. If you're hitting yet another issue with this person, you might decide to take a more authoritative approach. Make a call to an older friend. Tonight: A force to be dealt with.

Dear Heloise: My husband and I want to travel somewhere this month to see fall colors. He wants to go west, and I want to go east. Any hints for us on where to go? -- Emma in Big Spring, Texas

Graves County High School recently won awards in regional competition at Murray State University for the Eagle's Eye student newspaper. The publication won first place for website design and social media campaign. It also won second place in photography, both second and third places in adver…

Jerry Youngblood was skilled in many trades. He could build nearly anything with his hands. Those hands tore apart engines and put them back together. They constructed houses, a three-story treehouse for his grandchildren, and the list goes on and on. Through hard work, etreprenuenrial spiri…

DEAR DR. ROACH: I was recently prescribed a CPAP machine for mild-moderate obstructive sleep apnea. I have a history of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo and wondered if the pressure of the CPAP might cause the vertigo to kick in. -- L.B.

Dear Heloise: I've heard that a lot of the fish we buy might be "farm-raised." What does that mean, and are there any differences from fish caught in our oceans? -- Esther J., Mulvane, Kan.

DEAR DR. ROACH: I love fish, but I am worried about mercury. I read that one could get too much mercury by eating too much fish. I can find no reference to mercury on the packaging. I also like to finish a package before going on to something else. By eating fish three or four times a week, …

ARIES (March 21-April 19) You become more assertive as the day grows older. You might be looking at the possibility of a trip in the near future. A partner could be edgy and somewhat difficult. Taking off together might help the other party even out. Tonight: Flip through some travel brochures.

Jerry Youngblood was skilled in many trades. He could build nearly anything with his hands. Those hands tore apart engines and put them back together. They constructed houses, a three-story treehouse for his grandchildren, and the list goes on and on. Through hard work, etreprenuenrial spiri…

ARIES (March 21-April 19) You might want to spend some quality time with loved ones or family this morning. Even flipping a pancake could prove to be fun when there are several participants. Be willing to adjust plans accordingly. Consider postponing afternoon plans. Tonight: Catching up on …

If you are like me, you are so ready for cooler temperatures! Today I'm going to share a couple of recipes that I hope usher in Fall. The first recipe comes from the Cavitt Family Cookbook and it was submitted by my sister, Sandy McEndree. Sandy teaches fifth grade at Sedalia Elementary Scho…

DEAR DR. ROACH: I'm 87 and have survived melanoma, which is now under control. I garden, grow flowers and landscape daily. I keep busy two to three hours a day outside. But last week I was winded from a 12-step steep staircase. I was amazed.

Christopher Linton is the new administrator at Green Acres Healthcare. Born and raised in Bardstown, Linton, 24, is a 2017 graduate from Eastern Kentucky University with his bachelor's degree in public health, and is currently working to complete his master's in business administration. A pa…

DEAR DR. ROACH: What can you tell me about myasthenia gravis? My dear friend was diagnosed with it and hospitalized for eight days. She is able to walk and move about, but now, six weeks later, she is still on a liquid diet and unable to move any of her facial muscles. -- I.M.

Dear Heloise: My friend and I want to go traveling over the next three months, but we don't know where we aren't allowed to go or which countries are too dangerous to set foot in right now. How can we find out which ones are safe and which ones aren't? -- Doug and Jason in Salem, Ore.

ARIES (March 21-April 19) You could wake up feeling confused, suddenly remembering all that you need to clear out to start the weekend fancy-free. A respected friend or cohort comes through for you in a big way. Tonight: Charge your energy into the good times.