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The Graves County Extension Service will hold a Drive-Thru Trunk or Treat event Thursday, Oct. 22, from 4-5:30 p.m. at the Graves County Extension Office, located at 251 W. Housman St., in Mayfield.

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St. James Church, located at 419 S. Eighth St. in Mayfield, will be selling catfish dinners on Saturday, Oct. 17, beginning at 11 a.m. Dinners are $8 without drink and dessert or $9 with drink and dessert.

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Two city officials were recognized at Monday’s Mayfield City Council meeting for being team players for Mayfield and Graves County youth baseball.

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The monthly senior citizens commodities distribution will be held Friday, Oct. 16, from 8-10 a.m. at the Mayfield-Graves County Needline and Food Pantry, located at 429 S. Ninth St.

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Bike riders from Mayfield High School get a police escort Friday during the traditional pre-game ride to meet cyclists from Paducah Tilghman for the 107th football contest between the Cardinals and Blue Tornado. Read more about the game inside today’s Mayfield Messenger.

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

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Two men were arrested in connection to shooting on Friday morning that left one woman hospitalized.

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PADUCAH — A Mayfield man faces several charges after he reportedly forced himself into a Paducah motel room on Tuesday and threatened its occupant, police said.

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The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints throughout the Post 1 district, to check motorists for compliance with motor vehicle laws including driving under the influence statutes. KSP utilizes traffic safety checkpoints to promote safety for motorists using the …

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The Lynnville Celebration Committee will meet Monday at 6 p.m. at the Lynnville Museum to discuss a tentatively-planned Nov. 7 unveiling ceremony for the community’s historical marker.

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Mayfield High School Students of the Month for August and September recently received their T-shirts for their hard work and dedication. August Students of the Month were Joe Kason Cash, Jadrien Williams, Jelsy Fabian, Auraelia Haley, MattiClaire Wheeler, Raelyn Warren, Carter Parks and Dieg…

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Garland Heating & Air of Wingo, along with assistance from Marshall Crane Company of Calvert City, worked early Wednesday morning replacing a cooling unit on the roof of the Graves County Courthouse. The old unit, which services the state side of the courthouse, was approximately 30 year…

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The month of October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a time set aside to acknowledge domestic violence survivors and be a voice for the victims. Domestic violence is prevalent in any community, including many places in Kentucky, and affects people of different gender, age and race.

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As harvest is in full swing in Kentucky, the Kentucky Soybean Board reminds motorists to share the road with farm equipment.

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The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety is partnering with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to drive home a safety message to motorists aimed at preventing crashes by buckling up and putting the phone down.

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Halloween is just around the corner, but with the pandemic still here there is little chance of a traditional trick-or-treat setting. However, that does not mean Kentuckians and their children cannot still enjoy the spooky holiday.

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A Hickory man was injured in a single-vehicle crash Saturday morning, according to the Graves County Sheriff’s Office.

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Due to fall break, remaining general admission tickets for the Paducah Tilghman football game will only be sold at Mayfield High School on Wednesday, Oct. 7, and Friday, Oct. 9, from 10 a.m. — 1 p.m. each day.

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Before I share about this week’s legislative meetings, I want to share a little about what our state is facing today. This was a solemn week as our largest city struggles after a grand jury issued an indictment on three charges related to the March death of a Jefferson County woman. The woma…

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Graves County Sheriff Jon Hayden wants the community to know his department has not given up on the missing persons case of Samantha Sperry.

The story of how the First Unitarian Church of Louisville flung open its doors to protesters who marched for justice for Breonna Taylor began years before the helicopters swirled overhead, before police in riot gear began marching up the alley.

A Kentucky man who stole a truck and drug the vehicle’s owner alongside the vehicle has been charged federally, announced U.S. Attorney Russell Coleman.

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MURRAY — Murray State University’s Racer Academy has introduced new certificates for high school students, establishing pathways that apply directly toward a degree at Murray State. Racer Academy, a dual-credit program offered to high school juniors and seniors looking to work ahead on their…

• Savanna Lucious, 27, of Mayfield, was arrested at the Graves County Courthouse on Wednesday by the Mayfield Police Department. Lucious had an active warrant for her arrest on eleven separate counts of Theft by Unlawful Taking (Shoplifting). Lucious was taken to Graves County Jail.

Our Senior Center is doing everything we can to follow all the new rules that have been laid out for us, while still keeping everyone safe and fed. We are still doing our home delivered meals.

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For some organizations, it is all about what is best for the kids. The Kiwanis Club is one such organization that devotes time and resources for their wellbeing.

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A Kentucky judge has delayed until Friday the release of secret grand jury proceedings in Breonna Taylor’s killing by police, so that prosecutors can edit out witnesses’ names and personal information.

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Joshua Riley has made it his personal mission to scare up some business for Princess Theaters, organizing and promoting a series of horror movie double features throughout October.

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

Fears of an active fire season are leading state officials to urge caution as the fall wildfire hazard season in Kentucky begins Thursday, bringing outdoor burning restrictions to the state.

Mayfield-Graves County Need Line and Food Pantry Director Jackie Herndon (left) accepted a $2,000 donation from Keith Lowry (center), the tournament director of Greater Lynnville Oak, and Vice-Chairman Pete Galloway (right). A yearly golf tournament was held at the Fulton County Golf Club on…

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Tucked away at the backside of Maplewood Cemetery, past rows and rows of tombstones and markers, is a garden. Flower arrangements adorn spots here and there, but what truly grows in this garden are memories and love.

AAA East Central wants to remind motorists that hanging items from a rear-view mirror, including protective masks, is a safety hazard. With varying requirements about masks/facial coverings in place, many motorists are keeping masks in their cars, and many are hanging them from their rear-vi…

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After more than a half-century selling furniture, a beloved salesman has decided to rest on his own sofa for a change.

PADUCAH — As a reminder, a contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) plans an extended closure of KY 945 in Graves County starting on Monday, September 28, 2020.