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Mayfield Mayor Kathy O’Nan announced at the end of Monday’s city council meeting she will file for re-election in January 2022.

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The Graves County Schools Board of Education voted to retain its current property tax rate during the monthly school board meeting on Thursday.

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First Presbyterian to have free breakfast

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Some artistic kids could be the next Gourd Festival Prince and Princess. All they need to do is create an art piece about a pet or write a story or poem about the pet to enter. The contest, sponsored by Mayfield Veterinary Clinic, is open to those in grades 3-6 and the deadline is Sept. 25. …

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A pair of local skateboard enthusiasts addressed Mayfield’s city council Monday night about the possibility of a proper skate park in Mayfield.

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A brief foot pursuit with Mayfield Police officers resulted in an arrest on multiple charges.

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Three Scouts from Troop 36 in Mayfield attended National Youth Leadership Training, held at Tunnel Mill Scout Reservation in Indiana. For a week, they worked on leadership skills through group work and individual challenges at the beautiful, rugged scout camp. This course is aimed at prepari…

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

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Some of Graves County’s youth are more motivated than ever to help those in their darkest hours, according to Courtney Williams, youth coordinator for the local Agency for Substance Abuse Prevention/Policy (ASAP).

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Mayfield city council meeting set MondayMayfield city council will convene for the September meeting on Monday at 5 p.m. Agenda items include Mayor Kathy O’Nan executing an agreement with Grabhorn Law Office PLC concerning opioid litigation; the annual budget; property taxes; fire prevention…

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Several law enforcement agencies converged on a Hickory residence on Thursday to arrest a wanted fugitive, the Graves County Sheriff’s Office reported.

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One of Graves County’s longtime autumn staples is returning once again, and this year its creators wanted to do something in remembrance of an American tragedy.

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Mayfield mayor calls special meetingMayfield City Hall will hold a special called meeting on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. to discuss AARP funds, 911 fees, participation in the opioid lawsuit, and additional TAP grant funds.

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A major Mayfield and Graves County event will offer plenty of breathing room for residents and visitors alike to enjoy the year’s spookiest month without too much fear over the pandemic.

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Bikers head out from Mayfield High School Thursday to make the annual ride to Paducah Tilghman High School before Friday’s 108th meeting between the Cardinals and Blue Tornado on the football field. It was one of several pre-game rituals the two schools take part in prior to the rivalry foot…

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Graves County Sentinels Gun Club will hold their first meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 7, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at Frontier Fire Arms in Mayfield.

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A man wielding brass knuckles and a stick was tasered and arrested at a traffic safety checkpoint over the weekend, Mayfield Police Chief Kent reported.

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The Wingo Volunteer Fire Department will hold a fundraising pancake breakfast, Sept. 11, from 7-10 a.m. at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church.

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Taking the scripture of Mark 12:31 to heart, a joint effort by United Methodist Church members of St. Paul in Wingo and Burnett’s Chapel in Sedalia and Pryorsburg Independent Methodist, along with members of the South Graves Emergency Response Team and also Southern Red’s BBQ showed compassi…

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Mayfield High School Principal Billy Edwards is among 26 state educational leaders chosen for the first group of the Kentucky Executive Leadership Academy for Aspiring Superintendents.

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The first man to be convicted of first-degree strangulation in Kentucky received the maximum sentence allowable by law on Aug. 17, according to the Graves County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office.

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A more user-friendly website for both job seekers and employers is up and running. The site — jobsingravescounty.com — has launched on the gravescountyed.com main website and can also be found by typing in the URL address.

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A crocheted sloth hangs out at the Critter Art Show in Mayfield's Ice House Gallery. The piece, called Brady Jardiniere, was created by Linda Swearingen using acrylic yarn and a twisted willow stick.

Congratulations to Diane Smithson and Milo on winning the Cutest Pet Photo Contest sponsored by Mayfield Veterinary Clinic and PetSense.

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The Mayfield/Graves County Alzheimer’s Support Group, an affiliate of the Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, will conduct its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 1 in the Graves County Public Library.

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Detectives with Kentucky State Police, Post 1 were called to investigate a Tuesday night shooting on McKenzie Circle in Hickory that left one person dead.

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The Graves County Agency for Substance Abuse/Prevention (ASAP) board welcomed three new members into the fold on their first meeting of the 2021-22 year.

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Four Star Leadership with General Tommy Franks has announced Anthea Hankins of Mayfield as one of 67 students worldwide who participated in this year’s leadership program, held July 11-16 in Edmond, Oklahoma.

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As COVID-19 cases surge across Kentucky and hospital beds fill up, the Graves County Health Department is once again asking the public to get vaccinated, wear masks, and socially distance from one another.

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The Mayfield Graves Fire-Rescue Squad held basic search and rescue training over the weekend with nearly 30 people from across the region attending.

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Graves County students Grayson Pate and Ryleigh Smithson of Mayfield are starting college with help from West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation. They were among eight member-students each awarded $1,000 scholarships this year by WKRECC, which powers more than 12,000 Graves Coun…

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Jake Ogg, a Life Scout with Boy Scout Troop 36 in Mayfield, is working towards his Eagle Project with the help of his troop. They are cleaning gravestones at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Wingo, and plan on completing other projects at the cemetery, including a new memorial for the chu…

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

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No one’s quite sure if the weather outside will be frightful or not come late November and into December. But the Third Annual Festival of Lights at the Mayfield-Graves County Fairgrounds will be even more delightful with FNB Bank on board as the event’s title sponsor.

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Because the Annie Gardner Foundation was created with specific legal guidelines, its board of trustees must apply to a court of law for a court order to amend these guidelines. An example of that is when in 2007-2008, the foundation received legal authorization to assist the local Need Line/…

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Pilgrim’s updated how its Hometown Strong funds are being invested in Graves County to support the community’s future and help respond to needs resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.

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Special Called MISD meeting is Wednesday

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Rotary receives award

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The pandemic forced the cancelation of innumerable events and fundraisers last year in Graves County and Mayfield. Now with lightened restrictions and plenty of fresh air, an important tractor and truck pull event will roll back into the Mayfield Graves County Fairgrounds this Saturday.

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Graves County Coroner Brad Jones (right) was awarded the Advanced Coroner Certificate on April 22 at the Kentucky Coroners Conference held in Louisville. Jones has served 14 years as a Deputy Coroner, and a five-year term as Graves County Coroner. He is an active member of the Kentucky Coron…