Family practitioner Dr. Dale Jones announced recently that he will be closing his medical practice at the end of business on June 26, 2020.

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Deputies were called to the scene of a vehicle vs. cow accident on Ky. 303 Thursday night.

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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Graves County Sheriff’s deputies and Wingo Volunteer Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire Wednesday that totally destroyed a pickup truck.

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Kentucky does not have the best track record when it comes to health. We come close to leading the nation in all the wrong things — particularly chronic illnesses like diabetes, heart disease, obesity. Lifestyle choices contribute to the prevalence of diseases, but access to quality medical …

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Homes around Kess Creek or ponds, streams or lakes can be visited by your typical wildlife guests like frogs, raccoons and snakes — YIKES! — but John and Marilyn Marshall of Mayfield got a front porch visit Saturday morning that wasn’t delivering mail or selling cookies.

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Graves County voters who wish to vote in-person for the primary election on June 23 will have the opportunity at Graves County High School, according to County Clerk Kim Gills.

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Tree on Wright Street catches fire

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PADUCAH — West Kentucky Community and Technical College announced more than 1,100 students who were conditionally eligible to receive one or more associate degrees, diplomas or certificates during Spring 2020.

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PADUCAH — A Paducah man was charged with driving under influence for the second time this week after his car allegedly ran a red light and hit a Paducah Area Transit System bus broadside Thursday morning, Paducah police reported.

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I felt like I had located a treasure when I found a 1950’s Graves County Homemakers cookbook. It belonged to my Grandmother Jones, who was a homemaker during this time period. I actually recognize some of the names, but not many.

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A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to establish a work zone along a section of Ky. 1485/Bellville Road in southern Graves County starting Monday.

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“It’s a little bit different this year, but it’s still exciting because a student just won a car,” said Larry Seay of Seay Motors. “We’re super excited for Dylan Lindsey of Graves County High School and all the people that were entered in the drawing. They had perfect attendance (for at leas…

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Tracy Elder with Broadway Flowers & Gifts ties a green ribbon around a tree on the Graves County Courthouse lawn Friday. The ribbons are in support of those dealing with the COVID-19 coronavirus. Elder is also selling green bows with proceeds going to the Mayfield/Graves County Chamber o…

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

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On May 15, at approximately 2:15 p.m., deputies were dispatched to the Dollar General at 3465 State Route 303. Upon arrival Sergeant Dale Mason made contact with a female from the Dallas, Texas area that had reported her new iPhone 11 Max Pro stolen from inside the store. Video from the stor…

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Stage Stores Inc. announced last Sunday that it has filed voluntary petitions under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division.

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MURRAY — Murray State University has announced its Dean’s List recipients for the spring 2020 semester. The list recognizes the academic accomplishments of the University’s undergraduate students.

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Mayfield School Board meets Monday

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Monday night’s Mayfield City Council meeting saw the first reading of the budget for Fiscal Year 2020-21 pass with an increase of $758,000. Mayfield City Clerk Tamie Johnson said this is close to average since the budget fluctuates every year.

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

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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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Mayfield City Council members passed the first reading of the budget for Fiscal Year 2020-21. The next reading will be in June when, if passed, it will be officially adopted.

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It’s time for the majority of hemp producers to start planting their 2020 crop, but many of them are doing so with much uncertainty for what the coming growing season holds in terms of prices, contracts and crop quality.

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The monthly senior citizens commodities distribution will be held Friday, May 15, from 8-10 a.m. at the Mayfield-Graves County Needline and Food Pantry, located at 429 S. Ninth St.

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The Graves County Clerk’s office will staff its office Thursday for mail, phone and online needs after it had closed last week due to positive coronavirus cases of three employees.

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FRANKFORT — The Kentucky Agricultural Finance Corporation approved more than $260,000 for two agricultural loans that will bring needed investment and infrastructure as the commonwealth looks to restart the economy safely while fighting the novel coronavirus COVID-19.

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A local poultry processing company has committed to protecting its workforce from the potential spread of COVID-19 in all its facilities.

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Mayfield City officials will convene for their monthly city council meeting Monday via Facebook Live to vote on the annual budget for Fiscal Year 2020-21. The meeting will also include an ordinance amending the budget for 2019-20.

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

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Faith, family and friends are three things Kevin Curtsinger valued, Kim Dublin said. And all three were bound within a sense of community.

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Alzheimer’s group temporarily suspending meetings

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Alzheimer’s group temporarily suspending meetingsThe Mayfield/Graves County Alzheimer’s Support Group has been advised to suspend all support groups until further notice. Please call Joe Evanko at 270-564-4498 or Sue Adams at 270-247-7959 with any questions.

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Independence Bank recently awarded $185,400 in scholarships to students from their 12-county service area. These scholarships are part of a program that started in 2001 and has grown to encompass over $1 million in funds given to local students.

Gov. Andy Beshear is planning a slow open of Kentucky this month. Businesses across the state will soon be re-opening their doors to a mass of customers eager to get out of the house, even if still heavily restricted.

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

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With gradual reopenings in the works for Kentucky as the coronavirus pandemic continues, governmental offices are hoping — and preparing — to reopen soon, as well.

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In spite of the coronavirus pandemic, plans are rolling along for the annual St. Jerome Fancy Farm Picnic, including the recognition of Graves Countians through the Pioneer Awards.

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WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced Thursday that housing authorities in more than 100 Kentucky communities will receive $12,596,159 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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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.