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Friday, March 23, 2018  


Today In History

Today is Thursday, March 22, the 81st day of 2018. There are 284 days left in the year.

Today's Highlights in History:

On March 22, 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson announced that Gen. William C. Westmoreland, the commander of American forces in Vie ... « more »

Planning board agrees to lease Blue Building for 25 years, rent-free

SHELLEY BYRNE/The Mayfield Messenger
John Poole, Mayfield director of planning and community development, hands out a proposed lease agreement for the indoor athletic facility on North 15th Street commonly called the Blue Building during a Mayfield/Graves County Parks & Recreation Board meeting on Wednesday. The board agreed to lease the building to Dan & Dave's Sports Quest.

BY SHELLEY BYRNE sbyrne@mayfield-messenger.com
Two businessmen will receive free rent for the next 25 years in return for them developing an indoor athletics facility and taking over maintenance, repairs and utilities costs at a

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Early Mayfield defense, runs keep Comets at bay

JOSEPH "PEE WEE" PETTY/The Mayfield Messenger
Mayfield first baseman Dominic Thomas snags a throw to easily beat out Carlisle County's Davin McGee Thursday. While the Cardinals edged the Comets 5-4 in hits, it was defense that shut down the visitors for a 3-0 Redbird win.

Messenger Staff Report
Mayfield got a pair of runs on the scoreboard early and shut down visiting Carlisle County Thursday, 3-0, to get the 2018 baseball season started on a solid note.
In the first inning, Connor Guthrie drilled. . . more »

Wheeler donation

TOM BERRY/The Mayfield Messenger
Bonnie McMillian (third from left), president of the J.L. & Miyoko Wheeler Foundation, provided donations to Mayfield/Graves County charities recently at the Mayfield/Graves County Need Line and Food Pantry office. The contributions went to Need Line, Graves County CASA, the Graves Medical Clinic and the Mayfield Graves County Animal Shelter, among others. The charity, which was begun in 2008 as an effort by the Wheelers to help stamp out child abuse, has donated tens of thousands of dollars since 2014 in Mayfield, Murray and Paducah.

'Fracture disease' diagnosis needs a better explanation

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 63-year-old female who broke her wrist back in June. There were three fractures involving both the radius and the ulna. Surgery was required, with two metal plates installed. After nearly six months of occupational and physical therapy, . . . more »

March 2018