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Thursday, January 18, 2018  


Today In History

Today is Wednesday, Jan. 17, the 17th day of 2018. There are 348 days left in the year.

Today's Highlights in History:

On Jan. 17, 1893, Hawaii's monarchy was overthrown as a group of businessmen and sugar planters forced Queen Lili'uokalani (lee-LEE ... « more »

Winter descends with snow, ice

Photo by Steven Elder
Jessica Hart sleds with her children near Maplewood Cemetery on Saturday. Several children and parents tackled the steep hill on sleds, toboggans and intertubes.

BY SHELLEY BYRNE sbyrne@mayfield-messenger.com
Snow removal crews are working their hardest but haven't been able to keep up with Mother Nature, said Eric Thompson, road supervisor at the Graves County Road Department.
"Right now

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UPDATE: Icy conditions freeze Superman Classic, Graves vs. Massac for another day

Messenger file photo
The updated bracket for the Superman Classic at Massac County High School.

It turned out kryptonite isn't the only thing that can put a stop to Superman. Snow and ice can do a number on the Man of Steel, too.
This week's winter weather postponed the start of the Superman Classic basketball tou. . . more »

Gibson's Auto destroyed by fire, will be rebuilt

MIKE CLARK/The Mayfield Messenger
Gibson's Auto and Wrecker Service was partially destroyed by fire on Monday in a blaze the owner Charles Gibson said started in the office. Gibson plans to rebuild.

Females experience thinning hair, too

DEAR DR. ROACH: After a diagnosis of low thyroid levels, my formerly long, thick hair has thinned out. I'd say 50 to 60 percent over the years since menopause (I am 78). It is especially thin from the front to the middle of my head. All I have found to help my . . . more »

January 2018