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Wednesday, August 15, 2018  


Today In History

Today is Monday, Aug. 13, the 225th day of 2018. There are 140 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:

On August 13, 1961, East Germany sealed off the border between Berlin's eastern and western sectors before building a wall that would ... « more »

Froman seeks to stifle statements

Terry Froman

BY SHELLEY BYRNE sbyrne@mayfield-messenger.com
A man charged with a 2014 murder and kidnapping in Graves County hopes the court will suppress statements he made on the phone as he fled toward Ohio.
Graves Circuit Judge Tim Stark

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Brothers reuniting on college links

ERIC WALKER/The Mayfield Messenger
Collins Dodson (left) tees off during a tournament during his senior year at Mayfield High School. Dodson is returning to competitive golf after taking a year off and transferring to Kentucky Wesleyan College to play along side current KWC golfer Carter Dodson (right).

By ERIC WALKER ewalker@mayfield-messenger.com
For years, twin brothers Carter and Collins Dodson have played golf together. They were successful teammates at Mayfield High School in matches and tournaments, such as the All "A". . . more »

Mayfield war hero, brothers remembered

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Mayfield native James Jeff Garrott was a U.S. Army Air Force waist gunner on B-17 and B-24 heavy bombers in the China-Burma-India Theater where he earned a Distinguished Flying Cross and an Air Medal. Garrott is buried at Spence Chapel United Methodist Church cemetery in Graves County. His brotherS, Dan and M.C. Jr. are buried at Highland Park Cemetery in Mayfield and Murray Cemetery, respectively

DMSO: Risk versus benefit

DEAR DR. ROACH: What is your take on the benefits versus risks of DMSO? -- W.R. ANSWER: DMSO (dimethyl sulfoxide) has only one use approved by the Food and Drug Administration, in people with interstitial cystitis, where it is directly instilled into the . . . more »

August 2018