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Wednesday, November 21, 2018  


Today In History

Today is Tuesday, Nov. 20, the 324th day of 2018. There are 41 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:

On Nov. 20, 1945, 22 former Nazi officials went on trial before an international war crimes tribunal in Nuremberg, Germany. (Almost a ... « more »

Council: Ballpark lighting, building inspector needed

SHELLEY BYRNE/The Mayfield Messenger
Graves County Economic Development President Ryan Drane (right) addresses the Mayfield City Council on Monday evening. Drane noted that four project developers have expressed concern to him about the lack of a city-employed Level 3 building inspector delaying their projects. He also updated the council on new business announcements, programs in which students and school leaders interact with local business and industry leaders and local job availability.

BY SHELLEY BYRNE sbyrne@mayfield-messenger.com
The need for a highly qualified building inspector and for new lighting at the Mayfield/Graves County Ballparks took up much of the discussion at Monday's Mayfield City Council

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Mayfield knocking at door for state shot

JOSEPH "PEE WEE" PETTY/The Mayfield Messenger
Mayfield junior back Markeacio Jackson takes the handoff from quarterback Connor Guthrie and shrugs off a Murray player for a 1-yard touchdown last week. Jackson added another 1-yarder in the Cardinals' 57-13 regional 2A win.

By ERIC WALKER ewalker@mayfield-messenger.com
Last week, Mayfield played one of its best games of the season - scoring via offense, defense and special teams - to claim the First Region 2A trophy and advance to this week's state. . . more »

Cardinal champs

JOSEPH “PEE WEE” PETTY/The Mayfield Messenger
Members of the Mayfield Cardinal's football team celebrate their 2018 First Region 2A championship after defeating Murray High School Tigers Friday, 57-13. The Cardinals advance to this Friday's state 2A semifinal at Walton-Verona.

Flu shot's influence on possible dementia is good, not bad

DEAR DR. ROACH: I've read mixed reviews as to whether the flu shot can contribute to Alzheimer's disease. I'm anxious to see your input. -- J.W. ANSWER: There is no reliable evidence, nor any good biological plausibility, that influenza vaccination increa . . . more »

November 2018