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Saturday, December 15, 2018  


Today In History

Today is Friday, Dec. 14, the 348th day of 2018. There are 17 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:

On Dec. 14, 2012, a gunman with a semi-automatic rifle killed 20 first-graders and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in New ... « more »

New documentary features Fancy Farm

Elijah Smith of Fancy Farm (center) is producing a documentary on Fancy Farm and the annual St. Jerome Catholic Church picnic for the Western Kentucky University PBS station. He and Hannah Wilcutt of Louisville (left) and Reina Johnson of Graves County have conducted several interviews and hope the piece will air in the spring. Smith also hopes to syndicate it to Kentucky Educational Television.

BY SHELLEY BYRNE sbyrne@mayfield-messenger.com
A new documentary airing in the spring will focus on Fancy Farm and the community's annual picnic.
Elijah Smith, 21, of Fancy Farm is producing the film segment, which will either be

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Eagles look for defensive improvements after win

Ballard Memorial's Autumn Dowdy works the ball around the court by Graves County's Bailey Wilson in the first half of Thursday's Third District opener between the two teams. Graves won 68-20. ERIC WALKER/ The Mayfield Messenger

By ERIC WALKER ewalker@mayfield-messenger.com
Graves County led by 10 after the first eight minutes at home against Ballard Memorial Thursday night, 28-18. But those 18 were too many, in head coach Josh Frick's mind, given up by. . . more »

Bible readers

Photo courtesy of Apostolics of Mayfield church
Several members of the Apostolics of Mayfield church on West Tucker Road have been honored for reading their Bible through in a year, including Marjorie Williams (third from right), who has done so every year for 30 years. Others honored for their achievement include (left to right) Cindy Oliver, Holly Mohler, Carolyn Adams, Ralph Cook, Pastor John Oliver, Cora Stubblefield and Mickey Stubblefield.

New flu treatment: fewer doses, faster effectiveness

DEAR DR. ROACH: I read that a new drug, Xofluza, has been approved to treat flu. Is there something about it (if known) that might make it more useful than Tamiflu? -- D.C. ANSWER: Baloxavir (Xofluza) has just been approved by the Food and Drug Administ . . . more »

December 2018