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Friday, June 22, 2018  


Today In History

Today is Thursday, June 21, the 172nd day of 2018. There are 193 days left in the year. Summer begins at 6:07 a.m. Eastern time.

Today's Highlight in History:

On June 21, 1788, the United States Constitution went into effect as New Hampshire became t ... « more »

Soybean growers to fight new tariffs that could hurt the $27 billion industry

TOM BERRY/The Mayfield Messenger
A Graves County soybean field prospers well under a hot June sun early this week at a farm on Central Road. However sales and profit on soybeans may struggle soon under an even hotter political sun because of a trade war between China and the U.S. that American Soybean Association vice president Davie Stephens of Wingo says will hurt growers.

BY TOM BERRY news@mayfield-messenger.com
Kentucky’s soybean growers are very busy this time of year, but not so busy that they aren’t nervous about new tariffs imposed by the Chinese on their crops Saturday in

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Workman to transfer to Kentucky Wesleyan


Mayfield graduate Nick Workman has announced he is transferring to Kentucky Wesleyan College to play football for the Panthers, along with some fellow former Cardinals teammates.
Workman tweeted Monday that he was tr. . . more »

Tourism Award

Photo courtesy of Mayfield-Graves County Tourism Commission
Mallory Myatt (second from left), a Graves County High School 2018 graduate, was awarded a $500 scholarship during a recent meeting of the Mayfield-Graves County Tourism Commission board of directors to further her education at Murray State University. Also awarded a scholarship was Jazlin Guerrero, a Mayfield High School graduate, (not pictured). Tourism board members pictured include (left to right) Mike Perkins, Rupert Holmes III, Alex Goodman, Tara Straub and Dana Heath.

Phantom itch is an international mystery

DEAR DR. ROACH: Two years ago, I spent a month in Havana, Cuba, to study Spanish. We were staying in a good hotel. Without warning, one morning they started the pest control, spraying the rooms with DDT. The substance was confirmed by our group leader. Our clo . . . more »

June 2018