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Sunday, February 25, 2018  


Today In History

Today is Saturday, Feb. 24, the 55th day of 2018. There are 310 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:

On Feb. 24, 1868, the U.S. House of Representatives impeached President Andrew Johnson by a vote of 126-47 following his attempted ... « more »

Parkway work leads to traffic mishaps

TOM BERRY/The Mayfield Messenger
The interchange where the southbound lanes of the Purchase Parkway connect to the U.S. 45 Bypass is causing confusion for drivers -- particularly drivers of large trucks -- that has resulted in at least 15 semi trucks getting hung up at the bottom of a ramp in the last month as they try to turn around. Signs reading "Parkway Stay Straight" are supposed to help, but apparently drivers are still having a hard time determining whether the left or right lane at the curving interchange is "straight." The parkway continues south to Fulton in the left lane along the yellow and white lines. The U.S. 45 Bypass exit, Exit 21, is to the right between the barrels.

BY SHELLEY BYRNE sbyrne@mayfield-messenger.com
With at least 15 tractor-trailer rig mishaps in the past month, Graves County deputy sheriffs are well aware of the problems at the new Purchase Parkway/U.S. 45 Bypass interchange,

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Region tourney time

JOSEPH "PEE WEE" PETTY/The Mayfield Messenger
The All-Tournament Girls Team members from the Third District tournament held earlier this week pose at Ballard Memorial High School. They include Mayfield's Emily Holmes (from left) and Kyler Henson; Ballard Memorial's Madison Calvin and Leah Shelley; and Graves County's Lyndi Qualls, Raychel Mathis and Danielle Waggoner.

MURRAY -- The field is set and competition begins Monday night for the First Region girls and boys tournaments at Murray State University's CFSB Center.
The goal to reach this level is only part of the overall picture for the. . . more »

Ribbon cutting at Turner Title & Escrow

Photo courtesy of Mayfield/Graves County Chamber of Commerce
The Mayfield Graves County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting Wednesday to celebrate the opening of Turner Land Title & Escrow Services at 1104 Paris Road. The business is located on the third floor in Room 300. The owners, Libby Turner (right) and Connie Turner (left) have over 50 years of combined experience in the real estate and title industry and contribute their success to exceptional customer service, honesty and hard work. The duo is licensed through the American Land Title Association and other professional organizations. For more information about Turner Land & Title, call the business at 270-416-1266.

'Fracture disease' diagnosis needs a better explanation

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 63-year-old female who broke her wrist back in June. There were three fractures involving both the radius and the ulna. Surgery was required, with two metal plates installed. After nearly six months of occupational and physical therapy, . . . more »

February 2018