Paris Landing, TN – The field of 16 teams in the Skyhawk Classic at Paris Landing State Resort Park managed to beat the impending rain yesterday. The Murray State Racers men's team beat every team in the field, except for champion Central Arkansas. The Racers came in 2nd by eight strokes.
The Racers have two events left on the fall schedule with a Monday-Tuesday date at the Austin Peay Intercollegiate in Hopkinsville, and the Stetson University Invitational in DeLand, Florida.
Melber, KY – A Graves County man is dead after his mobile home caught fire. The man has yet to be identified, pending an autopsy this morning. The blaze happened yesterday afternoon in the Melber community. Emergency responders said when they arrived at the scene the structure was fully engulfed in flames. The Kentucky State Police and the State Fire Marshall are investigating the fire.
Paducah, KY – Swine flu vaccines are coming to western Kentucky this week. Purchase District Health Department Nursing Director Linda Cavitt says the department will receive nasal spray doses that will be given to high risk groups and health care professionals. Cavitt says each week Frankfort will ship more doses in both nasal spray and shot forms. By November, the department should begin holding swine flu clinics across the region.