Graves County

Graves County Schools

The U.S. Department of Education has named Graves County Central Elementary as a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School, for the school’s overall academic excellence.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Renowned author and Graves County native Bobbie Ann Mason discussed drawing from regional history in her stories to a packed audience Tuesday night at Murray State University. Mason was the featured speaker for the history department's inaugural Easley Lecture Series. 

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The annual Fancy Farm picnic and political speaking event takes place next week in far-west Kentucky’s Graves County.

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The Grim Reaper is visiting Graves County High School on Friday to remove students from class and lay them to rest.

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A dentist in Mayfield and another resident have been charged on felony counts related to drugs. Dr. Wesley Mills and David Clymer were charged this month with Class D felonies after a months-long investigation. 

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Kentucky’s state parks and recreational trails and facilities received more than two million dollars from Frankfort on Thursday, including 10 projects in far western Kentucky. 

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A new, private Christian university in far western Kentucky opens its doors for classes this month. Summit Christian University in Graves County is now accepting students for the spring semester beginning January 30.

Courtesy of WK&T

West Kentucky and Tennessee Telecommunications Cooperative (WK&T) is making a push to purchase the former Mid-Continent University in Mayfield and turn it into a technology park. 

Graves County Sheriff's Office

Graves County Sheriff's Office says a Hopkinsville truck driver is injured after being struck by a flying object, causing him to overturn his semi. 

Kentucky State Police

A judge has dismissed drug charges against a western Kentucky couple after ruling that evidence collected by state police was inadmissible. 

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