Mayfield

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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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Mayfield’s mayor says the first liquor store in the city’s history is set to open Tuesday. Residents voted last June to allow alcohol sales within city limits.

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An automotive company in far western Kentucky is expanding its operation and adding 100 jobs in a $26 million investment. 

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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. 

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A Mayfield chiropractor accused of sexually abusing his patients and employees has pleaded not guilty.

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At least two people have reported finding worms in food from McDonald's restaurants in Mayfield and Draffenville. 

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Now that Mayfield residents have voted to allow alcohol sales within city limits, those interested in establishing a liquor store have to wait 60 days before they can apply for a license.

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UPDATE: 7:00 p.m.

Mayfield residents voted Tuesday to allow alcohol sales within city limits. The "yes" votes numbered 1,356, while 968 city voters cast "no" votes, according to Graves County Clerk Barry Kennemore. That's a 58-42 percent margin.

The referendum generated a 37.5 percent voter turnout among Mayfield's nearly 6,200 registered voters.

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Two Mayfield police officers who were recently suspended without pay have resigned.

Mayor Teresa Rochetti-Cantrell said in a news release that Maj. Shannon Keller resigned on Monday after having been accused of violating department regulations. 

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Update Friday afternoon: The Graves County Sheriff's Office says the real identity of the methamphetamine supplier is Jose A. Garcia-Orinia. He had previously given the officers an alias.

He has now also been charged with Giving an Officer a False Name, 2 counts of Theft of Identity and Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument 1st Degree. He's being held at the Graves County Detention Center with a $250,000 cash bond.

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