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Society
4:12 pm
Tue June 5, 2012

Mayfield Man Receives 60 Year Army Service Pin

A Mayfield man living in a Graves County retirement center has been honored as the oldest Kentucky member of the Disabled American Veterans. John Baldree (102 in March) has received a 60-year service pin this weekend. 

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Election 2012
9:11 pm
Tue May 22, 2012

Whitaker wins 2nd district Democratic nomination

Mayfield pharmacist Kelly Whitaker is the Democratic candidate for the 2nd District State House seat after beating former Mayfield Mayor Arthur Byrn last night. 

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Politics
1:22 pm
Fri May 11, 2012

Kentucky 2nd District House Republican Candidates Speak on WKY Economic Growth

2nd District Representative candidate Richard Heath

Western Kentucky’s economic growth is a hot topic among the candidates for the 2nd district State Representative. At a public forum in Graves County last night, Republican candidate Patrick Fisher said stimulating business in the region is going to take both self-improvement and effective networking with outside businesses.

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Election 2012
10:43 am
Fri May 11, 2012

Kentucky 2nd District House Democrat Candidates Speak on Tax Reform

2nd District Representative candidate Kelly Whitaker

The four candidates for Kentucky’s 2nd District House seat presented their platforms in a public forum in Mayfield last night.  Democrat Kelly Whitaker spoke about how she would like to see Kentucky reform its tax code. Whitaker says the Commonwealth’s current system focuses on income and property taxes.

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Afternoon Update
3:44 pm
Thu May 10, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 5/10/12

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Today on NPR: The residents of Windsor, Ontario, say they're being invaded by an irritating sound that's emanating from outside Detroit. It's known as the "Windsor Hum" and, with U.S. officials claiming Americans can't hear it, no one seems to know who should be in charge of shutting it up.

In the Four Rivers Region:

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Politics
3:36 pm
Thu May 10, 2012

2nd District Political Forum

Candidates for Kentucky's second district house seat meet tonight at for a political forum in Mayfield. Democrats Arthur Byrn and Kelly Whitaker and Republicans Richard Heath and Patrick Fisher are vying for retiring Representative Fred Nesler's seat. The Mayfield Graves County Chamber of Commerce hosts the free event which begins at 5:00 at the Graves Schools' Performing Arts Center at 1107 Housman Street.

Afternoon Update
4:15 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 3/26/12

Facebook-Air Evac Page

A private air ambulance service, is establishing a base in Mayfield, Kentucky.

Healthcare Legislation:

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Health and Welfare
3:32 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

Mayfield to get Air Ambulance Base

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A private air ambulance service, is establishing a base in Mayfield, Kentucky. Air Evac Lifeteam  plans to open the base adjacent to the Jackson Purchase Medical Center in mid April. Officials say the post will employ between 12 and 15 people, and serve communities within a 70-mile radius of Mayfield. The subscription service operates with membership fees, providing free transport for members. 

Fatal Fire
8:42 am
Mon March 19, 2012

Early Morning Fire Proves Fatal

A Mayfield house fire early yesterday morning has left two people dead and one hospitalized. Police say there wasn't a working fire alarm in the home when the blaze began. 19-year-old Allison Burnett and 22 year-old Deven Trull died in the fire. Another man at the home was pulled out by neighbors and taken to Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville. His name has not yet been released and his condition is not known.

Culture
12:47 pm
Thu February 16, 2012

Purchase Players present “Oklahoma!”

The first musical written by Rodgers and Hammerstein tells the stories of love in the turn of the century, the adventures of cowboys, and the land of Oklahoma. Almost 70 years after “Oklahoma!” opened on Broadway, the Mayfield Purchase Players are opening their own production of it. Rose Krzton-Presson sat down with Director Samantha Doran and Music Director Justus Wright earlier this week to talk about their experiences putting this show together.

“Oklahoma!” plays in Mayfield this and next weekend.
Friday & Saturday - 7:00 PM
Sunday - 2:00 PM

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