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Mrs. Kathleen Louise Dupuis, 79, of Mesa, Ariz. (Formerly of Murray) Services: Graveside at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West in Hopkinsville at 2:00 pm, Thursday.

Mr. Donald Cleaver, 75, of Benton
Services: Incomplete at the Collier Funeral Home of Benton.
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Central Elementary School will have a Site-Based Election on April 21 & 22 from 7:30 am to 8:00 am, and 7:30 am to 7:00 pm on April 23. The school is located on Jim Goheen Drive in Draffenville.

If you are a veteran in need of help filing claims for state or federal benefits, then help is available. Ron McClure will be at the VA Clinic at 1253 Paris Rd. in Mayfield on Tuesday, April 21, from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm. To schedule an appointment, call (270) 247-2455 or e-mail ronald.mcclure@ky.gov. Carol Livingston will be at the Paducah VA Clinic at 2620 Perkins Creek Dr. on Tuesday, April 21, from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm. To schedule an appointment, call (270) 444-8465, ext. 53239 or e-mail carol.livingston@ky.gov. This is a free service for all veterans and walk-ins are welcome.

Get Hooked on Science at the Marshall County Public Library on Hwy 95 in Calvert City as part of Jason Lindsey's and Ms. Haley's After-School Program on Tuesday April 21, 28; May 5 and 12 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. For more information, call (270) 527-9969 or e-mail tblackwell@marshallcolibrary.org.

'Get Crafty: Wreath Workshop' at the Benton branch of the Marshall County Public Library at 1003 Poplar Street on Wednesday, April 22, from 10:00 am to noon. Kevin Linder from Trees n' Trends will demonstrate how to make your very own spring wreath. Please bring $5 for supplies. To pre-register, call (270) 527-9969 or e-mail jwaldrop@marshallcolibrary.org.

'The Patterns of Distinction - Security Matters' conference returns to the Curris Center on the campus of Murray State University (located on Chestnut Street) on Thursday, April 23, from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm. Register online at www.podsecuritymatters.com.

Sharpe Elementary School will have a Site-Based Decision Making Council meeting on Thursday, April 23, at 3:45 pm in the school library. The school is located on U.S. Hwy 68 West near the Marshall-McCracken County line. For more information, call (270) 898-2852.

Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church will serve their Country Breakfast on Saturday, April 25, from 7:00 am to 9:00 am, at the church located at 1950 Big Bear Highway in Benton. Proceeds benefit community outreach programs. For more information, e-mail csladcik@hotmail.com.

Calvert City VFW Post 5739's Ladies Auxiliary will be having a breakfast on Saturday, April 2, from 7:00 am to 9:00 am to raise donations for the Post and is open to the public. The cost is $5. They are located at 68 Veterans Way, just off Hwy 95 in Calvert City.

Aurora's 8th annual 'Time to Shine' Car Show will be Saturday, April 25, from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm at the Aurora Community Park. Entertainment will include a hula hoop contest, trivia, games, food, door prizes, music, dash plaques and special awards by special guests. All donations go to a local charity. For more information, call Bonnie at (270) 354-8467 or (270) 205-1501.

The Teen Creative Workshop will take place on Saturday, April 25, at the Marshall County Public Library on Hwy 95/5th Avenue in Calvert City, from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. The program is free to students in grades 7-12. To pre-register, call (270) 527-9969, ext. 228, or e-mail tblackwell@marshallcolibrary.org.

The 2015 Benton Cruise-In returns on Saturday, April 25, May 30, June 27, August 29 and September 26, from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on the Benton Court Square. Live music, kids choice awards, 50/50 giveaway, goody bags, pin-up dolls, valve cover track and more. Registration of your hot-rod is free with a canned good donation to Marcella's Kitchen and/or Marshall County Needline.

Free Gospel & Bluegrass Concert featuring The McKendrees on Sunday, April 26, at 2:00 pm at Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church at 1950 Big Bear Highway in Benton.

Central Elementary School, on Jim Goheen Drive in Draffenville, will have a Site-Based Decision Making Council meeting on Monday, April 27, at 4:00 pm.

'Get Your Oil On: Informational Meeting About Essential Oils' will be Monday, April 27, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the Benton branch of the Marshall County Public Library at 1003 Poplar Street. What are they? Who uses them? How do you use them? Where do they come from? For more information, call (270) 527-9969 or e-mail tblackwell@marshallcolibrary.org.

Adult Computer Classes are coming to the Marshall County Public Library at 1003 Poplar Street in Benton on Tuesday's and Wednesday's, from 10:00 am until noon each day. Social Media Class on Tuesday, April 28; Intro to Computers on Wednesday, April 29; Cyber-Security Class on Tuesday, May 26; Intro to Computers on Wednesday, May 27; Apple Computer Class on Tuesday, June 23; Intro to Computers on Wednesday, June 24; Office Apps Class on Tuesday, July 28; Intro to Computers on Wednesday, July 29; Social Media Class on Tuesday, August 25; Intro to Computers on Wednesday, August 26. Pre-registration is required by calling (270) 527-9969 or e-mailing tblackwell@marshallcolibrary.org.

First Responder & Safety Training on Tuesday, April 28, at Benton First Baptist Church at 910 Main Street. The webinar begins at 6:00 pm, with registration from 5:30 pm to 6:00 pm. Parents, law enforcement, firefighters, 911 centers, emergency medical services, hospital emergency staff, search and rescue personnel, judicial system, teachers and administrators are invited. For more information, call Tina Gray at Marshall County Schools at (270) 527-1040, (270) 527-0796 or e-mail tina.gray@marshall.kyschools.us.

The Paducah Electrical Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers will be accepting applications for apprenticeship on Friday, May 1, between 8:00 am to 6:00 pm at the Paducah Electrical J.A.T.C Office at 2110 Shade Tree Drive. You must be 17, a high school graduate or have your GED, and one full credit of Algebra I. For more information, call (270) 575-9646.

The birth of Murray's first Community Kitchen, "Soup 4 The Soul" will happen May 1. The kitchen is located at 411 Maple Street in Murray in the old Ward Elkins building. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. For more info, or to volunteer/donate, call Debbie Smith at (270) 293-3548, e-mail info@soup4thesoul.org or mail P.O. Box 1001 Murray, KY 42071.

The 3rd Annual Gentry House Derby Party will be Saturday, May 2, from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Murray Banquet Center at 926 South 12th Street. Tickets can be purchased online at www.gentryhouse.org or call (270) 761-6802. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door.

The Kids Against Hunger Candidate Cook-Off will be Saturday, May 2, from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at 321 Main Street in Benton. All seven candidates for Marshall County Judge-Executive will create their own meal, and individuals will vote for the best. The cost is $10 per person, which feeds 40 malnourished children.

The Aurora-Ross Fire Department Auxiliary will be hosting a ham and bean dinner on Saturday, May 2, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the fire department on U.S. 68 East. Admission is $6 for adults and $3 for children under 10. For more information, call Audrey at (270) 906-5515.

'Teen Tech Workshop: Robotics Class' will be at the Benton branch of the Marshall County Public Library at 1003 Poplar Street on Monday, May 4 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm each day. Classes open to grades 7-12. For more information, or to sign-up, call (270) 527-9939 or e-mail tblackwell@marshallcolibrary.org.

An AARP Safe Driving Class will be held May 6 from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm at the MCCH Center for Health and Wellness. Learn proven safety strategies to maintain confidence behind the wheel. Seniors 50+ who take the class are eligible for a discount on their auto insurance premium for up to 3 years – Kentucky insurances must offer a discount to all who complete the class. Pre-registration is required and the class size is limited. AARP members may register at a discounted rate. For more information on cost and age requirements or to register, call (270) 762-1348 or come to the front desk at the Center for Health and Wellness.

Jonathan Elementary School will have a Site-Based Decision Making Council meeting on Thursday, May 7, at 3:20 pm at the school at 9207 U.S. Hwy 68 East near Fairdealing. For more information, call (270) 354-6462.