Mrs. Tina L. Morre, 84, of Gilbertsville
Services: Collier Funeral Home Chapel at 7:00 pm, Tuesday.
Mr. Raymond 'Buddy' Hewitt, 87, of Murray
Services: First United Methodist Church of Murray at 6:00 pm, Friday, June 5.
The Marshall County Board of Education is now accepting registration for kindergarten students for the 2015-16 school year. Any child who is five years of age, or who may become five years of age by October 1, 2015 may enter the kindergarten program for the 2015-16 school year. The following information is needed when you contact the elementary school in your district: name of child, parents name, phone number, birth date, child's social security number and 911 address. For more information, call (270) 527-8628.
The annual Memorial Day Ceremony at the Veterans Honor Plaza at Mike Miller Park on U.S. 68 West in Draffenville will be Monday, May 25, at 11:00 am. Emcee is State Sen. Danny Carroll with the keynote speaker being Colonel Daub. Everyone is invited.
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, May 26, from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm. To schedule an appointment, call (270) 247-2455 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Carol Livingston will be at the Paducah VA Clinic at 2620 Perkins Creek Dr. on Tuesday, May 26, from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm. To schedule an appointment, call (270) 444-8465, ext. 53239 or e-mail email@example.com. This is a free service for all veterans and walk-ins are welcome.
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. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Diabetes Self-Management Education Class on Wednesday, May 27, and Thursday, May 28 from 8:00 am to noon each day at the Marshall County Health Department at 267 Slickback Road in Benton. The event is free, and lunch will be provided, but you must RSVP by calling (270) 252-2712 or e-mailing email@example.com.
The 2015 Benton Cruise-In returns on Saturday, 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.
Children's Day on the Farm at Land between the Lakes National Recreation Area's Homeplace 1880s Farm will be Saturday, May 30, from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Admission is $5 ages 13 and up, $3 ages 5-12 and children 4 and under are free. Children will learn the importance of doing chores on an 1850s farm. For more information, log-on to www.landbetweenthelakes.us or call (270) 924-2000.
Cruise & Crafts on Saturday, May 30, from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at 120 East 12th Street in Benton (Republican Party Headquarters). There will be handmade crafts featuring: art work, embroidery, woodwork, purses, soaps, barnwood, wreaths crocheted items, jewelry, honey, denim crafts, blended oils and much more. This is a fundraiser for the Pat & Bobby Cole Scholarship Fund for senior girls attending high school in Marshall County.
Jonathan Elementary School will have a Site-Based Decision Making Council meeting on Thursday, June 4, at 3:20 pm at the school at 9207 U.S. Hwy 68 East near Fairdealing. For more information, call (270) 354-6462.
The Aurora Community Park at 16191 U.S. Hwy 68 East in Hardin will host the 400 Mile Yard Sale on June 4, 5, 6 & 7. Sale times are 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Thursday-Saturday. Sale time for Sunday is 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. To set up a booth, call (270) 354-8467. The price is $10 per day or $35 for all four days. Pavilion spaces are $40. Food vendors are $30 per day. Overnight camping is available for $15. Electricity is included.
The Deputy Roger Lynch Memorial Scholarship Fund is hosting an inaugural 5K Run/2 Mile Walk on Saturday, June 6, at the Livingston County Fairgrounds in Smithland. Registration starts at 7:00 am with the race at 8:00 am. Proceeds will benefit the scholarship fund. Early registration is $20, with a guaranteed shirt, or $25 the day of the event. Make checks payable to The Roger Lynch Memorial Scholarship Fund and mail to 823 Dunlap Road, Tiline, KY 42083.
In honor of National Trails Day, LBL invites the public to help with general trail maintenance on the Central Hardwoods Scenic Trail on Saturday, June 6, from 8:30 am to noon. You will meet at the Golden Pond Visitors Center and will need to bring lunch, water bottles and wear appropriate outdoor clothing. For more information, call (800) 455-5897, (270) 924-2007 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The LBL/TVA 15th Annual Reunion for all former employees will be Saturday, June 6, at 4:00 pm at the Fenton Pavilion in LBL near the Eggner's Ferry Bridge off U.S. Hwy 68/80. Bring some of your favorite food, lawn chairs and old photos. Provided will be paper goods, plastic ware and drinks. For more information, call Barbara Futrell at (270) 522-6851 or e-mail email@example.com.
The Aurora-Ross Fire Department Auxiliary will host a spaghetti dinner on Saturday, June 6, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the station on Hwy 402 (Old 80). Admission is $6 for adults and $3 for children under 12. For more information, call Audrey Boyan at (270) 906-5515.
'Everest: Conquering Challenges With God's Mighty Power' Vacation Bible School at New Bethel Baptist Church at 4045 Mayfield Hwy between Benton and Harvey. The VBS will be Sunday, June 7-Thursday, June 11, from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm each night. The VBS is open to two years old through 5th grade. For more information, call (270) 527-3787 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sharpe Elementary School will have a Site-Based Decision Making Council meeting on Thursday, June 11, 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.
Bluegrass on the Square returns to the Benton Court Square on June 26, at 6:30 pm. Featured will be The McKendrees and Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers. Admission is a canned good or monetary donation to the Marshall County Caring Needline.