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Mrs. Deborah R. Diamond, 57, of Benton
Services: Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home Chapel at 11:00 am, Wednesday; Burial to follow in the Bethel Cemetery.

Mrs. Mary Ellen Turner, 70, of Murray
Services: J.H. Churchill Funeral Home Chapel at 11:00 am, Wednesday; Burial to follow in the Murray City Cemetery.

Mrs. Joann Lents Evans, 78, of Benton
Services: Collier Funeral Home Chapel at 11:00 am, Thursday; Burial to follow in the Benton Cemetery.

Mr. John T. Evans, 87, of Gilbertsville
Services: Incomplete at the Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home of Benton.

Mr. Stephen Ray Hammonds, 42, of Grand Rivers
Services: Incomplete at the Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home of Benton.

Mr. Billy Max Erwin, 83, of Hazel
Services: Incomplete at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home of Murray.
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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 Wednesday, September 3, 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 Wednesday, September 3, 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.

Jonathan Elementary School at 9207 U.S. Hwy 68 East in Fairdealing will have a Site-Based Decision Making Council meeting on Thursday, September 4, at 3:20 pm. For more info, call (270) 354-6462.

Turkey Shoots at William A. Doyle Post 236 at 25 Little John Lane in Calvert City will run each Friday night from September 5 through November 28, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm for each shoot. For more info, call David Green at (270) 556-7415.

Country Ham Breakfast at the Maple Spring United Methodist Church at 9643 U.S. Hwy 68 East in Fairdealing on Saturday, September 6, from 6:30 am to 9:00 am. Net proceeds benefit the New To You Crisis Fund. Adults are $4, children under 12 are $2.

The Fairdealing-Olive Fire Department will have an Open House on Saturday, September 6, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the station at 8045 U.S. Hwy 68 East in Fairdealing. If you would like to make a food/prize donation, or find out more information by calling (270) 703-9410. All profits will benefit a area family in need.

New Covenant Christian Academy in Hardin will have a birthday benefit concert on Saturday, September 6, at 2:00 pm at Community Christian Church at 1201 South 16th Street in Murray. Admission is $10 per person or $25 per family. Birthday cake will be served during this classic rock concert.

The Aurora-Ross Fire Department Auxiliary will have an "All-You-Can-Eat" Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, September 6, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the station on Hwy 408 East in Benton. Admission is $6 for adults and $3 for children ages 4-10. Carry outs are available.

Mom & Son Game Night at the Marshall County Children Arts Center on East 12th Street in Benton will be Saturday, September 6, at 6:00 pm. The cost is $25 per couple. Buy your tickets at any Marshall County Library or call (270) 703-2717.

"PB&J Sunday" at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Marshall County on Sunday, September 7. Bring grocery items to be donated to the Marshall County Needline.

New Harmony Baptist Church Homecoming will be Sunday, September 7, at 10:00 am. Bro. Willis Henson will be the guest speaker. Special music will be Sons of the Father from West Frankfort, IL. The church is located at 4817 Symsonia Hwy in Benton. For more info, call Melissa Byars (270) 527-3811.

Sharpe Elementary School will have a Site-Based Decision Making Council Meeting on Thursday, September 11, at 3:45 pm at the school. For more info, call (270) 898-2852.

West Kentucky Stroke Camp will be September 12-14 at Lake Barkley Convention Center at 3500 State Park Road in Cadiz. The cost is $50 for a Calloway County resident and $100 for those outside Calloway. Call (270) 293-9442 or log-on to www.mcchendowment.org.

Community Country Breakfast at the St. Matthew by the Lake Lutheran Church on Saturday, September 13, from 7:00 am to 9:00 am. The church is located at 3966 U.S. Hwy 641 North in Draffenville. Admission is $5 for adults and $2.50 for children under 12.

The Marshall County Color for the Paws Color Run at Mike Miller Park on U.S. 68 in Draffenville will be on Saturday, September 13. For more info, log-on to www.mcfamilyweek.com.

The 39th Annual "Ricky Cunningham Memorial Fish Fry" to benefit the Oak Level Cemetery will be Saturday, September 13, at 5:00 pm at the Oak Level United Methodist Church's Fellowship Hall in Benton.

The North Marshall Class of 1956 will have a reunion on Saturday, September 13, at Miss Scarlett's Restaurant in Grand Rivers off of I-24-Exit 31. Meet and Greet at 5:30 pm with dinner at 6:00 pm. For more info, call Robert Hall at (270) 395-4291.

"The Bible and the Mass" at St. Henry's Catholic Church at 16097 U.S. Hwy 68 East in Aurora begins September 14 through October 26, from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm each Sunday, presented by Joshua T. Woodaz. Registration is $10 for the workbook. For more info, call (270) 474-8058.

Marshall County C.E.R.T, presented by the Marshall County Emergency Management, will be Monday, September 15, at 6:00 pm at the Joe Creason Community Building on Main Street in Benton (on the hill at H.H. Lovett Park). It's free to attend and all are invited. For more info, call (270) 527-4739.

The Needline Golf Scramble at the Murray Country Club will be September 19. For more information, or for a entry form, call Kevin Holcomb at (270) 762-0068, the Pro Shop at (270) 753-9430 or e-mail bookofmurraycc@murray-ky.net.

The National Weather Service will hold an Open House on Saturday, September 20, at the office at 8250 Hinkleville Road in Paducah from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. For more info, log-on to http://ow.ly/A58FY or call Rick Shanklin at (270) 744-6440 ext. 726. Everyone is invited to this free event.

Kentucky State Police Post 1 will host the 2014 "Scott Lathram Memorial & Trooper Island" Golf Tournament on Thursday, September 25, at Lake Barkley State Resort Park in Cadiz. Shotgun start at 10:00 am. The entry fee is $60 per person and the tournament will be a four-person team scramble. Make checks payable to "Trooper Island Golf Tournament." For more info, call (270) 856-3721 or e-mail dennis.thomas@ky.gov or heather.carr@ky.gov.

West Kentucky Community & Technical College will be hosting seminars for area business owners at the Emerging Technology Center, Room 140, on Alben Barkley Drive in Paducah. Classes are $35 each. On September 25, Videography, Photography and Graphic Design. To register, call (270) 534-3325 or log-on to http://ws.kctcs.edu/westkentucky/course/course.aspx?C=579&pc=5&mc-&sc=.

Miss Generations Pageant & Silent Auction at Trace Creek Baptist Church Family Life Center in Mayfield will take place on Saturday, October 18, at 2:00 pm. Girls ages zero to 20 may enter. Download application by logging-on to http://www.generations.org or http://www.facebook.com/GenerationsofMayfield. Mail applications to Generations, P.O. Box 933, Mayfield, KY 42066. For more info, call (270) 247-1311 or e-mail mplatt.generationsofky@gmail.com.