Mrs. Phyllis Ann Hook, 79, of Murray
Services: Imes-Miller Funeral Home Chapel at 11:00 am, Friday; Burial to follow in the Marshall County Memory Gardens.
Mr. Terry Ann Sams, 62, of Benton
Services: Graveside at the Benton Cemetery at 11:00 am, Friday.
Mr. Jerry Wallace, 68, of Benton
Services: Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home Chapel at 2:00 pm, Friday; Burial to follow in the Dunn Cemetery. Elf Funeral Rites at 7:00 pm, Thursday at Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home in Benton.
Mrs. Esther Pearl Burnett, 90, of Benton
Services: Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home Chapel at 1:00 pm, Saturday; Burial to follow in the Benton Cemetery.
Mr. David Hurst, 65, of Calvert City
Services: Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home Chapel at 7:00 pm, Saturday.
Mr. John Edwin Ely, Jr., 71, of Cadiz
Services: Dyers Chapel United Methodist Church in Cadiz at 1:00 pm, Saturday, March 7.
Mrs. Marvina Oliver, 85, of Benton
Services: Incomplete at the Collier Funeral Home of Benton.
Mr. Ferd A. Greer, 93, of Almo
Services: Incomplete at the Collier Funeral Home of Benton.
The Murray State University Board of Regents will convene in Quarterly Session on Friday, February 27, at 8:00 am in the Jesse Stuart Room at Pogue Library on the main campus of Murray State University on the corner of 15th and Olive Streets.
Friday Night Fish Fry's at St. Henry Knights of Columbus Council #11453 on U.S. Hwy 68 East in Aurora on February 27 and March 6, 13, 20 & 27 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm each night. Admission is $9 for adults and $3 for children seven to 12 and six and under are free. Carry outs are available by calling (270) 474-8058.
Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church at 1950 Big Bear Hwy in Benton will have a Country Breakfast on Saturday, February 28, from 7:00 am to 9:00 am. Meals to go are available. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Chuck Wagon Gang, celebrating 75 years of Gospel Music, will perform at the Union Ridge Baptist Church at 1014 Union Ridge Road in Benton on Sunday, March 1, at 2:00 pm. Everyone is invited to this free event. For more information, call (270) 489-2244 or log-on to www.thechuckwagongang.net.
'Teen Tech Workshop: Robotics Class' will be at the Benton branch of the Marshall County Public Library at 1003 Poplar Street on Monday, March 2 and 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 email@example.com.
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, March 3, 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, March 3, 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.
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 March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; April 7, 14, 21, 28; May 5 and 12 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. For more information, call (270) 527-9969.
'Investing Your Money Wisely: A Lunch & Learn Program' at the Marshall County Public Library at 1003 Poplar Street in Benton on Wednesday, March 4, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. This a free seminar. Call ahead to RSVP at (270) 527-9939.
Jonathan Elementary School will have a Site-Based Decision Making Council meeting on Thursday, March 5, at 3:20 pm at the school at 9207 U.S. Hwy 68 East near Fairdealing. For more information, call (270) 354-6462.
'Party for a Purpose' at the Carson Center in Downtown Paducah on Thursday, March 5. It's a wine tasting and auction cuisine that begins at 6:00 pm. The event is for adults 21 and older. General admission is $60, a reserved seat is $100 and a reserved table for 10 is $1,000. To purchase tickets, call (270) 443-9932 or log-on to www.thecarsoncenter.org. Proceeds benefit the Carson Center's Class Acts Education Series for children and youth.
Pennyrile Children's Advocacy Center presents 'A Mardi Gras Gala' on Friday, March 6, beginning at 6:30 pm with a social hour at the James E. Bruce Convention Center at 303 Conference Center Drive in Hopkinsville. Enjoy a New Orleans style meal, silent auction and music. Dressy to formal attire is recommended. To RSVP, call (270) 881-1111.
Country Ham Breakfast at Maple Spring United Methodist Church on Saturday, March 7, from 6:30 am to 9:00 am. Admission is $4 for adults and $2 for children under 12. Net proceeds benefit UMC Children and Youth. The church is located at 9643 U.S. Hwy 68 East in Fairdealing.
The Calvert City Lions Club Annual Pancake Breakfast is Saturday, March 7, from 7:00 am to 11:00 am at the Calvert City Elementary School cafeteria on Hwy 95. Admission is $5. Proceeds will go to community service and eyesight preservation. For more information, call David Madison at (270) 556-9279.
Sharpe Elementary School will have a Site-Based Decision Making Council meeting on Thursday, March 12, 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.
Lucky Dam 5K @ Kentucky Lake on Saturday, March 14, at 4:30 pm. Registration is from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm on the day of the race at the Kentucky Dam Village State Park Green Circle in Gilbertsville. Pre-registration cost $25, cost the day of is $30. For more information, contact the Kentucky Lake Chamber of Commerce in Marshall County at (270) 527-3285.
'Bibbidi-Babbidi Book Bash' on Saturday, March 14, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Marshall County Public Library at 1003 Poplar Street in Benton. Dreamers of all ages are invited to join Ms. Beth for some Cinderella fun. For more information, call (270) 527-9969.
The Marshall County Public Library Young Adult Advisory Panel presents 'Story Time Live' on Saturday, March 28, at the Calvert Branch on West 5th Avenue at 10:00 am, the Benton Branch on Poplar Street at 1:00 pm, and the Hardin Branch on Murray Highway at 3:00 pm. Come meet Fancy Nancy, Pinkalicious, Pete the Cat and more. For more information, call (270) 527-9969.
Miss, Little Miss & Mr. Tater Day Pageant's will be Saturday, March 28, at the Benton Middle School Gymnasium starting at 11:00 am. Entry forms will be at the Marshall County Chamber of Commerce.
'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.
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.