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Mr. Michael D. McCoy, 66, of Murray
Services: J.H. Churchill Funeral Home Chapel at 2:00 pm, Thursday; Burial to follow in the Wallace Cemetery.

Mrs. Karen Colleen 'Fish' Barlow, 63, of Calvert City
Services: Collier Funeral Home Chapel at 6:00 pm, Thursday.

Mr. Clifford Earl Schuett, 63, of Gilbertsville
Services: Collier Funeral Home Chapel at 3:30 pm, Saturday, with Military Honors to follow.

Mrs. Wanda June Cunningham, 70, of Dexter
Services: Incomplete at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home of Murray.

Mr. Carlon E. Cantrell, 72, of Clinton
Services: Incomplete at the Imes-Miller 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 Thursday, October 23, 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 Thursday, October 23, 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.

The 18th Annual Western Kentucky Health Fair will be Thursday, October 23, from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Joe Creason Community Center on the hill at H.H. Lovett Park in Benton. This is a free health fair for all ages. Door prizes and refreshments will be available. Flu shots will be available for $35 for adults, and $19 for children under 18. For more information, call (270) 527-5653.

South Marshall Middle School will have a Site-Based Decision Making Council meeting on Thursday, October 23, at 4:30 pm. The school is located on U.S. 641 South in Hardin. For more information, call (270) 527-3828.

The 2nd Annual Halloween Festival at New Beginnings Animal Shelter, located at 489 Baker Hill Road in Princeton, will be Thursday, October 23, from 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Free games and prizes for the kids. There will also be a chili cook-off for a $5 entry fee and a $2 entry fee for the "Dead or Alive" contest. For more information, call (270) 365-1000 or e-mail newbeginningsanimalshelter@yahoo.com.

Aurora-Ross Fire Department will have a Ladies Auxiliary will have a Blood Drive on Friday, October 24, from 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the meeting room of the fire department on U.S. Hwy 68 in Fairdealing. To schedule an appointment, call (800) RED-CROSS or log-on to www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: Aurora.

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

There will be a 5K walk/run fundraiser for the Andrew Johnson Memorial Scholarship Fund on Saturday, October 25, at Mike Miller Park on U.S. 68 in Draffenville. Registration begins at 8:00 am with the event starting at 9:00 am. Entry fee is $25 if you pre-register, $30 on the day of the event. The deadline is October 15 to guarantee a t-shirt. Register online at www.aj2k15.org or call (270) 703-1625.

Christmas Market at Christian Fellowship School at 1343 U.S. Hwy 68 East in Briensburg on Saturday, October 25, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Christmas Cafe, chili cook-off, unique gifts and more. For more information, call (270) 527-8369 ext. 139 or e-mail rcrocker@christianfellowship.org.

CASA by the Lakes will host the annual Fun Walk/Run and Chili Challenge on Saturday, October 25, at Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park in Gilbertsville. The theme for this year is Cowboys V. Robots. Registration begins at 10:00 am at the Beach Parking Lot. The fee is $10 and $5 for children under 10. The run begins at 10:30 am with the chili challenge at noon. A $5 donation is requested for each bowl. Team entry fee's are $25. For more information, or to register, call (270) 761-0164 or e-mail casapr@murray-ky.net.

American Legion Post 144 will have a Fall Turkey Shoot on Saturday, October 25 starting at dusk. The shoot will take place at 2047 Ridge Road in Gilbertsville. Reasonable rates per round and still targets used with the winner getting their choice of meats. For more information, e-mail wesduz@gmail.com.

Marshall County Health Department will have an Open House to meet our new director, Laura Hawes-Hammons, on Saturday, October 26, from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at 267 Slickback Road in Benton. Everyone is invited.

The Marshall County 7th Grade Basketball Jamboree will be held in Chambers Gymnasium at Benton Middle School off the Court Square on Monday, October 27, at 6:00 pm. Everyone is invited.

On Wednesday, October 29, Mr. Bond's Spooky Science Program will be at the Benton Library, at 1003 Poplar Street, from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm for ages 4-6 (Story Hour Kids), and from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm for all kids. For more information, call (270) 527-9969.

On Thursday, October 30, Mr. Bond's Spooky Science Program will be at the Hardin Library, on Murray Hwy, from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm for all kids. For more information, call (270) 527-9969.

Paducah Police Department will host "Coffee with a Cop" on Friday, October 31, at Hardee's on 1726 Broadway in Paducah beginning at 7:30 am. To RSVP, call Officer Gretchen Morgan at (270) 444-8548 or e-mail gmorgan@paducahky.gov. All community members are invited.

Lourdes "Krispy Kreme Challenge - Run, Eat, Run" will be Saturday, November 1, at 9:00 am at Mike Miller Park on U.S. 68 in Draffenville. Registration begins at 8:00 am. Only $25 per person, $20 for 18 and under. Free t-shirt with each registration. Proceeds benefit the Marshall County Cheerleaders and Gunner's Magic Train Foundation. For more info, call (270) 519-5811 or log-on to www.krispykreme5k.eventbrite.com.

Murray State University's Animal Health Technology/Pre-Veterinary Club and the Calloway County Humane Society are hosting a Doggie Day Spa on Saturday, November 1, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Carman Animal Health Center on College Farm Road, across from Calloway County High School. Microchipping is $10, custom pet ID tags are $3. MSU pre-vet students will bathe a dog for $10, clean ears and trim nails for $8, or provide "the works" for $15. For more information, call (270) 759-1884.

Jonathan Elementary School will have a Site-Based Decision Making Council Meeting on Thursday, November 6, at 3:20 pm at the school on 9207 U.S. Hwy 68 East near Fairdealing. For more information, call (270) 354-6462.

The Paducah Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers will be accepting applications for apprenticeship on Friday, November 7, from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm at the Paducah Electrical J.A.T.C. office at 2110 Shade Tree Drive. You must be at least 17 years old, a high school graduate or have your G.E.D. and have one full credit of high school Algebra I. For more information, call (270) 575-9646.

Marcella's Kitchen "Thanks 4 Giving - Glaze-A-Thon" will be Friday, November 7, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at 242 Griggstown Road in Draffenville. A $10 donation is requested to paint a bowl for the 2015 Empty Bowl Project. Free chili supper with your purchase.

Sharpe Elementary School will have a Site-Based Decision Making Council meeting on Thursday, November 13, at 3:45 pm in the school library. The school is located on U.S. 68 West near the Marshall-McCracken County line. For more information, call (270) 898-2852.

There will be benefit concert for Martha's Vineyard in Paducah at the Spring Bayou Baptist Church at 11205 Woodville Road in Kevil on Saturday, November 15, at 6:00 pm. The concert will feature Higher Praise Quartet from Calvert City and The Moreheads from Bandana. Thy will accept non-perishable food items and monetary donations so Martha Vineyards can provide meals to families in need during Thanksgiving and Christmas.