Mr. Edward Stivers, 72, of Benton
Services: Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home Chapel at noon, Thursday.
Mrs. Ina Sledd, 73, of Murray
Services: J.H. Churchill Funeral Home Chapel at 2:00 pm, Thursday; Burial to follow in the Murray Memorial Gardens.
Mr. William Horace Sledd, 94, of Benton
Services: Collier Funeral Home Chapel at 11:00 am, Friday; Burial to follow in the Ford Cemetery.
Mr. John Henry Bowker, 84, of Murray
Services: First United Methodist Church at 11:00 am, Friday.
Mr. James Carlton Rose, 94, of Benton
Services: Collier Funeral Home Chapel at 1:00 pm, Friday; Burial to follow in the Calvert City Cemetery.
Mrs. Mavis Geraldine "Jerry" Darnell, 86, of Benton
Services: Central Church of Christ at 2:00 pm, Sunday; Burial to follow in the Haymes Cemetery.
Mrs. Robyn R. McAllister, 61, of Murray
Services: Incomplete at the Imes-Miller Funeral Home of Murray.
Ms. Venona Lillian Rogers, 98, of Murray
Services: Incomplete at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home of Murray.
Mr. John Sibole, 61, of Benton
Services: Incomplete at the Collier Funeral Home of Benton.
Mr. Thomas Deryke, 78, of Gilbertsville
Services: Incomplete at the Collier Funeral Home of Benton.
Central Elementary School at 115 Jim Goheen Drive in Draffenville will have Site-Based Decision Making Parent Elections on Thursday, April 24 from 7:30 am to 7:00 pm.
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, April 24, 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 Thursday, April 24, 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.
The Marshall County Rescue Squad is currently in the midst of their spring fundraiser through April 25. There will be an open house on April 26, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, at the Rescue Building with door prizes, food, fellowship and a silent auction. To donate, contact Chief Curtis Curtner at (270) 703-8204, Asst. Chief Billy Pat Ethridge at (270) 703-7214 or Secretary Treasurer Vallery West at (270) 703-8591.
The Murray Country Club has announce its golf tournaments for 2014: Swing For A Cure benefitting ALS Research will be April 25 as a two-person scramble with a shotgun start at 1:00 pm; The St. Jude Two-Person Scramble on May 30; The Dr. John Quertermous Memorial Invitational for men May 17-18; The Ladies Golf Association Hurt Memorial two-women scramble on June 4; The Kings & Queens mixed scramble June 7-8; The Needline Two-Person Scramble on September 18. Food and cash prizes will be available at all outings. For more info, or to register, call Kevin Holcomb (270) 762-0068, the pro shop at (270) 753-9430 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church at 1950 Big Bear Highway in Benton will have a Country Breakfast on Saturday, April 26, from 7:00 am to 9:00 am. Profits benefit community outreach programs. For more info, e-mail email@example.com.
Workin' Friends Relay for Life 4-Person Golf Scramble at Drake Creek Golf Club at 1 Torrey Pines in Ledbetter on Saturday, April 26, at 7:45 am. Lunch provided by The Patio Grill. Price is $380 per team with hole sponsorship or $280 without. You may also pay $20 ahead of time for mulligans. For more info, call Debbie Johansen at (270) 395-2262 or Pam Rogers at (270) 395-2383. Make checks payable to Workin' Friends Relay for Life and mail to P.O. Box 97 Calvert City, KY 42029.
Draffenville Lions Club Community Picnic on Saturday, April 26, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at 262 Griggstown Road in Draffenville. Admission is free for food, games and door prizes. Everyone is invited.
The Jackson Purchase Dance Company presents "The Universe" on Saturday, April 26, at 2:00 pm at Murray State University's Lovett Auditorium. Adults are $8, students age 16 and under are $6 and children 3 and under are free. A reception of Sweet and Salty Treats will follow.
Spring Creek Baptist Church is holding a Spring Revival April 27-30. Bro. Rodney Wallace of New Zion Missionary Baptist Church will preach the Sunday morning service through Tuesday night. Bro. Jordan Roach of Sugar Creek Baptist Church will preach the Wednesday night service. Sunday morning service is at 10:00 am and all nightly services are at 6:30 pm. There will be special music nightly.
Central Elementary School at 115 Jim Goheen Drive in Draffenville will have their Site-Based Decision Making Council meeting on Monday, April 28, at 4:00 pm, and their PTO meeting at 6:00 pm in the conference room.
Christian Fellowship School at 1343 U.S. Hwy 68 East in Benton will host an Informational Open House on Monday, April 28, at 6:30 pm. For more info, call (270) 527-8377 ext. 120.
The Marshall County High School Site-Based Decision Making Council is accepting nominations for parent members for the 2014-15 school year April 28-May 2. You may call the school office at (270) 527-1453. The election will be May 5 in the main office on High School Road in Draffenville from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, or at the Lady Marshals softball game from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
The Paducah Electrical Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers will be accepting applications for apprenticeship Friday, May 2, from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm at the Paducah Electrical J.A.T.C Office at 2110 Shade Tree Drive in Paducah. You must be at least 17 years of age, be a high school graduate or have your GED and have at least one full credit of Algebra I. For more info, call (270) 575-9646.
Sacred Steps 5K Run/Walk will be Saturday, May 3, at 8:00 am at the Benton First United Methodist Church on the U.S. 641 Spur in Benton. Registration is from 7:00 am to 7:30 am the day of the event. Pre-register by April 30 for $25 or $30 the day of the race. The first 100 registered are guaranteed a t-shirt. Register online at www.active.com and mail entry form to Benton First United Methodist Church 845 U.S. Hwy 641 Spur Benton, KY 42025. For more info, call (270) 527-3990.
CFSB Relay for Life Rebate Night at The Crossroads on Monday, May 12, from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm. Adult dinners are $13 and kids dinners are $6. Half the cost of the meal and all tips go to Relay for Life.
Riverwoods Church Daughters of Hope Ministry will hold a "Little Black Dress" Affair on Tuesday, May 13, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the church on North Main Street next to Pizza Hut in Benton. Appetizers and desserts will be available while guest speaker Katarina Rosenblatt from Coral Springs, Florida will talk about her various books. Tickets are on sale by logging-on to www.riverwoodschurch.com or calling (270) 252-REAL. All proceeds benefit the ministries of Daughters of Hope.
Trivia Night at Ballard Memorial High School will take place Friday, May 16, to benefit the football team. The entry fee is $10 per player with teams of six people. Mulligans are available for $1. Participants may bring in their own snacks and drinks. The contest begins at 7:00 pm. The school is located 20 miles west of Kentucky Oaks Mall on U.S. Hwy 60 in LaCenter. For more info, call Mark Williams at (270) 832-0314.
The Kuttawa Flotilla and U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will host a boating safety class on Saturday, May 17, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at Eddy Creek Marina at 7612 St. Rt. 93 South in Eddyville. There is no charge for the course and lunch will be served. To register, or for more info, call (314) 825-2222 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2014 "Encounter Women of Worth" KBC Women's Conference will be on Monday, May 19, at New Harmony Missionary Baptist Church at 4817 Symsonia Hwy in Benton. Light refreshments will be served at 5:45 pm with door prizes given throughout the general session between 6:35 pm and 9:15 pm. Registration fee is $20 until May 5, and $25 after that. Register online at www.kybaptist.org/ewow.
The First Christian Church at 2515 South Main Street in Benton will have a Relay For Life fundraising yard sale on Thursday, May 22, from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm.
The Marshall County High School Class of 1994 will have a 20-year reunion on Saturday, June 14, at 6:00 pm at the Kenlake State Resort Park Tennis Center off US Hwy 68/80 in Aurora. The price is $30, which includes dinner and music. Please RSVP to MCHS Class of 1994, P.O. Box 138, Hardin, KY 42048.
SmART Camp for grades 2-5 will be June 16-27 from 8:30 am to 11:30 am each day at the Children's Art Center at 1202 Elm Street in Benton. This camp is for boys and girls with an emphasis on performance. This year's musical is "The Granny Awards." The camp is limited to 30 participants. There will be a performance on June 27 at 1:30 pm. The fee is $90. Applications can be downloaded by clicking here. Mail your application and fee to MCAC P.O. Box 692, Benton, KY 42025.
American Girl Camp Two for grades K-4 will be July 7-11 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm each day at the Children's Arts Center at 1202 Elm Street in Benton. This camp is for girls who attended Camp One in 2013. Featured dolls will be Josephina, Hispanic Culture, Saige, visual arts and equestrian, Isabell, dancer, Addie, African-American, Rebecca, Jewish, and Marie-Grace, Mardi Gras. Camp is limited to 24 participants and you do not have to bring a doll to attend. The fee is $90. Applications can be downloaded by clicking here. Mail your application and fee to MCAC P.O. Box 692, Benton, KY 42025.