Mrs. Diane C. Skelton, 65, of Gilbertsville
Services: Collier Funeral Home Chapel at 11:00 am, Wednesday.
Mr. Justin David Cripps, 32, of Chandler, AZ (Formerly of Murray) Services: St. Leo Catholic Church of Murray at noon, Friday.
Mrs. Eva Alexander, 87, of Murray
Services: Incomplete at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home of Murray.
"Lunch & Learn: Featuring Jaime Rhodes, APRN, Gastroenterology" on Tuesday, March 11, from noon to 1:00 pm at the Marshall County Hospital Education Room on the Old Symsonia Hwy in Benton. Everything you need to know about Colon Cancer and prevention. Free lunch and presentation but you must call 527-4856 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your seat.
The Marshall County School District is participating in Operation Preparation, which will help ensure all students reach proficiency and graduate from high school ready for college or their careers. The Kentucky Department of Education will present Workforce Development workshops with trained volunteer community advisors to meet one-on-one with 8th and 10th grade students on the following dates and places: March 11 & 12 at North Marshall Middle School; March 14 at South Marshall and Benton Middle Schools; and March 17 & 19 at Marshall County High School. Students are also encouraged to wear their favorite college t-shirts to school on March 21. For more info, call Kem Cothran at (270) 527-8628 or e-mail email@example.com.
If you are a veteran in need of help filing claims for state or federal benefits, then Ron McClure is your man! Ron will be at the VA Clinic at 2620 Perkins Creek Dr. in Paducah on Wednesday, March 12, from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm. To schedule an appointment, call 247-2455 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. This is a free service for all veterans and walk-ins are welcome.
St. Pius X Catholic Church in Calvert City will have Lenten Friday Fish Fry's on March 14, 21, 28 and April 4 & 11 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm each night. The cost is $9 for adults and $4.50 for children. The meal includes fish, fixings, dessert and drink. You can call (270) 395-4727 for carry-outs.
Friday night fish fry at St. Henry Knights of Columbus on Hwy 68 East in Aurora on Friday March 14, 21, 28 and April 4 & 11, from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm each night. Admission is $8 for adults, children 7 to 12 are $3 and children 6 and under are free. Carry outs are available by calling (270) 474-8058.
St. Joseph Catholic Church in Mayfield will have their annual Lenten Fish Fry's Friday, March 14, 21, 28 and April 4 & 11 from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm and each night. All proceeds will go towards St. Vincent De Paul Charities.
Calvert City VFW Post 5739 Ladies Auxiliary will have its regular monthly fish fry on Friday, March 14, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the post on 68 Veterans Way, just off Hwy 95 & 62. Cost of meal is $8. Carry outs are available by calling (270) 395-4072.
Palma United Methodist Church will have a country ham & sausage breakfast buffet from 6:30 am to 9:00 am on Saturday, March 15. Meals are $5 for adults and $3 for children under 12. The church is located on U.S. Hwy 68, two miles west of Draffenville. For carry outs, call (270) 527-5894.
The Harper Family will perform at Unity Missionary Baptist Church on St. Route 384 in New Dublin near Mayfield on Sunday, March 16, at 6:00 pm. A love offering will be taken for the family. For more info, call (270) 705-0433.
A severe weather workshop will be held Tuesday, March 18, from 9:00 am to noon at West Kentucky Community & Technical College on Alben Barkley Drive in Paducah. This is a free workshop. For more info, click here.
On Wednesday, March 19, from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm, there will be a rebate night at Sirloin Stockade on Hwy 641 in Murray for Gene Dale Lockhart to help with medical expenses as he battles cancer. For more info, contact Tommy Atkins at (270) 350-8537.
Benton Middle School at 906 Joe Creason Drive in Benton will have their monthly Site-Based Decision Making Council on Wednesday, March 19, at 3:30 pm in the school. For more info, call 527-9091.
Revival at New Harmony Missionary Baptist Church at 4817 Symsonia Hwy in Benton Sunday, March 23, through Wednesday, March 26 at 7:00 each night. Sunday morning services at 11:00. Jonathan Clark, the Baptist Campus Pastor at Murray State, and Kevin Smith, teaching pastor at Highway Baptist in Louisville, will be the speakers. For more info, e-mail email@example.com.
The Empty Bowl Project will be Saturday, April 19, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at Marshall County High School on High School Road in Draffenville. Tickets are $15. To get prepared for the event, a glaze-a-thon will take place on Saturday, March 1, from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm at the Woodmen of the World building on Poplar Street in Benton; Saturday, March 8, from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm at the Funky Monkey in the Draffenville Shopping Center.
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: The Nite-Glow Two-Person Scramble on March 7 at 6:30 pm; 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.