Mr. Elizabeth Howard Harrell, 100, of Benton
Services: Collier Funeral Home Chapel at 2:00 pm, Wednesday.
Mrs. Mary Pollock, 89, of Paducah
Services: Graveside at the Benton Cemetery at 2:00 pm, Wednesday.
Mrs. Kathy McWhorter, 89, of Benton
Services: First Christian Church of Benton at 3:00 pm, Sunday.
Marshall County High School 2014 schedule pick-up and fee paying days goes as follows: Sophomores on Wednesday, July 30, from 8:30 am to 11:00 am and noon to 2:00 pm; Freshmen on Thursday, July 31, from 8:30 am to 11:00 am and noon to 2:00 pm. Fees are $44. Marshall Militia membership is $20.
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, July 30, 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 Wednesday, July 30, 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.
South Marshall Middle School's Site-Based Decision Making Council will meet on Wednesday, July 30, at 5:00 pm at the school on U.S. 641 South in Hardin. For more info, call (270) 527-3828.
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 or $90 for all three. On July 31, Mobile Marketing; August 28, Social Media; and 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=.
South Marshall Middle School on U.S. 641 South in Hardin will host an open house on Thursday, July 31, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Students may pick up their schedules, meet their teachers and pay their fees. For more info, call (270) 527-3828.
Please join us as we honor more than 80 years of service to Paducah and its citizens as Capt. Donald Hodgson, Capt. Mark Roberts, Capt. Shawn Maxie and Capt. Rob Estes are retiring. A reception will be held in their honor on Friday, August 1, from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm at the Paducah Police Department Training Room. All are invited.
FLW Rotary Charity Bass Fishing Tournament at Kentucky Dam Village Marina on Saturday, August 2, from 5:30 am to 2:00 pm. Pre-entry fee is $100 per boat. All boats are welcome to this open tournament. First place receives $500. Lots of other great prizes and free food. For more info, log-on to www.murrayrotary.org.
Country Ham Breakfast at Maple Spring United Methodist Church will be Saturday, August 2, from 6:30 am to 9:00 am. Net proceeds benefit Haven of Hope. Adults are $4, children under 12 are $2. The church is located at 9643 U.S. Hwy 68 East in Fairdealing.
"Once Upon a Library" End of Summer Mega-Event will be Saturday, August 2, from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm at the Benton branch of the Marshall County Public Library at 1003 Poplar Street. This is for all students entering 7th-12th grades in Marshall County and everything is free. For more information, contact Lenisa Jones at (270) 527-9969 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pentecostal Tabernacle in at 16235 St. Rt. 45 South in Water Valley will host Camp Meeting 2014, August 3-10. Service times are Sunday at 10:30 am and 6:00 pm. Weeknight services are at 7:00 pm. Speakers include: Dr. Macel Ely, Pastor Phil Russell and Sister Edna Wagers. For more info, call (270) 970-7256 or e-mail email@example.com.
Benton Middle School, at 208 West 11th Street, will have an open house for incoming 7th and 8th graders on Tuesday, August 5, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Pick up schedules, pay $20 student fees and get your new t-shirts and agendas for $10 and $5 respectively.
Jonathan Elementary School at 9207 U.S. Hwy 68 East in Fairdealing will have a Site-Based Decision Making Council meeting on Thursday, August 7, at 10:00 am. For more info, call (270) 354-6462.
A Family Caregiver Workshop will take place Thursday, August 7, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the McCracken County Public Library at 555 Washington Street in Paducah. Registration is required and there is a $10 fee. Lunch is provided. To register, or for more info, call (800) 272-3900 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Best of Marshall County Business Fair 2014 will be Saturday, August 9, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Joe Creason Building off of Main Street in H.H. Lovett Park in Benton. Set up will begin at 8:00 am and the fee to participate will be $25. For more info, call (270) 527-2007.
Easter Seals of West Kentucky's Adult Day Training Program will host a Trivia Night on Saturday, August 9, in the Adult Center's commons area at 801 North 29th Street in Paducah. Doors open at 6:15 pm with the dinner at 7:00 pm. The cost is $60 per table, up to six individuals per table. This year's theme is "Team with a Theme." For more information, or to sign-up, call (270) 443-1200.
Summer Family Bash '14 will be Saturday, August 9, at 7:00 pm, at the Central Church of Christ at 2081 Mayfield Hwy in Benton. Tickets are $6 per person. Illusionist Brian Imbus will perform and all are invited. Purchase your tickets at the Central Church Office, Hutchens BBQ, Sullivan Interiors and WCBL. For more info, call (270) 252-0330.
The annual Miss Black Patch Princess and Junior Miss Black Patch Beauty Contest will be Saturday, August 9, at 7:00 pm in the Butler Auditorium in Princeton. Rehearsal is Friday, August 8, at 6:00 pm. The age group is 8-12 and 13-15 respectively. Entry fee is $40 and the deadline is August 10. For more info, call (270) 365-9813.
Back to School Fine Forgiveness Week at the Marshall County Public Libraries in Benton, Hardin and Calvert City will be August 11-16. Bring in new school supplies to have your fines removed. All donations will go to the Marshall County Resource Centers.
Pathway Baptist Church Awana Clubs begin Wednesday, August 13, from 6:30 pm to 8:15 pm and each Wednesday in the school year. The group is open for all children ages 2 through the 6th grade. The church is located at 229 West 5th Avenue in Calvert City. Bus pick-up available in Draffenville and Calvert City. For more info, call (270) 395-5683.
The Racer Hoopalooza Golf Tournament will be August 15 at the Murray Country Club. 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 email@example.com.
"Marshall County Local History: A Lunch & Learn Program" presented by Justin Lamb will be Wednesday, August 20, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, at the Marshall County Public Library at 1003 Poplar Street in Benton. Free lunch provided in a "come and go" style event. To RSVP, or for more info, call (270) 527-9969 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Marshall County Conservation District will take a bus to the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville on Thursday, August 21. They will leave the Kentucky Dam Post Office at 5:30 am and return at 8:00 pm. For ticket prices, or more info, stop by the office at 107 West 5th Street in Benton or call (270) 527-2606.
Miss Generations Pageant and Silent Auction at Trace Creek Baptist Church Family Life Center at 3577 Kentucky 131 in Mayfield will be Saturday, August 23 at 2:00 pm. Girls ages zero to 20 are eligible to enter. Please send applications to Allison at P.O. Box 933 Mayfield, KY 42066 or fax (270) 804-7313. For any questions, call (270) 247-1311.
The Marshall County United Methodist Churches will have a fun day of activities for all on Sunday, August 24, at 6:00 pm at Memorial Park in Calvert City. The Culp Brother Bluegrass Band will perform and there will be free watermelon. Donations will be accepted and proceeds will benefit The Assistance Fund.
Vicki Vaughn will perform at the Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church on Sunday, August 24, at 7:30 pm as part of the summer concert series. The church is located at 1950 Big Bear Highway in Benton. Everyone is invited to this free event.
"Teen Tech: Build a Gaming Computer" on Tuesday, August 26, at 4:00 pm at the Marshall County Public Library at 1003 Poplar Street in Benton. Join Zach as he builds a gaming computer. Call (270) 527-9969, or e-mail email@example.com to reserve your spot. The event is for students in grades 7-12.
Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare's 4th Annual Four-Person Golf Classic on Friday, August 29, at the Oaks Country Club in Murray. Morning sign-in begins at 6:30 am with a shotgun start at 7:30 am. Team entry fee is $250, which includes: green fee, golf shirt, golf carts, lunch, fun & prizes. Hole sponsorships are available for $125. For more info, or to register, call (270) 762-1908, (270) 227-0253 or log-on to www.mcchendowment.org.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.