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MCHS Cheerleaders renting spots for 400 Mile Yard Sale
The Marshall County High School Cheerleaders will be renting spots in the high school parking lot during the Hwy 68 – 400 Mile Yard sale on June 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th. Four days of rental for only $45 or $15 per day. If you would rather not be involved with the yard sale but have items to get rid of, the cheerleaders will have a booth that you can donate your items to. For more information, contact a MCHS cheerleader, a cheer parent, or you can call Trey Park at 270-564-9870 or email him at Treypark@hotmail.com
Revival at Community Chapel Church
May 21-24: Community Chapel Church, Salyer Creek Road in Benton revival will be May 21 – 24 at 7:00 p.m. each night. Bro. Steve Warren will be preaching and singing. For more info go to our Facebook page at CommunityChapel.BentonKy
LEGO Night at the Library
May 22: Let your imagination soar at all three branches of Marshall County Library on LEGO Night, held Monday, May 22, from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.
Butterflies: Flying Flowers presentation at MC Library
May 23: Butterflies: Flying Flowers- will be held Tuesday, May 23, from 11:00 a.m. to -12:00 noon at the Marshall County Public Library, Hardin branch. Presentation focuses on recognizing the varieties of butterflies in our area and the best ways to attract them to your garden. Also learn about the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve. Presented by Linda Ann Ward, McCracken County Extension Master Gardener and Linda M. Caviness, Designer & Seasoned Gardener
Marshall Co. Football Alumni Golf Scramble
May 25: The Marshall County Football Alumni will hold a golf scramble on Thursday, May 25 at the Calvert City country Club. A meal will begin at 12:00 noon followed by the scramble beginning at 1:00 p.m. Cost is $50 per player or $200 per team and this includes the meal, entry fee, and cart. Prizes will be awarded for best 4-man team, longest drive and closest to the pin. All money raised will go towards the Marshall County Football Alumni Association. Anyone interested may contact Larry Krouse at 270-527-8658.
Spring Fling Craft Fair fundraiser
May 25-26: Save the date for the Spring Fling Craft Fair-May 25th & 26th. Shop and find terrific items from local vendors and support the Pat and Bobby Cole Scholarship fund for young ladies attending and graduating from high school in Marshall County and home school high school programs. The Marshall County Republican Women will present these scholarships, in June, at their evening meeting.
Come Visit, Shop and Support this scholarship fundraiser. Find Artwork, “Fairy garden” items, Decorative wood signs, Handcrafted soaps, jewelry and clothing items, Classic embroidered items, Cabbage Patch and American Girl doll clothing and accessories, and Leather bracelet cuffs. Tupperware and Mary Kay products also available and so much more. For the first time this year we’ll offer a high quality “White Elephant” table.
Craft fair location is The Woodman of the World building 1005 Poplar St., Benton, Ky 42025. Doors open daily at 10:00 a.m. and close at 4:00 pm. All vendor fees are supporting the Pat and Bobby Cole Scholarship Fund
Memorial Day Music Celebration
May 28: Memorial Day Music Celebration, May 28th 7-10p.m., Cumberland River Campground, 811 Jack Walker RD, Tiline. Come eat good food, swing and sway to the music of Clay-Bo and Harlan and visit with your friends and neighbors. $3 single, $5 couple, campers $0. Bring a chair.
Honoring Veterans at Starks and Union Ridge cemeteries
May 29: American Legion Post 236 is honoring Veterans buried at two Marshall County cemeteries on May 29,2017. We will be at Starks Cemetery at 1:30Pp.m. and at Union Ridge Cemetery at 3:00 p.m. Everyone who has Veterans buried is welcome to attend.
Glow Run/Walk 5K
June 2: Kentucky Care presents a Free Glow Run/Walk 5K for the Community on June 2, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at Bob Noble Park, located at 2801 Park Avenue in Paducah. The first 50 registered runners will receive a free t-shirt. All attendees will receive a gift bag. Glow sticks and healthy treats will be provided. Pre-register by contacting Chelsea.Watkins@kentuckycare.net or call Holly at 270-349-6208. The Shoe-N-4-Kids Campaign runs until June 2 and you may donate at any Kentucky Care clinic.
Grand Rivers Cruise-Ins Monthly Car Shows
June 10: Join us in Grand Rivers for the 2017 Bluegrass Productions Top Gun Car Show Series Cruise-In events. The Cruise-In events will take place at Little Lake Park in Grand Rivers the second Saturday of each month, April through September, 2017. The Cruise-Ins are open to all cars, trucks, tractors and motorcycles. This is a free event with no charge to attendees or cars. All makes, models and years of any kind are welcome to join in the fun. The day will include entertainment, music and wholesome fun for the entire family. The Cruise-Ins start at 4pm and continue until 9pm. The Grand Rivers Tourism Commission is a sponsor for the events.
For more information, visit: http://www.topguncarshows.com/
Marshall County Retired Teachers meeting
June 13: Marshall County Retired Teachers will meet next on June 13, at 10:00 a.m. in the Benton branch of the Marshall County Library. All retired teachers and especially this year’s newly retired teachers are invited to attend. All interested retired teachers can contact Mike Harrell at firstname.lastname@example.org or Donna Cope at email@example.com for information on becoming a member.
Gamblers Anonymous Weekly Meetings
If you or someone you know has a problem with gambling, there’s a Gamblers Anonymous meeting at First Christian Church in Paducah at 415 Audubon Drive on Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. every week of the month, year round . Contact 618-570-4882 for more information.
Marshall County Toastmasters meets weekly
Every Monday: Marshall County Toastmasters meeting is every Monday evening at the Quality Inn and Suites in Draffenville at 6:45. Toastmasters goal is to provide a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth. YOU can learn to speak in public with confidence through evaluations and encouragement from experienced speakers. Work at your own pace through an organized program that adds new skills with each project. For more information visit Marshall County Toastmasters on Facebook.
Retired Teacher’s Association
Assistance for Area Veterans
Veterans and their families will be provided counseling and assistance in filing claims for state and federal benefits. This is a free service provided by the state of Kentucky. For more information please contact Carol Livingston, Veterans Benefits Field Representative, Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs (KDVA) at (270) 247-8465, ext. 53239, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Awana Clubs offers fun and fellowship for kids
Awana Clubs is a fun club and fellowship time for children. Join any time after school starts back. Awana is an exciting children’s club for children 2 years old through 6th grade and meets every Wednesday night during the school year.
* Pathway Baptist Church: for more info on Awana at Pathway, please contact the church office at 270-395-5683. Bus pick up available for Calvert City and Draffenville. www.pathwaybaptist.org
* Calvert City First Baptist Church: for more information on CFBC Awana, call 270-395-4600 or visit www.calvertfbc.org located at the corner of First and Ash Streets.
Photography Club meeting
Interested in Photography? The Marshall County Photography Club meets on the 3rd Monday of every month at the Marshall County Library, Benton branch. Join us, Monday, at 6:30 p.m. All levels from beginner to advanced are welcome. For more info call Ceilia Townzen at 270-519-4750.
Adult Technology Classes at MC Library
Marshall County Public Library offers adult computer classes on the fourth Tuesday and Wednesday of the month at their Benton branch. Intro to Computers is offered every month, while the topic for the other class varies from month to month. Pre-registration is required for all adult tech classes at the library. Call the Marshall County Public Library at 270-527-9969.
Lourdes providing free monthly Advance Directives seminar
June 7: Lourdes will offer a free monthly Advance Directives Seminar in the Heritage Room on the first floor of Lourdes Hospital. The seminar will be from 2 – 3:30 p.m. Advance Directives documents your wishes concerning medical treatments at the end of life. This seminar will help answer questions, clarify concerns related to Advance Directives and also help you complete your living will and have it documented in your medical records. This monthly seminar is free and open to anyone who is 18 years of age and older and will be held on the first Wednesday of the month. For more information, call 270-444-2834.