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NOTICE:  Marshall County Veteran Van

The Veteran van has a contact change. If anyone needs the Veteran van to take them for transportation, please contact David Green at 270-556-7415.

Youth Service Center Advisory Council Meeting

July 26:  The next meeting of the Youth Service Center advisory council will be held on Wednesday, July 26 at North Marshall Middle School at 11:00. The public is invited to attend.

Baptist Health Alzheimer’s Caregiver Program

July 28:  Baptist Health Paducah will host a free interactive telemedicine program for caregivers of patients with Alzheimer’s and related memory disorders from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 28, in Meeting Room A, located in Medical Park 2. The program is free, but registration is requested by July 20 at or by phoning 859.323.2997.Phone 270.575.8370 for directions. The educational session is provided by the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging. It will provide valuable information on management of behavior symptoms in dementia.

Central Elementary Kindergarten Jumpstart

July 31:  All students entering kindergarten at Central Elementary are invited to Kindergarten Jumpstart. The staff is so excited to provide parents and children with an outstanding initiation to kindergarten. Meet teachers, explore the school building, and get ready to start school. Join the fun at Central Elementary School in Marshall county on Monday, July 31, from 8:30 – 11:30. This is provided to make you and your child’s transition to kindergarten a wonderful experience and your child’s first day of school outstanding!  See more at:

Calvert City Pickleball Fun

Now playing Pickleball Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, 8:30 – 11:00 at Calvert City First Baptist Church. Equipment furnished and free beginner lessons. Call 270-395-7526 for more information or additional play times.

Monthly Dance at Grand Rivers Community Center

Second Friday of each month, July-September, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM at the Grand Rivers Community Center. Featuring ‘The Just Friends’ band. $6.00 per person at the door. Come dance the night away or sit back and enjoy the music.

Lourdes providing free monthly Advance Directives seminar

Aug. 2:  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.

Marshall County Back to School Bash!

Aug. 5:  Mark your calendars for the 2017 Back to School Bash! It will be August 5, from 9:00 – 11:00 in the Marshall County High School gymnasium. This is for Marshall County students and all students must be accompanied by an adult. There will be free school supplies, exhibitors with information for families, and health screenings and information. If you have any questions, you can call your school’s family resource or youth service center.

Grand Rivers Cruise-Ins Monthly Car Shows

August 12:  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.
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Farm to Fork Dinner on Benton Court Square

Aug. 12:  Everyone is invited to the first ever Farm to Fork Dinner event coming up on Saturday, August 12, 6-8:30 p.m. on the Benton Kentucky Court Square. It will be a fun, entertaining, and delicious event with all foods coming from local producers AND prepared and served by MCHS Culinary Arts students! Booth space is available for local farmers and producers. If you would like to donate local produce or value-added products to be used for the dinner, or assist in any other way, please call (270) 703-0398 for more information. Tickets are available now at Marshall County Extension Office, Children’s Arts Center and Benton City Hall. Come be a part of this first ever event and support local agriculture in our community!

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

All interested retired teachers can contact Mike Harrell at or Donna Cope at for information on becoming a member.

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

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.
* Calvert City First Baptist Church: for more information on CFBC Awana, call 270-395-4600 or visit 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.

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  1. I want to say thank you for such detailed information! I have been scouring through websites and fb pages of calvert city and cces to get info about local events, such as parades, and I could not find any details. GREAT JOB!! THANK YOU!

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