Graves County

Graves Co. Sheriff's Office

Members of the Graves County Sheriff’s office released on Tuesday a signed letter describing their sheriff’s alleged criminal actions over the summer. Sheriff Dewayne Redmon is charged with possession of a controlled substance (felony) and official misconduct (misdemeanor). He appeared in court in early September.

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Graves County Chief Deputy Davant Ramage is withdrawing his write-in campaign for sheriff due to his employer actively campaigning. 

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Graves County Sheriff Dewayne Redmon has pleaded not guilty to charges of first-degree possession of a controlled substance and first-degree official misconduct. Redmon appeared in Christian County Circuit Court for an arraignment today (Wednesday).

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  A Mayfield man faces charges including terroristic threatening after allegedly making a bomb threat on the Graves County Courthouse early Wednesday morning.

Graves County Schools

The U.S. Department of Education has named Graves County Central Elementary as a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School, for the school’s overall academic excellence.

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Renowned author and Graves County native Bobbie Ann Mason discussed drawing from regional history in her stories to a packed audience Tuesday night at Murray State University. Mason was the featured speaker for the history department's inaugural Easley Lecture Series. 

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The annual Fancy Farm picnic and political speaking event takes place next week in far-west Kentucky’s Graves County.

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The Grim Reaper is visiting Graves County High School on Friday to remove students from class and lay them to rest.

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A dentist in Mayfield and another resident have been charged on felony counts related to drugs. Dr. Wesley Mills and David Clymer were charged this month with Class D felonies after a months-long investigation. 

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Kentucky’s state parks and recreational trails and facilities received more than two million dollars from Frankfort on Thursday, including 10 projects in far western Kentucky.