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  Three organizations have joined forces to install several internet hotspots in Graves County for the families who may not have internet access in their homes.

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  Kentucky State Police is investigating an incident involving alleged inappropriate contact between a Graves County High School student and a volunteer for the Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC).

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Independence Bank and Woodmen Life in Mayfield are donating backpacks to youth services and family resource centers operated by the county and city school systems. Graves County Schools sent two releases on Tuesday of similar, but separate, donations to benefit children in need before the start of the school year.

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Graves County Public Schools superintendent Kim Dublin said the City of Mayfield’s annexation of some of the school district’s property is ‘taxation without representation.’ Dublin held a press conference on Friday to clear up what the board said is a ‘miscommunication’ regarding pending legal issues with the city.

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The Kentucky Court of Appeals has passed a dispute between Graves County Schools and the City of Mayfield on to the state Supreme Court.

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Kentucky School districts across the region are beginning to see benefits of a relatively new program called non-traditional instructional days.  

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Students of the Graves County School System are participating in a new program to allow them to finish their studies from home as an alternative to missing school.  

On January 26th, a wet-dry special election will be held and four of the district’s seven elementary schools --  Lowes, Sedalia, Symsonia, and Wingo -- serve as polling locations.  

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There’s tension surrounding an ordinance to annex some Graves County Schools into the city of Mayfield.  The City Council approved the ordinance’s first reading Monday. 

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  Two western Kentucky school districts have taken advantage of the chance to raise their tax revenue by 4 percent, as allowed by the Kentucky Department of Education.

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The Graves County School board is moving ahead with several upgrades to eight of the district’s schools in 2015. 

Last month, the board entered into a guaranteed energy savings contract with Louisville-based company Harshaw Trane to make $9.2 million in much-needed renovations and improvements. 

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