Recap of the Mayfield City Council meeting, August 14, 2017
Mayor Cantrell honored Signet Credit Union as business of the month for the month of August 2017. Amber Bucy, Mayfield branch manager, Kelsey Jones and Robbin Reeves stopped by to accept the award.
Jason Darnell, the city’s new Interim Parks Director, gave the council members a report of improvements he has already made to the ballpark, and talked about future improvements to be made. He already has scheduled several tournaments for the fall. The Council conducted a public hearing on the Mayfield Shopping Plaza TIF district.
Mrs. Cynthia Elder, Executive Director of the Mayfield/Graves County Tourism Commission came by to inform the council of a new program, Wayfinding Guide Sign Program, where the commission will place directional signs to highlight places of interest within our community to the traveling public.
Melanie Sherif addressed the council about the need of a Youth Center. She handed out her proposal and discussed her vision for the center.
Bryan Kent, country artist and organizer of the touchdown and Tunes Tailgate party on September 2 at War Memorial Stadium came by to invite the council to the event, featuring various country music artists and special appearances & autograph signing with former University of Kentucky Wildcat and St. Louis Rams star wide receiver Keenan Burton, and NFL star Safety & Paducah native George Wilson! Some of the proceeds of the event will go to local charities, as well as toward War Memorial stadium upgrades. For more information on the event please go to the Touchdown and Tunes FB page.
Jeff Alexander for MT Winchester approached the council again about changing the alcohol ordinance to allow bars to serve alcohol until 2am instead of the current midnight serving deadline. He also emphasized that the establishment is so much more than a just a bar, featuring pool tables, dart boards live music, contests, and a comedy show soon to come.
August 14, 2017 (Mayfield, KY) Come on out this Saturday to celebrate the upcoming Solar Eclipse at the Top Gun Car Show downtown Mayfield on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 4 – 9pm!
The first 50 rides to register will receive a collector pre-solar eclipse dash plaque along with the regular collector’s dash plaque. Register for door prizes and enjoy free grilled hot dogs for registered patrons.
Broadway will be closed to through traffic between 6th & 7th Streets beginning at 4pm. Motorists are asked to watch for and observe all city barricades. For more information on the cruise-ins, call 270-970-0883, or email email@example.com.
Come on out, car enthusiasts, and join Top Gun Car Shows for music food, prizes and cars! Bring a chair and bring a friend, and as always, rain cancels the events.
August 10, 2017
MAYFIELD, KY.—A trivia night fundraiser will be held Thursday, August 24, to benefit scholarships for Mayfield and Graves County High School seniors.
The event will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Purchase Players Building, 302 West Water St.
Former Graves County Sheriff and local history buff John Davis will emcee the activities.
Local residents can create a trivia team of up to six people and individual players and partial teams are also welcome.
Entry fees are $20 per person, which includes a meal catered by Carr’s Steakhouse.
Team table advertising sponsorships are $25 each.
The deadline to enter the contest or be an advertising table sponsor is August 21. To enter call Emily Cornwell at 270-804-6592 or Lynda Winfrey at 270-705-1975.
If you don’t want to be a part of the competition, you can still come watch the action and enjoy the meal for $10.
The proceeds benefit the Graves County Democratic Women Scholarship Fund, which provides a scholarship to a graduating senior from both the Mayfield and Graves County High Schools.
“There will be prizes and lots of fun for everyone,” said Winfrey, one of the event coordinators. “Please join us and help support these scholarships for local deserving students.”