The Cadiz Record garnered two awards in the Weekly Class I division of the 2020 Kentucky Press Association’s Excellence in Kentucky Newspapers Contest.

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The United States Forest Service announced Friday that it will hold a virtual bison auction at Land Between the Lakes. The auction is an attempt to reduce the size of bison herds in the recreation area.

•Trigg County Fiscal Court meets at 6 p.m. on the first and third Monday of each month at the courthouse basement.

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A pretrial conference for former Trigg County Sheriff Jason Barnes ended in just minutes after Barnes’ attorney, David Rye, requested that the case be continued.

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Brad Brashears, 59, of Cerulean, Kentucky, passed away Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, at his home.

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Angela Quinn Perry, 53, of Cadiz, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, at Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah.

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James Eddie Graddy, 72, of Richmond, Ky., formerly of Hopkinsville, Ky., died at 12:45 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, at his home in Madison County, Ky., following a year-long battle with cancer.

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Gerald Timothy Corbey Sr., 85, of Cadiz, passed away Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021, at Mercy Health — Lourdes Hospital in Paducah.

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Steven Ray Boyd, 64, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Paducah, Kentucky.

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Doug Boren, 82, of Trigg County, passed away Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021, at his home.

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