In Brief

Former Custodian Dies

William “Bill” Alan Brien, 58, of Benton, Kentucky died at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6 at the Ray & Kay Eckstein Hospice Center in Paducah, Kentucky.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 11 in the chapel of Collier Funeral Home in Benton, Kentucky. Rev. Don Wilson will officiate.

The burial will follow the service in the Haltom Cemetery in Benton, Kentucky. Friends may visit with the family until 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 11 until the funeral at 3:00 p.m. at the Collier Funeral Home located at 211 W. 5th St., Benton, Kentucky. All other arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Library to close early Friday

Waterfield Library will close at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 9.  The library will be closed for renovations in the building’s restrooms and electrical infrastructure.

To accommodate the need for space to study, Pogue Library will be staying open until 8 p.m.  There are a limited number of laptops and computers for student use, so please plan accordingly.  Be aware that the handicap accessible entrance to Pogue is available through Lowry Center. 

It is possible that renovations will continue beyond Friday night, which may result in Waterfield opening Saturday, Oct. 10 no later than noon.

Refer to the library’s website to verify hours for Saturday.