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Graves Co., KY schools celebrate new school year with tribute to law enforcement

Leigh Anne Smith, of Graves County High School, prepares to sing the National Anthem, as the Graves High Jr. ROTC Color Guard and local law enforcement salute the flag. (Source: Graves County Schools) Leigh Anne Smith, of Graves County High School, prepares to sing the National Anthem, as the Graves High Jr. ROTC Color Guard and local law enforcement salute the flag. (Source: Graves County Schools)
GRAVES COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -

The Graves County School District’s 700 faculty and staff members celebrated the Opening Day to the 2016-17 school year with fun, games, motivational speeches and a tribute to law enforcement and the U.S.A.

The district honored and thanked the Graves County Sheriff’s Department, the Mayfield Police Department, and Kentucky State Police Post 1 for their service and protection.

The festivities took place Wednesday, Aug. 3. Students arrived for the new year on Thursday.

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