Giving the gift of life

Kristi Miller of the Tri City community in Graves County gives a blood donation Tuesday morning at the Racer Campus Ministry Building on Olive Boulevard after the opening of the American Red Cross donation site there. Pictured with her is Kevin Brown of Mayfield, who works for the ARC’s Paducah office. The blood drive will continue at the same site today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and then from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, April 9, at Lowe’s; from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, April 12, at the CFSB north branch; and from 12:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 13, at First Presbyterian Church. You can schedule a donation by visiting, calling 1-800-733-2767 or by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor app on your smartphone.