The first year of school is a landmark in every child's life. In this week's Kent Messenger we have pictures of reception classes at schools across the area in a souvenir First Class supplement that will be unmissable for families.
- A woman describes the moment she watched one brother get run over and another shot outside her Maidstone home as the Jack Treeby murder trial continues.
- A grandmother evicted from her house because of antisocial behaviour problems claims "I'm no hooligan".
- Meet the man with the best job in the world - tasting chocolate for sweet companies.
- A treasure trove of more than 4,500 Roman coins found in Snodland is to go on display at Maidstone Museum
- Maidstone athlete's medal joy in Delhi
- PLUS Hazlitt Theatre panto launch
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