• 0

Kentucky State Police on Tuesday identified the Calloway County sheriff’s deputy who was killed in a shooting Monday at the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office as Chief Deputy Jody Cash, shown being escorted to the Medical Examiner’s office in Madisonville on Tuesday by a convoy of law enforcem…

We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

  • 0

Local voters fill out primary election ballots Tuesday afternoon at the polling location inside Paducah Tilghman High School.

editor's pick
  • 0

Craig Clymer won his primary race Tuesday to maintain his position as McCracken judge-executive, while District 2 will have a new face at the McCracken Fiscal Court table.

  • 0

More than 30 on-street parking spaces have been added to Jefferson Street in downtown Paducah. On Monday, Floodwall Division crews with the city of Paducah Engineering Department marked 32 parking spaces on Jefferson between Water Street and Third Street. The paint is dry, and they are ready…

breaking
  • Updated
  • 0

Incumbent Steven Rudy will represent District 1 as state representative again in November, while incumbent Chris Hollowell and James Mills will run in the general election for Second Judicial District Judge, Second Division.

breaking
  • Updated
  • 0

Ryan Norman won the Republican primary race for McCracken County sheriff Tuesday, with incumbents David Knight, jailer, and Eric Augustus, 2nd District constable, also winning.

breaking
  • Updated
  • 0

BENTON — Marshall County has a new leader taking the reigns of the Fiscal Court after Kevin Spraggs overcome incumbent Judge-Executive Kevin Neal in Tuesday’s Primary Election. Spraggs lead in all but two precincts to overtake the seat with an unofficial vote of 2,076 to 1,428.

editor's pick top story
  • 0

MAYFIELD — For the Graves County, primary elections were held for commissioner District 1, commissioner District 3, coroner, and jailer, were on the ballot.

  • 0

The Agenda is a listing of government meetings today.

breaking
  • Updated
  • 0

Lower Town Art & Music Festival organizers estimate over 10,000 people attended the weekend event, the first time the normally-annual event has been held since 2019.

breaking
  • Updated
  • 0

Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. today for the primary election.

  • 0

Local supporters for abortion rights added their voice Sunday afternoon in Paducah to growing anger across the country over the leaked draft opinion suggesting the U.S. Supreme Court may be preparing to overturn the landmark 1973 decision of Roe v. Wade.

  • 0

The Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce is offering several educational seminars kicking off on May 18 as part of its Small Business Celebration. The small business seminars will be held at the Commerce Center, 300 S. Third Street. Pre-registration is required at paducahchamber.org.

top story
  • Updated
  • 0

BENTON — The Kentucky State Police is investigating an officer-involved shooting Monday afternoon in front of the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office in which a Calloway County Sheriff’s Deputy and a subject involved in the incident were killed.

  • 0

The Agenda is a listing of government meetings today.

breaking
  • Updated
  • 0

Kentucky is taking advantage of a little-used provision of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to create a health-insurance plan for Kentuckians who make too much to qualify for free Medicaid coverage but not enough to pay for private insurance.

  • Updated
  • 0

Ashley Adkins has been named assistant principal of curriculum and instruction at Paducah Tilghman High School. Adkins taught high school US History at PTHS for 19 years and Advanced Placement US History and AP Psychology for 15 years before serving as Interim Assistant Principal this school…

  • 0

The Lower Town Arts & Music Festival returned Friday night for the first time since 2019. The festival is an opportunity to recognize and celebrate local art and also includes music, vendors, food, and drinks. Today’s schedule runs from 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. with performances from Tall T…

editor's pick
  • 0

BENTON — This spring, Marshall County High School graduate Alex Shaverin has been a Paducah Bank Teen of the Week and an Associated General Contractors of Western Kentucky Technical Center Student of the Week. He’s now been named the 2022 Inspiration Award recipient, taking home one of the t…

  • 0

Beefcake is a 2-year-old male terrier mix at the McCracken County Humane Society, 4000 Coleman Road in Paducah. He is neutered, current on shots and microchipped. He is particular with dogs, and typically prefers smaller female dogs, but would require a meet and greet either way. He is house…

editor's pick
  • 0

Members of the McCracken County Sports Tourism Commission (STC) and representatives of Sports Facilities Management, which was hired to help the commission with running the planned outdoor sports complex, and its parent company, The Sports Facilities Company, are anxious to get started on th…

top story
  • Updated
  • 0

Paducah Tilghman High School senior Dana Hernandez, an aspiring attorney, has been named as the 2022 Paducah Bank Teen of the Year.

editor's pick
  • Updated
  • 0

Members of the Paducah Police Department’s honor guard went to Mount Kenton Cemetery and Oak Grove Cemetery to honor four officers who died in the line of duty.

  • 0

PRINCETON — Curtis Trimble may no longer live in Caldwell County, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t still feeling the influence of his roots.

  • 0

• Trigg Co. Intermediate SBDM — meeting, 3:15 p.m. Monday, TCIS conference room.

  • 0

The Agenda is a listing of government meetings on Monday.

editor's pick
  • 0

MAYFIELD — Anderson Park on Sixth Street is once again full of trees after being destroyed in December. Community members of Mayfield came together on Thursday for the re-dedication of the park.

  • Updated
  • 0

Gladioli are wonderful flowers that are only one of our garden flowers that come in all the colors of the rainbow. If planted sequentially, they will provide color all summer and into fall at least the first year according to Brent Heath (brentandbeckysbulbs.com).

  • 0

Dr. Thomas Gruber, a neurosurgeon at Baptist Health Paducah, was the first Kentucky neurosurgeon to use a headlamp and chemical compound system to help remove gliomas, a type of brain tumor. After patients drink a chemical called 5-ALA, the gliomas glow bright pink underneath a blue light he…

top story
  • Updated
  • 0

KEVIL — A new weather station has been placed in northern Ballard County that will bolster forecasting and improve on storm warning times, allowing people in rural western Kentucky more time to shelter themselves.

breaking
  • Updated
  • 0

McCracken County officials sought to upgrade Floral Hall, an event space and exhibition facility at Carson Park on the corner of Monroe Street and Joe Clifton Drive, and bring the space to a more presentable look with a limited budget.

breaking
  • Updated
  • 0

The Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce spotlighted local business owners and entrepreneurs at its May Power in Partnership breakfast Thursday.

  • 0

LEDBETTER — Tuesday, May 10. Markets totaled 639 head. Compared to last week: feeder steers, steady to $10 higher; feeder heifers, steady to $5 lower.

AP
  • 0

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul defied leaders of both parties Thursday and single-handedly delayed until next week Senate approval of an additional $40 billion to help Ukraine and its allies withstand Russia's three-month old invasion.

AP
  • 0

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday confirmed Jerome Powell for a second four-year term as Federal Reserve chair, giving bipartisan backing to Powell's high-stakes efforts to curb the highest inflation in four decades.

AP
  • 0

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House panel issued subpoenas Thursday to House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy and four other GOP lawmakers in its probe into the violent Jan. 6 insurrection, an extraordinary step that has little precedent and is certain to further inflame partisan tensions over the 202…

  • 0

METROPOLIS, Ill. — Opal Alvena Riepe, 97 of Metropolis, passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at her residence surrounded by family. Opal was born on Aug. 16, 1924, to Albert and Attie (Hinners) Tilker. On Sept. 30, 1945, she was united in marriage to Virgil Riepe.

  • Updated
  • 0

It is graduation season. This month and next there will be millions of diplomas and degrees awarded for those who have met the requirements for matriculation (we’ll stretch the definition to include high school here). There are two main attitudes seen as students walk toward the left side of…

breaking
  • Updated
  • 0

Early voting begins today for in-person, no-excuse absentees at the McCracken County Courthouse from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through Saturday.

  • Updated
  • 0

There are four candidates running for district judge in the 2nd Judicial District in the May 17 primary: Chris Hollowell, the incumbent, James Mills, Amanda Branham and Craig Newbern Jr.

editor's pick
  • 0

The McCracken County School District Board approved a resolution Tuesday to adopt House Bill 678 that would affect the procedure for new buildings and improving existing buildings.

  • 0

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, in celebration of National Maritime Day, is offering a boating safety class and vessel examinations from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 21 at West Kentucky Community and Technical College’s Emerging Technology Center.