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Deputies arrest 2 for drug possession

McCracken County deputies arrested two women Thursday night on drug charges. Lesha Cunningham, 55, of Paducah, is charged with third-degree possession of a controlled substance. Cathey Powell, 50, of Ledbetter, is charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine; third

PADUCAH SUN - 2018-03-17 05:00:00

Crash near liquor store results in man's DUI arrest

A 64-year-old man was arrested Thursday afternoon for DUI after a two-vehicle crash in front of a liquor store, McCracken County deputies reported. The crash occurred at 4:40 p.m. near Global Wine and Spirits on Clarks River Road. Deputies said Maurice Smith, of Smithland, was turning into the store

PADUCAH SUN - 2018-03-17 05:15:00

Detectives seek to find missing Paducah woman

McCracken County detectives are continuing to investigate a missing person's case and are asking the public for help. Amiee Cochrane, 32, was reported missing Wednesday. She left for work and hasn't been heard from since, detectives said. Detectives said they've followed up on several dozen leads an

PADUCAH SUN - 2018-03-17 05:15:00

Fancy Farm man gets 30 years for murder

MAYFIELD -- A day before he was supposed to go on trial for murder, a Fancy Farm man struck a plea deal that will keep him behind bars until he is nearly 80. Patrick Wilson entered an Alford plea on Monday afternoon to murder, first-degree assault, and aggravated second-degree driving under the infl


4 arrested after busts in Paducah, KY

Four people from Paducah, Kentucky are facing drug-related charges after searches on March 15. A rental vehicle driven by Antonio Smith was searched and detectives found 25 bags of synthetic marijuana and nearly $800. At a home on Kinkead Street, Jordan Ligon was caught after running from the home


Mayfield seeks to revive NAACP chapter

MAYFIELD -- Organizers interested in revitalizing the Mayfield-Graves County chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People plan to meet tonight to sign up the first members in about 15 years. "We are trying to get the chapter up and running," said Virginia Langford, the p


Partake in Paducah to launch new website

A fresh set of eyes can change how a community sees itself: Partake in Paducah is proof of that. The @cityofpaducah social media accounts and the #PartakeinPaducah hashtag launched just over two years ago. In that time, the accounts have amassed over 10,000 followers and its hashtag has been cited b

PADUCAH SUN - 2018-03-18 05:00:00

Women arrested on drug charges in McCracken Co., KY

Two women have been arrested on drug-related charges according to the McCracken County Sheriff's Department. Officials said Cathey Powell, 50, of Ledbetter, Kentucky was arrested on the following charges.Possession of controlled substance first degree, first offense (methamphetamine)Drug paraphernal


Re-entry Job Fair designed to help hindered job seekers

A job fair Tuesday aims to connect employers with people who want to work -- even if they don't have a spotless past. The Re-entry Job Fair, scheduled from 1 to 4 p.m. at the WKRECC Community Room, 1218 Broadway in Mayfield, is open to anyone seeking employment, including those with certain criminal

PADUCAH SUN - 2018-03-18 05:00:00