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Mayfield Man Injured When Car, Motorcycle Collide
The crash happened around 6:00 am on Westplains Road, near Herman Road. According to the Graves County Sheriff's Office, 19-year-old Claire Thomas, of Fancy Farm, was westbound on Westplains Road when she topped a hill and struck an eastbound motorcycle reportedly in her lane.
Head-on Collision on Cuba Road Leaves One Injured
By West Kentucky Star Staff MAYFIELD - A head-on collision Monday night in Graves County left one person injured and another cited.The crash happened around 8:45 pm. Mayfield Police Department says a vehicle driven by Marco Sirilo was traveling north on Cuba Road and attempting to make a left turn
Marshall Inmate Charged with Criminal Mischief
According to the Marshall County Sheriff's Office, the fire alarm went off in the Marshall County Jail late Thursday afternoon. When court security officers investigated, they found that an inmate had broken a sprinkler with his shoe and that had caused water to flood the area around his holding cel
Grant to be used to improve Barkley Regional Airport
PADUCAH, KY — Repairs will be made to a runway at Barkley Regional Airport in Paducah thanks to a grant.Congressman James Comer announced the airport was getting a $234,650 grant on Tuesday.The money will be used to repair a runway at the airport to meet Federal Aviation Administration design standa
Mayfield City Council hears about potential needle exchange program
MAYFIELD— The Mayfield City Council heard some information about the potential for a needle exchange program in Graves County during its monthly meeting Monday.The council heard from Lauren Carr, who was representing the county’s Agency for Substance Abuse Policy/Prevention program. Carr was attendi
First Batch Of Mosquitos Test Positive For West Nile
Limit time outdoors at dusk and nighttime hours when mosquitoes are present.If you must be outdoors then wear a mosquito repellent that is approved for use by the CDC – those include products that contain DEET, Picaridin, and Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus.Wear shoes, socks, long sleeve shirts and pants wh
Gilbertsville Man Cited to Court for Drug Offenses
By West Kentucky Star Staff GILBERTSVILLE - A Gilbertsville man was cited to appear in court for drug offenses.According to the Marshall County Sheriff's Department, detectives received information about alleged drug use in a home in Gilbertsville.Detectives went to the home on US 641 North in Gilb
Benton funeral directors sentenced in fraud case
Tim King will report today to serve 60 days in the Marshall County Jail. His wife, Becky King, will begin 30 days of home incarceration beginning Sept. 4. Both must also perform community service -- Becky King 200 hours and Tim King 100 hours.
Head on crash injures two in Graves County on Sunday
39-year-old Roy Marchand of Benton, Kentucky was found laying outside the car, along with 31-year-old Samantha McCoy, also of Benton.
Inmate Escapes From Kentucky Correctional Facility
PADUCAH, Ky. - A manhunt has gotten underway in Kentucky after an inmate escaped from a correctional facility in Paducah.Kentucky State Police officials said 28-year-old Charles A. Richards, of Winchester, escaped from the Keaton Correctional Facility at 8:30 p.m. Sunday.The staff realized he was mi
State police searching for escaped inmate
He described Richards, who is white, as a 5-foot-9-inches tall with blonde hair and blue eyes.
Teddy bear clinic scheduled in Paducah
Baptist Health Paducah is offering a free teddy bear clinic from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 4, at Kentucky Oaks Mall. At the clinic, kids can see and touch common medical equipment like stethoscopes and otoscopes, become more familiar with health care professionals and learn about good hea
Another inmate escapes from local halfway house; public not warned for hours
Charles RichardsPADUCAH – Be on the lookout forCharles Richards.He escaped the Keeton Corrections facility in downtown Paducah Sunday night.Kentucky State Police investigators said they were called to Keeton Corrections around 8:30 p.m. Sunday. The people who work there tell police they did a head c
Woman killed, man injured in Carlisle shooting
A Barlow woman is dead, a Grand Rivers man hospitalized and a Bardwell man in jail after a Saturday night shooting, Kentucky State Police said.
Mayfield seeing growth in jobs and businesses
“Graves County Economic Development, the city of Mayfield, county fiscal court, we all work together. When industries, retail businesses, whatever, want to come to town, we’re all ready to roll out the red carpet for them.” Rochetti-Cantrell said.
Bartleman comments on Keeton escape
"I still have a lot of concern about that facility being located in a historic residential area, where the residents down there are working hard to revitalize that neighborhood," he said. "I wish it were somewhere else, but it's not; it's there."
Paducah Road Collision Leaves Two Women Injured
The Mayfield Police Department says the collision happened just after 9:30 am on Paducah Road. According to police, a vehicle driven by 71-year-old Virginia Young, of Clinton, was attempting to pull onto Paducah Road from a parking lot across from Purchase Ford. Young did not see a southbound vehicl
UPDATE: autopsy results confirm Barlow woman died of gunshot wound, KSP says
CARLISLE COUNTY, KY — Preliminary autopsy results confirm a Barlow, Kentucky woman died of a gunshot wound during an altercation over the weekend.
KSP investigating deadly shooting in Carlisle County
CARLISLE COUNTY, KY – The Kentucky State Police was called to investigate a shooting from the Carlisle County Dispatch around 9 P.M on Saturday, August 11, 2018. The shooting happened about three and a half miles north of Bardwell inside a home.
Bags of Hope pantry opens at new location
It’s now at 3265 Mayfield Highway in Benton, Kentucky.Previously they were located in Hardin, Kentucky.