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Murray State music professor to perform in Carnegie Hall

MURRAY -- Dr. Meeyoun Park, pianist and assistant professor of music at Murray State University, has been invited to perform in Carnegie Hall on Tuesday as part of the Yonsei University Alumni Association's 50th Anniversary Celebration. Yonsei University, Park's alma mater, has one of the pre-eminen

PADUCAH SUN - 2018-03-18 05:15:00

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


Plea negotiations begin in Smith murder case

MURRAY - The case of a Murray man accused of murder in the 2016 death of a Tennessee woman appears to be reaching a critical point. Last week, Christopher Lee Smith, 36, of Murray, made a previously unscheduled appearance in Calloway Circuit Court concerning his case. Smith is accused in the death o

MURRAY LEDGER & TIMES - 2018-03-17 07:00:00

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


PARIS TN: Dump truck driver charged after repair shop altercation

A business disagreement apparently angered the driver of a dump truck so much he punched a man and drove the truck into a parked vehicle Friday at a Henry County business. Robert W. Hawkins, 61, of Big Rock was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and felony vandalism after the incident at D

PARIS POST-INTELLIGENCER - 2018-03-19 00:46:00

North Elementary students take field trip to MAG

PARKER FRANKLIN / Ledger & Times | Posted: Saturday, March 17, 2018 12:00 am Students from North Calloway Elementary School visited the Murray Art Guild Friday for a workshop. Kids were using markers to paint plastic bottles to be part of a chandelier, inspired by glass artist Dale Chihuly.

MURRAY LEDGER & TIMES - 2018-03-17 07:00:00

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


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


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


Gov. Bevin to appear in Murray Monday

MURRAY - Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin will be visiting Murray Monday to meet with members of the Calloway County Republican Party. According to an emailed invitation from the GOP, the visit will be in the form of a meet-and-greet at the Robert O. Miller Conference Center at 201 South Fourth St. in Murra

MURRAY LEDGER & TIMES - 2018-03-17 07:00:00

4 charged in McCracken drug probe

McCracken County detectives arrested four Paducah residents Wednesday on drug charges. Antonio D. Smith, 30, is charged with trafficking synthetic drugs, failure to or improper signal, and instructional permit violations. Jordan T. Ligon, 19, is charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession


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