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Stuff the Bus returns to Paducah
MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY — With classes starting in just a few weeks at McCracken County and Paducah schools, the United Way is teaming up with the community to make sure students are prepared.
Superheros and princesses to be in downtown Paducah this weekend
From 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. your family can meet more than two dozen superheroes, princesses, and costumed characters.
Local pair arrested in elder abuse case
Rebecca Carter, 25, is charged with resisting arrest, second-degree fleeing from police, third-degree assault of a police officer, third-degree criminal mischief, being a fugitive from another state, and failing to report abuse.
Port of Paducah Welcomes Riverboats: Schedule
All-volunteer Paducah Ambassadors, or Red Coats, as they are affectionately called, come out in full force to meet and greet the passengers and crew, sharing Paducah hospitality from dawn to dusk.
Counterfeit money is circulating; here's how to spot it
So, how can you tell which bills are fake? Some are obvious, like prop bills, which have the message, “For motion picture use only” printed on them.
More than 40 nurses released from noncompete agreement
Self made his decision after hearing the arguments of Larry Zielke, attorney for Guardian Angel president Scott Langness, and Lexington attorneys Masten Childers II and James M. Morris, attorney for Management Registry Inc.
NWS: Explosive severe weather outbreak likely today
MURRAY — Emergency officials from throughout Murray and Calloway County have just attended a teleconference that was led by the National Weather Service In Paducah this morning in advance of what meteorologists are warning could be a serious severe weather outbreak this afternoon and evening.Earlier
Paducah police honor retirement, promotions
It may not have the poetic ring of "Four Weddings and a Funeral," but for the Paducah Police Department, the three promotions and a retirement made official Thursday were no less worth honoring.
Suspect in teen murder indicted
Livingston Commonwealth's Attorney Carrie Ovey-Wiggins said Tyler Jones, 19, was indicted on one count each of murder, tampering with physical evidence and first-degree burglary in the death of 15-year-old Peyton Hurt, of Boaz.
2 face drug charges following traffic stop
Shelby R. Rogers, 25, is charged with first-degree possession of a controlled substance, first offense (methamphetamine); possession of drug paraphernalia; tampering with physical evidence; and failure to notify the Department of Transportation of an address change.
Man Indicted on Murder Charge in Death of Teen
Court records show 19-year-old Tyler Jones was indicted Wednesday on one count each of murder, first-degree burglary and tampering with physical evidence. The charges stem from the shooting death of 15-year-old Peyton Hurt, of Boaz. Police say Jones shot Hurt at close range in the head at a party on
Fire burns home on Cairo Road in Paducah
PADUCAH — Authorities shut down Cairo Road in McCracken County Tuesday while crews responded to a house fire there.The call about the fire at 3725 Cairo Road came in to dispatchers around 3 p.m. Tuesday. The Concorde Fire Department chief says the home appears to be unoccupied. The house sustained h
DOE-Paducah brings out 5 tons of food for nonprofits
The site's "Feds Feed Families" program challenged site employees to bring in items that will benefit Community Kitchen, Family Services Society, Martha's Vineyard, Paducah Cooperative Ministry, River City Mission, and Salvation Army of McCracken County, St. Mary's Food Pantry of La Center and Light
Miners lose in the ninth at Paducah
The Paducah Chiefs, on the other hand, hoped to inch closer to the Hoptown Hoppers for first place. The Chiefs started the night a game and a half behind Hoptown and with the win are 20-21.
Thompson settles in as treasurer
Thompson earned a degree in accounting at the University of Kentucky, then stayed in Lexington to work for a certified public accounting firm. Before taking her current position, she worked for 12 years as senior staff accountant at the Purchase Area Development District office in Mayfield.
McCracken soccer's Asher has just one goal this year: Getting a new kidney
For McCracken County senior forward Tyson Asher, 17, his mother Jenny, his father Corey and his sisters McKenna, 12, and Erica, 22, as well as their extended family and friends, the last five months have been full of them.
CenterPoint Recovery Center for Men in Paducah To Get $200K Grant
CenterPoint Recovery Center for Men in Paducah, Ky.Credit 4rbh.orgThe Kentucky Department for Local Government has approved a $200,000 federal Community Development Block Grant to help cover operational costs at a residential drug and alcohol treatment center in west Kentucky.CenterPoint Recovery Ce
Man Charged with Attempted Rape Sought by Police
By West Kentucky Star Staff BENTON, KY - The Benton Police Department is asking for the public's help locating a man wanted on multiple charges, including attempted rape.
Dog Missing Since I-24 Crash Back with Family
Kate Wilke, a relative of the dog's owners, said in a Facebook post that the pooch named Biscuit jumped out of the car and ran off after the crash near Paducah exit 4. The dog was found unharmed Tuesday evening after family and friends searched for days to find her.
Police in search of escaped inmate in Pulaski County
One inmate is at large after escaping from Pulaski County Detention Center in Ullin.Gayla Jones, contract liaison with Pulaski County Detention Center, told The Southern that two inmates escaped on Tuesday but one has been caught.