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Marshall murderer gets additional prison term

The man already sentenced to serve 50 years for a Marshall County murder pleaded guilty Monday to McCracken County charges stemming from a string of crimes the same day. Joseph Lin Cunningham, 40, pleaded guilty in McCracken Circuit Court to second-degree arson, first-degree burglary, possession of

PADUCAH SUN - 2018-03-20 05:00:00

Free tree seedlings available later this week

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY - You'll be able to get free tree seedlings this Thursday and Friday, March 22 and 23, in Paducah. The McCracken County Conservation District says it will be giving away the free seedlings at their office on 5470 US Highway 60 West. That is across from the Tractor Supply in Padu

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2018-03-19 15:38:15

Police: Driver may have lost consciousness before truck crash into building

PADUCAH - The driver of a pickup truck that crashed into a building in Lone Oak Monday afternoon told police he started choking while driving and may have lost consciousness. Photos from the Paducah Police Department show the inside the old Music Zone building after the truck plowed into it. Officer

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2018-03-20 02:38:24

Cape woman killed in three-vehicle accident on I-55

A Cape Girardeau woman was killed and her passenger seriously injured Friday when the car they were traveling in was involved in a multiple vehicle accident with two commercial trucks on Interstate 55 just south of Perryville. According to a report from the Missouri Highway Patrol, at approximately

PERRYVILLENEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 14:47:00

Conservation district giving away free trees

The McCracken County Conservation District will be giving away free tree seedlings on Thursday and Friday at their office located at 5470 U.S. 60 W., across from Tractor Supply in Paducah. The giveaway will be from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. both days or until all trees are gone. Tentative varieties of tree seed

PADUCAH SUN - 2018-03-19 05:00:00

Work zone on Husbands Road for safety improvement project begins

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY - A safety improvement project along a section of Husbands Road in McCracken County will begin this week with preliminary work, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced Monday. The preliminary work on Husbands Road, which is also Kentucky 1954, will include cutting trees an

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2018-03-19 20:47:45

Students run Paducah school board meeting

In a reversal of roles, 10 students from the Paducah Independent School District ran the PISD board meeting Monday night as part of the 18th annual Bobby L. Jones Future School Board Members Program. The students announced the items on the agenda, called for a roll-call vote and asked questions of p

PADUCAH SUN - 2018-03-20 05:00:00

Researchers to Deploy Wall of Sound to Battle Invasive Fish

Frankfort - Researchers will experiment with a riverbed bubbler and sound system as part of the ongoing effort to slow the spread of Asian carp throughout the Mississippi River basin. European technology originally designed to steer migrating salmon back into main river channels will be tested below

THELAKENEWS.COM - 2018-03-19 17:42:50

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


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


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


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


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


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


Business owner says downtown Paducah should start developing away from flood wall

PADUCAH - Downtown Paducah is adding several condos and apartments on Broadway Street. You may have noticed the construction blocking a lane of traffic. One of the residences is being built above Gold Rush Cafe and another is being built above the German National Bank building. While the development