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Princeton Police Reports Released - Feb. 20

Randall F. Whitworth of 59 E. Green Street was charged Feb. 19 with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance/meth – first offense and trafficking in marijuana. Monty J. Lane, 52 of East Young Street was charged Feb. 19 on a Crittenden County probation violation.


Maroons focused on Caldwell, Boyd in district title game

Despite nine straight district titles and an 18-game winning streak entering tonight's final against Caldwell County, Madisonville North Hopkins head basketball coach Matt Beshear isn't taking anything for granted.


Date set for first city budget workshop

A city budget workshop to allow input from all groups receiving funding from the City of Princeton has been scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 7. The meeting, open to the public, will be held at the tourist welcome center at City Hall.


Many Kentucky houseboat owners aren’t paying their taxes. This would make them.

Many people who own houseboats on Kentucky lakes are shirking local and state property taxes, but a bill pending before state lawmakers would change that, according to supporters of the measure.


Murder charge after man found dead in his Kentucky home

WADDY, Ky. (WDKY) - A man is charged with murder following a homicide in Shelby County. Kentucky State Police were called to a home on Bardstown Trail in Waddy around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday for a reported shooting.


Local Teen Set to Audition for The Voice

Ryan Stone's dad surprised him, by signing him up to audition for The Voice this weekend!The Voice is holding auditions, to be on the NBC show Saturday February 16, 2019 in Nashville, TN. Ryan Stone is a senior at Princeton Community High School, and he has had 15 years to perfect his vocals...He's


Police: Kentucky principal charged after failure to report sex abuse

A Kentucky high school principal is facing charges after police say he didn’t report a student’s allegations of sex abuse to police. The McCracken County Sheriff announced the charges Wednesday, saying deputies investigated only after the student complained directly to his office.


Ag training school set at UK center

The University of Kentucky will host its first Kentucky Agricultural Training School workshop of the year March 7 at the UK Research and Education Center Farm in Princeton. The event began two years ago as the UK Wheat Field School, an effort of UK Grain and Forage Center of Excellence specialists t


Kentucky lawmakers seek gas tax hike

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A bill that would raise Kentucky's gas tax was filed Wednesday, the last day for new measures in the state House of Representatives. House Bill 517 would add 10 cents per gallon to the state taxes on gasoline and other fuels, in addition to expanding fees on electric vehicl


Late Caldwell run ends Lady Storm's season

Leading 36-30 in the opening minutes of the fourth quarter Tuesday night, the Hopkins Central Lady Storm appeared poised to advance to the 7th District championship game set for Friday against Madisonville North Hopkins. Unfortunately, Caldwell County didn't get the memo.


State of Emergency Declared for Webster County

Due to heavy rains causing flooding concerns in Webster County, Judge-Executive Steve Henry has declared a state of emergency. The announcement was made Thursday around 10:30 a.m. According to the report, there are no restrictions to the public on this state of emergency.


Hayden sets records in McCracken win

PRINCETON -- Meagan Hayden scored 31 points and sank a school-record eight 3-pointers, becoming the Lady Mustangs' first member of the 1,000-point club in McCracken County's come-from-behind 71-65 victory over Caldwell County in Tuesday's girls basketball action.


Police investigating after shots fired at Madisonville home

MADISONVILLE, KY (WFIE) - A shots-fired incident is under investigation in Madisonville. Police say several people in the area of S. Harrig St. and E. Center St. reported hearing gunshots around 10 p.m. Wednesday night.


Kentucky woman arrested after allegedly faking cancer diagnosis, raising $10G in donations: report

A woman in Northern Kentucky is facing felony charges after she allegedly faked a cancer diagnosis and ultimately swindled thousands of dollars from coworkers and other sympathizers in donations.


2 Kentucky dogs caught on camera stealing owner's Amazon package

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Two Kentucky pups are on their owner's naughty list after being caught on camera making off with an Amazon package. Ashley Craig Hymer of Lexington posted Nest video to her Facebook page. She said she knew Amazon had delivered something, but when she got home, she couldn't


More than $12 million is coming to these Kentucky addiction, workforce programs

An $867,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission, announced Thursday, will help launch an artisanal stringed instrument factory in Knott County that plans to employ at least 18 people within the next three years — many of them recovering addicts.


‘Top Chef’ Kentucky’s Graham Elliot is in town and you’ll never guess where he ate.

If you see someone wandering around Lexington Thursday wearing white glasses and think, ‘was that chef Graham Elliot?’ the answer is probably yes. Elliot, who is a judge on “Top Chef” Kentucky, is in town for a private viewing party for the last episode filmed in Kentucky.


Police: Madisonville man arrested for selling meth near school

A Madisonville man is behind bars after police say he was trafficking meth near a school. Terrance Ray, 26, is charged with trafficking a controlled substance within 1000 feet of a school and trafficking meth.


No class Friday for Livingston County Schools students

LIVINGSTON COUNTY, KY — Livingston County Schools will be closed for the rest of the week. The school district posted on their Facebook page that they will be closed Thursday, February 21 and Friday, February 22 due to widespread illness.


Season 16, Episode 12 Kentucky Farewell

The chefs have been growing gardens at their Kentucky estate. Tom challenges them to make a dish focused on their garden harvest. For the last elimination challenge in Kentucky, the chefs head to Keeneland, a thoroughbred horse auction house, to bid on luxury ingredients for dishes to show gratitude