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Tradiciones 'Leyendas' inside this week's The Taos News

The 17th annual installment of Tradiciones, begins this week with the release of Leyendas (Legends). This issue of Leyendas - the first in a four-part series spanning four consecutive weeks, presents a look into some of the area's fabled places, customs, characters, and environmental and historical

TAOS NEWS - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Tour historic ranch... while you can!

View from high up in the Robert Mutz Ranch. (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins) Tick tock, tick tock, tick tock.... The approximately 4,000-acre Robert Mutz Ranch, located in and around the forming mining boomtown Elizabethtown in the Moreno Valley, is for sale but for now, Red River Stables and

THE SANGRE DE CRISTO CHRONICLE - 2017-09-19 09:28:15

Celebrate National Public Lands Day in the Carson National Forest

Working at the Red River Fish Hatchery. (Game and Fish photo) There are two exciting opportunities for the public to celebrate National Public Lands Day (NPLD) on the Carson National Forest: A BioBlitz Thursday (Sept. 21) from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Red River Fish Hatchery near Questa; and a volunt

THE SANGRE DE CRISTO CHRONICLE - 2017-09-18 14:17:08

South Carolina motorcyclist in Paducah wreck dies in hospital

PADUCAH, KY - A South Carolina man who was seriously injured when his motorcycle was involved in a crash with a car last week in Paducah has passed away, according to police. The Paducah Police Department says 36-year-old Orland Watkis of Newberry, South Caroline, died at 5:46 p.m. on Monday at Bapt

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2017-09-19 20:37:13

Interstate 24 near Paducah down to one lane near exit 11 due to numerous crashes

PADUCAH, KY (WPSD) - A portion of Interstate 24 near Paducah is down to one lane due to crashes. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says there are numerous crashes between the 10 and 12 mile markers. Most of the crashes are along the median. A safe patrol is assisting with traffic at the 12 mile m

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2017-09-18 17:46:00

Paducah pastor celebrates major milestone

PADUCAH, KY - When Melissa Murphy moved to Paducah, she didn't know if she wanted to be a part of another congregation different from the one she joined when she was 17-years-old. "I remember Pastor Henderson coming all the way to the back of the sanctuary where I was sitting and he says, 'Do you th

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2017-09-18 03:36:48

University of Kentucky President Dr. Eli Capilouto to Address Paducah Chamber

PADUCAH - University of Kentucky President Dr. Eli Capilouto will be the featured speaker for a Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce's luncheon on Tuesday, Sept. 26. An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety.

MURRAY LEDGER & TIMES - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Pedestrian arrested on meth charge

After receiving a tip about a suspicious person, Metropolis police arrested a half-naked Illinois man earlier this month on drug-related charges. Police said a call came in Sept. 10 reporting a suspicious man walking in the roadway near Old Marion and Gurley roads. The caller said the man was talkin

PADUCAH SUN - 2017-09-19 05:00:00

Deadline extended for roof stabilization program

PADUCAH, KY - Do you own a home or business in the area from Water Street to 7th Street and Jefferson Street to Kentucky Avenue in downtown Paducah? You could get some money to help with roof repairs. The city is extending its deadline to apply for its roof stabilization program until Oct. 30. Eligi

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2017-09-20 02:21:45

Roof Stabilization applications deadline pushed back to Oct. 30

The city of Paducah is extending the deadline to at 9 a.m. Oct. 30 for property owners to apply for the Roof Stabilization Assistance Program. The program assists property owners within a defined area of historic downtown Paducah, stretching in general from Water Street to Seventh Street and Jeffers

PADUCAH SUN - 2017-09-20 05:15:00

First of fall to feel a lot like summer

Friday is the first day of fall, but you won't know it by the weather. Following Tuesday's 89-degree high, temperatures are expected to reach or exceed 90 until the weekend -- about 10 degrees above normal -- according to the National Weather Service in Paducah. Saturday's high is predicted to be 88

PADUCAH SUN - 2017-09-20 05:05:00

MISSING: 80-year-old Mary Rhymer

Mary Rhymer PADUCAH, KY (WPSD) - McCracken County deputies are looking for a missing elderly woman. 80-year-old Mary Rhymer is a resident at Morningside of Paducah. Deputies say she walked off around 10:14 p.m. Monday and has not been seen since. She is wearing the dress pictured and blue tennis sho

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2017-09-19 10:15:21

Is BPA a thing of Halloween nightmares?

(BPT) - Now that fall is underway and you're already growing tired of all the pumpkin-flavored treats, Halloween must not be too far away. That means it's time to head to the store to pick up the trendiest Halloween decor to guarantee a shocked response from trick-or-treaters. But before you do, hav

METROPOLISPLANET.COM - 2017-09-19 22:59:00

Metastatic breast cancer patients tell their stories through art and photography

When most people think of breast cancer, they think of the pink movement, and often times, "beating" the cancer. A diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer (MBC), a late stage of the disease in which the cancer has spread beyond the breast, is different. There is no cure and, until recently, the number

METROPOLISPLANET.COM - 2017-09-19 19:11:00

CFS volleyball improves to 17-1

In a rematch of the First Region All "A" volleyball championship match, Christian Fellowship traveled to the Joseph Estes Gymnasium to take on Community Christian Academy. The Eagles (17-1) prevailed once again over the Warriors (13-6) 25-17, 25-9 and 25-16. Massac County improved to 14-4 with a 25-

PADUCAH SUN - 2017-09-20 05:15:00

The key ingredient to a successful school year

(BPT) - Now that school is in session, you've likely returned to the routine of nightly homework and packing lunches in the morning. One thing that helps ensure a safe and successful school year is polycarbonate plastic made from bisphenol A (BPA). BPA is a building-block chemical used to make a pla

METROPOLISPLANET.COM - 2017-09-19 22:11:00

Police collect 5,000 pounds of pet food

The Paducah Police Department collected more than 5,000 pounds of pet food over the weekend during its second annual "K-9 Cops Paws for a Cause." "It was amazing," said Officer Melissa Dillon, who spearheaded the drive. "We had a ton of people come by, and a lot of people who were just driving throu

PADUCAH SUN - 2017-09-19 05:00:00

CenterPoint Recovery given $200,000 grant

The state Department for Local Government has approved a $200,000 Community Development Block Grant for Paducah which will benefit the CenterPoint Recovery Center for Men. CenterPoint incorporates a long-term, peer-led recovery program for men who seek a solution to their alcohol or drug addiction.

PADUCAH SUN - 2017-09-19 05:00:00

McCracken County Library now renting out laptops and mobile hotspots

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (WPSD) - McCracken County residents can now rent out a laptop computer and mobile hotspot from the library. The McCracken County Library has launched a new program called the Digital Toolbox initiative. Thanks to a grant from Paducah Bank and financial support from Friends of th

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2017-09-18 14:56:17

Firefighters devote more time for medical calls

Of 804 fire departments in Kentucky, only 51 -- including Paducah's -- are paid departments. In McCracken County, the Paducah Fire Department covers the city's 20 square miles, while six rural volunteer fire districts are responsible for providing fire protection and emergency medical services in th

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2017-09-18 02:16:00