CovCath does it again, tops Paducah Tilghman, earns a trip to state championship game in LexingtonNorthern Kentucky TribuneNewsBreak Contributor
CovCath’s state semifinal opponent bringing back memories of team’s first state championship seasonNorthern Kentucky TribuneNewsBreak Contributor
Lucky Day Lotto Jackpot Hits Twice in Illinois, $325,000 PrizesSayitLoudNewsBreak Contributor
Police searching for man with multiple felony warrants
The Crittenden County Sheriff's Office in Kentucky is asking for the public's help in locating Mitchell Peek.
Illinois State Police Identify Victim of Fatal Saline County Crash
Discover the identity of the unfortunate victim from the recent Saline County Crash. Learn about the tragic circumstances that led to the fatal two-car collision on US 45, and the condition of the second driver involved in the incident.
2 men charged after shooting at Paducah mall
PADUCAH – Two men have been arrested and charged in connection with a shooting that occurred at Paducah’s Kentucky Oaks Mall last week. According to the Paducah Police Department, Dontrel Muhammad, 28, of Paducah, and Anthony Williams, 39, of Cairo, Illinois, began arguing in the food court area of the mall last Wednesday. Williams and his wife left the mall, got into their vehicle and drove around the parking lot before returning and parking in the roadway in front of the mall entrance.
Authorities release name of man killed in I-57 crash
FRANKLIN COUNTY — Authorities have released the identity of a man killed in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday morning on Interstate 57 in Franklin County. According to reports, 55-year-old John Hogan of Tunnel Hill and formerly of Salem and Alma died from injuries he sustained in the crash that happened around 10 a.m. just north of Benton Wednesday.
Experience Local Flavors: The 3 Must-Visit Diners in Paducah
In this article, we explore three exceptional diners in Paducah. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? We'd love to hear about your experiences! Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below:
Paducah heads Southern Living's list of Kentucky's top Christmas towns
Southern Living magazine ranked Paducah in the top 7 Christmas towns in Kentucky to visit this season. The publication said the listed towns aren't shy when showing their holiday spirit. They wrote it should be no surprise the most magical holiday experiences are tucked away in Kentucky's towns, from town squares dressed to the holiday nines, and restaurants with "merry, seasonal menus."
Paducah man arrested after alarm, disturbance call in Livingston County
An alarm and a call about a disturbance in Livingston County on Friday led to burglary charges for a Paducah man. Authorities responded to a glass break alarm at Minit Mart in Grand Rivers Friday, while simultaneously the night attendant at Motel 6 called about a disturbance. Deputies found the...
AM Weather: Sunday, December 3rd
Some fog remains through the early morning. Two small cold shots of air on Monday and Wednesday. Next big rain chance comes overnight Friday into Saturday.
Johnson County Sheriff Alerts Residents about Warrant Scam
VIENNA – The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office has learned that individuals are placing calls to local Johnson County residents claiming to be with another law enforcement agency and attempting to frighten the victim by telling them they have a warrant that will be served unless a fee is paid.
Paducah celebrates at Annual City of Paducah parade
PADUCAH — The Annual City of Paducah Christmas Parade is about getting into the Christmas spirit. The theme of this year's parade was Wild West-ern Kentucky. The parade featured 85 floats and went through Downtown Paducah, starting on 14th and Broadway, traveling to 2nd Street, and ending at Jefferson Street.
Revitalizing Brownfield, Illinois: Economic Growth Meets Environmental Stewardship
Nestled in Pope County, Brownfield, Illinois is a small, unincorporated community that offers a peaceful retreat from city life. Its predominantly US-born, homeowner population enjoys the tranquility of rural Illinois while benefiting from proximity to amenities in nearby Golconda. White-collar employment indicates economic stability, but the real potential for economic growth lies in the town's brownfield redevelopment opportunities.
The gas price fluctuate between $3.39 and $3.49 in Metropolis as of 2023-12-03. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.243, a week ago the price is $3.253 , according to AAA.
Metropolis Police Chief Harry Masse – Full WMOK Coffee Break – 11.30.23
WMOK spoke with Metropolis Police Chief Harry Masse for Coffee Break on November 30, 2023. Events on Saturday (Dec. 2) Hear WMOK’s full Coffee Break with Metropolis Police Chief Harry Masse below:
Today marks 26 years since the shooting at Heath High School
Friday, December 1st marks 26 years since the shooting at Heath High School where three students were killed and five others were injured. A then 14-year-old Michael Carneal opened fire on his fellow students during a before-school prayer meeting in 1997. Three students died and five more were injured. At...
Old US 60 Cumberland River bridge demolished; new bridge back open
TRAFFIC NOTE: The new U.S. 60 Cumberland River Bridge reopened Thursday to one lane traffic controlled by an automated signal. The bridge is expected to be restricted to one lane through about 5 p.m. Friday. One lane traffic is required while work to remove the truss of the old bridge from the Cumberland River is ongoing.
Smithland pair arrested for burglary
Two people were arrested on burglary charges in Smithland on Tuesday. The Livingston County Sheriff's Office said deputies were called by a property owner of a building on US 60. The owner said when he arrived he found a vehicle parked behind the building he did not recognize. The owner also said he found multiple doors unsecured on the property.
The Irvin Cobb Bridge: A Historical Engineering Marvel
The Irvin Cobb Bridge, known to many as the Brookport Bridge, represents a significant piece of history as it arches over the Ohio River, connecting Brookport, Illinois with Paducah, Kentucky. Built in 1929 by the Wisconsin Bridge and Iron Company and designed by Harrington, Howard, and Ash, it's a marvel of early 20th-century engineering. The bridge, named after celebrated author and Paducah native Irvin S. Cobb, boasts one of the longest simple truss spans of its time, stretching 716 feet across the river. Its historical and structural significance remains a focal point of regional heritage, having served the area for nearly a century.
Exotic breeders hope for high sales and good homes for animals
PADUCAH, KY — With the holidays coming soon, some may be looking to purchase a pet for Christmas. Prices for many exotic animals have dropped due to inflation. However, breeders still urge buyers to think before buying. The Paducah KY Exotic Pet Expo featured at least 45 vendors, from...
Massac proves too strong for Lady Tigers
METROPOLIS, Ill. — A shorthanded Murray High team fell to Massac County (Ill.), 64-33, in a girls basketball matchup Saturday afternoon. Murray High was led by guard Mylee Smith’s 14 points and five rebounds, along with eighth-grade guard Mayla Smith’s nine points and seven boards. Missing two...
Paducah woman arrested after fleeing Mayfield accident
A Paducah woman was arrested Wednesday in Mayfield after being involved in a two-vehicle accident there Tuesday. Mayfield police responded to the crash at South 10th Street and West Farthing Street and were told that a female driver had exited one of the vehicles and fled on foot. A witness...